Citations with the tag: MALPRACTICE insurance
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Beckley, Elizabeth Thompson // Modern Physician; May2003, Vol. 7 Issue 5, p14
Discusses the challenge of medical malpractice reform in the United States. Effort of several physicians to win key U.S. Senate support for caps on noneconomic damages; Estimated number of Americans who support limits on punitive damages; Effect of rising premium costs for malpractice insurance...
- Malpractice muddle should cause reform.
Beckley, Elizabeth Thompson // Commonweal; 1/17/86, Vol. 113 Issue 1, p8
The crisis over the high cost of medical malpractice insurance has not produced any bold reforms. Government officials are reluctant to make moves that would offend constituent groups of lawyers, doctors and health consumers. But serious reforms, including limiting malpractice awards to actual...
- You And Your Clients Don't Always Have To Take What The Insurance Company Offers.
Mangan, Joseph F. // Insurance Advocate; 3/10/2003, Vol. 114 Issue 10, p12
Examines the hammer clause in professional liability policies in the United States. Variations in hammer clauses; Reasons professional liability policies contain a hammer clause; Tips to make a hammer clause palatable for clients.
- Are there gaps in your malpractice coverage?
Kane, Leslie // Medical Economics; 03/23/98, Vol. 75 Issue 6, p227
Presents information on factors to consider when looking for a malpractice insurance policy or evaluating the one you have. Reference to occurrence and claims-made policies; How to make sure your policy covers defense fees; Factors to consider when shopping for a policy or evaluating the one you...
- Pro. liability firms expand target markets.
Gilbert, Evelyn // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag; 11/13/95, Vol. 99 Issue 46, p1
Reports on the effect of overcapacity in the professional liability market for `traditional' policyholders. Target of professional liability plans; Intense competition for the target market; Continuous softening of the market as biggest trend; Increase in the number of competitors; Emergence of...
- Errors & omissions.
Gilbert, Evelyn // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag; 10/21/96 Supplement Short Cuts, Vol. 100 Issue 43, p72
Presents a list of Errors, and Omission insurance liability companies in the United States.
- Don't get burned: Carefully choose your professional liability insurance carrier.
Nelson, Mark // Outlook; Fall90, Vol. 58 Issue 3, p48
Discusses important aspects of choosing professional liability insurance carriers or malpractice insurance carriers in California. Includes coverage, stability and commitment to the market; Percentage of insurers covered by malpractice insurance.
- Malpractice insurance: For your protection.
Tammelleo, A. David; Ventura, Marissa J. // RN; Oct97, Vol. 60 Issue 10, p73
Opinion. Focuses on malpractice insurance. Myths associated with nurses and malpractice insurance; Importance of knowing what your obligations to the insurer are if you are sued; Information on malpractice policies.
- Malpractice insurers in trouble.
Tammelleo, A. David; Ventura, Marissa J. // Newsweek; 4/29/85, Vol. 105 Issue 17, p58
The New York-based Medical Liability Mutual Insurance Co., which insures 35% of the state's physicians against malpractice claims, may be on its last leg due to a dramatic rise in suits. Some experts fear that the failure of a number of mutuals could leave many of the nation's doctors without...
- POTENTIAL CLAIM? NOTIFY NOW--TIME COULD BE RUNNING OUT.
Simic, Melita // Journal of the Australian Traditional-Medicine Society; Jun2003, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p101
Focuses on Malpractice Indemnity Insurance Policy issued in Australia for members of the Australian Traditional-Medicine Society. Provisions; Procedure for making an insurance claim.
- Smaller companies need employment protection.
Stanway, Bill // Best's Review / Property-Casualty Insurance Edition; Dec96, Vol. 97 Issue 8, p78
Comments on the importance for employers to understand the benefits of employment practices liabilities insurance. Misinformation on the nature of the insurance package according to survey findings from ITT Hartford Group; Types of liability problems caused by malpractice; Applicability of the...
- Judicial malpractice insurance? The judiciary responds to the loss of absolute judicial immunity.
Cohen, David R. // Case Western Reserve Law Review; 1990, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p267
Questions the cost of judicial malpractice insurance in the United States by examining the amount and necessity of protection it affords and the risk of civil liability not already covered by the state. Nature, purpose and coverage of judicial immunity; History of judicial immunity; Reactions...
- Professional liability insurance: Is additional coverage needed for educators?
