Liability insurance needed for medical interpreters?
Thread poster: DJBarg

DJBarg
English to Spanish
Apr 24, 2014

Are medical interpreters out there purchasing liability insurance to cover themselves (like doctors and nurses) against malpractice suits? A medical interpreter who is an independent contractor would not be covered for liability by the agency/company that contracted and sent him/her to the medical facility, correct? Any info would be very helpful! Thanks

 

Wenbo
United Kingdom
Local time: 15:29
Chinese to English
Translator and interpreter insurance Sep 1, 2014

Hi there,

There are two essential insurance for translators and interpreters:

1) Public liability insurance

2)Professional indemnity insurance

I attached the links of the insurance providers below

http://www.markeluk.com/insurance/translator-interpreter.aspx

http://www.towergateprofessionalrisks.co.uk/professional-consultants/translators-and-interpreters.aspx

All the best,

Wenbo


 


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