Allied Health: Combined Professional Indemnity & Public Liability



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Claim Description

The Claimant visited the Insured Chiropractor after a fall. She was ultimately diagnosed with a disc extrusion with foot drop, requiring surgery. The claimant alleged the Insured’s treatment caused the disc extrusion.


The Insurer reserved $390,000 for settlement and $50,000 in legal costs.

The provision of the claims examples are for illustrative purposes only and should not be seen as an indication as to how any potential claim will be assessed or accepted. Cover for a claim will depend on the specific circumstances around the loss and would be subject to the terms and conditions of the policy concerned.

As with any insurance, cover will be subject to the terms, conditions and exclusions contained in the policy wording. The information contained in this email is general only.  Coverage for claims on the policy will be determined by the insurer, not BizCover for Brokers, and will depend on the specific facts and circumstances involved.

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