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We have a lasting commitment to supporting our legal communities through sponsorships, membership and active involvement in bar leadership. Our years of experience have led us to be the only legal malpractice carrier endorsed by The Missouri Bar. We utilize experienced local defense counsel to defend your claim. All of our claim counsel are attorneys, and most of our Board of Directors are experienced attorneys. We help lawyers build a better practice because we directly understand their needs.
To apply for coverage, click the application button below. Applications completed outside of the portal should be emailed to TBPUnderwriting@thebarplan.com or faxed to the Underwriting Department at 314-821-0534.
Refer to your policy form and endorsements for coverage details.
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VOLUNTARY RESOLUTION REFUND
Waives 50% of your deductible to a maximum of $12,500 if the claim is voluntarily resolved within 12 months of the date of report. If the claim is resolved within 24 months, 25% of your deductible, to a maximum of $6,250, is waived.
TITLE AGENT COVERAGE
Coverage is provided for attorneys who perform title agent services through their firm. Coverage is not available when acting as a title agent for a separate entity.
PERSONAL INJURY COVERAGE
Provides coverage for certain negligent acts while performing legal services. Includes false arrest, humiliation, detention or imprisonment, invasions of private occupancy, libel, slander and violations of an individual’s right of privacy.
EXTENDED REPORTING COVERAGE
Allows an insured to extend the period during which a claim can be reported after the policy expiration date. Qualification is subject to underwriting guidelines and coverage only applies to acts or omissions prior to policy expiration.
DISCIPLINARY PROCEEDING COVERAGE
Disciplinary Matters that do not result in a Disciplinary Proceeding will be subject to a $2,500 limit of liability. If a Disciplinary Proceeding occurs, the limit of liability for that matter is $10,000. There is an aggregate limit of $20,000.
Pays attorney’s fees for counsel to assist insured attorneys in responding to a subpoena. This coverage is in addition to policy limits and is not subject to a deductible. Certain restrictions apply.
COVERAGE FOLLOWS THE ATTORNEY
Insured attorneys are covered for all their Legal Services unless a specific exclusion applies. Many carriers limit coverage to work performed only on behalf of the insured firm or its predecessor firm(s).
Provides coverage for paralegals and others who work in your office. Certain exclusions apply.
FORMER PARTNERS, ASSOCIATES AND NON-ATTORNEY COVERAGE
Former partners, associates and non-attorneys are covered for acts or omissions that occurred on behalf of the firm during their employment.
INNOCENT INSURED COVERAGE
Provides coverage to attorneys for acts (other than defalcation) or omissions of other attorneys who are Insureds under their policy when the “innocent insured” had no prior knowledge, did not participate or acquiesce in the act or omission, and timely reports upon first knowledge.
DEFENSE FOR INTENTIONAL ACTS
Provides a civil defense to both the innocent insured and the accused insured for alleged intentional acts (other than defalcation of money or property), provided the act or omission arose while acting in a professional capacity providing legal services.
AUTOMATIC 60-DAY COVERAGE
New attorneys added to your firm are automatically covered for 60 days for legal services rendered on behalf of the policyholder firm.
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