do you need Professional Indemnity Insurance?
Professional Indemnity Insurance covers you for the legal costs in defending actions brought against you and the costs of the award associated with the action.
Many cases are brought against professionals and fail, however the cost of defending these claims is significant and in many cases even if you win you will be unable to recover your costs.
All policies have term limits and conditions and there are particular differences in Professional Indemnity wordings to, for example, a Public Liability Policy.
By dealing with us, you access 40 years of experience in placing this type of business - so not only do you access many insurance markets - You Also Access Expertise!
So what is Professional Indemnity Insurance? VIEW HERE!
Why you should deal with Burke Insurances?
The website is merely an introduction to us and to Professional Negligence Insurance. When you deal with us, you’ll find that we provide the technical and professional support you would expect from a firm that has been providing solid advice on insurance contracts for almost half a century.
Recently we have established access to a specialist market that is the first to offer insurance that meets the insurance requirements of PCI accredited I.T Security companies. The wording on these policies is highly specialised and must meet strict standards to pass the Payment Card Industry requirements - See the Proposal below.
How do I get a quote?
If you have not had Professional Negligence before, simply send us an E-Mail with the details of your occupation and we will email you the relevant form. We have included on the site some of the main forms used but if you don't see one that suits you, simply give us a call at 1-890-799-997 or send us an email and we'll send you the form you need to get a quote.
If you already have an existing policy and you want a quote, just send us a fax or email of the renewal form you have completed for this year and we will revert to you with our most Competitive Quote.
Alternatively, you can visit our website specially dedicated to Professional Indemnity Insurance, at www.piinsurance.ie
Professional Indemnity claim due to keeping poor and or inadequate records.
Not taking action quickly enough when a client expressed dissatisfaction with work done.
Taking on too much work- not fully resourced.
Holidays were coming around and work was rushed, leading to claim for incomplete checking of same.
Unclear advice given to client and relying on verbal instead of written advice to client .
No terms of business given to specify
and make clear what work was being undertaken. So expectation exceeded what could be delivered.
Failure to diary items that needed chasing - Subsequent consequences led to Loss of income claim .
Lodging "official paperwork"
for clients late led to claim for loss of revenue by client.
Claim against Insurance broker for Professional Indemnity due to keeping poor and/or inadequate records.
Failure to obtain proper consent.
Improper instruction given in issue of
Incorrect diagnosis sent to patient – incorrectly sent to wrong person but same name.