Claims Reporting Guidelines

Notice of Claim Requiring Immediate Action

If immediate action on the notice is needed, the insured should express mail the notice to Berkley Professional Liability Claims. Situations requiring immediate action may include:
  1. The insured being served with a summons and complaint.
  2. The insured needs to provide a response to the claimant immediately.

Written Notice Required from the Insured

The claim notice should include a written narrative of the circumstances surrounding the claim or potential claim. The narrative should include, but not be limited to:
  1. Names of the insureds, policy number and effective dates.
  2. Names and addresses of the claimant.
  3. Details of the underlying claim, including its current status and the amount in controversy or relief demanded.
  4. All pertinent letters or documents necessary to properly evaluate the claim.

Please provide duplicate copies to your professional liability insurance agent of all claim notices and correspondence sent directly to Berkley Professional Liability (A Berkley Company).

Please submit all U.S. claim notices to the following address:

Berkley Professional Liability (A Berkley Company)
Berkley Professional Liability Claims, c/o John Benedetto 
757 Third Avenue, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10017

Claim notices also can be faxed/emailed to
(212) 618-2948

Please submit all Canadian claim notices to the following address:

Berkley Professional Liability Claims
c/o Berkley Insurance Company,
145 King Street West,
Suite 1000
Toronto, ON M5H 1J8

Claim notices also can be faxed/emailed to
(416) 496-1089