malpractice insurance for paramedics

Malpractice insurance, also known as professional liability insurance, is designed to protect healthcare professionals, including paramedics, against legal claims alleging negligence or errors in the provision of medical services. This insurance covers legal fees, settlements, and any awarded damages. If you run a licensed air and ground emergency or non-emergency ambulance service, you have the choice to include malpractice insurance for all your paramedics in our coverage package.

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Our ambulance package including malpractice insurance for paramedics is available for the following operations:

  • Licensed air and ground emergency and non-emergency ambulance services
  • Ambulette services with professionally licensed staff
  • Municipal ambulance operations

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why do paramedics need insurance?

In the high-stress, fast-paced world of emergency medical services, malpractice insurance for paramedics becomes vitalIn the high-stress, fast-paced world of emergency medical services (EMS), paramedics are often the first responders in critical situations. Their decisions can significantly impact patient outcomes. However, even with the best training and intentions, mistakes can happen, and when they do, the legal and financial repercussions can be substantial. This is where malpractice insurance for paramedics becomes vital.

Paramedics operate in environments where the risk of inadvertent errors is high due to factors like time constraints, the severity of medical conditions, and the unpredictability of emergency scenarios. Malpractice insurance ensures that a single mistake doesn’t lead to financial ruin or a career-ending lawsuit.

other types of insurance we can help you with

Business Owners Policy 9BOP) for physicians in Florida

Business Owners Policy

A comprehensive insurance package designed for physicians with small to medium-sized businesses, providing a blend of liability protection and property insurance.

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Cyber Liability Insurance

Covers you against financial losses associated with data breaches, cyber attacks, and other incidents. Insurers will usually help  fix vulnerabilities as part of this policy.

Commercial Auto Insurance

This is relevant for physicians who use a vehicle for your practice-related tasks. This insurance covers you against auto accidents, theft, and other vehicle-related incidents.

Why medical professionals love to work with us

“Westwood Insurance Group, with Dale and Liz are a pleasure to work with in helping solve for my insured’s insurance needs. Very responsive and eager to help! They are competent and trusted!”

“I have worked with Michael and the team for the past two years and found them to be ethical, competent, attentive and to deeply value their relationships with both agents and underwriters. It is always a pleasure to deal with them”

“Laura has been a great contact for us over at the Westwood Insurance Group. She is extremely communicative and responsive. Their quick turnaround on last minute items is appreciated as well.”

Contact Michael Richards now

Michael and the team at Westwood Insurance Group specialize in sourcing the best insurance for medical professionals and facilities at competitive prices.

You can call him on the number below or fill out the form and he will get your message directly:

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insurance for hospitals

Hospital Insurance typically covers all or part of the potential liability for hospital services. It includes medical malpractice, accidents involving hospital employees and equipment, care during surgery or any other invasive treatment, after-hours care arrangements by staff who need help with their children and more.

insurance for long term care facilities

Long term care facilities must protect themselves against potential liability arising from incidents within their facility. Westwood can help you negotiate a package tailored to your long term care facility client.

traditional insurance products

Westwood have fostered exceptional relationships with underwriters and we go to great lengths to keep abreast of their latest products, changes in requirements and restrictions, including having weekly calls with the carriers, which you can see here, by joining our insurance insider group.

    Insurance products at Westwood Insurance Group

    You can find more information on the Insurance Products main page.

    If you have any questions on the different policies, check out our Insurance FAQ’s

    alternative structures

    Westwood President, Michael Richards has extensive experience in setting up alternative structures for larger clients. Here are some examples:

     

    If you think your client could be large and stable enough to benefit from starting or participating in a captive or has a special need for another alternative structure, contact Michael Richards now by phone: 855 351 7487.