Professional liability insurance coverage in common and civil law jurisdictions


Abstract: Author analyzes the professional liability insurance scheme in common law and civil law jurisdictions as well as claims made and event made insurance policies. Specifically, a deeper look is taken into how such policies are enforced, where and when such policies are mandatory, and what requirements are laid out for said policies. Author makes some general critique on the successful applicability of such policies as well as underlining how claims and event based policies manage to successfully cover insureds