RICHMOND, Va., Nov. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Markel Corporation (NYSE:MKL) is pleased to announce the launch of new coverage enhancements to its medical professional liability policy. Markel has provided industry-leading medical professional liability coverage for over 35 years. The enhancements offer a number of new coverage features that make the policy more attractive to consumers. Some of the new features include blanket additional insured coverage for professional liability, trial attendance coverage, blanket coverage for independent contractors, and subpoena and deposition assistance coverage.
"Our customers and distribution partners are facing an environment of expanding liability exposure, and we are excited to announce the release of our expanded coverages for healthcare professionals. Working collaboratively with our stakeholders, we have developed a product aimed at meeting the ever-growing needs of our customers," said Deb Goldberg, Markel's Managing Director of Medical. Led by Goldberg, Markel has a team of dedicated medical underwriters that are located in Richmond, Virginia; Chicago, Illinois; Deerfield, Illinois; Red Bank, New Jersey; Plano, Texas; Scottsdale, Arizona; and Woodland Hills, California. Goldberg joined Markel in 2007 and brings 16 years of experience in medical professional liability. Markel is one of a handful of providers for medical professional liability coverage which is accessible through Markel's network of appointed wholesale brokers. A list of Markel's appointed wholesale brokers can be found at https://www.markelcorp.com/us-insurance/wholesale.