Medical Liability Monitor August 2022 Issue Highlights

August 5, 2022 by matray

Pennsylvania General Assembly Debating Bill to Consider Constitutional Amendment Empowering it to Establish Venue Rules Certain members of the Pennsylvania General Assembly want unambiguous authority to set venue policy in the area of medical professional liability (MPL) lawsuit filings. To that end, state Rep. Rob W. Kaufmann recently introduced a… Continue reading...

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AM Best Affirms ‘Superior’ Credit Ratings of Members of MedPro Group

July 15, 2022 by matray

AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A++ (Superior) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of “aa+” (Superior) of the members of MedPro Group. These Credit Ratings apply to The Medical Protective Co. and its affiliates: Princeton Insurance Co., PLICO Inc., Wellfleet Insurance Co, and Wellfleet New York… Continue reading...

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Curi Named to Ward’s 50 List of Top-Performing Property & Casualty Insurance Companies

July 12, 2022 by matray

Curi announced that its insurance arm, Curi Insurance, has been named to the Ward's 50 list of top-performing property and casualty insurance companies for 2022. Curi Insurance is the only company that specializes in physician professional liability to make the Ward's 50 list for the third year in a row.… Continue reading...

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Victoria Reyes, MD, Elected to the Integris Group Board of Directors

June 30, 2022 by matray

Integris Group announced the election of Victoria Reyes, MD, to a three-year term on its board of directors. The election became official at the Integris Group Incorporated Annual Meeting on June 11. “We were pleased to see that membership recognized the wealth of knowledge and experience that Dr. Reyes brings… Continue reading...

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Bill Burns to Join MPL Association as Vice President of Research

June 30, 2022 by matray

The MPL Association announced Bill Burns will join its ranks as vice president of research on Sept. 6, 2022. Burns comes to the Association from Conning where he spent five years as a director on the insurance research team with a specific focus on the MPL industry. Prior to joining… Continue reading...

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The Doctors Company Celebrates 15-Year Anniversary of the Tribute Plan

June 14, 2022 by matray

The Doctors Company announced today that it has paid more than $140 million in Tribute Plan awards during the past 15 years to its members. Tribute was the first national plan to recognize retiring doctors for their loyalty and commitment to superior patient care, according to the medical professional liability insurer,… Continue reading...

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Medical Liability Monitor June 2022 Issue Highlights

June 9, 2022 by matray

The June 2022 issue of Medical Liability Monitor features the following articles and more. Click here to subscribe today. MPL Industry Losses Narrow, Barriers to Underwriting Profit Remain The U.S. medical professional liability insurance (MPLI) market posted an underwriting loss for the sixth consecutive year, with a 108% combined ratio… Continue reading...

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The Doctors Company Names Megan Mahoney, MD, MBA, to Board of Governors

May 27, 2022 by matray

The Doctors Company announced the appointment of Megan Mahoney, MD, MBA, to its Board of Megan Mahoney, MD, MBA, has been appointed to the Board of Governors of The Doctors Company. Governors. Mahoney is chief of staff for Stanford Health Care and professor of medicine at Stanford University School… Continue reading...

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Gregg Hanson Receives 2022 MPL Association Award of Excellence in Honor of Peter Sweetland

May 16, 2022 by matray

The Medical Professional Liability (MPL) Association awarded Gregg L. Hanson the 2022 Award of Excellence in Honor of Peter Sweetland at its annual conference last week in Salt Lake City. Hanson is being honored for his outstanding contributions and longtime dedication to the MPL insurance community, the MPL Association and… Continue reading...

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Medical Liability Monitor May 2022 Issue Highlights

May 16, 2022 by matray

The May 2022 issue of Medical Liability Monitor features the following articles and more. Click here to subscribe today. Corporate Acquisitions Accelerating Surge in Employed Physicians New research from the Physicians Advocacy Institute (PAI), a nonprofit physician advocacy organization, in conjunction with the healthcare consultancy Avalere Health, indicates almost three… Continue reading...

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