6 Types of Medical Professionals That Should Consider Occurrence Coverage

Young Doctors Flexibility for changes that will affect their careerEasy to change coverage in case of selling practice, moving out of state or joining a hospitalNo tail coverage necessary Recruiters More convenient for large groups that have changes in rostersDoctors who leave the group … [Read more...]

2019 Employment Law Updates: Paid Family Leave

Eligibility When welcoming a new child or caring for an ill family member, individuals are now able to receive partial pay during their time off from work. To be eligible for paid family leave the employee must be using the time to either bond with a new child or take care of a family member … [Read more...]

Medical Board Investigations

From Anesthesiology to Urology, there are medical boards for just about every specialty available here in the United States, and they often do a great deal of good for the industry, including lobbying for positive legislative reforms, and providing conferences to display new breakthroughs. … [Read more...]

RRG’s & Insurance Carriers

A Risk Retention Group (RRG) is an owner-controlled insurance association authorized by the Federal Government that, in essence, writes their own liability insurance. They are typically established during periods of time where malpractice insurance company premiums tend to be consistently high … [Read more...]

Medical Malpractice Cases Shape Malpractice Insurance Programs

There is a public misperception that the majority of medical malpractice lawsuits are aimed at physicians. But the reality is that in some cases, multiple defendants can be named in a lawsuit by attorneys seeking larger punitive damages than might be obtained from a single defendant. That means any … [Read more...]

Know the Difference Between Business Liability and Malpractice Insurance

The best way to differentiate between business liability insurance and medical malpractice insurance is to examine the who's and what's of your coverag. Business liability insurance, often referred to as general liability insurance, should be carried by every business. The insurance protects a … [Read more...]

Demand & 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...]

Fla. Supreme Court tosses medical malpractice caps

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...]

Medical Liability Insurance: 5 Costly Mistakes You Should Avoid

1. Know Your Carrier In order to succeed with medical liability insurance, an insurance carrier must have solid financial stability and expert claims handling. Be confident your insurance carrier will have the resources to respond in the event that a claim should ever arise. Purchase coverage … [Read more...]

New Procedure? Check Your Medical Malpractice Insurance Coverage First

A recent inquiry from an existing physician client highlighted the issue of obtaining medical malpractice coverage BEFORE introducing new procedures to your practice.  In this case, a physician client contacted our office to advise us of a new procedure he would be performing as a part of his … [Read more...]