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Lawyers' Professional Liability Insurance

This program is available to Massachusetts Insureds ONLY.


To protect your clients who are lawyers


Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, underwritten by Westport Insurance Corporation Applications/Forms to Download

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions' Lawyers' Professional Liability Program (rated A+ "Superior" by A.M. Best), is designed to protect lawyers against both the typical and unique claims being asserted today.

This top-quality coverage at a competitive price includes:

  • Broad definition of Insured and Wrongful Act;
  • 60 day "mini-tail" after the expiration date to report claims made during the policy period;
  • Reimbursement for trial attendance at the company's request, up to $15,000 per claim against you;
  • $20,000 aggregate indemnification (no deductible!) for Disciplinary Proceedings against you.
  • Data Breach protection up to $10k per incident/$20k per policy period.
HOW TO SUBMIT BUSINESS:
  1. You need to be a member of MAIA with a completed broker's agreement.

  2. Complete the application and any necessary supplementary forms with
    your insured and send them to:
    Michelle St. Angelo at
    mstangelo@massagent.com 
    or
    fax to (508) 634-2930.

  3. We will contact you or send a quote.

  4. If you would like to accept this proposal, return the quote acceptance signed by the insured and a FULL premium check made payable to:

    Number One Insurance Agency
    91 Cedar Street
    Milford, MA 01757

  5. We will then have the policy issued and forward it to your office.

CLAIMS:

Although we would be happy to assist, the Number One Insurance Agency, Inc. is not responsible for claim handling or reporting claims to the insurance company.  Please refer to your insured’s policy documentation for instructions on reporting claims.  As always, feel free to call us if you have any questions.

For more information about Lawyers' Professional Liability Insurance, contact Michelle St. Angelo at the Number One Insurance Agency, Inc. at 800/742-6363, by fax at (508) 634-2930 or email
mstangelo@massagent.com

Product & Coverage Highlights

FAQ's for Lawyers' Professional Liability

Application & Supplementary Forms:

You may download and email these forms to your clients -- for quick, clear applications!! Please keep in mind that all applications and supplements must be printed out and signed and dated by the insured before they are submitted to underwriting.

Forms
When to Submit
Main Application All New Business
Individual Lawyers Supplement All New Business
Area of Practice Supplement For these specific
Areas of Practice (AOP)
Claim Supplement When the Main Application Indicates
Outside Interest Supplement When the Main Application Indicates
Intellectual Property (IP) Supplement If Law Firm practices IP - Need to Submit
Securities Activities Supplement When the Main Application Indicates
New Lawyer Application
When a New Lawyer Joins the Firm
Ancillary Services Supplement When the Main Application Indicates
Additional Location Supplement For Staffed Additional Office Locations

Westport Policy Coverage Form:
  • Policy Form – SAMPLE for ALL EFFECTIVE Dates 3/1/13 or later

MARKETING IDEAS & DISCUSSION STARTERS (download pdfs)
  1. Best Practices for Electronic Communication
  2. Ten Lawyers Risk Management Tips
  3. Attorney-Client Relationships
  4. Conflict of Interest
  5. Docket & Calendar System Basics
  6. Engagement/Non-Engagement Letters
  7. Reducing Litigation from Fee Disputes
  8. Protect Yourself when Sharing Office Space
  9. Real Estate Risk Management
  10. Negotiating the Recession
  11. Effective Client Communication
  12. Understanding the Retro Date

You will need Adobe Acrobat to view these sample policies in .pdf format. Download Adobe Acrobat -or- contact Michelle St. Angelo at 800/742-6363 or email mstangelo@massagent.com