MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

The Risk

People receiving medical treatment today have high expectations and a greater awareness of their rights to quality care. If these are not met, they are more likely than ever to seek redress through the courts. As litigation against the medical profession continues to grow and the resultant awards become larger, many of those working in this field are finding it increasingly difficult to find both affordable and comprehensive insurance. This is an area where expert impartial advice is essential.

The Solution

Howden has expertise in the field of medical malpractice, and is well placed to offer specialist guidance and inde-pendent advice. Our experts deal with both all businesses related to medical on an individual or group/corporate basis. We have strong insurer relationships, so are able to present each case effectively, ensuring the premium paid accurately reflects the risk. We also have an expert in-house claims team which provides support, advice and acts only in your interests.
We provide specialist cover for:

  • Health authorities
  • Medical associations
  • Hospitals, public and private sector
  • Clinics
  • Medical practitioners, surgeons and dentists
  • Supplementary medical practitioners, paramedical, opticians and nurses
  • Complementary medical practitioners, e.g. acupuncturists and homeopaths

The Cover

Using a range of insurers, we are able to arrange medical malpractice cover on a worldwide basis with limits of indemnity to suit individual risk.
Cover includes:

  • Errors & Omissions
  • Public Liability
  • Protection against Libel and Slander
  • Cover for Loss of Documents
  • A range of Run Off options
  • Access to a range of helplines
  • Supplementary legal expenses cover