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Do you want to save money on your medical malpractice insurance? Work in North Carolina? Diederich is the answer.
At Diederich Healthcare, we specialize in providing physicians with cost-effective medical malpractice insurance coverage that they need. We have more carriers, top of the line service and can offer the most cost-effective rates, no matter what your specialty is.
There is no need to wait until your renewal date to start saving on your medical malpractice insurance, and it has never been easier to get a free, no-obligation quote. Complete our simple quote form and an experienced medical professional liability insurance agent will contact you with an indication.
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Through Diederich Healthcare’s network of the nations leading carriers in the medical malpractice insurance industry, we are able to offer you more choices than other malpractice insurance agencies. For over 40 years, we have made it a priority to continually move forward in order to provide physicians with the most cost-effective options available. Complete the form above and see why over 13,000 physicians have placed their trust with Diederich Healthcare.
Diederich Healthcare currently has offices in 13 states across the country and is constantly expanding in order to bring the very best service to it’s medical malpractice insurance clients. Rest assured that when Diederich Healthcare is your broker, you are consistently receiving outstanding and timely service. You will have someone that you know to call with questions and concerns.
Diederich Healthcare knows that medical malpractice insurance is one of the most costly expenses of any physician’s medical practice, and that is why we work tirelessly to get you the best rates possible. Know that when you place coverage with Diederich Healthcare, our experienced staff of med-mal agents will stay on top of the latest news in the industry so that when rates go down, you are not left behind.
Statute of Limitations
Medical malpractice suits must be brought within three years from the date of the last act of the defendant giving rise to the cause of action or within one year of the date when the injury was or should have been discovered, but not more than four years from the date of the last act of defendant giving rise to the cause of action. N.C. Gen. Stat. §§ 1-15 and 1-52(16) (1996).
North Carolina law states that a claimant’s contributory negligence bars recovery completely. A claimant’s negligence after the behavior that created the need to be treated, can bar recovery.
North Carolina generally does not limit the compensatory damages recoverable in medical malpractice actions. However, for actions filed on or after January 1, 1996, punitive damages will be limited to three times compensatory damages or $250,000, whichever is greater. N.C. Gen. Stat. § 1D-25 (1995).
North Carolina Medical Malpractice Insurance information
It has been reported that 43% of all physicians work in excess of 50 hours per week.
Most physicians work long and irregular hours. It has been reported that 43% of all physicians work in excess of 50 hours per week. With all of this time devoted to patient care and practice development, physicians benefit greatly from relying on the expertise of an Insurance Agent specialized in the area of Medical Malpractice Insurance.
It is difficult for physicians to remain knowledgeable about the ever-changing landscape of Malpractice Insurance coverage, law, and carrier options. Diederich Healthcare specializes in Medical Malpractice Insurance and we understand the need for a trusted “partner” who can assist physicians in selecting the right Medical Malpractice Insurance protection for their practice.
Diederich Healthcare reviews each account and policy prior to each policy renewal
Diederich Healthcare’s network of over 200 contracted insurance affiliates assures our physician clients greater portability, market accessibility, and effective consultation. We provide consultation on coverage options from the major carriers offering Professional Liability Insurance to physicians throughout the United States. We will provide malpractice insurance quotes from several carriers and make recommendations on coverage that best fits the physician’s particular needs at the most cost effective premium.
Diederich Healthcare reviews each account and policy prior to each policy renewal, and more frequently based on market/situational changes, to determine options for renewal coverage. These options are then presented to the physician with our recommendation prior to renewal in order to avert last-minute decision making.
All Specialties save on Medical Malpractice Insurance with Diederich Healthcare
- On average, Physician clients that switch to Diederich Healthcare save 46% on their medical malpractice insurance.
- We compare the major companies for your specialty in order to recommend the best coverage at the lowest premium for your practice.
- Our access to multiple carriers in each state allows us to offer many practice discount programs…
- New Doctor Discount
- Part-Time Discount
- Board Certification Discount (ABFM)
- Claims Free Credit
- Risk Management Credit
- No need to purchase Tail Coverage when changing to Diederich Healthcare with Prior Acts Coverage Included.
Medical Malpractice Coverage also available for:
- Medical Groups
- Medi-Spa Facilities and Procedures
- Weight Loss Procedures
- Ancillary Healthcare Professionals
- Physician Assistant
- Nurse Practitioner
- Surgical Assistant
- Nurse Midwife
Diederich Healthcare is able to offer medical malpractice insurance to the following counties in North Carolina:
Alamance, Alexander, Alleghany, Anson, Ashe, Avery, Beaufort, Bertie, Bladen, Brunswick, Buncombe, Burke, Cabarrus, Caldwell, Camden, Carteret, Caswell, Catawba, Chatham, Cherokee, Chowan, Clay, Cleveland, Columbus, Craven, Cumberland, Currituck, Dare, Davidson, Davie, Duplin, Durham, Edgecombe, Forsyth, Franklin, Gaston, Gates, Graham, Granville, Greene, Guilford, Halifax, Harnett, Haywood, Henderson, Hertford, Hoke, Hyde, Iredell, Jackson, Johnston, Jones, Lee, Lenoir, Lincoln, Macon, Madison, Martin, McDowell, Mecklenburg, Mitchell, Montgomery, Moore, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Orange, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Pender, Perquimans, Person, Pitt, Polk, Randolph, Richmond, Robeson, Rockingham, Rowan, Rutherford, Sampson, Scotland, Stanly, Stokes, Surry, Swain, Transylvania, Tyrrell, Union, Vance, Wake, Warren, Washington, Watauga, Wayne, Wilkes, Wilson, Yadkin, Yancey
Med Mal Insurance Coverage in North Carolina
- AM Best “A-Rated” Coverage at Affordable Rates
- Coverage options for all Medical Specialties, Groups and Healthcare Facilities
- Compare Premiums and Choose Malpractice Coverage that best suits your needs
- Maximum Discounts available to physicians in North Carolina
- Guidance regarding Risk Management at your practice
- Access to “Specialty Lines” of Insurance for your Unique Practice needs
- Easily Transfer Your Malpractice Insurance at any time
Providing cost-effective Medical Professional Liability Insurance to Healthcare Providers located in North Carolina…
Get your FREE QUOTES now…compare multiple companies providing Malpractice Insurance to physicians in North Carolina. (including AM Best A-Rated carriers)
Covering all Physician Specialties, including Groups and Facilities in North Carolina, and all Types of Procedures…
Your “one-stop-shop” to obtaining affordable coverage to meet your needs. Representing a large number of quality insurance companies; giving you the confidence of having an advocate in your corner who has already “shopped” the marketplace for the best Malpractice Insurance Value available in North Carolina.
Accessing all Discounts available to each Physician’s Medical Practice…
Multiple Physician/Group Discounts, Medical Board Certification Discounts, Claims Free Discounts, Practice Longevity Discounts, Risk Management Discounts, Part-Time and New Practitioner Discounts.
Guiding Medical Practitioners toward improved Risk Management…
Ask about FREE access to Risk Management assessments and training for your practice. Offering access to Insurance for physicians and Risks/Procedures that are more difficult to cover…
Obtain coverage options for High Risk physicians and/or Procedures and Specialty Practices such as:
- Medi-Spas (including Botox/Fillers)
- Weight Loss/Weight Management (including HCG and Bariatric Surgery)
- Others available upon request