We cover legal liability arising out of negligence on the part of the doctor(s) in the course of their professional duties.
This is negligence which results in:
Bodily injury (accidental death, injury, disease, illness, mental injury, mental anguish or shock); and
Costs and expenses incurred (with the insurance company’s consent) in defence or settlements of a claim against the doctor.
The following medical practitioners can be covered:
In a contract between a profession- al and a client, there usually exist implied terms which demand that reasonable care be exercised in the delivery of services.
Progressively, client expectations are increasing due to a number of factors.
Without a measure of what constitutes reasonable care and skill, disputes are inevitable.
This has serious financial implications on medical practioners’ finances and practice.Funeral Expenses
Steps to take in the event that things go wrong: