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Lawyers' Professional Liability

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 Insurance Underwritten by
Westport Insurance Corporation
 
Swiss RE Lawyers’ Professional Liability Program, underwritten by Westport Insurance Corporation (Rated A “Excellent” 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:
  • Limits of Liability – begin at $100,000 per claim, $300,000 aggregate and can be quoted up to a maximum of $15 Million per claim, $15 Million aggregate to qualifying firms
  • Additional Claims Expense and Claims Expense Outside the limit of liability are available, subject to underwriting
  • Full Prior Acts Coverage available
  • Broad definition of Insured and Legal Services
  • Reimbursement for trial attendance at Westport’s request, up to $10,000 per claim against you
Swiss RE Program Extras:
  • Online risk control service for insureds
  • Access to a free, confidential claim prevention “Hot-Line” for Insureds

 

HOW TO SUBMIT BUSINESS

  1. Your agency needs to be a member of the Independent Insurance Agents of Connecticut and have a completed Agents Agreement on file with Independent Agents Services.  You must also submit a copy of your agency's Connecticut Insurance license and a certificate of insurance showing your agency's current professional liability insurance coverage and listing IAS, Inc. as certificate holder (if IAS, Inc. does not write this coverage for your agency).  If you currently do not have an agreement, you can submit a completed agreement, copy of insurance license and certificate of insurance with your first application.
  2. Complete the application and any necessary supplementary forms (listed below in the forms area) with your insured and fax them to: Rose Mullaly at 860) 563-6730 or email them to her at rmullaly@iiac.org. Please include a blank copy of the firm's letterhead.
  3. We will send the quote to you via email. 
  4. If you would like to accept the proposal, return the quote acceptance signed by the insured and a net premium check* made payable to:  IAS, 30 Jordan Lane, Wethersfield, CT 06109.  Once the policy issues it will be forwarded to your office via email.
  5.  Independent Agents Services, Inc. Agent’s Agreement & Commission Schedule
 
MARKETING IDEAS & DISCUSSION STARTERS
APPLICATIONS / FORMS TO DOWNLOAD
 
You may also e-mail these forms to your clients – for quick, clear applications!
 
Please remember that all applications and supplements must be printed
and signed and dated by the insured before they are submitted to underwriting.
 
Forms When to Submit
(Please contact office for information on firms
with 20 or more attorneys) 
​All New Business
Individual Lawyer Supplement

​All New Business

Additional Location Supplement ​When the Main Application Indicates
Supplemental AOP Questions for Lawyers ​When the Main Application Indicates
Supplemental Questions for Lawyers ​When the Main Application Indicates
Claim Supplement ​When the Main Application Indicates
Outside Interest Supplement ​When the Main Application Indicates
Securities Activities Supplement ​When the Main Application Indicates
Intellectual Property Supplement ​When the Main Application Indicates
New Lawyer Application ​When a new lawyer joins the firm
 
  
Select the link below to view:
 
Comparison of CPC policy form (old form) to the PAL policy form (new form)
 
New PAL policy form
 
For more information about the Lawyers' Professional Liability Insurance Program,
contact Rose Mullaly at Independent Agents Services, Inc. 
Phone:  (860) 563-6510 or (800) 255-9787  /   E-mail: Rose Mullaly
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