Beazley expands miscellaneous medical capabilities in California

LOS ANGELES AREA, Calif., Dec. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Beazley Group (BEZ.L), a leading insurer of healthcare professional liability and miscellaneous medical risks, today announced the addition of Sarah Fiorito to its growing miscellaneous medical healthcare team. She will be based in Beazley's Los Angeles office.

Ms Fiorito joins Beazley from Kinsale Insurance, where she was a life sciences underwriter. At Beazley, she will focus on nutraceutical risks. In April, Beazley launched NutraGuard, a policy customized for nutraceutical manufacturers and distributors with the flexibility to cover products liability, general liability, errors and omissions (E &O), product recall expenses, employee benefits liability, cyber/privacy, and hired/non-owned auto insurance.

John Livatino, miscellaneous medical underwriter and the designer of NutraGuard, said: "We are seeing strong growth in our miscellaneous medical business as brokers and clients discover the benefits of carefully tailored coverage to address the varied and complex exposures they confront. NutraGuard is a great example of the flexible coverage we can offer and I am delighted that Sarah will be joining our team to expand our underwriting capabilities in this field."

Beazley's miscellaneous medical team offers various combinations of medical professional liability, general liability, products liability and errors & omissions coverages, on both a primary and excess basis. Clients include healthcare staffing agencies, home health services, behavioral health services, clinical trial sponsors, tissue/blood banks, nutraceutical companies, organ procurement organizations, contract research organizations, correctional healthcare providers, medi-spas, occupational health services, dialysis clinics, and ground/air ambulances.

The miscellaneous medical team underwrites six of the top ten clinical research organizations and four of the largest healthcare staffing organizations in the US.

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Source:Beazley Group