Posted on 28 Sep 2010
Attorneys and law firms in Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C. seeking professional liability insurance from Zurich, a leading provider of liability insurance in the U.S., will now be able to purchase the insurance protection from Couch Braunsdorf Insurance Group. Zurich and Couch Braunsdorf recently signed an agreement granting Couch Braunsdorf rights to issue lawyers' professional liability policies for Zurich in Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C.
"Members of the legal profession face unique challenges in these difficult economic times, resulting in an increased risk of litigation," said Craig Fundum, head of Programs & Direct Markets for Zurich North America Commercial. "Couch Braunsdorf understands these challenges and is ready to help members of the legal profession effectively manage their liability risks."
Based in Liberty Corner, New Jersey, Couch Braunsdorf is a full-service brokerage and insurance agency that offers professional service providers protection for claims arising as a result of alleged negligence, dishonesty, and errors or omissions, while performing or rendering professional services.
“Couch Braunsdorf has served the insurance community for more than 100 years, offering the insurance products and services to the professionals,” said Richard S. Van Cleave, chairman of Couch Braunsdorf. “Zurich presents an exciting new opportunity for our Professional Liability unit and we look forward to a long and rewarding relationship.”