Malpractice Insurance Information
If you’re a medical professional, you face potential risks associated with practicing medicine every day. Your patient could become injured or die under your care, and when that happens, you face the risk of a malpractice lawsuit. Medical malpractice insurance is available to medical professionals to protect against potential lawsuits you may encounter while caring for patients. It is required for physicians in most states.
What Is Medical Malpractice Insurance?
Medical malpractice insurance is a specialized type of professional liability insurance. This coverage helps protect medical professionals against claims associated with wrongful practice. The types of claims could be associated with any of the following:
There are two types of medical malpractice insurance:
Talk with your agent to discuss which option is best for you and your practice.
What Is Covered Under Medical Malpractice Insurance?
Medical malpractice insurance covers a variety of costs, including:
Who Needs Medical Malpractice Insurance?
Many medical professionals should carry medical malpractice insurance. The following are those who should commonly consider this coverage:
How Much Does Medical Malpractice Insurance Cost?
The rate of your premium, as with most insurance, depends on a variety of factors. This includes calculating in the risk of the health care provider, a physician’s specialty and geographic location. Talk to an agent at Wiglesworth-Rindom Insurance Agency to get a quote for your coverage.
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At Wiglesworth-Rindom Insurance Agency we want to help keep you safe while you practice what you’re passionate about every day. Contact us today to speak with an agent and get your quote for medical malpractice insurance.