A client or third-party may suggest that they have suffered a loss as a result of your non-performance, a breach of contract and/or professional negligence and subsequently claim compensation from you. CLEAR's expertise is to assist you through the claims process and help to achieve the best possible resolution to a claim, at the very earliest opportunity.
It is a condition of any Professional Indemnity policy that you must advise your insurers as soon as reasonably possible, of any circumstance that could give rise to a claim. In the event of a complaint, don't delay, call CLEAR and we'll give you the professional advice and help you need to see it through.
Managing a claim
In order to determine whether a circumstance may be considered a possible claim, insurers will require the following:
- You must notify us as soon as possible for your policy to respond
- The date of your first awareness of a complaint being made
- A copy of your retainer or contract associated with the claimant
- Copies of all relevant correspondence and a chronology of events leading up the notification of the claim against you
- Detailed information concerning the present position i.e. your thoughts in respect of any liability on your part in relation to the claim being raised against you
What you need to know
Here are some of the most frequently asked questions we receive about Professional Indemnity claims.
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