Coverys Hires Geraldine Russell as Claim Representative

- September 28, 2011 - Boston, MA – Coverys (formerly ProMutual Group), a leading provider of medical professional liability insurance, recently hired Geraldine Russell, Esq. as a claim representative in the Claims Department. In her new role, Gerri will promote proactive claim file management, investigate and adjust claims for coverages written by Coverys member companies and provide complete claim-loss service for policyholders in Connecticut.

“We are pleased Gerri is joining our team,” said Coverys Vice President of Claims Almor Afonso. “We are confident Gerri’s extensive legal, insurance and medical background will be a great asset to our policyholders.”

Gerri has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Hofstra University and a Juris Doctor degree from St. John’s University School of Law. She has 20 years of legal experience, most recently serving as Counsel for Rosenblum Newfield, LLC in Stamford, Conn. In her prior roles she has specialized in medical defense, insurance law and product liability. Gerri is a member of the American Bar Association, the Connecticut Bar Association and the Connecticut Society for Healthcare Risk Management.

Gerri resides in Fairfield, Conn. with her husband Jonathan and their two children.

For more information about Coverys please contact Katharine Gould at kgould@coverys.com or (617) 946-8665, or visit the company’s website at www.coverys.com.

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About Coverys (formerly ProMutual Group)

Coverys is one of the top 10 medical professional liability insurance providers in the country based on direct written premium. Coverys member companies insure more than 20,000 physicians, surgeons, dentists, certified nurse midwives and allied healthcare providers as well as nearly 500 hospitals, health centers and clinics in 22 states from coast to coast. Coverys has net admitted assets in excess of $3.0 billion as of December 31, 2010. Coverys member companies Medical Professional Mutual Insurance Company, ProSelect Insurance Company, MHA Insurance Company and Washington Casualty Company have a Best’s Rating of A- (Excellent). Other Coverys member companies include FinCor Solutions, a multi-line insurance agency, and the Risk Management and Patient Safety Institute, which focuses on clinical risk reduction, quality patient outcomes and education. Coverys as a whole is acknowledged as a leader in providing risk management and claim services to the healthcare community, and it offers risk management consultations and educational activities to healthcare providers across the country. For more information on the enterprise and its member companies, visit the Coverys website at www.coverys.com.