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Nov 19, 2021
2022 Medical Malpractice Insurance Rates: What the data tells us

Our take: The data in this expansive report shows us that we should continue to see medical malpractice insurance rates increase over the next 12-16 months. This is not great news for doctors and other healthcare providers as they will likely see their premiums rise. We expect to see an increase in physicians shopping their […]

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Oct 22, 2021
VIDEO: Why is an “A”-rated company important when buying medical malpractice insurance?

A veteran medical malpractice insurance agent explains everything a doctor needs to know about why getting a malpractice insurance policy underwritten by an “A”-rated company is incredibly important.

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Oct 11, 2021
The difference between claims made and occurrence coverage for doctors.

A veteran medical malpractice insurance agent explains the difference between a claims made and occurrence coverage as it relates to a physician’s malpractice insurance coverage.

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Oct 4, 2021
What is a physician’s loss history, and how does it affect malpractice insurance prices?

A medical malpractice insurance broker explains what a physician’s loss history is and how it will affect the cost of their medical malpractice insurance. We have a very in-depth Medical Malpractice Insurance Ultimate Guide to answer any of your other malpractice insurance questions.

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Oct 1, 2021
What is Malpractice Tail Coverage? What options are available?

A brief video where a medical malpractice insurance agent explains what physician tail malpractice coverage is and the options that are available.

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Dec 3, 2020
Curi Announces Next Chief Executive, Retirement of Current CEO

Medical malpractice insurer Curi recently announced that Jason Sandner will take over as its next chief executive officer on July 1, 2021, when current CEO Dale Jenkins steps down after more than 25 years of service to the company. Sandner is currently the company’s chief operating officer and chief financial officer. Jenkins will continue to […]

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Nov 6, 2020
PRI Launches New Admitted MPL Insurer EmPRO in New York

Physicians’ Reciprocal Insurers (PRI) launched EmPRO Insurance Co., a new subsidiary insurer domiciled and authorized to write medical professional liability business in the State of New York, on September 15. Wholly-owned by PRI, EmPRO is administered by PRIMMA LLC, PRI’s attorney-in-fact. Current PRI insureds will be transitioned to EmPRO when their policies renew without any […]

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Aug 5, 2020
Oregon Supreme Court Strikes Down Noneconomic Damage Cap

The Oregon Supreme Court last month invalidated statutory limits on noneconomic damages for personal injury claims. The high court ruled that the cap enacted by the legislature in 1987 violates the legal remedy clause of the Oregon Constitution. The decision affirmed an appeals court’s reversal of a trial court ruling on an award for a […]

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Jun 8, 2020
A.M. Best Maintains Negative Outlook on Medical Malpractice Insurance Segment for 2020, COVID-19 Outbreak Exacerbating Challenges for Insurers

The U.S. medical professional liability (MPL) insurance segment experienced a notable deterioration in underwriting results in 2019. The already dim prospects for the segment’s profitability have been clouded by COVID-19, with uncertainties regarding impacts to loss costs as well as premium refunds and the ability to put planned rate increases into effect, according to a […]

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