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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 …

Markel Enhances Professional Liability Coverage for Hard-to-Place Law Firms

Markel Corporation has enhanced its policy form and protections for hard-to-insure law firms which can no longer secure coverage in the admitted markets. This coverage is available on an excess and surplus (E&S) lines basis using a claims-made policy form. …

Insurers Say Legal Malpractice Claims Hold Steady But Defense Costs Rise

Most leading legal malpractice insurers saw their claims level off in 2016 although their cost to defend claims continued to escalate. A study by insurance broker Ames & Gough finds that while the number of new malpractice claims brought against …

Argo Pro Enhances E&O Coverage for Professional Services Firms

Argo Pro, a member of Argo Group International Holdings, Ltd., has launched a new Argo PROtect line of products and enhanced errors & omissions (E&O) forms for four different classes of professional services. The following E&O PROtect forms are currently …

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

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 …