Medical Protective Delays Payment Requirements, Suspends Cancellations Due to South Dakota Emergency Order

June 16, 2011 – In response to the recent flooding in South Dakota, and in accordance with Bulletin 11-05 and Order by the South Dakota Director of the Department of Labor and Regulation, 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.

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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