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insurance purchased by physicians and hospitals to cover the cost of being sued for malpractice

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A mutual company owned by physicians, Curi has also expanded its offerings beyond medical malpractice insurance to a variety of services for physicians and medical practices, including wealth management and other financial services, health policy consulting, and well-being programs.
Medical Mutual Holdings Inc., a Raleigh, North Carolina-based insurance provider specializing in malpractice insurance for physicians, plans to rename itself Curi.
Texas Lawyers' Insurance Exchange is the tried and true source of reliable, responsibly priced legal malpractice insurance for Texas lawyers and judges.
Although the malpractice insurance market stabilized somewhat in the late 1970's, claim severity markedly increased between 1975 and 1985, with the average award in medical liability lawsuits more than tripling during that 10-year period.
And if you are going to hang up your shingle and solicit clients, whether on your own, or as a member of a firm, you should be required to carry malpractice insurance. I do.
David Wood, MD in the medical malpractice insurance division at NFP, said, 'The acquisition of MIA is consistent with our strategy to diversify our revenue base and expand the national footprint of the P&C business.
So far, industry analysts have not seen a definitive impact by the Affordable Care Act on medical malpractice insurance rates, Mr.
Internists in southern Florida will pay a high of $47,707 for malpractice insurance this year, while their counterparts in South Dakota will pay just $3,697.
Carry your own malpractice insurance. Many nurses erroneously believe that the malpractice insurance of the agency where they work will defend them against a claim of malpractice.
Malpractice Insurance No matter what an employer tells you about "covering" you with "their" malpractice Insurance, please remember that the most important word in that coverage is that it belongs to THEM, not to YOU!
Anaheim, CA, March 07, 2014 --( One cost of becoming a physician is the need to carry malpractice insurance. Malpractice insurance comes in a variety of forms and the costs vary according to state and practice field.
In the meantime, as I recall it medical malpractice insurance rates for doctors have not decreased, as the advocates of the screening panel process indicated (they avoided promising) that malpractice insurance rates would go down.
-- The statutory clarification that the Medical Malpractice Insurance Pool ("MMIP") is not required to offer a second layer of excess medical malpractice insurance coverage is extended from July 1, 2013 to July 1, 2018.
MedPro is the fifth largest medical malpractice writer in California; NCMIC specializes in writing medical malpractice insurance for chiropractors.
THE ASSOCIATION of Optometrists continues to fight on behalf of its members in the dispute between Boots and its franchisees over the company's medical malpractice insurance demands (see previous OT stories).