The Keane Insurance Group Presented with 2017 Philanthropic Award by ProAssurance

St. Louis, MO (October 16, 2017) – The Keane Insurance Group was recognized recently as the winner of the ProAssurance 2017 Philanthropic Award.  The award was presented to John Keane, President of The Keane Group, and Brian Dames, COO, at ProAssurance’s 2017 Leadership Circle meeting in North Carolina in recognition of outstanding contributions to the community and profession. The award…

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Keane Group and NORCAL Mutual Sponsor KC Metro Medical Society

The Keane Group is proud to announce that we have partnered with NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company, the ninth largest medical professional liability insurance company in the country, to co-sponsor the Metropolitan Medical Society of Greater Kansas City, which serves over 3,000 physicians in both Missouri and Kansas.  As sponsors, the Keane Group and NORCAL Mutual are helping to support the Medical Society’s…

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Court Denies Missouri Professionals Mutual’s Attempt to Get Keane Insurance Group’s Tortious Interference Claims Dismissed

Judge Richard Bresnahan has denied a motion by Timothy H. Trout, LLC (Trout) and Missouri Professionals Mutual (MPM) to dismiss tortious interference with business expectancies claims that Keane Insurance Group, Inc. (Keane) filed against those two companies in the Circuit Court for St. Louis County.  The ruling, which was made on April 18, 2014, means the Keane Insurance Group, Inc.…

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TDC has Resources for Physicians

Did you know that The Doctors Company (TDC) has a wealth of information for physicians and practice managers on its website?  The most recent addition is a new video, “Physician Leadership Elelments Transcend All Environments.”  In fact, there is a series of over 30 brief videos on topics such as Leadership, Communication, Medical Malpractice Claims, Risk Management, and more.  Subscribe to…

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The Doctors Company to Acquire Utah Medical Insurance Association

The largest medical malpractice insurance company in the U.S. , The Doctors Company (TDC), is expanding once again through its acquisition of Utah Medical Insurance Association, which insures 3,000 physicians in Utah, Montana, and Wyoming.  This merger will bring significant value to physicians insured with UMIA through TDC’s A-rated financial strength, aggressive claims defense, and the benefits of a physician-owned…

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Many Mutual Insurance Companies Pay Dividends to Policyholders

Another medical liability insurance company recently announced the approval of a dividend for policyholders.  This is not unusual these days.  Mutual medical malpractice insurance companies that build surplus over and above operating costs, have more than adequate reserves for claims, and still have a profit after all other expenses often give the physician policyholders dividends either in the form of discounts…

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Insurance Company Pays $21 Million Dividend to Physicians

The largest medical liability insurance company in the country announced April 30th that it will be giving its member physicians in 11 states dividends totalling $21 million as a reward for practicing good medicine and for their loyalty to the company.  While this is great news, it’s neither a surprise nor an unusual event coming from The Doctors Company (TDC), which has given dividends…

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You May Be Exposed!

Physicians and groups may have exposure to risks that their Medical Malpractice Insurance Policy doesn’t cover.  A growing trend with MedMal carriers is to include some coverage for additional risks traditionally excluded.  As an example, Medicus Insurance Company adds their Gold Advantage endorsement at no cost to all MedMal policies.  This includes coverage for HIPAA Violations, Medical Board Reviews, RAC…

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Good Physician-Patient Communication is Sometimes the Best Medicine

It’s no surprise that the content of most physician Risk Management courses and seminars focuses on improving communication with patients.  This is because experts know that better communication between physicians and their patients reduces the likelihood of a medical malpractice lawsuit.  This fact has been proven again recently in a new survey of doctors and patients, which was commissioned by…

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