Gullatt, David E.; Fallin, Glenn // Contemporary Education; 1995, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p233
Covers the subject of professional liability in the field of education. Description of professional liability; Professional liability coverage and its general inclusions and exclusions; Why educators should consider professional liability coverage.
- Pro liability re business grows.
Jennings, John P. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag; 11/7/94, Vol. 98 Issue 45, p31
Reports on the growth in the professional liability insurance market due to increased litigation. Factors affecting business growth; Expansion of potential professional liability risk areas; Problems for insurers and clients; Increased competition.
- Those consulting `on the side' may need professional coverage.
Spindelman, Evan // Hudson Valley Business Journal; 4/3/95, Vol. 6 Issue 24, FOCUS Magazine p10
Focuses on professional liability insurance. Liability exposure of many professions; Selection of particular insurance policies; Costs of coverage; Importance of protection of business, personal assets and reputation.
- A variety of `public' opinions.
Zolkos, Rodd // Business Insurance; 11/13/95, Vol. 29 Issue 46, p12
Reports on the coverage of public entity professional liability insurance market in the United States. Decline of premiums; Improvement of coverage terms; Competitive market conditions.
- E&O coverage making sense to financial services firms.
Greenwald, Judy // Business Insurance; 11/13/95, Vol. 29 Issue 46, p16
Reports on the importance of professional liability insurance in the United States. Globalization of financial services; Coverage for investment firms; Factors affecting the coverage of the insurance.
- Miscellaneous E&O business a specific area for growth.
Roberts, Sally // Business Insurance; 11/13/95, Vol. 29 Issue 46, p29
Reports on the competition in the miscellaneous errors and omissions insurance market in the United States. Traditional classes of professional liability; Reasons for the growth of the insurance market; Minimum premiums.
- Bill may limit options.
Ceniceros, Roberto // Business Insurance; 4/1/96, Vol. 30 Issue 14, p3
Comments on the impact of legislation developed to prevent unlicensed insurers from selling medical malpractice coverage. Details of the legislation prepared by the California Association of Professional Liability Insurers; Information on supporters of the bill.
- Liability rates soft from extra capacity.
Souter, Gavin // Business Insurance; 11/25/96, Vol. 30 Issue 48, p3
Focuses on the November 1996 market for professional liability insurance in the United States. Reasons for the reduction of prices; Comments from Michael Schell of Saint Paul Companies Incorporated.
- Doctor's dilemma.
Souter, Gavin // New York; 3/18/85, Vol. 18 Issue 11, p54
New York is in the middle of a doctors' insurance crisis. Soon, physicians in the highest-risk specialties will be paying between $4,0000 and $110,000 a year for insurance. Because of the threat of litigation, doctors are increasingly reluctant to try new procedures that might provide a cure...
- Malpractice consult.
Johnson, Lee J. // Medical Economics; 04/07/97, Vol. 74 Issue 7, p11
Responds to questions concerning malpractice insurance in the United States. Proof of adequate malpractice insurance; Avoidance of bankruptcy action; Application of the legal theory of joint-and-several liability; Examples of malpractice suits.
- Health care reform law lacks med mal changes.
Hofmann, Mark A. // Business Insurance; 4/19/2010, Vol. 44 Issue 16, p6
The author stresses the lack of meaningful medical malpractice liability reform in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in the U.S.
- E&O coverage for consultants emerging market.
Moore, John // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag; 9/26/94, Vol. 98 Issue 39, p12
Discusses the opportunities for professional liability insurance presented by risks involving business consultants. Impairment of objectivity in management consulting; Increase of independence on electronic data processing (EDP) consulting; Demands created by environmental consulting; Refusal...
- So, what do you do for a profession?
Mangan, Joseph F. // Insurance Advocate; 09/27/97, Vol. 108 Issue 38, p12
Looks at the expansion of professional liability coverage into fields like management consulting and data processing in the United States. Question of who really requires professional liability coverage; Indication that sometimes an insurance agent should remind a client of the level of service...
- Insurers are trying harder to develop specialized professional...
Hofmann, Mark A. // Business Insurance; 11/11/96, Vol. 30 Issue 46, p13
Focuses on the factors which are forcing professional liability insurers in the United States to developed increasingly specialized professional liability products. Changes in the services that were once offered by professional liability insurers, to a particular profession; Question as to...
