Our approach to healthcare liability insurance

The world of medicine is changing at an accelerating rate. Where once there was automatic deference to skills and expertise, healthcare entities and physicians are on the defensive more than ever before. You are facing unprecedented regulatory, business and legal pressures. And, unfortunately – bad things can happen to good people.

We at The Signature B&B Companies (TSBBC) understand it takes dedication and focused energy for physicians and healthcare entities to succeed. You want the same kind of commitment from your healthcare liability insurance agent. Our goal is to make insurance simpler while providing a single source solution tailored to your unique needs.

We will make the process simpler and easier, helping you navigate today’s changing healthcare environment. At TSBBC our commitment is to you, to secure your future with certainty. We will provide you with an array of competitive coverage options including occurrence, claims-made and convertible claims-made, in the quickest time possible with the least amount of inconvenience. We represent your best interest when dealing with carriers, their underwriters and claims specialists, so you can concentrate on your medical practice.

Medical malpractice insurance that protects your future

At TSBBC we will provide stability for each and every physician to secure their business and financial future with certainty. We do this by ensuring the coverage you receive is from medical malpractice insurance carriers with the industry’s highest financial ratings. Our carriers are chosen on the basis of their proven strength in being able to deliver when it matters most.

Our partner carriers are known to consistently outperform the industry. You can be certain, whether you are an individual practitioner, a small group practice or a large healthcare system, TSBBC will protect your future with certainty.

The Signature B&B Companies Names Julie Shumer Senior Vice President

The Signature B&B Companies (SBB), a leading regional independent insurance brokerage and an Acrisure Agency Partner, announce that Julie Shumer has joined SBB as Senior Vice President. Ms. Shumer, a 28-year veteran in the medical professional liability industry, will work in SBB’s healthcare division and focus on developing the firm’s medical professional and healthcare facility silo.

Peter Schapero, a Managing Principal at SBB, said, “Julie has extensive experience in the medical liability industry and we are very pleased that she has joined our firm to help expand our healthcare division.  Julie is responsible for helping to build lines of coverage for SBB’s medical liability practice and given her extensive relationships with physicians and healthcare facilities, we believe she will be especially effective in helping us to expand this division.”

In addition, Ms. Shumer will work within the infrastructure of Acrisure to assist agency partners in the Northeast to further enhance their medical malpractice liability presence.

“I look forward to working with SBB and fostering growth with one of Acrisure’s largest agency partners. Professional liability coverage is a rapidly changing segment of the healthcare industry and I am excited to leverage my carrier and broker experience to develop innovative lines of coverage that benefit both physicians and healthcare facilities.”

Prior to joining SBB, Ms. Shumer was Senior Vice President of the healthcare division of Professional Medical Insurance Services, specializing in medical and facility liability coverages. Prior to that she was Director of Large Group Programs with First Physicians Insurance Company (FPIC) and was also a claims manager with FPIC’s southeast territory.



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