Monthly Archives: June 2017

Federal Medical Liability Tort Reform Legislation Passes U.S. House of Representatives

On June 28, the U.S. House of Represen-tatives voted 218 to 210 in favor of House Resolution 1215, the Protecting Access to Care Act, which would cap noneconomic damages in medical liability lawsuits at $250,000, among other provisions. The Protecting … Continue reading

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NORCAL Mutual Begins Offering Medical Professional Liability Insurance to Connecticut Physicians

NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company will offer medical professional liability insurance to Connecticut physicians, beginning July 1, 2017. This is the latest market entry for NORCAL, which provides coverage to 36 states as well as the District of Columbia. NORCAL provides … Continue reading

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A.M. Best Upgrades Credit Ratings of Some Members of Coverys Companies

On June 29, 2017, A.M. Best announced it has upgraded the Financial Strength Rating to A (Excellent) from A- (Excellent) of Medical Professional Mutual Insurance Company’s (ProMutual) wholly owned subsidiaries, MHA Insurance Company (MHA), Washington Casualty Insurance Company (Washington Casualty) … Continue reading

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