Synergy Professional Associates/ Tokio Marine HCC Professional Lines Group Announce the Expansion of Lawyers Professional Liability Programs into CO, FL & NJ

Fairfield, NJ, April 15, 2019 –(– Synergy Professional Associates in partnership with Tokio Marine HCC – Professional Lines Group announces the expansion of their Lawyers Professional Liability programs focusing on small law firms into Colorado, Florida and New Jersey. The new facilities target small law firms from 1 to 35 attorneys. The programs are written by U.S. Specialty Insurance Company, an admitted carrier, in Colorado, Florida and New Jersey. The program is also available in Arizona and Texas. Limits available up to $5 million/$5 million. Deductibles starting at $1,000 per…

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Japan’s insurance industry takes steps to stop genetic discrimination

Genetic discrimination - DNA

The Japanese industry is preparing guidelines to make sure insurers can’t collect customer DNA. The insurance industry in Japan is getting ready to create guidelines that would stop genetic discrimination by insurers in the country. They are seeking to ban health and life insurance companies from the collection or use of genetic information for purposes related to coverage eligibility or premiums calculations. Associations across the industry say they haven’t started using genetic info but the goal is to stop it. According to the Life Insurance Association of Japan, its members…

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