July 20, 2016

MICHIGAN PHYSICIANS SOCIETY ANNOUNCES EXCLUSIVE INSURANCE PROGRAM

Michigan Physicians Society (MPS) partners with Professional Casualty Association and Doeren Mayhew Insurance Group to Offer Express Medical Malpractice Insurance Checkup and Exclusive Insurance Discounts to MPS Members The Michigan Physicians Society, which helps physicians save time and money through specialized services and discounts, has partnered with Professional Casualty Association and Doeren Mayhew Insurance Group to offer the Express Medical Malpractice Insurance Checkup and exclusive insurance discounts to MPS Members. “We at PCA are pleased to serve as a strong financial partner with the Michigan Physicians Society, providing excellent personalized service that healthcare providers depend on to defend their interests […]
February 10, 2016

HOW DO YOU RESPOND TO AN UNHAPPY PATIENT WHO WANTS A REFUND?

One facet of Professional Casualty Association Risk Management Program is continuing education. PCA TODAY is an education newsletter e-blast that strives for early identification and notification of potential risks along with reasonable solutions. Have you ever had to deal with an unsatisfied patient who has some complication or issue since the last procedure you performed saying words like, “lawsuit” and “I’m calling my attorney!” and demands a refund. Below is a simple example and recommendations on what you should and should not do when dealing with an unhappy patient. Jonathan C. Lanesky Vice President, Professional Casualty Association   How do […]
February 2, 2016

TIPS ON HOW TO AVOID A MALPRACTICE SUIT

  It seems like no matter whom I speak to the same questions comes up, over and over again “How can I prevent a malpractice suit”? While there is not one simple answer to this question, following these recommendations can significantly reduce your malpractice exposure. The literature points out that most physicians are sued for failing to diagnose properly an ailment or failing to make a referral in a timely manner. Following is a summary of do’s and don’ts to reduce the chances of a malpractice lawsuit. When a doctor recommends that a diagnostic test be taken, and the patient […]
October 17, 2015

Professional Casualty Association Enters the Michigan Market

Professional Casualty Association (PCA), the No. 10 ranked medical professional liability company in Pennsylvania, has been approved for operations by the Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services as a licensed and admitted carrier, effective Nov. 2, 2015. The company’s products will be offered through an exclusive set of retail and wholesale producer relationships. Open House rollout meetings are taking place now through mid-December 2015 in Metro Detroit, Grand Rapids and Travers City. “We at PCA are pleased to serve as a strong financial partner, providing excellent personalized service, that health care providers can depend on to defend their interests against allegations of negligence,” said Jonathan C. […]