Contact: Marie Ali
NEW YORK – October 11, 2011 – The Chartis insurers today introduced ReputationGuard, an insurance policy that provides innovative coverage to help policyholders cope with reputational threats. Developed by Chartis’ Executive Liability division, ReputationGuard delivers the benefit of both access to world-class reputation and crisis communications professionals as well as coverage for costs associated with avoiding or minimizing the potential impact of negative publicity. The result is cutting-edge coverage against publicity that puts reputation and brand image at stake. FULL STORY
Now compare this with an editorial I wrote in the year 2000-
FALSE ACCUSATION INSURANCE POLICY
Considering that almost EVERY PROFESSIONAL is now cited as a "Mandated Reporter", we are at the point of wondering: "Who can you trust?" Faced with the DEFINITE POSSIBILITY of a FALSE ALLEGATION OF ABUSE, are parents going to be FORCED to quit taking their children to the doctor? But then if you don't, the CPS is ready for you with a charge of SEVERE MEDICAL NEGLECT.
With these very real hazards, and their life-destroying potential, I wonder when some creative insurance company will come up with "Abuse-Neglect Allegation Insurance".
I would buy it, wouldn't you? FULL STORY