Friday, June 22, 2007

Delta Opens Medical Malpractice, Professional Liability Division

Delta General Agency announced the formation of a professional liability division with specialized focus on medical malpractice coverage. The company has tapped Marla Timmons, senior health care and professional liability broker, to lead the division.
Timmons will be based in Houston and guided by Dave Van Tiem, senior vice president.

Timmons has many years insurance experience and in the last ten years developed significant expertise in the health care segment of the industry. She has worked for several large insurance brokerage firms including Willis, Sedgwick James and Aon. She was also an account executive in the health care division of a large Houston wholesaler.

Prior to joining Delta, Timmons was a senior health care broker for Aon's Healthcare Practice Group. Her responsibilities included marketing primary and excess medical professional liability for hospitals, physician groups, nursing homes, and miscellaneous / allied healthcare accounts.

Timmons has obtained her Associate in Risk Management (ARM), Certified Insurance counselor (CIC), Associate in Surplus Lines (ASLI) and Associate in Insurance Service (AIS) designations. She has been the instructor of several insurance education courses for insurance professional organizations, insurance brokers and a community college.

Medical malpractice risks served by the new unit include: physicians, surgicenters, home health agencies, medical staffing agencies, specialty and community hospitals, medical clinics, imaging centers, and counseling/social service organizations.

Source: Delta General Agency

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