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Did You Know: As a physical therapist, it can cost you over $20,000 just to defend a lawsuit, not including any settlement costs if you lose (Physical Therapy Liability 2001-2010, CNA). You wouldn’t want to jeopardize your career or financial future with an expensive malpractice suit
Help safeguard your career and livelihood with malpractice insurance offered through some of our lines of insurance. With an individual professional liability insurance policy, your interests come first.
Covers you, up to $1 million each claim, for amounts that you become legally obligated to pay as a result of a professional liability claim arising out of a covered medical incident.
Covers you, up to $3 million annual aggregate, for all covered claims in the policy period.
License Protection – up to $25,000 annual aggregate; up to $25,000 each proceeding
If your client, a spouse, family member, etc. complains about you to a state licensing board, you could face the challenge of defending your practice and license—and thousands of dollars in legal fees. A policy through us will reimburse you up to the applicable limit for your defense of disciplinary charges and other covered expenses arising out of a covered incident.
Defendant Expense Benefit – up to $25,000 annual aggregate, up to $1,000 per day
Your policy through us will reimburse you up to the applicable limit for lost wages and covered expenses incurred when you are required to attend a trial, hearing, or proceeding as a defendant in a covered claim.
Deposition Representation – up to $10,000 annual aggregate
A patient or client is injured at the facility where you work. You are not named in the lawsuit, but you receive a subpoena for testimony during the policy period. Your coverage through us will pay for attorney’s fees of an attorney designated by the insurer as a result of your required appearance at a deposition that arises out of professional services
Personal Liability Coverage – up to $1 million annual aggregate
Covers you for legal liability for covered claims resulting from incidents at your residence, unrelated to your work.
Defense Attorney Provided
With your own individual coverage, you’ll have your own defense attorney designated by the insurer to represent you in court, when necessary. Legal fees will be paid for covered claims, in addition to your liability limits – WIN OR LOSE.
Assault Coverage – up to $25,000 annual aggregate
Violence in the workplace is a tragic reality. If you become the victim of a violent action at work or on your way to or from work, this coverage will reimburse you for your medical expenses including workplace violence counseling or damage to your property up to the applicable limit. (Not available in Texas).
Personal Injury Coverage
Covers you, up to the applicable limits of liability, for covered claims arising from allegations of slander, libel, assault and battery, and other alleged personal injuries arising through the performance of your professional services.
Medical Payments – up to $25,000 per person, up to $100,000 annual aggregate
Pays for reimbursement of medical expenses to others injured at your residence or business premises up to the applicable limit.
Damage to Property of Others – up to $10,000 annual aggregate
Your policy pays up to the applicable limit for unintentional damage you cause to someone else’s property while at your personal residence or your workplace.
First Aid Expenses – up to $10,000 annual aggregate
This benefit provides reimbursement for expenses you incur while rendering first aid to another person. For example, these expenses may include supplies from your personal first aid kit that you used to help a victim of an automobile accident.
Sexual Misconduct/Abuse – up to $25,000 annual aggregate
The policy pays to defend you against allegations of sexual misconduct up to the applicable limit of liability, for amounts you are legally obligated to pay as a result of covered claims involving acts of sexual misconduct related to professional services.
Information Privacy Coverage (HIPAA) – up to $25,000 annual aggregate
People today are very conscious of their privacy. Most are aware of the protection they receive under the HIPAA laws. This coverage reimburses you for costs to notify patients of a breach of confidential personal information in compliance with privacy protection laws. It also covers HIPAA fines and penalties that you become legally obligated to pay as a result of a covered proceeding.
We understand that your in business to protect, care and provide for your patients. At First Underwriters we do much the same for our clients. With the general liability insurance you can have the peace of mind that we will work with you to provide policies that work to protect you in regards to injuries associated with damage to business property and bodily injury.
Our policies are designed with malpractice in mind. This is the largest area of danger for healthcare related facilities and this should be front and center when it comes to the policies that cover your line of work. Doctors, nurses, physical therapists and all other health professionals carry liability insurance – and the caregivers at residential care facilities should have the same protection.
What Is Commercial Property Insurance?
Commercial property insurance is a key coverage for business owners, especially when running a home-based business. That’s because it provides more coverage than homeowners insurance. This type of commercial insurance helps protect your business and its physical assets. It can pay your repair or replacement costs if your business property gets damaged or destroyed from a fire, theft or other covered loss.
Also known as business property insurance or commercial real estate insurance, this coverage helps protect your:
What Does Commercial Building Insurance Cover?
Commercial property insurance coverage can help your business if:
A fire damages or destroys your computers
Lightning strikes the building you rent
Someone breaks into your building and steals your inventory
It can also help protect important business assets, like your business income. If you can’t open because of a covered loss, it can help replace lost income for your company.
We understand every business has unique needs. That’s why we work with you to customize your commercial property insurance policy. You can add more protection for things like valuable papers and records, which can help cover the costs to:
Umbrella liability insurance and excess liability insurance are two forms of secondary coverage—that is, they both sit above one or more underlying liability policies and do not attach until the underlying policy’s limit of insurance has been exhausted.