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EPLI: Study Shows Female Physicians Face Widespread Workplace Discrimination

Posted on: May 18, 2017 by Chris Murray

Researchers at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) released the findings of a recent study of female physicians and physician mothers from online group, Physicians Moms Group. The study, published in JAMA Internal Medicine, was based on 5,782 survey responses, and found that 77.9% of female physicians and physician mothers experience some type of […] Read More

Posted in: blog Directors & Officers Employment Practices Liability Insurance Healthcare Healthcare Facilities

What D&O Trends Should Executives Be Watching

Posted on: March 28, 2017 by Chris Murray

The landscape for directors and officers is fraught with risk, with a few exposures seeing an uptick over the past year. This includes an increase in securities class actions and merger-objection suits last year, along with the continuous threat of data privacy claims. According to a study conducted by Cornerstone Research, U.S. courts approved the […] Read More

Posted in: Cyber Liability Directors & Officers

Senior Living Facilities Taking a Closer Look at D&O and Cyber Liability Insurance

Posted on: December 21, 2015 by Caitlin Morgan

Owners and investors of senior living facilities – from Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs) to skilled nursing care homes and assisted living – are increasingly viewing directors and officers exposures and data breach-related risks as top concerns. This has led to more insureds looking at coverage options and levels when reviewing the need for Directors […] Read More

Posted in: blog Long-term care facility

Cyber-Related D&O Claims Expected to Rise

Posted on: December 3, 2014 by Caitlin Morgan

Cyber-Related D&O Claims Expected to Rise Last month at the Professional Liability Underwriting Society’s (PLUS) annual conference, one key takeaway highlighted included the world of cyber threats with companies expecting to see an increase in securities class action lawsuits when computer systems are compromised. The bottom line: Boards of directors should adapt their protocols to […] Read More

Posted in: Cyber Liability Directors & Officers

Inside a Directors and Officers Insurance Policy

Posted on: July 11, 2014 by Caitlin Morgan

Inside a Directors and Officers Insurance Policy Directors and Officers (D&O) insurance is needed for all types of businesses including assisted living facilities, nursing homes and other healthcare and medical facilities. Policies can be written to cover the directors and officers of for-profit businesses, privately held firms, non-profit organizations and educational institutions. These policies cover […] Read More

Posted in: Directors & Officers

Cyber Liability An Emerging Risk for Directors & Officers

Posted on: August 20, 2013 by Caitlin Morgan

Cyber Liability An Emerging Risk for Directors & Officers Directors and officers are vulnerable to a number of exposures from securities and business litigation, which includes breach of fiduciary duty, derivative shareholder action & securities fraud, and class action suits. And although there has been a downturn in the number of suits filed for the […] Read More

Posted in: Cyber Liability Directors & Officers Uncategorized