Medical Malpractice News

22Jul, 2016

What About Tail Coverage?

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Many healthcare professionals have questions about what tail coverage is and when it is necessary to have it. A simple definition of tail coverage or extended reporting endorsement is: A malpractice insurance rider or supplement to a claims-made policy that provides coverage for an incident that occurred while the insurance was in effect but was not filed by the time the insurer-policy holder relationship terminated.
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8Jul, 2016

Buying Insurance After the Fire: Why Nobody Buys Cyber Liability Insurance

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  Mark Twain is famous for saying, “Never put off till tomorrow what may be done day after tomorrow just as well.” Unfortunately that is the plan most medical providers are following when it comes to protecting against Cyber Liability. It’s as if they’re all waiting to buy fire insurance after the fire has burned down their building. Data breaches, cyber extortion, HIPAA violations, and financial fraud occur in the healthcare industry more and more, so why is no one bothering to buy Cyber Liability insurance to protect against these […]
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10Jun, 2016

Summertime, Makes me Feel… Sick?

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Summer is a time for fun in the sun but it’s also a time when certain injuries and illnesses are more common. Lots of time is spent outdoors, playing sports, playing in the woods, and in the water. We thought this would be a good time to review some of the most common injuries and illnesses and how to identify and treat them.
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