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Jul 13, 2021
Disability Insurance for Doctors

PROTECT YOUR INVESTMENT WITH DISABILITY INSURANCE Disability insurance for doctors is a safety net product that Cunningham Group recommends every physician purchase. Because you and your family’s livelihood is attached to your acquired knowledge and the physical ability to apply that knowledge, the right disability insurance product is critical to safeguarding your future. More so […]

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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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Oregon
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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May 20, 2020
A Guide to Reopening Your Medical Practice During COVID-19

The Doctors Company has put together a checklist for reopening your practice during COVID-19. You can download it here: As officials relax some COVID-19 restrictions and you begin to reopen your practice, be mindful that transitions may occur in phases. If there is a resurgence of the virus, you will need to reassess the process […]

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Mar 28, 2020
Malpractice Insurance Coverage during Covid-19 Pandemic

Please use the Medical Malpractice Insurance Company list below to find the most up-to-date COVID-19 Coverage Information. We are committed to ensuring all healthcare professionals have the necessary information regarding how each medical malpractice insurance company will be handling coverage and claims during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Please contact us with any questions related to your […]

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Jan 7, 2020
Why Do I Need a Medical Malpractice Insurance Broker When Seeking Medical Director Insurance?

I recently had a lengthy discussion with a general surgeon from New Jersey, who was offered a medical directorship at a surgical center in Manhattan, N.Y. He explained that the surgical center would not provide his medical malpractice insurance and, therefore, would need to secure his own coverage. When he called his current insurer, they […]

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Dec 9, 2019
How I Found Medical Malpractice Insurance Coverage for a California Psychiatrist with His License in Probationary Status

Dr. Samuel Smith, a psychiatrist in California, contacted me on a recent Monday in a bit of a rush. He was joining a new medical group the following week and they were trying to add him to their group’s medical malpractice insurance policy with their standard carrier. However, the medical malpractice carrier denied him coverage […]

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