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Monthly Archives: November 2012

The Origin of “deliberate indifference” Cases in Correctional Health.

Written on November 20, 2012 at 11:33 pm, by

Here’s a possible claims scenario to consider – your correctional client has a suit where the inmate is filing a medical malpractice allegation as well as a civil rights violation for “deliberate indifference.” First you ask “What exactly is this deliberate indifference?  Are you telling me that I have to provide coverage for my clients  Continue Reading »

Managing the Media in Healthcare Crisis Situations.

Written on November 9, 2012 at 10:41 pm, by

This is the third entry in a series of blog posts covering all aspects of managing the media during a healthcare crisis. Being prepared to handle the media during a crisis is an essential aspect of successful management. In this series we will cover: The initial response and disaster planning. Crisis communications. Selecting and training  Continue Reading »

National Specialty Underwriters Healthcare announces name change to Ultra Risk Advisors following the sale of their Hospitality Division.

Written on November 7, 2012 at 6:43 pm, by

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Bellevue, Wash. – Nov. 7, 2012 – National Specialty Underwriters Inc. (“NSU”), an insurance program manager and specialty niche wholesale brokerage headquartered in Bellevue, Wash. has changed its name to Ultra Risk Advisors (“Ultra”). The name change followed the recent sale of the NSU Hospitality Division. Going forward the company will continue  Continue Reading »