MLMIC to Join Berkshire Hathaway Family of Companies

  Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Company (“MLMIC”), based in New York, New York, began its operations in 1975. MLMIC predominantly underwrites professional liability insurance in New York. Recently Berkshire Hathaway Inc. agreed to buy MLMIC which is the largest underwriter of … [Read more...]

Presidio CEO, Gisela Smith Selected for Nonprofit Advisory Board

    Newbury Park, CA – Gisela Smith, CEO of Presidio Insurance Solutions, has been named to the Advisory Board for You Make The Difference, established in 2014 to spotlight nonprofit organizations in front of charitable givers and potential volunteers. You Make The Difference is a … [Read more...]

National Health Center Week

Health Care for the Homeless Day The theme for National Health Center Week 2016 (NHCW) is “Celebrating America’s Health Centers: Innovators in Community Health.” Health Centers, as local and community owned and operated businesses serve over 24 million Americans at more than 9,000 delivery … [Read more...]

Presidio Profiles: Samuel J. Ashe II

What brought you to work at Presidio? Something about the niche of malpractice insurance sounded very interesting to me. As a marketing professional and aspiring marketing consultant I wanted to get experience engaging communities in as many different industries as possible. Presidio has already … [Read more...]

FTCA Wrap Coverage: The What, Why & How

Background The Johnson administration saw an unprecedented prevalence of poverty in the United States during the 1960’s. Coupled with the influence from the Civil Rights Movement, a spotlight had been placed on the struggles of the impoverished, and in his so-called “War on Poverty,” Johnson’s … [Read more...]

Insurance Pitfalls for Physical Therapists

Physical Therapists (PT's) most notably treat patients by assisting them in regaining sensorimotor control following an accident or operation. Through various physical movements and mechanical force exercises, PT's guide patients to attain optimal bodily control using specialized workout equipment. … [Read more...]

Is Malpractice Insurance More Expensive in CA?

There are a lot of things that tend to be more expensive in California than in other states: real estate and gasoline, just to name two. But medical malpractice coverage can be a different story. With federal, state, and local legislation all affecting individual premiums, there are a lot of factors … [Read more...]

How Litigation Drives Up Healthcare Costs

Healthcare costs are typically higher in the U.S. than in other countries for the same procedure, and there a quite a few reasons why. Some look to the private sector for solutions, while others think that if health insurance were mandatory and everyone pitched in, costs could be brought … [Read more...]

Why Your Tattoo Removal Clinic Needs Malpractice Insurance

Tattoo removal is most commonly done using specialized lasers that fade away the inked pigments of the skin. The treatment is typically performed by licensed technicians, and requires multiple sessions over a matter of weeks or months to remove. Interestingly, the color of tattoo ink is a major … [Read more...]

Guess Who is Responsible for Over One Third of Malpractice Payments?

The New England Journal of Medicine released the results of their fifteen-year study on Jan. 28 using claims data from the National Practitioner Data Bank. Over 60,000 claims were reviewed for cause, payment amount, and named physician demographics. … [Read more...]