Employment Practices Liability

Enticed by increasing legislation and escalating monetary awards, it is no surprise that employment related claims continue to rise with an unforeseeable end.  Take a look at the following statistic: According to the EEOC for the six months ended April 30, 2010, more than 70,000 people have filed claims alleging job discrimination.  This is a 60% increase over the same period a year earlier.

  • Wrongful termination
  • Failure to promote
  • Retaliation
  • Harassment of any kind
  • Unfair hiring practices
  • Defamation
  • Numerous other workplace torts

How DSP Can Help

  • Risk Analysis – annually to evaluate:
    • Employee Handbook
    • Operational changes
    • Events that could create potential claims
  • Market Evaluation of contracted carriers and specialty markets capable of handling the required exposures, coverages, territories and policy forms.
  • Risk Management Plan development to tailor coverages and forms to meet client needs.
  • Safety Initiatives access to loss control services including legal council and insurance company risk management websites, allows you to manage your current or future employment related issues. 
  • Contract Review specialists make sure policies appropriately cover and adhere to insured contracts protecting client’s interests.
  • Claims Management specialists assist with reporting and managing all claims.
  • Renewal Risk Analysis 90 to 120 days prior to renewal we meet with clients to begin a new risk analysis