Occurrence and Claims-Made Insurance Policies: What’s the Difference?

Claims-Made Claims-made coverage responds to claims based on when the claim is made against an insured. For example, if a claim is made in 2012, based on treatment rendered in 2010, the 2012 claims-made policy responds, as long as the incident occurred after the policy's retroactive date. The … [Read more...]

Introduction to Business Owners Policy Insurance

What is a Business Owner Policy? A business owner policy or BOP is an insurance policy that combines many property and liability risks into one. A BOP includes the basic types of coverage that a business would need. You can think of it as an all-in-one insurance policy for a small to medium sized … [Read more...]

Why Doctors in Hawaii Should Take a Closer Look at MedPro

Who is MedPro?              For most doctors, facing a claim is not a matter of “if” but a matter of “when”. As such, medical malpractice insurance should be considered a commodity. MedPro is a leader in the medical malpractice insurance industry with over 200,000 doctors insured today. A … [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...]

Addressing Discrimination Charges

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) recently published their annual report of the most prevalent workplace discrimination charges. Of the top ten charges, Retaliation tops 2015’s list at just under 40,000 cases. The EEOC reported that it had resolved over 92,000 cases in the … [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 liability coverage options when it comes to protecting your podiatry practice. It is … [Read more...]

Hospitalists Offered Discount on Medical Malpractice Insurance

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...]

CPMA Members – Learn How MedPro Supports Through DPM Preferred

Malpractice Insurance for Podiatrists Presidio Insurance is pleased to introduce the medical malpractice insurance program exclusively developed for the unique insurance needs of Podiatrists and is now available to California Podiatric Medical Association Members. DT Podiatric Preferred, LLC, a … [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...]