Allied health professionals who get sued face tremendous costs for a legal defense, whether they're found to be at fault or not
Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) July 16, 2009
Business Insurance Now now offers professional liability insurance for allied health professionals, giving audiologists, dietitians, nutritionists, music therapists, occupational therapists and speech pathologists/therapists an affordable and easy way to get the insurance coverage they need. Information is located at http://www.businessinsurancenow.com/allied_health_care.aspx.
"We've partnered with the industry's leading carriers to offer top-quality professional liability insurance for self-employed allied health professionals at a price they can afford," says Jim Cochran, president of Business Insurance Now.
Also known as "errors and omissions insurance," allied health professional liability insurance protects an allied health care provider, or his or her company, against the financial devastation that comes from being charged with either a negligent act or failure to perform professional duties. Professional liability insurance generally covers claims alleging errors and omissions, negligence, or misleading statements made on the job.
With professional liability insurance for allied health professionals from Business Insurance Now, allied health care providers can be confident that they are protecting themselves and their assets with coverage that's a perfect fit for their needs.
"Allied health professionals who get sued face tremendous costs for a legal defense, whether they're found to be at fault or not," Cochran says. "The health care business is fraught with claims, and liability can be significant. Allied health care providers are taking a big liability risk when working with patients while uninsured."
Should an insured allied health professional face a claim, allied health professional liability insurance from Business Insurance Now would pay for a legal defense, as well as damages that the provider or his or her business may be legally required to pay, up to the dollar limit specified by the policy.
Allied health professional liability coverage from Business Insurance Now features:
- The expertise and stability of A.M. Best A+ rated carriers
- Coverage on an occurrence basis to protect against incidents that occur while the policy is in force, regardless of when the claim is reported
- Custom and triple aggregate limits
- No deductible
- $10,000 off-premises property coverage
- $10,000 premises medical pay coverage
- Blanket defined additional insured coverage
- Enhanced coverage for outdoor property
- Business interruption coverage
- Interest-free installment plans for accounts with premiums over $5,000
- Available umbrella liability limits
Business Insurance Now provides affordable allied health professional liability coverage for a variety of specialities, including:
- Music therapist
- Occupational therapist
- Speech pathologist/therapist
About Business Insurance Now
Business Insurance Now is a Web-based e-agent that offers office and professional groups fast, easy, one-stop shopping for all their property and liability insurance needs. Business Insurance Now offers free, no-obligation quotes and the option to implement coverage immediately. For more information, please visit http://www.businessinsurancenow.com.