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Pharmacist Insurance in San Francisco and The Bay Area

Healthcare-related lawsuits are always a possibility for those in the medical field, and as a pharmacist you have as much risk as any other medical professional. Many pharmacists work in an office or for a large drug store chain, and these stores require appropriate coverage. If you are an independent pharmacist with your own small business, however, your pharmacy insurance needs to cover both yourself as a pharmacist and your business.

Pharmacist Insurance Features

If you are the business owner, you need general business insurance (like a business owners’ policy or BOP), commercial property insurance for an office space, worker's compensation insurance for employees, and liability coverage.

Liability coverage can cover an accident at your business, and it can cover you against malpractice lawsuits. The possible mistakes in the pharmacy industry exceed those in other businesses in risk and severity—the fact that pharmacists can have a direct effect on peoples’ health magnifies their liability. You need insurance protection if you or an employee makes a mistake.

An insurance policy will cover the cost of defending your case if you are sued. Most policies will give you deposition representation, and defendant expense coverage is also available. Depending on your state, some policies also cover your professional license. Each state has its own rules, so check with the states where you offer services to clients, and speak to one of our agents if you have questions. There are policies available that will cover you as an individual pharmacist, as well as policies for the business itself, and Riskguard Insurance Solutions agents can help you make the right choices on the coverage you need.

Call our office today to find out what coverage you need for your pharmacy insurance. Our staff will be happy to help you find the best coverage for your situation, whether you are an individual within a larger organization or you own the business. Call us to make sure you have the best possible coverage to protect yourself against all the risks of operating your business.

Our Location

Riskguard Insurance Solutions

422 Presidio Ave.
San Francisco, CA 94115
Main office: 415-202-6869
Fax: 415-447-4181

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Testimonials

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Sophie F.
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Katie H.
For the past year, Irene Herman Insurance Services has helped me and my business with a variety of insurance needs. They have consistently provided excellent and prompt service. I discovered Irene Herman Insurance via a website (don't remember which one) to request quotes for w/c, general and professional liability insurance for my business. I was contacted right away by Geoff Herman. Geoff was a huge help in helping us obtain the insurance we needed for a contract with the City of LA at a reasonable price. This was no small feat - we knew of a similar business that was having a hard time getting the E & O insurance. (We recommended them to Geoff and he helped them out, too.) Geoff also helped us with changing our medical and dental insurance for our business. For our personal insurance needs, Geoff helped us obtain life insurance and Iris Htwe assisted us with renters insurance. They are always available to answer questions and they respond very quickly to my emails. We've relied on Irene Herman Insurance Services for a number of different insurance needs over the past year and it has put my mind at ease to have them on my team.

Linda R.
I am not the type to write reviews but Geoff's service has been so amazing during a recent emergency situation that I decided to take a minute and offer my praise. Geoff's service has been excellent from the beginning. Promptly returns phone calls, excellent pricing, excellent knowledge of the industry, calm during a crisis, and a nice guy as well. And when the crap hit the fan recently, he went the extra mile repeatedly

David A.