What To Do When You Receive a Letter From an Attorney

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Charlie Cutler

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About this Video

In this insightful interview, Charlie Cutler sits down with Bob Brockman with BQB Law to discuss the crucial steps ministries should take when they receive a legal letter. Bob explains why it’s important to take these letters seriously and how to respond appropriately.

Key Topics Covered:

  • Understanding the difference between a demand letter and a lawsuit.
  • The importance of involving your insurance company and legal counsel early.
  • Steps to take when receiving a letter from an attorney or angry parent.
  • Best practices for handling employment-related legal claims.
  • How to manage potential claims proactively to avoid litigation.
  • The role of insurance in providing indemnity and defense in legal matters.

Bob shares valuable advice on why ministries should avoid direct communication with attorneys representing claimants and instead rely on their insurance and legal advisors to navigate these complex situations. Whether dealing with employment disputes or parental complaints, this interview provides practical guidance to help ministries manage legal risks effectively.

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Charlie Cutler

Charlie Cutler is the President of ChurchWest Insurance Services, a California-based agency that specializes in providing insurance solutions to churches and related ministries. Charlie has been with ChurchWest for over 20 years and has extensive experience in the insurance industry, with a particular focus on the unique risks and challenges facing Christian organizations. Charlie is a sought-after speaker and has presented at numerous conferences and seminars on insurance and risk management topics.

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