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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.
21 09, 2022

Ask the Leader: Renee Krause & Melisa Zeunert

By |2022-09-21T08:56:41-05:00September 21, 2022|@PLUS, FuturePLUS|0 Comments

Ask the Leaders is a one-of-a-kind series geared towards helping young professionals grow into leaders within the professional lines community. The guests on Ask the Leaders provide insight into their experiences, knowledge and lessons learned that have helped them develop into some of the top leaders in their field. Topics include career advancement tips, networking opportunities, goal setting, and outside experience needed to become a leader! This series is hosted by Nate Hartman, Claims Superintendent - Professional Liability at Admiral Insurance Group and Robert McCarthy, MLIS, Executive Lines Broker at Risk Placement Services. Renee Krause is the founder and owner [...]

12 09, 2022

What to Think About When Deciding on Legal Malpractice Insurance

By |2022-09-09T14:14:17-05:00September 12, 2022|@PLUS, Lawyers Professional, PL Insurance, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is Lawyers’ Professional Liability Insurance Needed? Lawyers’ Professional Liability (also known as “LPL”) insurance is the more formal name for legal malpractice insurance.  While states vary on what requirements they have for disclosure of LPL insurance, currently only Oregon mandates LPL insurance.  Even if not mandated, the prevalence of legal malpractice cases makes it necessary.  The American Bar Association has reported that in any given year, attorneys have a 4 to 17 percentage chance of being sued and that four out of five attorneys will be sued during their careers.  Defense costs for these matters generally exceed $50,000, and can [...]

8 09, 2022

A Day in the Life Series: Ann Fiala, Risk Consultant

By |2022-09-08T08:52:14-05:00September 8, 2022|FuturePLUS, General Risk Management, Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Day in the Life Series, brought to you by FuturePLUS, dives into different roles in the Professional Liability industry to give readers an idea of what a typical day for the role looks like. This edition of A Day In The Life provides a glimpse into what the typical day looks like for a Risk Consultant. Ann Fiala from Coverys has generously volunteered to enlighten our audience with her insights. In this edition we will discuss Ann’s background, the skills that ensure success as a risk consultant and morning routines. Risk Consultants work with assigned clients to assist them in identifying [...]

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