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Scientists Professional Liability

Don’t let your science and consulting professionals get shoehorned into a miscellaneous professional liability policy.

Target classes

  • Scientists (various fields)
  • Biologists
  • Chemists
  • Environmental Scientists
  • Geologists
  • Archaeologists
  • Engineers
  • Technical consultants
  • Anthropologists
  • Physicists


  • A broad coverage definition of professional services to encompass varying scientific fields
  • Coverage is intended for bodily injury, property damage and economic loss tailored to the unique exposures of Scientists
  • Mediation deductible credit

Don’t let your science and consulting professionals get shoehorned into a miscellaneous professional liability policy.

We designed a professional liability insurance product to cover the specific needs and exposures of scientists and technical consultants involved in fields related to science, design, research and development, theoretical studies and analysis.

How does our Scientists Professional Liability policy differ from a miscellaneous professional liability policy? Highlights include:

  • Coverage for bodily injury, property damage and economic loss arising from the performance of science-related professional services
  • A dedicated scientist policy form with a broad definition of professional science-related services
  • Optional coverage for pollution liability arising from professional services
  • Tailored scientists application and underwriting for science-based exposure

Tokio Marine HCC advantage

Our underwriters are engineers, attorneys and insurance professionals who know the professional liability needs of firms involved in science-related studies and research and science-related technical consulting. Each policy comes with our Risk Management & Pre-Claim Assistance Services to help your clients with contract reviews* and risk management.

*Contracts reviews are limited to an insurability review

For product inquiries or submissions: [email protected]

Summary of coverage

  • Tailored Scientists Professional Liability policy form, offering customized solutions for science professionals
  • Offered on a claims-made and reported basis
  • Duty to defend policy form with flexible limit options up to $2 million

Your team

Head office

2999 Oak Road, Suite 720
Walnut Creek, CA 94597

Jim Bechter

Senior Vice President - AE/CP, U/W-A&E

Steve Hansen

Vice President, Underwriting AE/CP

Trevor Saccente

Underwriting Manager - AE/CP

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Maria Jurt

Senior Underwriter, Midwest Region

why choose tmhcc

Why choose Tokio Marine HCC?

Tokio Marine HCC is a leading specialty insurance group with offices in the United States, Mexico, the United Kingdom and Europe, transacting business in approximately 180 countries and underwriting more than 100 classes of specialty insurance.

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Not all products, coverages, or features may be available in all states. Restrictions, exclusions, limitations, and conditions apply and you should see your agent for more information. Certain products and services are provided through non-admitted insurance carriers and are not subject to certain State Guaranty Funds.