News and Events

New Online Seminar "Hindsight 2020"
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The medical professional liability industry is currently experiencing an increase in the severity of jury verdicts. Jurors are instructed not to base their verdicts on what was learned or discovered later. While jurors are not permitted to use hindsight in arriving at their decisions, they often do.
Public Loss Prevention Seminars Cancelled through May 15
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To help limit the spread of COVID-19, ProAssurance is cancelling public loss prevention seminars for physicians and practice administration professionals through May 15, 2020. Seminars in Alabama, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, Missouri, Nevada, Ohio, and DC are affected.
ProAssurance COVID-19 Information Center and Online Services
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ProAssurance COVID-19 Information Center and Online Services During the pandemic, we encourage ProAssurance agents and customers to visit ProAssurance.com/COVID-19 for frequently updated medical liability and service information.
March 2020 Comment Newsletters
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Risk Resource’s Florida/Georgia, and Wisconsin Comment newsletters were sent to medical professional liability policy physician-insureds in March. Each Comment Risk Resource newsletter provides regional information on legislation, verdicts, and other topics of interest.
COVID-19 Memo From ProAssurance Chief Medical Officer
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A summary of COVID-19 infection control to mitigate the spread of Novel Coronavirus-19 (COVID-19) from ProAssurance's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Hayes V. Whiteside.
February 2020 Comment Newsletters
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Risk Resource’s Central US, and Michigan/Ohio Comment newsletters were sent to medical professional liability policy physician-insureds in February. Each Comment Risk Resource newsletter provides regional information on legislation, verdicts, and other topics of interest.
The February 2020 Cyber ProVisions
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The February 2020 Cyber edition of ProVisions was mailed this week to ProAssurance agents.
Vital Signs Newsletter Moving to the Website
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In 2020, Vital Signs will be sent via email and posted to our secure website for insureds. Insureds, policyholders, and appointed agents can subscribe to receive email notifications when a new Vital Signs is available.
Winter 2020 Medical Risk Resource Advisor Newsletter
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ProAssurance Risk Resource professionals publish the Medical Risk Resource Advisor newsletter annually. We mailed the “Is Your Practice Cyber Secure?” issue to ProAssurance-insured physicians February 12.
January 2020 Market Cycle ProVisions
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The January 2020 “Market Cycle” ProVisions, our monthly ProAssurance healthcare professional liability newsletter for agents, was emailed this week and is posted to the secure services portal (SSP).
December 2019 Giving Back ProVisions
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The December 2019 “Giving Back” ProVisions, our monthly ProAssurance healthcare professional liability newsletter for agents, was emailed this week and is posted to the secure services portal (SSP).
Attend Medmarc's "Year in Review" Webinar Today
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Life sciences risk managers, attend today’s Medmarc "Annual Webinar on Litigation and Claims Trends for the Life Sciences Industry” at 2 PM ET.
November Senior Care ProVisions
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The November 2019 “Senior Care” ProVisions, our monthly ProAssurance healthcare professional liability newsletter for agents, was emailed this week and is posted to the secure services portal (SSP).
October 2019 Comment Newsletters
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Risk Resource’s Alabama, and Mid-Atlantic Comment newsletters were sent to medical professional liability policy physician-insureds in October. Each Comment Risk Resource newsletter provides regional information on legislation, verdicts, and other topics of interest.
October 2019 Secure Services Portal ProVisions
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The October 2019 “Secure Services Portal” ProVisions, our monthly ProAssurance healthcare professional liability newsletter for agents, was emailed this week and is posted to the secure services portal (SSP).
Register for Medmarc Webinar
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Life sciences risk managers, attend Medmarc’s new webinar, “Ripped from the Headlines: Medmarc’s Risk Management Team Discusses Top Stories in Life Sciences,” on Tuesday, October 22 at 2:00 PM, ET.
Tapasak on Market Changes
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How will market changes affect MPL insureds? Rough Notes, a national publication for independent agents, interviewed Shep Tapasak, ProAssurance SVP-Specialty Underwriting, for his perspective in its October issue.
New Online Seminar—Telemedicine: Legal and Practical Considerations
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New telemedicine online seminar for ProAssurance-insured physicians. This session will discuss important considerations that should be taken into account when implementing a telemedicine program.
September 2019 Retention ProVisions
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The September 2019 “Retention” ProVisions, our monthly ProAssurance healthcare professional liability newsletter for agents, was emailed this week and is posted to the secure services portal (SSP).
September 2019 Comment Newsletters
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Risk Resource’s Florida/Georgia, and Wisconsin Comment newsletters were sent to medical professional liability policy physician-insureds in September. Each Comment Risk Resource newsletter provides regional information on legislation, verdicts, and other topics of interest.
Hurricane Dorian and Your Professional Liability Coverage
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Our thoughts are with insureds affected by Hurricane Dorian. The storm will likely interrupt business and ProAssurance is committed to treating you fairly with flexibility regarding payments, applications, and similar operations.
August 2019 Comment Newsletters
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Risk Resource’s Central US, and Michigan/Ohio Comment newsletters were sent to medical professional liability policy physician-insureds in August. Each Comment Risk Resource newsletter provides regional information on legislation, verdicts, and other topics of interest.
Secure Services Portal (SSP) Scheduled Maintenance
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The ProAssurance Information Technology Department will be performing comprehensive maintenance testing this weekend. As a result, some of the ProAssurance SSP services will be offline August 23-25.
The August 2019 Trade Show ProVisions
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The August 2019 “Trade Shows” issue of ProVisions, our monthly ProAssurance healthcare professional liability newsletter for agents, was emailed today and is posted to the Secure Services Portal (SSP). Articles in the issue include: > Trade Show Benefits> THE "OLD SCHOOL" RETURNS Trade Shows: Collecting Permissions> New National Healthcare Team Booth> Big Shows and How We Work Them> Who do You See at the Booth?> How We Sell Specialty Property & Casualty Insurance in a Trade Show Setting> ASHRM 2…
Two Minutes: What's the Risk? Universal Protocol Time Outs
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The wrong patient. The wrong surgery. The wrong site. These are concerns that healthcare organizations are still facing. Having an efficient and consistent time-out process is important for every procedure. In Universal Protocol Time Outs, Dr. Hayes Whiteside, Chief Medical Officer and Senior Vice-President for ProAssurance, addresses the need to prioritize this moment to help reduce your risk. Stop, take a time out, and make patient safety a priority for your organization.