ESIS Announces Formation of new Medical, Professional and Product Liability Claims Consulting Unit; Appoints Sam Terzich as Senior Vice President|
October 21, 2008
ESIS, Inc., (“ESIS®”) a risk management services company and part of the ACE Group of Companies, today announced the creation of the Medical, Professional and Product Liability Claims Consulting Unit. This new business unit within ESIS will focus on providing claim and consulting services to healthcare providers, professionals, manufacturers and their insurers. The range of services includes claim handling for professional liability exposures including medical malpractice, senior care liability, and lawyers’ liability, along with employment practices, directors and officers and product liability.
Mr. Terzich joins ESIS from Intercare Holdings Insurance Services, Inc., where he most recently held the position of Executive Vice President, Liability Claims. In this role he was responsible for the overall operation of the Liability Division with specific emphasis on healthcare professional liability, Errors & Omissions programs, product liability and general liability.
“The formation of the Medical, Professional and Product Liability Claims Consulting Unit allows us to provide a tailored and coordinated delivery of claim and consulting services to healthcare providers, professionals, manufacturers and their insurers,” said David Patterson, President, ESIS, Inc., “Sam’s proven success and experience in providing specialty claims and consulting makes him well-suited to lead this new effort for this key market segment.”
With more than 25 years of extensive insurance and claims industry experience, Mr. Terzich began his career as a Multiple Lines Adjuster with Reliance Insurance Company and has held various management positions in the excess and reinsurance areas with Northbrook Excess & Surplus and General Reinsurance Corporation. In 1985, Mr. Terzich founded Sutherland Page & Co., Inc., a claim service provider focusing on healthcare professional liability and product liability. Mr. Terzich received a bachelor’s degree in mathematics from Loyola University in Chicago.
For more information about the ESIS suite of products and services, please visit www.esis.com
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Organized in 1953, ESIS, Inc. (ESIS) provides sophisticated risk management services designed to help reduce our clients’ total cost of loss. ESIS takes a holistic approach that blends people, process and technology to offer programs that are customized to meet each client’s needs. ESIS is part of ACE USA, the U.S.-based retail operating division of the ACE Group of Companies, headed by ACE Limited (NYSE: ACE). ACE USA is rated A+ (Superior) by A.M. Best Company and A+ (Strong) by Standard & Poor’s. ACE USA, through its underwriting companies, provides insurance products and services throughout the U.S. Additional information about ACE USA and its products and services can be found at www.aceusa.com. Additional information about ESIS, Inc. and its products and services can be found at www.esis.com. The ACE Group of Companies provides insurance and reinsurance for a diverse group of clients around the world.
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