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When you bill by the hour, a business interruption may place your entire revenue stream on hold. That's why in addition to covering claims for expenses and lost revenue, our risk control programs can help you learn how to reduce or avoid exposures in advance.

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While managing confidential electronic data is essential to serving your clients, it also exposes your practice to a higher level of risk. Our Cyber Liability products cover you and your business in the event of claims from lost or compromised information or data.

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You rely on your experience to provide advice, but you also depend on the tangible aspects of your firm. That's why we offer tailored coverages for key exposures from Building and Personal Property, General Liability, to Auto Liability, Umbrella and Crime.

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Any employee action may have an unintended impact on your business. That's why we cover exposures such as employment practices liability, directors and officers liability, plus workers' compensation for professional service firms.

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You built your practice on smart decisions, but even the smartest professional's advice can be called into question. Our Professional Liability policy covers damages and defense costs related to your professional acts, errors and omissions.

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Published Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Social media saturates our personal and professional lives. From sharing family memories to promoting your firm's expertise to conducting a fraud investigation, the use of a social media platform is a daily — and necessary — task.

According to the ABA TECHREPORT 2016, the No. 1 reason that attorneys participate in social media is for career development and networking (73%), followed by client development (51%), education (35%) and case investigation (21%).

However, social media's influence on legal practice, client relationships and the establishment of boundaries between professional and personal activities must be navigated with care. In a recent edition of PROfessional Counsel, CNA Risk Control Specialist Theresa Garthwaite presents an overview of ethical concerns, practice challenges, potential benefits and the challenges of social media use related to the practice of law.

She points out that Linkedin is the most utilized social media forum for law practitioners, with 78% of firms reporting a social media presence on LinkedIn.
  

Insurance for Professional Services Providers

CNA is the nation’s leading insurance provider of professional liability insurance. When it comes to protecting your business, you want an insurer with the financial strength, industry experience and a broad portfolio of products to meet your unique insurance needs.

We understand the complex challenges of serving your clients and growing your business. CNA is the preferred carrier for professional liability programs for the National Association of Realtors (NAR), the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE). CNA is also the endorsed carrier of nine state bar associations, and we’ve been named Best Specialty Lines Insurer by Intelligent Insurer.

Our Underwriting, Risk Control and Claim professionals have an average of more than 20 years of experience working with professional service firms, and our tailored industry-specific coverages are designed to meet the needs of your practice. CNA's educational programs, designed specifically for professional services firms by professionals with practical experience in the designated professions, have received wide recognition in the industry.

To build on your current success, you must be prepared to face risks or challenges to your reputation and bottom line. And when it comes to your business’ risk management insurance, the coverage you seek – from data protection to cyber crime, to workers’ compensation to lawyer’s professional liability – could just make or break your business’ progress and reputation.

For more than 50 years, we’ve offered more than just a policy — we deliver expertise that helps professionals tackle their challenges and risks through professional liability insurance.

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CNA offers a broad portfolio of insurance solutions — from general liability to property to professional and management liability and more — specialized to meet the needs of your business.

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Explore our services designed to help you manage your claims, understand your exposures, address potential losses and maintain business continuity.

CNA offers an array of services designed to help you manage your claims, understand your exposures, address potential losses and maintain business continuity.

Business Insurance Fundamentals

Learn more about how to identify the insurance and services you need to safeguard your business.

Are you looking to learn more about the kinds of insurance coverage you need before you contact your local independent agent or broker? We've developed some helpful resources and tools to get you started.

What kind of insurance do I need?
Identifying the right coverages that address your risk exposures and your greatest challenges is important. To help determine your business insurance needs, use this checklist to help guide your discussion with your independent insurance agent.

What is risk control?
Preventing and controlling risk can be just as important as being properly covered. CNA Risk Control offers a wide range of services focusing on management accountability, cost drivers and business solutions to help you improve your bottom-line profit.

Why use an independent agent?
Dedicated to offering the broadest selection of policies and coverage to best meet their customers' needs, independent agents represent multiple product lines from more than one carrier. CNA is proud to support the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America and their Young Agents Committee. Find a local independent agent for you.

How can I prepare for an emergency?
Learn how to safeguard your business, your employees and your family in the event of an emergency by visiting Resources to Manage & Reduce Risk for online tools and resources from CNA's own business continuity planners and government organizations.

How can I better prepare for my policy renewal?
Your independent insurance agent is your best resource to ensure your business has the proper insurance coverage as it changes and grows year over year. Review this list of 10 items to prepare for your conversation about how your business and its insurance needs have changed since your policy was issued.

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