US Risk Launches MedTour Pro for Employers


Dallas, TX (PressExposure) February 20, 2009 — U.S. Risk Underwriters, a subsidiary of U.S. Risk Insurance Group, Inc. (, the fifth largest managing general agency in the nation, announced the launch of a new professional liability product for the medical tourism industry called MedTour Pro for Employers.

MedTour Pro for Employers is designed for companies who provide freedom of choice to their employees, including an option to obtain medical services outside of the United States. Coverage is for damages caused by any actual or alleged negligent act, error or omission by the insured while providing options for medical tourism services.

“We are the first to market with a product specifically designed for employers,” said Art Seifert, President of U.S. Risk Underwriters. “MedTour Pro for Employers enhances our suite of products designed specifically to cover the risks inherent in the dynamic new industry, predicted to generate $100 billion in revenue by 2012.”

Currently the only provider of Professional Liability for medical tourism facilitators and for employers, U.S. Risk is on the cutting edge in providing important coverage for this rapidly growing industry. Its travel and complications coverage for medical tourists is tough to beat.

MedTour Pro for Employers is written with an A.M. Best “A” rated carrier on a claims-made basis. Limits are offered up at $1 million with a minimum premium of $5,000. Excess over the $1 million limit is available.
Agents and brokers should contact Lorna Greenwood at 1-800-232-5830 or

About U.S. Risk Underwriters, Inc.

About U.S. Risk Insurance Group

U. S. Risk Insurance Group, Inc. ( is a specialty lines underwriting manager and wholesale broker headquartered in Dallas. Operating 11 domestic and international branches, it offers a broad range of products and services through its affiliate companies, which include U.S. Risk Underwriters, U.S. Risk Brokers, Lighthouse Underwriters, LLC, Boston Insurance Brokerage, Inc., Professional Claims Managers, Omnisure Consulting Group, NCG Professional Risks Ltd. (London), and NovaPro Risk Solutions, LP.

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