Common Medical Malpractice Terms and What They Mean

Medical malpractice insurance can be confusing. There are many commonly used terms and phrases used in malpractice insurance that most people are unfamiliar with. If you have found yourself wondering what your medical malpractice insurance broker is talking about or just want to learn a little more … [Read more...]

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...]

Professional Liabilty Insurance for MediSpas

Medical Spas, or MediSpas, require unique insurance coverage because they are a part of both the medical and beauty industries. Due to their unique situation, MediSpas need both a Business Owners Policy and malpractice insurance coverage. A BOP is necessary to protect the company from liability from … [Read more...]

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...]