“Tail Coverage” – Understanding The Extended Reporting Period

Source:, October 8, 2021
By: Pamela G. Michiels, Phelps Dunbar

Professional liability policies, almost always written on a claims-made basis, typically contain a number of options for the insured to obtain an Extended Reporting Period (ERP). What does that mean? And why might it be necessary, or at least a good idea? While many variations on the ERP exist, the basic purpose, function and operation of the ERP are fairly standard. Here’s what you should know.  Read more.

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