Medical Protective Delays Payment Requirements, Suspends Cancellations Due to North Carolina Emergency Order

August 31, 2011 – As mandated by the North Carolina Major Disaster Declaration, and in accordance with Bulletin 11-B-09 issued by the North Carolina Department of Insurance, Medical Protective will temporarily postpone all premium payments for insureds in affected counties. In addition, a temporary suspension of cancellations and non-renewals for the insureds will also be in effect.

Affected counties include:
Beaufort, Bertie, Brunswick, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Duplin, Edgecombe, Gates, Greene, Halifax, Hertford, Hyde, Johnston, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Nash, New Hanover, Northampton, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Pitt, Tyrrell, Vance, Warren, Washington, Wilson (Pender and Wayne added 09/13/11).

To make payment accommodations, please contact us at 800-4MEDPRO (800-463-3776) and we will be happy to discuss your immediate options.

About Medical Protective

With over $800 million in annual premium, Medical Protective is a national leader in primary healthcare professional liability coverage and risk solutions for physicians, dentists, hospitals, healthcare facilities and other healthcare professionals. As the nation's first provider of healthcare professional liability insurance, Medical Protective has been protecting the assets and reputations of healthcare providers for more than 110 years. Offerings include professional liability insurance on both claims-made and occurrence forms, risk management consulting and education, premium finance solutions and – through affiliates and partners – additional products and services for healthcare providers. Healthcare professional liability insurance products are underwritten and provided by The Medical Protective Company, rated AA+ (Very Strong) by Standard & Poor's and A++ (Superior) by A.M. Best, and its affiliates on both admitted and excess and surplus paper, and are distributed through a nationwide network of employee sales managers, appointed agents and brokers. Medical Protective is a Berkshire Hathaway business. More information about Medical Protective is available at

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