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Sigma Professional Liability Insurance

You’ve spent years of education and hard work to become a good nurse. Insufficient malpractice insurance can risk all that you’ve worked so hard for. Do you know how much coverage you have in case of a malpractice claim. Your employer may not be offering enough protection, which could end up costing you thousands…right out of your own pocket. Protect yourself with Professional Liability Insurance from Mercer Consumer.

All members are eligible to apply for Professional Liability Insurance. Get started today completing our quick and easy application. If you have any questions, please visit our FAQ section or call a proliability representative at 1-800-503-9230.

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Sigma Professional Liability Insurance


  • Up to $2,500 in first-aid reimbursement.
  • Up to $10,000 per hearing/$25,000 total per year for licensing board hearings to help pay for investigations or your defense.
  • Up to $10,000 reimbursement for loss of earnings while you attend a trial, hearing or arbitration proceeding at the request of proliability.
  • Up to $5,000 coverage for deposition related legal expenses related to your professional duties.
  • Up to $10,000/$25,000 for your medical expenses and damages to your personal property if you are assaulted on the job.
  • Extra coverage if you assume liability in a managed care contract

Sigma Professional Liability Insurance FAQs

Learn more about our malpractice insurance for Nurses, including how much coverage you need and how to choose a deductible that's right for you.

While many employers (not all) will provide some Professional Liability coverage, chances are that coverage may have some serious gaps, including:

  • Policy limits may not be high enough to protect you and all your co-workers.
  • You may not be provided with coverage for lost wage reimbursement, licensing board hearing reimbursement and defense costs.
  • You may not be covered outside of the workplace, such as when you engage in volunteer or part-time work.
  • You may not be covered for suits filed after you have terminated your employment.

Applying is just a click away! Get a no-obligation quote and apply for binding coverage instantly by clicking on the "Apply Now" button.

If you prefer not to apply online, you may also request an application to be sent to your home. Call 1-800-503-9230 to speak to your professional liability representative today.

If you are a resident of Virginia, higher limits are available however not on-line at this time. Please contact a professional liability representative at 1-800-503-9230 for an application.

Professional Liability Insurance protects you against covered claims arising from real or alleged errors or omissions, including negligence, in the course of your professional duties. Remember, legal defense and settlement costs are paid in addition to your limits of liability.

In the event of a lawsuit, your own Professional Liability Insurance policy would:

  • Provide you with your own attorney.
  • Pay all reasonable costs incurred in the defense or investigation of a covered claim.
  • Pay you for lost wages.
  • Provide reimbursement if licensing board issues were involved.
  • Pay court costs and settlements in addition to the limits of liability.

All the plans offered by Mercer Consumer are tailored specifically for each profession to meet your unique needs.

The plan is administered by Mercer Consumer and underwritten by Liberty Insurance Underwriters Inc., a member company of Liberty Mutual Group. Mercer Consumer has handled the insurance needs of individual healthcare professionals, schools, universities and associations since 1949. As a trusted name in the Professional Liability marketplace, Mercer Consumer has earned a reputation defined by superior products and quality services.

How can we help?

Please let us know of any questions or concerns you have. We want to make sure you completely understand your coverage through Mercer Consumer and how it can benefit you.

Mailing Address:
Mercer Consumer
PO BOX 14576
Urbandale, IA 50398

Call Center:
Phone: 1-800-503-9230
(7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central, M-F)