What is optometrists medical malpractice insurance?
The optometrists medical malpractice insurance policy is designed to respond to the needs of the optometrist for an appropriate insurance policy to protect them in respect of claims brought against them as a result of alleged negligence in the execution of their professional duties.
Why does an optometrist needs medical malpractice insurance?
Medical malpractice or indemnity insurance provides optometrists involved in the provision of medical services whether on a consultancy, surgical or invasive treatments or the provision of emergency response care. The optometrist should be aware of their potential exposure to a claim being made against them and should consider the benefits of securing suitable medical malpractice insurance.
What is covered under an optometrist medical malpractice insurance policy?
The optometrists malpractice insurance offers you protection against claims made against you in respect of your legal liability arising from a breach or alleged breach of professional duty including;
- The legal costs of mounting a defence in respect of any claim made against you and any damages that are subsequently awarded against you.
- Cover applies to claims for bodily injury, mental injury illness disease and death arising in the course of your business.
- Cover in respect of Good Samaritan acts outside the regular scope of your practice.
Apply on-line or call us direct to discuss your optometrists medical malpractice insurance requirements on 0161 300 2930.