We’re always looking for ways to improve the program for our clients, to give them better tools to protect their practice, and these new risk management offerings are a great example.
Matawan, NJ (PRWEB) September 17, 2013
USI Affinity is excited to announce two NEW risk management and loss prevention tools for its Lawyers’ Professional Liability (LPL) program clients in New Jersey, Massachusetts, the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia and Connecticut. USI Affinity has been a national leader in protecting the legal profession for more than 60 years. The company insures more than 35,000 attorneys nationwide and is the endorsed insurance administrator and partner for more than 30 state and local bar associations, including the New Jersey State Bar Association, the Boston Bar Association and the D.C. Bar.
The new tools, designed to help law firms improve the efficiency of their practice and reduce the risk of claims, include a website full of information and guidance and a consultation hotline staffed by loss control experts.
“Since launching our program last year we’ve had tremendous success in these areas,” said Mike Mooney, Vice President of Bar Association Programs for USI Affinity. “We’re always looking for ways to improve the program for our clients, to give them better tools to protect their practice, and these new risk management offerings are a great example. World-class tools from true experts in the field, exclusively available to our Lawyers’ Professional Liability program clients.”
Both tools were prepared for USI Affinity by the law firm of Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, recognized as a national leader in representing lawyers and law firms, including the provision of innovative risk management and loss prevention services. The Lawyers’ Risk Management Web Site is an interactive website containing articles on legal malpractice, ethics, law office management and insurance; sample letters including engagement agreements, non-engagement and disengagement letters; checklists and more. The risk management hotline enables lawyers and law firms to consult with an experienced attorney regarding risk management issues, including advice to help avoid or mitigate potential malpractice claims or liability and to help resolve professional responsibility issues.
Key features of USI Affinity’s Lawyers’ Professional Liability program, available in New Jersey, Massachusetts, D. C., Maryland, Virginia and Connecticut, include:
- Limits of Liability up to $10,000,000 available for qualified firms
- Underwritten by an insurance carrier rated “A” (Excellent) FSC “X” by A.M. Best
- Broad coverage and policy features designed to cover a variety of firm sizes
- World-class service and support from USI Affinity
Law firms that would like more information about USI Affinity’s insurance offerings should call 1–855–USI–0100 PIN 004, or email LPLcoverage(at)usiaffinity(dot)com.
About USI Affinity
For more than 60 years, USI Affinity has developed and administered insurance and financial programs that offer law firms unique advantages in coverage, price and service. As a national leader in protecting the legal profession with more than 35,000 attorneys insured, USI Affinity has the experience and know-how to navigate the marketplace and design the most comprehensive and innovative insurance and benefits packages to fit a firm’s individual needs.