Shand Morahan launches retooled attorney programPosted On: Feb. 18, 2007 12:00 AM CST
DEERFIELD, Ill.Shand Morahan & Co. Inc., the underwriting manager of Evanston Insurance Co., has launched a revamped lawyers professional liability program.
Designed Protection for Law Firms is aimed at hard-to-place attorneys and law firms. Deerfield, Ill.-based Shand said the updated program has a more competitive policy form and application plus risk management enhancements, and is available free to policyholders.
Among the program's services is a lawyers risk management hotline, a confidential telephone hotline staffed by attorneys with expertise in legal profession risk management and defense of lawyers professional liability claims and ethics-related disciplinary proceedings.
A lawyers risk management guide offers 80 core risk management strategies, while a professional practices guide for nonmedical professionals offers 230 strategies on 75 topics such as claim mitigation, client relations and marketing.
Shand Morahan is a wholesale-dedicated surplus lines insurance underwriting management unit of Richmond, Va.-based Markel Corp.