lawyers professional liability News

The Hanover Enhances Product Suites for Lawyers, Healthcare Facilities

The Hanover Insurance Group Inc. said it has enhanced its product suites for lawyers and healthcare facilities. The Hanover Lawyers Advantage product suite offers stand-alone professional liability coverage for a wide range of law firms. In addition to a new …

First Indemnity to Offer Excess Professional Liability Coverage for Law Firms

First Indemnity Insurance Group, a specialty insurance agency providing professional liability products for lawyers and law firms, has launched Excess Protect insurance coverage for law firms of one to 750 attorneys. Excess Protect, which was created in response to shrinking …

Berkshire Hathaway Sues Law Firm It Says Aided $756 Million M&A Fraud

A unit of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. claims a top international law firm helped German piping component maker Wilhelm Schulz GmbH fraudulently conceal its disastrous finances before its 2017 acquisition by the U.S. company. Berkshire unit Precision Castparts Corp. …

Munich Re Specialty Launches E&O Covearge for Mid-Sized Law Firms

Munich Re Specialty Insurance has launched a lawyers professional liability (LPL) insurance product, an errors and omissions policy specially designed for mid-size law firms. The LPL policy provides up to $5 million in primary or excess liability coverage for errors …

Risk Placement Services Expands Lawyers Liability Program to New York, Texas

Rolling Meadows, Illinois-based Risk Placement Services (RPS) has expanded its exclusive admitted lawyers professional liability program into New York and Texas, states considered to have the largest number of attorneys in the U.S. With the product expansion, independent agents and …

Synergy Professional Associates Launches Lawyers PL Programs in Arizona, Texas

Synergy Professional Associates, in partnership with Tokio Marine HCC – Professional Lines Group, has launched two new lawyers professional liability programs focusing on small law firms in Arizona and Texas. The new facilities target small law firms from one to …

USI Affinity to Offer The Hanover Lawyer’s PL Product in Select States

USI Affinity has entered into an agreement with The Hanover Insurance Company to provide an enhanced lawyer’s professional liability insurance product in the following states: N.J., Mass., D.C., Conn., Md., Va. and W.V., effective Sept. 1, 2018. The USI Affinity …

Professional Liability Insurance Brokerage, Gemini Risk, Launched in Michigan

Experienced lawyers and insurance professionals David Kramer and Theodore Nittis have launched Gemini Risk Partners as an independent professional liability insurance brokerage in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. The firm will focus on serving law firms, as it did when it was …

Lockton Affinity Adds Cyber Coverage to Lawyers PL Program

Lockton Affinity Lawyer has added CyberLock Lawyer to its portfolio of products for lawyers and firms with one to 19 attorneys. The CyberLock Lawyer cyber risk insurance policy protects firms and attorneys from cyber risks, such as confidentiality and privacy …

Lockton Appointed Program Administrator of Swiss Re Lawyers PL Program

Lockton Affinity has been appointed as the exclusive program administrator for Swiss Re Corporate Solutions Lawyers Professional Liability Insurance for firms with one to 19 attorneys in California, Kansas, Missouri and Texas, effective January 1, 2018, Benefits of the Lockton …