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Proposed Legislation Calls for New Nursing Home Requirements

Posted on: October 24, 2017 by Chris Murray

United States Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz has proposed a new law that would require nursing homes to have generators that are capable of powering air conditioning units for at least 96 hours. Wasserman Schultz proposed the bill in Florida and cited the tragedy that occurred at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills as a result […] Read More

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Common Concerns About Nursing Home Care

Posted on: October 3, 2017 by Chris Murray

For many people, making the decision to place one of their relatives in a nursing home or other facility can be a difficult one. They may not have the time or the capabilities to give their aging or otherwise impaired loved ones the care that they need, but they find it nerve-wracking to have their […] Read More

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Professional Liabilities of Nursing Homes

Posted on: September 28, 2017 by Chris Murray

By the year 2050, it is estimated that the number of nursing home and home health care services will increase to 27 million, in comparison to 15 million in the year 2000, largely due to the Baby Boomer generation aging and preparing for retirement in the coming decade. The oldest of the Boomer generation began […] Read More

Posted in: blog Nursing Home Professional Liability Professional Liability Insurance

Demotech Assigns Financial Stability Rating® to Midwest Insurance Group

Posted on: May 27, 2016 by Chris Murray

Midwest Insurance Group, a Risk Retention Group (RRG) providing professional liability and general liability for nursing homes and physicians in Indiana, has been assigned a Financial Stability Rating® (FSR) of A, Exceptional, by Demotech, Inc. Demotech is a financial analysis firm that specializes in evaluating the financial stability of regional and specialty insurers. Caitlin Morgan […] Read More

Posted in: blog Captive Solutions

The Importance of Professional Liability Insurance in Home Healthcare

Posted on: February 16, 2016 by Caitlin Morgan

The home healthcare industry is made up of various agencies and franchises that provide different services including skilled nursing care, personal care, homemaker and companion services, physical therapy and other support services and in-home hospice care providers. A critical component of any comprehensive insurance program to protect against liability risks is making sure Professional Liability […] Read More

Posted in: blog Home Health Care Professional Liability

Professional Liability Insurance for Nursing Homes / Assisted Living Facilities

Posted on: August 22, 2014 by Caitlin Morgan

Professional Liability Insurance for Nursing Homes and Assisted Living Facilities Professional Liability insurance or Errors & Omissions (E&O) is one of the most important coverages for nursing homes and assisted living facilities to secure. This coverage is similar to what a malpractice policy is for a physician, covering the nursing home and its care givers’ […] Read More

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Professional Liability: Claims for Primary Care Physicians Due to Missed Diagnoses, Drug Errors

Posted on: August 22, 2013 by Caitlin Morgan

Professional Liability: Claims for Primary Care Physicians Due to Missed Diagnoses, Drug Errors A new report published on BMJ Open, an online, open access journal, dedicated to publishing medical research from all disciplines and therapeutic areas, cites that missed diagnoses and drug errors make up the bulk of malpractice claims brought against doctors involved in […] Read More

Posted in: Nursing Home Professional Liability Insurance

Attorney Business Transactions Affect Professional Liability Claims

Posted on: August 9, 2012 by Caitlin Morgan

Attorney Business Transactions Affect Professional Liability Claims Business transactions representations (such as negotiation and drafting sales agreements, agency agreements, entertainment contracts and commercial transactions) are a staple of practice for many attorneys throughout the country – particularly for small to midsize firms. According to a study by a major insurer of 35 attorneys carrying professional […] Read More

Posted in: Professional Liability