CNA Adds Data Breach, Network Security Endorsement to Lawyers’ PL Policy

March 21, 2017

CNA has launched a new lawyers’ data breach and network security endorsement. The new endorsement is available as part of CNA’s Lawyers’ Professional Liability (LPL) policy.

The CNA LPL policy provides coverage for client network damage claims up to the policy limit, as well as coverage up to $20,000 for certain costs associated with regulatory investigations arising from actual or alleged violations of privacy breach notice laws that occurred in the rendering of legal services.

For law firms with five or fewer attorneys, the Lawyers’ Data Breach and Network Security Endorsement covers:

  • Network damage claims, up to the limit specified in the endorsement, brought by non-client third parties
  • Reimbursement of certain expenses incurred in response to a privacy event, including forensics, notification, privacy breach notice compliance and credit monitoring services costs, up to the limit specified in the endorsement (10 percent of the network damage claim limit liability)

CNA insures more than 50,000 law firms and 155,000 lawyers nationwide, and is the bar-endorsed lawyers’ professional liability insurer in Connecticut, Iowa, Louisiana, Massachusetts, New York and Pennsylvania.

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