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The Professional Liability Underwriting Society (PLUS) was founded in 1986 by industry professionals who recognized the need for a forum for individuals involved in the field of professional liability. The Society is a non-profit organization with membership open to persons interested in the promotion and development of the professional liability industry. Membership consists of over 6,500 individuals, representing over 1,000 companies active in the many fields of professional liability. PLUS currently receives the support of more than 200 companies through corporate membership. PLUS is recognized as the primary source of professional liability educational programs and seminars, assistance to its members to help serve clients, and information regarding professional liability. The Society is continually seeking new means to fulfill its mission statement and better serve its members.

Midwest Chapter Golfs: 2015

Cooler than average temperatures could not dampen the spirits of golfers who attended the PLUS Midwest Chapter’s golf outing at Cog Hill Golf Club on July 8th.  With over 210 golfers on hand, the competition and camaraderie were out in full force.  Special recognition goes to the following participants:

Course 1
1st Place Team Eric Kaplan, Dean Gournis, William Thompson, David Wilke
2nd Place Team Jonathan Carlson, Mike Pericht, Ed McAlister, Kyle Rood
Course 3
1st Place Team Peter Clough, Scott Ammer, Jeff Roth, Gene Mason
2nd Place Team Tim Wagner Team
Course 1
Women’s Longest Drive Amanda Coleman
Men’s Longest Drive Drew Desmaris
Closest to the Pin: Women Elyse Klimek
Closest to the Pin: Men Bill Martin
Course 3
Women’s Longest Drive Carol Weill
Men’s Longest Drive Scott Ammer
Closest to the Pin: Women Megan Gibson
Closest to the Pin: Men Eric Crane

Thanks to Golf Chairs Jeremy Schokora and Al Roberts, and the other tireless volunteers from the Chapter Steering Committee, who organized this event. Thanks also to our generous sponsors who make this PLUS Foundation fundraiser possible:

Great American Insurance Group, McMahon Berger, PC, ECC Insurance Brokers Inc., AXIS Professional Lines, Baugh Dalton LLC, Beazley Group, Chicago Underwriting Group, Founders Professional LLC, General Reinsurance, IronPro, Markel Midwest, Maxum Specialty Insurance Group, Moore Actuarial Consulting LLC, Navigators, RT Specialty, LLC, Sedgwick Claims Management, Inc., Skarzynski Black LLC and Wilford Conrad LLP.

We look forward to seeing everyone again next July! 

Electronic Medical Records: Help or Hindrance?

From the 2015 PLUS Medical PL Symposium session “The Changing and Expanding Role of Emergency Medicine,” moderator Robert B. Blasio (Western Litigation, Inc.) and panelists Fran O’Connell, RN, MBA (Markel Corp.) and David Mendelson, MD, MS, FACEP (EmCare Inc.) discuss electronic medical records and how they impact care, risk management for hospitals, and litigation.

Don’t miss these terrific upcoming PLUS educational events:
2015 PLUS Conference  |  2015 PLUS Cyber Liability Symposium

PLUS members can view this entire Conference session in the PLUS Multimedia Library.

North Central Chapter Supports ALS Research

On Sunday, June 14 the North Central Chapter of PLUS volunteered at the Young Faces of ALS Corntoss Challenge at CHS Field in St. Paul, Minnesota. Volunteers from the chapter helped organize and run the Corntoss Challenge, a fundraising event benefiting ALS-TDI (Therapy Development Institute). The event was tremendous, with more than 100 participants and $30,000 raised!

Thanks to all who volunteered to make this event such a success!