Expanded Coverage: New Professional Liability Options

Lane & Associates Now Offers FIVE New Professional Liability Coverages

Expanded Coverage: New Professional Liability Options

In today’s fast-paced world, errors and mistakes happen or are alleged to have happened at an increasing rate. These unforeseen incidents don’t discriminate based on time, location or job type. Thankfully, professional liability insurance exists to protect from these types of claims.

At Lane & Associates, we can offer standalone professional or professional packages that seamlessly blend professional liability and general liability into one simple, easy-to-buy policy and, in many cases, includes additional coverages for hired and non-owned auto, business interruption, breach of contract and more.

We recently added five new programs to extend our coverage to more professions.

These programs include:

  • Oil & Gas 
    • Company Men/Observe & Report/Site Supervisors, Project Managers, Data Analyst, Mud Loggers, Testing, Pipeline Inspection, Drilling Consultants, Well Site Supervisors, Workover Consultants
  •  Allied Healthcare – GL and Professional
    • Adult Day Care, Chiropractic Clinics, Medical Clinics, Healthcare Consultants, Home Healthcare, Hospice, Medical Testing Lab, Nurses & Nurse Practitioners, PA’s, PT’s, Social Services (Food Kitchens, Thrift Stores), Surgery Centers, Urgent Care Centers
  • Design, Construction Development
    • Architects, Building Code Inspectors, Drafting, Interior Designer, Engineers, Welding Inspectors
  • Insurance Agents and Brokers
    • Independent Retail P&C Agencies, Life, Accident and Health Agents/Brokers, Surety Bond Agents
  • Miscellaneous Professional Liability (MPL)
    • Appraisers, Bookkeepers, Claims Adjusters, Tax Preparers, Trainers, Coaches, Court Reporters, Freight Forwarders, Customs Brokers, Notary Public, Advertising Agencies, Consultants, Residential Real Estate Agents, Commercial Real-estate Agents, Leasing Agents, Mortgage Bankers/Brokers, Property Managers, Title Agents

Karen Bivona is a Lane & Associates underwriter! She underwrites, quotes and services general liability accounts for contractor risks, including our online Artisan Contractor General Liability Program. She has worked with the company for more than 35 years.

Jonathan Whitaker is a Lane & Associates underwriter. One of his favorite parts about his job is the relationships and friendships he's able to extend beyond work. He enjoys golf, traveling, Saints football and spending time with his family.

Marie Hohensee is Lane & Associates Vice President of Commercial Underwriting and assists the commercial underwriters in making sound and profitable decisions in placing business for our customers, as well as underwriting her own book of business. She’s originally from California but has called Louisiana her home for more than 25 years and has been working in insurance for more than 30 years!

Brandy Lane is an Underwriting Assistant at Lane & Associates. Brandy's favorite part of her job is helping the underwriters so we can promptly get things to our agents! Brandy's hobbies include spending time with her friends, trying new restaurants and seeing live music.

Scott Landry is the president of Lane & Associates, an advocate of continuing education and has his CPCU, ASLI, AIS, AU, and AIDA. Scott is active in the insurance community, serving on Commissioner Donelon's Surplus Lines Insurance Advisory Council, The Louisiana Property and Casualty Insurance Commission and the Louisiana Surplus Lines Association. Some of Scott's hobbies include gardening and exercising.

Casey Lane is a Lane & Associates underwriter. His favorite part of his job is building relationships with the agents he serves. When he's not at Lane, Casey enjoys Saint's football, music and watching his four children's sporting events.

Chris Weego is a Lane & Associates underwriter. His favorite thing about working at Lane are his coworkers and the amazing agents he gets to work with. When he's not working, Chris enjoys playing golf, watching his kids play sports and cheering on the Chicago Cubs!

Don Lundy is a Lane & Associates Texas underwriter. Recently, he completed his CPCU designation after 15 years of off-and-on classes. When he's not working, Don enjoys photography, Star Wars, the Atlanta Braves and watching his son bowl.