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The Importance of Professional Indemnity Insurance

The Importance of Professional Indemnity Insurance

As a professional, you provide expert advice or services to clients, which exposes you to risks that may lead to financial loss, injury or damage. In such situations, clients may file a claim or lawsuit against you, and this is where professional indemnity insurance...

Is having a local South African med-mal broker preferable?

Is having a local South African med-mal broker preferable?

There are several reasons why having a local South African medical malpractice broker is preferable: In-depth knowledge of the local market A local broker has a deep understanding of the South African insurance market, including the products and services available....

What to do when you receive a letter of complaint or summons?

What to do when you receive a letter of complaint or summons?

Receiving a complaint or summons can be a stressful and daunting experience, but taking immediate action can help protect your interests. Here are some steps to consider: Contact your insurance broker or insurer Your insurance broker or insurer can provide guidance on...

Why is a retroactive date important for claims made coverage?

Why is a retroactive date important for claims made coverage?

When it comes to claims made insurance policies, a retroactive date plays a crucial role. This type of coverage is designed to protect policyholders against claims that are made during the policy period, regardless of when the incident occurred. The retroactive date...

Is an Occurrence Based product better than a Claims made product?

Is an Occurrence Based product better than a Claims made product?

Determining whether an occurrence-based or claims-made insurance product is better depends on several factors, including your business's nature, risk profile, and budget. Occurrence-based policies cover incidents that occur during the policy period, regardless of when...

Top insurance claims for surgeons

Top insurance claims for surgeons

Surgeons face a range of potential risks that can lead to medical malpractice claims, which can be costly and damaging to their reputation. Common claims that surgeons face in the insurance industry include: Surgical mistakes Surgical errors are a frequent cause of...

Online Sessions: Maintaining Health & Wellness As A Surgeon

Online Sessions: Maintaining Health & Wellness As A Surgeon

On 9 March 2023,the Association of Surgeons of South Africa (ASSA) in conjunction with Genoa Underwriting Managers hosted a talk on maintaining health and wellness as a surgeon. The talk was presented by Dr Ian Robert Weinberg. Click below to watch the recording of...

What limit of indemnity do specialist doctors need?

What limit of indemnity do specialist doctors need?

The amount of indemnity you require as a specialist doctor in South Africa is dependent on various factors, which may include your area of expertise, the risks associated with your practice, or the requirements of your medical association or regulatory body. Medical...