Medical Malpractice Insurance Demand and Incident Claims Triggers

A medical malpractice insurance policy is a contract. The terms of the contract, what is covered and what is excluded, can vary from company to company and even among different policies issued by the same company. One important variance can be demonstrated by demand and incident triggers. In a … [Read more...]

Podiatrists | 2014 Western Foot & Ankle Conference | Presidio Insurance

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Presidio Insurance will have a booth with Medical Protective at the 2014 Western Foot & Ankle Conference. We are excited to offer the chance to win $11,899.00. Podiatrists can find out about the new malpractice insurance program, DPM Preferred. We are giving away the chance to win Malpractice … [Read more...]

Medical Malpractice Insurance Coverage For Hospitalists

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Strategies to Reduce Liability Risks for Hospitalists As the first medical professional liability insurer to establish a patient safety department, The Doctors Company remains the leader in developing innovative tools that can help you reduce risk and keep your patients safe. Hospitalists face … [Read more...]

California Medical Malpractice Initiative Qualifies For November 2014 Elections

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California physicians will be facing an upcoming battle in the golden state (California) in the coming month's. If Obamacare wasn't enough to leave you shaking your head, a new initiative that aims to increase liability limits for physicians is coming to a ballot box near you. Physicians who … [Read more...]

Malpractice Insurance For Podiatrists | Coverage Options

If you are a Podiatrist who is currently insured with PICA, which is now Pro Assurance, you should be investigating new medical malpractice insurance coverage options. We are excited to announce you finally have options when it comes to protecting your podiatry practice. It is estimated that PICA … [Read more...]

Fla. Supreme Court tosses medical malpractice caps

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - Caps placed on how much money people can receive in cases where a doctor's mistakes led to a patient's death were declared unconstitutional by the Florida Supreme Court on Thursday. The lawsuit limits were part of a law then-Republican Gov. Jeb Bush pushed in 2003 in an … [Read more...]

Reducing Diagnostic Errors is Critical for Physicians

Missed or delayed diagnosis is the number one reason for malpractice lawsuits against physicans according to data from The Doctors Company. The following risk management tips, based on the most in-demand articles on the company’s website in 2013, all suggest ways physicians can reduce the chance of … [Read more...]

Physicians – Are you ready to compete with Wal-Mart ?

In the ever changing landscape of Healthcare in the United States, one never knows what will happen next. Presidio Insurance ran across this interesting article posted at http://conciergemedicinenews.wordpress.com/2014/03/18/trending-doctors-are-you-ready-to-compete-with-walmart/.  If there is … [Read more...]

Hospitalists Offered Discount on Medical Malpractice Insurance

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Hospitalists who are looking for Medical Malpractice Insurance have the option to reduce their insurance costs when they join the Society Of Hospital Medicine and choose The Doctors Company (TDC) as their malpractice insurance carrier. TDC and the society have announced they are partnering  on the … [Read more...]

Understanding Medical Malpractice Insurance | Occurrence & Claims-Made Policies

Medical Malpractice Insurance coverage is a vital part of all healthcare practices. Unlike other types of insurance, Medical Malpractice Insurance policies vary greatly in the coverage they afford, and more importantly, the coverage they exclude. As claims against physicians continue to rise it is … [Read more...]