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NAPP Press Release July 28, 2017


Effective August 1, 2017, NAPP is partnering with Jamison IP Services and CNA Insurance to make Professional Liability Insurance policies available under a plan designed exclusively for NAPP members in good standing. The affordable rates offered through this plan can be further reduced based upon discounts obtainable by participating in complimentary webinars on best practices and risk control.

Jamison IP Services brokers and administers the new plan, features of which are highlighted below. For more information, please contact Thomasina Peele [email protected] or John Meidl [email protected]

Jamison IP Services
• Ranked as one of the top privately held and independent U.S. insurance brokers.
• Leading provider with more than 50 years of experience handling Intellectual Property Lawyers Professional Liability Insurance for firms throughout the United States.
• Highly skilled, dedicated professionals committed to providing insurance and risk management solutions.

• A.M. Best: A (Excellent); Standard & Poor’s: A (Strong).
• More than 50 years of experience insuring attorneys in the private practice of law.
• Largest provider of lawyers professional liability insurance in the U.S. with more than 250,000 attorneys insured.

Coverage Highlights*
• Limits of Liability of up to $5,000,000 each claim/annual aggregate, including damages and claim expenses, available to qualified applicants.
• Coverage available to Patent Practitioners and Patent Attorney Firms with fewer than 35 attorneys.
• "Claims Made and Reported" form, providing coverage for claims that are first made against you and reported to CNA during the policy period or extended reporting period.
• True Worldwide Coverage regardless of where the claim or suit is brought.
• Prior Acts coverage available to qualified firms.
• Claims will not be settled without the firm's prior written consent.
• 1-year, 2-year, 3-year, 6-year and Unlimited extended reporting period options.
• Free non-practicing extended reporting period
• Free Death and Disability extended reporting period.
• Automatic 60-day Extended Reporting Period.
• Innocent Insured Coverage.
• Coverage provided for Libel, Slander & Defamation in the rendering of professional services.
• Coverage provided for Disciplinary Proceedings.
• Coverage for Network Security and Privacy Liability provided
• Supplementary payments up to $20,000 for Crisis Events
• Supplementary payments up to $20,000 for Privacy Event response.
• 50% reduction of deductible for early resolution of claims.
• Pre-Claim Helpline 888-236-3868.
• Risk Management Hotline.
• Free Risk control webinars available 4 times a year that may qualify for free CLE credits and 5% premium discount per attorney per policy period.

* Policy provisions only briefly highlighted. For complete details, please refer to the actual CNA policy including all terms, conditions and exclusions.

For more information, please contact Thomasina Peele [email protected] or John Meidl [email protected]
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