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Lawyers' Professional Liability


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 Westports 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.

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.
 

FORM

WHEN TO SUBMIT

Main Application for Less than 20 Attorneys (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