- The negligence on Ward 6.
Galloway, J.L.; Trimble, J. // U.S. News & World Report; 3/12/90, Vol. 108 Issue 10, p14
Describes the growing insurance problems of doctors, and a recently released report from Harvard University which found that about one in one-hundred patients at 51 New York hospitals was the victim of medical negligence, which translates into roughly 300,000 people nationwide.
- Malpractice insurance: Getting the right fit.
Demery, Paul // Practical Accountant; Aug95, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p28
Focuses on malpractice liability insurance for accountants in the United States. Insurance carriers' offer of different policies because of the diversified services offered by accountants; Accountants' ongoing tasks of promoting tort reform and improving loss control and risk management;...
- The umbrella for the midle market.
Baker, Marci; Bergsman, Steven // Treasury & Risk Management; Mar98, Vol. 8 Issue 2, p13
Gives information on the development of Financial Products Umbrella policy by Enter Starr Excess Liability Insurance to help middle-market companies face the challenges in using professional insurance coverage. Debate as to who will receive the coverage; Problems for middle-market companies who...
- The line is blurring in professional liability.
Covaleski, John M. // Best's Review / Property-Casualty Insurance Edition; Feb95, Vol. 95 Issue 10, p52
Highlights the diminishing of demarcation between risk management and underwriting in professional liability insurance. Client participation as a prerequisite for underwriting; Loss control programs; Doubts about loss control.
- AIG Cos. dispatches specialty E&O for media-related companies.
Covaleski, John // Best's Review / Property-Casualty Insurance Edition; Apr95, Vol. 95 Issue 12, p58
Reports on the mass media professional liability coverage being offered by American International Cos. Coverage includes defamation; Slander; Product disparagement; Claims for injunctive or nonmonetary relief as well as punitive damages; Contact information.
- The right amount of coverage.
Stern, Duke Nordlinger // ABA Journal; Jan1996, Vol. 82 Issue 1, p84
Focuses on factors to consider in estimating professional liability insurance coverage for law firms. Claims severity; Claims frequency; Risk tail; Defense costs; Policy aggregate limits.
- Professional liability market contradictions seen.
Pattwell, Sean M. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag; 9/16/96, Vol. 100 Issue 38, p16
Focuses on developments related to professional liability insurance in the United States. Contradictions in the market; Market capacity; Increase in exposures to loss; Market observers' comments.
- Professional liability insurance.
Pattwell, Sean M. // Insurance Advocate; 10/11/97, Vol. 108 Issue 40, p28
Reports on the result of a study conducted by Directors and Officers Liability (D&O) coverage insurance companies on employment and creditor related claims in the United States. Executive Risk study on the importance of D&O liability insurance policies; Watson Wyatt study on direction and speed...
- Doctors vs. lawyers.
Pattwell, Sean M. // Newsweek; 9/30/1985, Vol. 106 Issue 14, p8
Opinion. Is there something about the very existence of malpractice insurance that tends to invite lawsuits? Would lawyers advertise for malpractice business if doctors weren't insured, on the average, for $1 million? What we need is a system that awards just benefits outside the court...
- President's Support For Reform of Medical Malpractice Liability Praised By AMA, Alliance.
Pattwell, Sean M. // Insurance Advocate; 7/29/2002, Vol. 113 Issue 28, p20
Reports on the reactions of the American Medical Association and the Alliance of American Insurers on the proposal of President W. Bush to reform medical malpractice liability.
- Medical Malpractice Credit Trends: Same Old Story.
Coyle, Matthew T. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag; 11/06/2000, Vol. 104 Issue 45, p3
Offers a look at the unresolved disparity between price and risk assumed in medical malpractice insurance in the United States. Brief information on the medical malpractice insurance; Performance of the medical malpractice insurance industry; Capacity crisis of the industry in the 1970s; Growth...
- The Project on Medical Liability in Pennsylvania...
Coyle, Matthew T. // Health Affairs; Mar/Apr2003, Vol. 22 Issue 2, p268
Reports on The Project on Medical Liability in Pennsylvania's released of results of surveys that focused on the malpractice situation in the state, funded by the Pew Charitable Trusts. Lack of information on malpractice insurance laws; Factors contributing to the increase in malpractice...
- Med mal awards double in a decade.
