KEMPES Professional Liability Program Director Speaks at Plus Symposium

June 20, 2001

Tom Ward, KEMPES’ Employment Practices Liability Insurance program director, was a panelist at the recent Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) LPL-EPL Insurance Issues Symposium held in New York City.

The panel tackled a wide variety of EPL underwriting issues including: How has the changing economy impacted EPL underwriting?; Have underwriting standards kept pace with EPL exposures?; and How have recent Supreme Court rulings impacted EPL underwriting?

Ward’s career of 16 years has been solely focused on professional liability insurance and includes a strong emphasis in professional liability programs as well as employment practices liability insurance. In recent years, Ward has also spoken at the American Conference Institute EPLI Forum.

KEMPES, the program-specific subsidiary of the Kemper Insurance Cos., offers, through its network of selected program managers, a diverse portfolio of customized specialty insurance programs focused on professional liability, public entity and property/casualty coverages.

Program insurance is written through Specialty National Insurance Co. and Specialty Surplus Insurance Co., subsidiaries of KEMPES Inc. KEMPES is part of the Kemper Insurance Cos., one of the largest insurance organizations in the world with total assets of over $9.7 billion and an A.M. Best rating of A:XV.

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