Argo Pro’s Lawyers PROtect policy provides protection to attorneys and employees of law firms addressing inherent exposures associated with the practice of law, including third-party cyber and social engineering exposures.

Lawyers PROtect℠

Argo Pro’s Lawyers PROtect policy provides protection to attorneys and employees of law firms addressing inherent exposures associated with the practice of law, including third-party cyber and social engineering exposures.

Coverage Highlights

• Expansive definition of professional services

• Protection for innocent partners and automatic inclusion of contract, of counsel and former attorneys doing work on behalf of the firm

• Prior acts coverage

• Disciplinary proceeding coverage

• Subpoena assistance coverage

• Third-party cyber liability and social engineering
claim coverage

• Crisis management expenses

• Broad definition of personal injury offense, including misrepresentation in advertising

• Non-practicing extended reporting period

• Up to $25,000 deductible credit for voluntary mediation

• Insured’s consent is required to settle. 50/50 modified consent to settle clause

• Broad definition of damages

• High-quality claims service

• Risk management services available for qualifying risks

Coverage Limits

Policy limits/capacity

  • Maximum capacity: $10 million per claim / $20 million aggregate
  • Minimum deductible: $5,000

Appetite & Availability

Target risks

  • U.S. law firms with 10-250 attorneys (primary) or more than 10 (excess)
  • Admitted product available in most states for qualifying risks (subject to state approval)
  • Non-admitted (surplus lines) product available for hard-to-place risks, including firms with claims issues, difficult areas of practice, disciplinary issues or unusual coverage requests
  • Will consider lead or participating quota share coverage with qualified carriers

Non-targeted risks

  • Firms with fewer than 10 attorneys
  • Firms specializing in intellectual property, securities (including
    IPOs), entertainment

Geographic availability

We can write on an admitted basis in the following states:

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

Coverage is always subject to all of a policy’s terms and conditions. This is a summary of certain key aspects of coverage. Review the policy form for complete terms and conditions. Products are underwritten by U.S. insurers that are members of Argo Group. Some products are only available through an authorized surplus lines insurer.

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Contact

For more information about Lawyers PROtect℠, please contact:

Craig Landi

President

212-607-8857 Email Craig Landi

Tara Quigley

Senior Vice President, Underwriting, Head of Lawyers and Accountants Professional Liability

609-249-2621 Email Tara Quigley
How to Report a Claim