Hiscox offer a range of policies specifically designed for the medical and health industry. In addition our policies includes defence costs for investigations to settle or defend a claim against your client for malpractice including mental injury, Good Samaritan acts, and dishonesty of partners, directors or employees.

What can we cover?

Click here for our Medical Malpractice appetite guide (PDF)

Why choose Hiscox?

  • Cover is provided for bodily injury, mental injury, illness, disease or death arising from your client’s business activities, or as a result of a good Samaritan act.
  • Cover will indemnify your client for both the legal costs of defending an action and any subsequent damages.
  • Cover for medical related professional indemnity is included within our cover as standard.
  • We will work on your client’s behalf to minimise the cost of a covered liability and any potentially damaging consequences (e.g. damaged relationship and/or time consuming litigation), through our proactive mitigation measures.
  • The policy includes cover for a claim against your client due to the dishonesty of individual partners, directors, employees or self-employed freelancers directly contracted to you and under your supervision.
  • During the period of insurance, our policies give your clients 24/7 access to complimentary medicolegal advice lasting up to 30 minutes per query to assist them on a wide range of topics.
  • We offer an interest free direct debit facility on all policies.
  • We offer primary layers up to a maximum of £10m indemnity, in the aggregate.
  • We offer package policies including but not limited to: public liability, employer’s liability, management liability, contents, business interruption, legal expenses and more.

Contact us

Our dedicated and experienced team of underwriters are accessible via phone or email and are eager to handle your new business queries with the aim of a same-day response.

02074 486 687

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Medical Malpractice team page

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