PLIS®, Inc. started operations in 1983 working with Texas lawyers to fill their primary professional liability insurance needs, as well as lawyers on a national level, serving their needs in the excess market. The PLIS company concept began as Simplicity, Market Flexibility, Market Sensitivity, Understanding Client Needs, and Prompt service. From our original product line, our programs have evolved through the years and have significantly grown in scope; however, our ability to service products and clients is still the core focus of the company.
PLIS, Inc. Program Administrators for:
ESI-EPLI (Employment Specialty Insurance-Employment Practices Liability Insurance) National program
Business Interruption Coverage for Food Borne Illness Outbreaks (Restaurant & Hospitality) National program
SBE-E&O (Small Business Essentials - Miscellaneous Errors and Omissions) National program
Technology Professionals Liability Insurance (National program)
Allied Medical National program
As a National Program Administrator, PLIS has Underwriting authority, binding authority, policy and endorsement issuance authority and claims handling authority. The PLIS core concept of quality service has not changed despite the addition of numerous product lines. The above programs are written through Lloyd's of London on a Surplus Lines basis.
PLIS is a leading underwriting source for primary and excess professional lines insurance programs. We use unique and proven approaches to all products and services. With thirty-two years of experience in the professional liability insurance market, our organization continues to pride itself on flexibility, market sensitivity, and prompt service. We are a stable and reliable source of information regarding coverage needs and availability of programs for our clients. The PLIS team provides full underwriting support including issuance of polices and endorsement as well as remaining up-to-date on the availability of products and pricing being offered in the marketplace.
RISK MANAGEMENT AND LOSS PREVENTION:
Our risk management and loss prevention concept is unique compared to other programs. The employees of PLIS provide our brokers a unique source of collective information and talent whether it is product information or help before, during or after the sale. PLIS hosts 'Loss Prevention Programs' around the country that qualifies for CE credit when requested. Our programs range in complexity from simple published guidelines and risk management tips to in-house custom training programs for brokers, and/or client-inclusive training seminars. We have uniquely tailored Risk Prevention and Risk Control techniques to each insurance program.
We chose to focus our business in the professional liability/specialty product niche market both primary and excess. We invest in the skills and knowledge base of the organization to serve as a source of information and a sales vehicle. The products offered by PLIS often come with complex questions regarding exposures and coverage. Our relationships with our clients are strong, as all clients are able to turn to PLIS for communication and support regarding complex policy concepts and issues.
Professional Liability Insurance Services, Inc. is licensed as a Local Recording Agency, Surplus Lines Agency, Program Administrator and a Tribunalized Lloyd's of London Correspondent holding Non-Marine Binding Authority. PLIS also maintains insurance broker status in Canada.