New York Medical College’s insurance program is administered by the Office of
the General Counsel. The essential components of the insurance program currently
in place is as follows:
Liability Insurance (including Hospital Professional and Medical
Director’s and Officer’s Liability
Environmental Pollution Liability
Pension and Trust Liability
Business Auto Liability
The above insurance program and the specific limits and extent of each
insurance coverage are subject to change at any time, without notice at the sole
discretion of New York Medical College
Claims Reporting Process
The following procedure is applicable in the event of any incident involving
potential or actual personal injury or property damage occurring on
College-owned or leased property.
All claims are to be reported promptly, in writing, to the Office of the General
Counsel, within forty-eight (48) hours of the incident. The Claim Form
is to be used for such purpose. Examples of claims, or potential liabilities are
situations such as: a slip and fall by a third party, any lawsuits, hazardous
spills, thefts, fires or damage to equipment. Upon receipt, the Office of the
General Counsel shall review the matter, make a determination as to whether or
not the claim is covered under the College’s insurance program, and, if
appropriate, submit the claim to the applicable insurance carrier in accordance
with policy requirements. All required and relevant documentation to support any
claim submitted to the College’s insurance carriers must be forwarded to the OGC
no later than sixty (60) days after the date of the incident. It is noted that
the Office of the General Counsel is the only department that is authorized to
administer and handle insurance matters on behalf of New York Medical College.
Finally, the reporting requirements of this procedure to the Office of the
General Counsel are in addition to all other incident reporting requirements of
the College such as to the Security Department.
Certificate of Insurance
of Insurance Request Form should be forwarded for consideration to the
Office of the General Counsel for all certificates of insurance requested.
Should you have any questions on the above, please contact either Waldemar A.
Comas, Vice President and General Counsel, or Karen Longo, Administrator at