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    Professional Liability Insurance

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    IMPORTANT PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY PROTECTION FOR YOUR SMALL TO MEDIUM-SIZED PRIVATE ACCOUNTING FIRMS

    What is Professional Liability Insurance?

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    Hartford Financial Products, an underwriting unit
    of The Hartford* offers an Accountant’s Professional
    Liability product designed for small to medium-sized
    private accounting firms (1 to 50 professionals)
    including CPAs, public accountants, enrolled agents,
    tax preparers, bookkeepers and other accounting
    professionals.
    The product will be administered by Target
    Insurance Services, a countrywide program
    administrator-managing general underwriter with
    years of experience handling professional liability
    coverage. Firms are individually underwritten by
    a dedicated team of experienced accountants
    professional liability underwriters.
    Capacity – $5 million
    Minimum premium – $500
    Minimum deductible – $1000
    Availability – Nationwide (except AK & HI) on an
    admitted basis

    • Worldwide coverage territory, provided claim is made
    and suit is brought within the U.S., its territories or
    possessions, Puerto Rico and Canada
    • Multiple extended reporting periods including a 1, 3, 5
    and unlimited period option
    • Retiree extended reporting period available for
    qualifying sole proprietors
    • Death & Disability extended reporting period for
    sole proprietors
    DEFENSE COSTS
    • Defense costs are included within the limit of
    liability (may vary in some states due to regulatory
    requirements)
    • Defense costs outside the limit of liability option for
    an additional premium
    COVERAGE ENHANCEMENTS OR
    RESTRICTIONS
    • 50% deductible reduction for claims settled
    by alternative dispute resolution
    • 50% deductible credit for the use of engagement
    letters in non-audit and non-attest engagement
    claims
    • Defendants reimbursement coverage, $500 a day per
    insured $5,000 maximum per insured, up to $10,000
    per policy period
    • Disciplinary proceedings reimbursement up to
    $10,000 per policy period
    • Discrimination defense coverage, up to $50,000
    per policy period

    COVERAGE FEATURES
    • Claims-made and reported coverage form
    • Prior acts coverage available for qualified applicants
    • Innocent Insured coverage
    • First dollar defense coverage available (on a limited basis)
    • Automatic coverage for newly acquired entities with
    five or less professionals and predecessor firms
    • Broad definition of professional accounting services
    including advice given or services performed:
    ~ as an accounting professional, including but not
    limited to services performed or advice given in
    connection with the American Institute of Certified
    Public Accountants or any state society of certified
    public accountants
    ~ as a member of a formal accreditation, standards
    review, or other professional board or committee for
    the accounting profession
    ~ as a personal financial planner, consultant, arbitrator,
    mediator, notary public, trustee, receiver or executor
    ~ in training, consulting, sales, installation, integration,
    maintenance and development of hardware and
    packaged software products related to professional
    accounting services
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    CALL US AT 1 (800) 707-4690

     

    Professional Liability Classes:

    Barber & Beauty Schools
    Barber & Beauty Shops
    Cemeteries & Crematoriums
    Condominium Associations
    Dental Laboratories
    Educators
    Florists
    Funeral Directors
    Hearing Aid Establishments
    Optical Goods
    Pastoral Counselors
    Pet Groomers
    Printers
    Technology Firms
    Veterinarians

     

    Accounting & Auditing Services Firms
    Advertising Agencies
    Answering Service Companies
    Consultants – Business or Management
    Consultants – Wedding
    Copying & Duplicating Service Businesses
    Court Reporters
    Embroidery Operations
    Graphic Artists & Designers
    Interior Decorators
    Interpreters or Translators
    Market Research Firms
    Notary Publics
    Public Speakers
    Stenographic & Secretarial Service Companies
    Tax Preparers & Bookkeepers
    Telemarketing Firms
    Travel Agencies

    TAILORED, FLEXIBLE SOLUTIONS
     
    Since no two professional services firms are exactly alike, our expanded professional liability coverage, provided on a claims made basis, offers:
    • Class-specific endorsements that reflect the professional services provided by the above professional services classes
    • A broad range of deductible and coverage limit options
    • Coverage options that help maximize protection
    • – Full Prior Acts coverage²
      – Flexible Extended Reporting Period options with special coverage features for sole proprietors
      – Defense Outside Limits³