Coyle, Matthew T. // Best's Review / Property-Casualty Insurance Edition; Dec97, Vol. 98 Issue 8, p91
Reports that the average payment to plaintiffs in medical malpractice lawsuits has nearly doubled in the decade from 1985 to 1995 according to a study by the Physician Insurers Association America (PIAA). Average indemnity payment; Basis of the findings of the study; Other findings of the study.
- Alexian tries cure for insurance ills.
Klein, Sarah A. // Crain's Chicago Business; 12/1/2003, Vol. 26 Issue 48, p3
Chicago, Illinois-based not-for-profit hospital system Alexian Brothers Hospital Network is opening its in-house insurance program to doctors facing skyrocketing malpractice insurance costs in the commercial market. Alexian appears to be the first in the area to take the plunge, though industry...
- Tort Reform Would Cure Med Mal Crisis.
Tyrpin, Terry E. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag; 1/28/2002, Vol. 106 Issue 4, p25
Recommends tort reform as the solution to medical malpractice insurance in the United States as of January 28, 2002. Increase in the size of jury awards in medical malpractice cases from 1996 to 1999; Amount paid by insurers for malpractice premiums in Texas; Information on the state-managed...
- Alliance Hits Leahy Bill For Putting Onus Of Med/Mal Ills On Insurers And Away From 'Broken' Tort System.
Tyrpin, Terry E. // Insurance Advocate; 2/24/2003, Vol. 114 Issue 8, p11
Reports on the Alliance of American Insurers' criticism of a bill proposed by U.S. senator Patrick Leahy that would exacerbate a national crisis in medical malpractice insurance. Prohibition of medical malpractice insurers from the use of limited exemption; Coverages of medical malpractice...
- How I foiled a frivolous claim.
Mendez, Angelo C. // Medical Economics; 12/3/2004, Vol. 81 Issue 23, p38
Comments on the coverage of the malpractice insurance for physicians in the U.S. Details on the case of a woman with extensive endometriosis; Result of a laparoscopy; Remarks on the payment under the threat of a malpractice suit. INSET: A note of caution by Berkeley, Rice..
- Doctors Say 'I'm Sorry'
Green, Meg // Best's Review; Sep2005, Vol. 106 Issue 5, p32
Reports that U.S. physicians are stepping up their risk management techniques to avoid medical malpractice claims. Efforts to address potential medical malpractice claims early on; Physicians' decision to study the complex workings of the legal system.
- Liability insurance reform keeps six states 'in the blue'.
Overmyer, Mac // Urology Times; Apr2003, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p1
Reports on a study showing that only six states have patient populations, physicians and health care systems that are not suffering hardship caused by increasing medical liability insurance costs. Study conducted by the American Medical Association (AMA); Legal reforms put in place during the...
- More bad news from CMPA.
Overmyer, Mac // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal; 12/01/97, Vol. 157 Issue 11, p1501
Reports on the impact of increasingly massive financial awards on the affordability of medicolegal protection for Canadian physicians. The action of the Canadian Medical Protective Association to bring attention to the issue; The problem area of obstetrics; The efforts to form a joint working...
- BY THE NUMBERS.
Overmyer, Mac // Modern Physician; Aug2002, Vol. 6 Issue 8, p20
Provides information on the malpractice insurance premiums of physicians in the U.S. as of August 2002. Cause of the increase the insurance premiums; Total number of malpractice payouts by insurers from 1196 to 2000; Size of median jury award and settlement.
- Pick Up Malpractice Insurance Painlessly.
Mortimer, Richard // Review of Ophthalmology; Apr2003, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p34
Discusses guidelines for ophthalmologists and small-practice administrators when looking for malpractice insurance in the United States. Medical malpractice insurance crisis; Underwriting requirements; Issues to consider when selecting a carrier.
- Rate hikes pound hospitals.
Hatch, Addy // Journal of Business (10756124); 9/26/2002, Vol. 17 Issue 20, pA1
Reports increase in hospital professional-liability insurance premiums in Spokane, Washington. Amount of insurance premiums imposed on health care facilities; Percentage of increase; Impact of the increase on the financial stability and profitability of hospitals.
- Professional Liability Insurance.
Hatch, Addy // Advisor Today; Dec2001, Vol. 96 Issue 12, p76
Talks about the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors-endorsed professional liability insurance plan in the United States. Purpose of the liability plan; Protection provided by the plan; Availability of individual coverage.