Healthcare Professionals claims examples
As a healthcare professional you’ll be aware that legal action is being taken against healthcare professionals with increasing frequency. You will be aware that even if you never make a mistake, the chances of having to defend a claim during the course of your professional career is very high. You will also be aware of the importance of finding the right medical malpractice insurance at the right price. An allegation of Negligence made against you, for Breach of Duty (whereby treatment falls below the acceptable standard), Causation (in situations where inadequate treatment results in loss or damage), Misdiagnosis (by the principal consultant and associated health operatives such as Clinical Departments, Accident & Emergency, Private Hospitals etc). A claim could also arise for non clinical reasons for example as a result of defamation or libel. Or you might require protection in the event that you are required to give evidence before a Coronial Inquest.
PI Expert has a clear understanding of the often complex insurance needs of healthcare professionals. We can provide competitive medical malpractice insurance for all healthcare professionals giving you the peace of mind that you are completely covered.
Claims can arise for a whole raft of reasons including as a result of
All of these are examples of areas which might give rise to a claim under a medical malpractice policy and PI Expert can help you tailor a full medical malpractice policy to reflect the exposures of your particular profession and the level of indemnity varied to suit your individual needs.