medical malpractice insurance

Five Key Predictions for Medical Malpractice Insurance in 2024

Five Key Predictions for Medical Malpractice Insurance in 2024

Based on medical malpractice trends we’ve monitored throughout the past year,  our predicted outlook for 2024 is for many of those trends to continue. There are no surprises — Costs will continue to rise, technology will play a bigger role and the market will continue...

Digital Healthcare and the Uncertain Malpractice Landscape

Digital Healthcare and the Uncertain Malpractice Landscape

The digital healthcare revolution has taken the country by storm - an exciting new area, where opportunities abound for commercial agents. This rapid growth, was fueled by a combination of changing lifestyle trends, technological advancements and a shortfall in...

What’s Hot in 2023 – Carrier Appetites for Healthcare

What’s Hot in 2023 – Carrier Appetites for Healthcare

The insurance landscape is ever-evolving, and understanding the latest trends can help commercial agents identify opportunities in the marketplace. When we assessed the appetites of a sampling of our top carriers - certain classes of business in healthcare emerge as...

Increasing Telehealth risks could be good news for Captives

Increasing Telehealth risks could be good news for Captives

As telehealth continues to reshape the landscape of healthcare delivery following the COVID-19 pandemic, it's been linked to an upswing in medical malpractice claims. This trend is complicating an already challenging insurance market, making it increasingly difficult...

the impact of social inflation on insurance premiums

the impact of social inflation on insurance premiums

Social inflation is a buzzword insurers use to explain the rising costs of insurance claims resulting from primarily increasing litigation arising from more plaintiff-friendly legal decisions and larger compensatory jury awards. While many industry experts put it down...

GenStar™ – Stability in an uncertain market

GenStar™ – Stability in an uncertain market

The healthcare industry has been rocked with more change in the last two years than we've seen in decades, which has led to uncertainty for insurers. The pandemic and the associated implementation of government policies left many people with negative perceptions of...

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

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    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.