Directors & Officers Circumstances & Claims

Claims on Directors & Officers Liability Insurance

Prompt Reporting

It is important that your insurers are notified as soon as you become aware of a claim or circumstances that might result in a claim.

The Benefits of Prompt Reporting include:

  • Insurers can immediately appoint solicitors to record relevant information which may be forgotten by the time a claim is made.
  • The claim can be managed by your insurers and their solicitors who are experienced in dealing with such matters.
  • Your business can continue with the minimum amount of disruption caused by the claim.
  • The matter may be resolved by the insured and the insurers before it proceeds to legal action.

Normal Practice

You must provide all necessary assistance to your insurers in the event of a claim.

You must never admit liability, settle a claim or incur any costs in with the claim without the written consent of your insurers. Your insurers are entitled at any time to take over and conduct the defence or settlement of any claim in your name.

For a full understanding of Directors' and Officers' liability insurance it is vital that the policy wording be examined and discussed with your advisers. This summary is not a definitive analysis of the insurance coverage and is given for general information purposes only.

Latest News

CPR joins Ausure

We would like to announce to all our Clients, Prospective Clients, Suppliers and Insurers, that Cooper Professional Risks Pty Ltd trading as CPR Insurance Services, will be leaving National Adviser Services Pty Ltd (NAS) and joining Ausure Pty Ltd as a Corporate Authorised Representative from 5 March 2018.

Fundamentally, there is no difference to you, except our Invoices will look a little different, and the Banking details will be in a different name and account number. Everything else at CPR stays the same.

There are a number of reasons we have made this decision, but the primary reason is for what we believe is best for our clients.

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Special offer to CPR Insurance clients

Employsure are providing a FREE Business Health Check to all our clients and gives you the opportunity to receive an analysis of the health and safety requirements in your workplace. Also. Employsure  will review your employment agreements as well as your wage rates helping you to avoid workplace claims.

Ordinarily this would cost you at least $1,250 but because you are a CPR Insurance client, it is free!

It involves the following review for you.

SAFECHECK

A specialist Work Health and Safety Consultant will visit your workplace and carry out:

A review of your business’ current work health and safety policies, procedures and systems to identify areas of concern or non-compliance

Following the review, you will receive a report summarising the findings and the health and safety

Status of your workplace

WAGE CHECK

A Wages Adviser will review your rates of pay and produce a Wage Check report.

The review will be conducted against the industrial instrument applicable

A report will be supplied advising if the wages are compliant and what steps to take to achieve compliance

CONTRACT REVIEW

A Document Consultant will review an employment agreement and provide recommendations.

The review will highlight compliance issues with the Fair Work Act 2009 as well as best practice

The report will make recommendations to achieve compliance and provide protection to your business.

This will remove any areas of potential dispute and risk

So what do you have to lose? Contact us on 07 3123 1137 and arrange 

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