Medical Malpractice Insurance

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Medical Malpractice Insurance you can trust

Medical professionals carry a huge weight of responsibility every day. Patients and their family members depend on them to make decisions on matters of life and death, even a small mistake could have serious repercussions. Medical professionals are only human, and sometimes mistakes do happen. Your job involves caring for the health of other human beings, having the right medical malpractice insurance in place can protect you and your business from civil lawsuits, while also covering the costs of your defense and any settlement.

Our team of experts are dedicated to protecting your livelihood and your reputation. Our medical indemnity insurance is underwritten by certain underwriters at Lloyd’s and/or London Company Markets (A Rated), offering you comprehensive medical malpractice cover and peace of mind.

Policy cover is on a "claims made" basis, which means that our insurance policy pays those claims that occur and are filled while the policy is active and in force. Any claims made while your policy is active will be fully covered under our policy as long as they are made and reported after the retroactive date stated in the policy.

Medical professionals retiring at the normal age of retirement (65 years) and who've been insured by our scheme for a continuous minimum period of 10 years before reaching 65 can benefit from Tail Coverage insurance, so that they can retire in peace knowing that MMI 4u has them covered.

Run off cover is required once the policy has been cancelled. This is to cover any claims that may arise subsequent to the cancellation of the policy.

Our policies are an are an insurance product with an indemnity level of up to £10 million – the product offers contract certainty and is enforceable in the courts.

Why MMI 4u?

  • Specialised in Medical Malpractice Insurance
  • 30+ years of experience
  • UK-based expert contact centre
  • Get a quote in 6 simple steps
  • Optional Legal Protection
  • A-rated panel of UK based insurers
  • Specialist policies if previously declined cover

Renewal Reminder

Insurance renewal not yet due? Just fill out our handy renewal reminder form and we will be in touch to remind you.

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Paramedic

Paramedics perform such a wide range of tasks, medical malpractice insurance offers financial protection and peace of mind. Find out more here.

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Speech Therapist

Despite the hugely important role a speech therapist can play in peoples lives, events can still occur where you may be faced with situations that may make you a target for a lawsuit. Find out more here.

Commercial Legal Protection

Our Commercial Legal Protection product aims to provide market leading coverage with sectors of cover that work for you'd covering many areas within your day to day business.

Our payout for all legal costs and expenses, (solicitors etc) amounts to £100,000. Appeal costs are included in this category. Provision for payouts cover the following costs which may be incurred: disciplinary hearings, contract dispute cover, personal injury and legal advice services.

Additional Legal Services

Prior defence of legal rights for both the employer and employee in the case of business-related offences: both police and health safety issues. Non-criminal related prosecutions defence (both employer and employee) relative to section 13, Data Protection Act of 1998, inclusive of compensation payouts, is covered.

Furthermore, we handle appeals both in the case of application or registration refusal, as well as legislation negatively affecting business activity. In addition, we take care of civil defence regarding the accusation of theft, and employee jury attendance expenses.

We provide a handy manual covering updated legislation. As part of our service, we have a database of expertly compiled legal documents. Just sign, and you're ready to go! There are also various useful tool accessories to the legal processes of commercial legal protection made available for your convenience.

For a further summary visit our commercial legal protection page page.

What We Cover

  • Misdiagnosis
  • Injury
  • Breach of Confidentiality
  • Loss of Documents
  • Libel & Slander
  • Increased Limit of Indemnity
  • Legal Costs
  • Good Samaritan Acts
  • Commercial Legal Protection
Find out more

Looking for further information?

Speak to one of our friendly and helpful advisors

02071 185247

Lines open between 8am and 8pm, Monday to Sunday

Medical Malpractice Insurance FAQs

How can I get a quote?

You can get a quote by clicking here and filling in our simple to use online form, or by clicking any of the "get a quote" buttons throughout our site.

If there's anything you're unsure of give us a call on 02071 185247, one of our advisors will be happy to help.

If you'd prefer for us to give you a call, you can request a call back request a callback and we'll give you a call back at a time that suits you.

Exactly how much cover do I need?

You'll be hard pushed to find an insurance company who will advise you exactly how much cover you need, principally due to liability reasons. The responsibility to take out adequate cover largely falls in your hands, although our helpful advisors will be happy to discuss your options and explain how you can come to a conclusion regarding cost.

Sometimes you may also find that your job stipulates the amount you require. If you're looking for other options, you'll find that many industry organisations and professional bodies will likely be able to offer useful advice.

Can I get a quote and buy online?

We currently offer the option for a wide range of professions to get a quote and buy online, including Dental Nurses, Dental Technicians and Paramedics. Providing immediate coverage and documentation, you can complete the entire process within minutes.
For all other professions, you can fill out our online form and we'll get straight back to you with your quote details.

How much is indemnity insurance from MMI 4u?

Our policies start from just £45 per year and include the option to add additional Commercial Legal Protection.

Who needs medical malpractice insurance?

Any medical professional that deals with patients on a daily basis should get medical malpractice insurance. In our highly litigious society, a lawsuit by a disgruntled patient could cost you a fortune or even your career. So make sure that you have the right medical cover for your profession.

What is "claims made" basis?

MMI 4u provides an insurance policy on a "claims made" basis, which means that it responds to claims that are first made against you and notified to insurers during the period of the policy and the run‐off period.

What is "runoff" insurance coverage?

Runoff coverage protects you for a limited time even after you’ve left the medical field in case any claims are formulated against you by previous patients. In most situations, medical malpractice insurance ends when you exit the medical profession. Runoff coverage is used as a precautionary measure to provide you with extra peace of mind in the event a former action, event or patient alleges malpractice against you.

What happens if I retire or cease trading?

Runoff coverage protects you for a limited time even after you’ve left the medical field in case any claims are formulated against you by previous patients. In most situations, medical malpractice insurance ends when you exit the medical profession. Runoff coverage is used as a precautionary measure to provide you with extra peace of mind in the event a former action, event or patient alleges malpractice against you. Speak to one of our advisors for more details.

Is it possible to pay in instalments?

We offer the option to set up payment via direct debit, so you can spread the cost of your policy throughout the year.

How can I find out more?

For a much more in depth look at our frequently asked questions, visit our FAQ page.

Medical Malpractice Insurance Claims

We're here to help take the stress out of insurance.

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Here to help

The world of insurance can be daunting, especially when relating to complicated matters such as liability and compensation when a claim is being made against you. Even before an official claim has been made, the team of legal advisors we work with will be there to help you.

In terms of the claim itself, our advisors can guide you through the steps you need to take to prepare and how to further protect yourself.

How to make a claim

To discuss your insurance requirements further, or to make a claim on an existing policy you can call us on:

02071 185247

Lines open between 8am and 8pm, Monday to Sunday

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