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ProMutual Completes Acquisition of Medical Malpractice Insurer PPIC

Boston-based Medical Professional Mutual Insurance Co. (ProMutual), a Coverys company, said it has finalized the previously-announced acquisition of Preferred Professional Insurance Co. (PPIC), located in Omaha, Nebraska. PPIC was formerly owned by 18 Catholic healthcare systems, seven of which are …

MGIS, Stevens & Lee Launch Malpractice Program for Bariatric Surgeons

The MGIS Companies and Stevens & Lee have launched Surgi-Protect, a malpractice insurance program designed specifically for bariatric surgeons and their specific practices. With more than 35 percent of Americans suffering from obesity, which was declared a disease by the …

N.Y. Plastic Surgeon’s Insurer to Pay for $2.3M Settlement in Death Case

A plastic surgeon who has appeared on television to talk about the procedures she offers has settled with the family of a New York woman who died following a liposuction procedure. Legal documents filed last week say Dr. Sharon Giese …

Medical Malpractice Insurer, NJ PURE, Forms Strategic Alliance with LIU

NJ PURE, a medical malpractice insurer in New Jersey, has entered into a strategic alliance with Liberty International Underwriters (LIU), a division of Liberty Mutual Insurance. According to Eric S. Poe, chief litigation and marketing officer of NJ PURE, NJ …

Pennsylvania Court Sides With Hospitals, Doctors on Malpractice Fund

A state court overruled Pennsylvania’s top insurance regulator in a decision made public Monday, siding with hospital officials and doctors who said a supplemental medical malpractice insurance fund is keeping too much of their money. Commonwealth Court’s 5-2 ruling directed …