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U.S. E&O Insurance Provider Recommendations?
Thread poster: Jason Roberts
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Oct 24, 2003

Can anyone recommend a good, U.S. based, errors and omissions insurance provider of translators?

Has anyone have a particularly BAD experience with any such company, so I can stay away from them?

Any advice is most appreciated!
-JR


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Mats Wiman  Identity Verified
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Insurance is not for translators! Oct 24, 2003

This has been discussed several times and I searched and found the following two supporting my claim above:

http://www.proz.com/?http://www.proz.com/?sp=bb/new&ViewTopic&post=45912#45912
http://www.proz.com/?sp=bb/new&ViewTopic&post=20456#20456

There are several more postings (also supportive ones) which you'll find if you go to:
Forums
Business issues
and then search for 'indemnity' (on the left hand side)

BR

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Jason Roberts  Identity Verified
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Thanks for your opinion Mats... Oct 24, 2003

...but at this point it is more than worth my while. Not only are we in a particularly litigious period in history, some VERY attractive small and independent business incentives require it.

However, you seem to have strong views on the subject, and frankly I found the arguments in the links you provided underwhelming. Is there a reason why you think having E&O insurance is a bad idea, or do you just think it it unnecessary?


-JR

[quote]Mats Wiman wrote:

This has been discussed several times and I searched and found the following two supporting my claim above:
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Melissa Field  Identity Verified
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ATA & Hays Companies Oct 24, 2003

Hello Jason,

Here is a link to the E&O plan offered through the ATA:

http://ata.haysaffinity.com/

Anyone out there have a policy through Hays? I'd also be interested in hearing about your experiences.

Melissa


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