This insurance covers legal liability arising from errors and omissions on the part of Registered Medical Practitioners while rendering professional service.
The policy indemnifies any act committed by the insured, who shall be a Registered Medical Practitioner, giving rise to any legal liability to Third Parties. The insured includes the policyholder and his qualified assistants or employees as named in the proposal form.
It applies to claims arising out of bodily injury and/or death of any patient caused by or alleged to have been caused by error, omission or negligence in professional service rendered or which should have been rendered by the insured or qualified assistants named in the schedule or any nurse or technician employed by the insured.
Legal liability as fixed by courts in India to pay compensation.
Defence costs and expenses. This means all costs, fees and expenses incurred with the prior consent of the insurer in the investigation, defence or settlement of any claim made against the insured, provided the claim falls within the ambit of the policy. The amount of payment under (a) and (b) will not exceed the amount insured for in the policy under the limit of Any One Accident (AOA) in respect of any or all claims made against the insured arising out of Any One Accident
This means that the insured will be covered for any professional act or omission occurring during the period of insurance, which means the first date of the first policy, provided that the policy is renewed without interruption and is in force when the claim arising out of the act or omission is made in writing against the insured during the poiicy period. Policy period means the period incepting from the date and hour mentioned in the policy schedule and terminating at midnight on the expiry date indicated in the policy schedule.
Notification Extension Clause
If the insured notifies during the policy period any specific event or circumstance which the insurer accepts may give rise to a claim, then the acceptance of such notification means that the insurer will deal with the claim as if it has been made during the policy period.
Extended Claim Reporting Clause
In the event of non-renewal or cancellation of the policy, the Insurer will allow a time limit up to 90 days, provided another policy does not exist, for notification of claims for accidents which had taken place during the period of insurance.