Category Archives: California

National Conference of State Legislators Sends Letter to Congress in opposition of proposed ‘HEALTH Act of 2011’ Tort reforms

Last month, the National Conference of State Legislators (NCSL) wrote a letter to both the chairman and ranking member of the House Subcommittee on Health expressing “strong, bipartisan opposition to the passage of the latest federal medical malpractice legislation, HR … Continue reading

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California Insurance Commissioner Jones Calls on Medical Malpractice Insurers to Reduce Rates

California insurance commissioner Dave Jones is contacting his state’s medical professional liability insurance carriers to question their coverage rates. Continue reading

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The Doctors Company Completes Acquisition of American Physicians Capital, Inc.

The Doctors Company completed its acquisition of AP Capital, a Midwest provider of medical professional liability insurance. This move positions California-headquartered The Doctors Company to increase its competition in the Midwest. Continue reading

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