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Claims Corner: When An Attorney Leaves During A Pending Malpractice Claim

A few issues arise when a malpractice claim is filed against an attorney working for the insured firm when that attorney leaves the firm while the claim is pending. In addition, the question frequently arises as to how the claim will affect the firm’s future risk rating. This article is intended to provide a partial [...]

By | 2017-06-27T17:28:11+00:00 January 29th, 2013|Tales from the Claims Files|0 Comments

Claims Corner: Do I Need To Report This Situation To My Carrier And What Happens To My Premium If I Do?

Do I really need to report this situation to my carrier and what is going to happen to my premium if I do report it? Often, these are two of the very first questions asked by Insureds when they are faced with a situation. As is so often the case in a legal setting, the answer [...]

By | 2017-06-27T17:28:11+00:00 November 15th, 2012|Tales from the Claims Files|0 Comments

Claims Corner: ALPS Is Now Accepting E-Mail Notification Of Claims

ALPS is pleased to be able to provide another avenue for our policyholders to report claims or, just as important, facts and/or circumstances which may give rise to a potential claim. After taking as many reasonable precautions as possible to ensure a claim reported through email is not removed by the necessary filters we must [...]

By | 2017-06-27T17:28:11+00:00 July 12th, 2012|Tales from the Claims Files|0 Comments

Claims Corner: ALPS Is Now Accepting E-Mail Notification Of Claims

ALPS is pleased to be able to provide another avenue for our policyholders to report claims or, just as important, facts and/or circumstances which may give rise to a potential claim. After taking as many reasonable precautions as possible to ensure a claim reported through email is not removed by the necessary filters we must [...]

By | 2017-06-27T17:28:11+00:00 July 12th, 2012|Tales from the Claims Files|0 Comments

Claims-Made Reporting Requirement

Professional liability insurance policy is provided on a claims-made basis, and not the more common occurrence basis. One significant difference between claims-made and occurrence policies is the timing required when making the claim. Claims-made insurance requires that a policy be in effect at the time the claim is made regardless of when the act, error [...]

By | 2017-09-20T12:52:22+00:00 February 15th, 2012|Tales from the Claims Files|0 Comments