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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.
19 01, 2023

ESG, BIPA and COVID Claims and EPLI Coverage Issues

By |2023-01-12T09:46:10-06:00January 19, 2023|@PLUS, EPLI|0 Comments

ESG claims not only include those related to climate and corporate governance, but also include employment issues such as pay equity, workplace diversity, discrimination and harassment. COVID claims are expansive and often include a failure to comply with various federal and state leave laws, as well as workplace safety issues, work-from-home issues, and requests for reasonable accommodations under the Americans With Disabilities Act. Invasion of privacy claims brought by employees, under statutes such as the Illinois Biometric Privacy Act (“BIPA”), are on the rise, and can include allegations regarding the collection, storing and dissemination of employee biometric information such as [...]

18 01, 2023

PLUS Is More: Looking Back at 2022 and Powering Forward in 2023

By |2023-01-19T13:15:55-06:00January 18, 2023|@PLUS|0 Comments

It’s been a year since your association moved to a no-cost membership model and adopted a strategic plan to expand membership, deepen engagement, enhance corporate relationships, and strengthen product development.  Together, the new membership model and strategic plan allow us to better fulfill our mission to be the global community for the professional liability insurance industry by providing essential knowledge, thought leadership and career development opportunities. This expanded membership also benefits all members by giving more people to connect and build relationships with, as well as providing more expertise to develop content and offering for members. As 2023 begins, we take stock [...]

12 01, 2023

Discovery Rule Still Rules in Legal Malpractice Actions

By |2023-01-03T09:15:57-06:00January 12, 2023|@PLUS, General Risk Management, PL Insurance|0 Comments

The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania recently reiterated the long-prevailing discovery rule applicable to legal malpractice actions in Pennsylvania. In Nupson v. Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis, LLP, Bruce A. Rosenfield and Blank Rome LLP, 2022 WL 4635943 (E.D. Pa., Sept. 30, 2022), Judge Alejandro dismissed the plaintiff’s untimely 2018 claims for negligence and breach of fiduciary duty against her former counsel based upon conduct which had occurred 15 years prior, in 2001 through 2003. Pennsylvania follows the “occurrence rule” with respect to the tolling of the statute of limitations in legal malpractice actions – [...]

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