SOURCE: Beazley Group

Beazley Group

October 05, 2016 08:30 ET

Beazley Strengthens Miscellaneous Medical Team

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - October 05, 2016) - Beazley, a leading provider of specialist miscellaneous medical insurance, has strengthened its miscellaneous medical underwriting team with the addition of new underwriters in the company's Atlanta and Farmington, CT offices. These appointments add to Beazley's growing team addressing the needs of organizations in the healthcare industry, with a focus on hard to place risks.

Michaelene Waldron and Susan Hankins are joining Beazley from Allied World, where Waldron was a senior medical malpractice underwriter in their Farmington, CT office and Hankins was a senior healthcare underwriter based in Atlanta. Waldron will work in Beazley's Farmington office and focus on medical malpractice and life sciences risks. Hankins will cover duty to defend for hospitals and miscellaneous medical risks working out of Beazley's Atlanta office.

Beazley considers a wide range of risks on both a primary (duty to defend) and an excess basis in the miscellaneous healthcare sector with capacity of up to $25 million for firms with annual revenues of $10 million and greater. Industries served include healthcare staffing, home health, behavioral health, chemical detox, tissue/blood banks, organ procurement organizations, contract research organizations (CROs), correctional healthcare, medi-spas, occupational health, ground and air ambulances and dialysis clinics.

Evan Smith, Beazley's miscellaneous medical focus group leader, said: "The continued expansion of Beazley's miscellaneous medical team across the US reinforces our ability to provide a superior service to our broker partners and their clients. Our talented team can quickly address client needs and design the optimal protection for both routine and complex medical risks."

Note to editors:
Beazley plc (BEZ) is the parent company of specialist insurance businesses with operations in Europe, the US, Latin America, Asia, the Middle East and Australia. Beazley manages six Lloyd's syndicates and, in 2015, underwrote gross premiums worldwide of $2,080.9 million. All Lloyd's syndicates are rated A by A.M. Best.

Beazley's underwriters in the United States focus on writing a range of specialist insurance products. In the admitted market, coverage is provided by Beazley Insurance Company, Inc., an A.M. Best A rated carrier licensed in all 50 states. In the surplus lines market, coverage is provided by the Beazley syndicates at Lloyd's.

Beazley is a market leader in many of its chosen lines, which include professional indemnity, property, marine, reinsurance, accident and life, and political risks and contingency business.

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