Press Release - MAY 03, 2019

AM Best to Sponsor Medical Professional Liability Association’s Annual Conference

Christopher Sharkey
Manager, Public Relations
+1 908 439 2200, ext. 5159

Jim Peavy
Director, Public Relations
+1 908 439 2200, ext. 5644


OLDWICK - MAY 03, 2019
AM Best is a sponsor of the Medical Professional Liability Association’s (MPL Association) annual conference, which will take place May 15-17, 2019, at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront in Portland, OR.

AM Best Senior Financial Analyst Jieqiu Fan and Financial Analyst Connor Brach will attend and will be available to discuss the ratings process. To arrange a meeting, email or

Jim Fowler, AM Best business development manager, also will be present and is available to discuss the commercial aspects of, and the process for, initiating a Best’s Credit Rating. To arrange a meeting, email

The MPL Association is the insurance trade association that represents a full range of entities doing business in the MPL sector, including risk retention groups and captives. A longtime sponsor of the annual conference, AM Best this year is sponsoring the conference lanyards. For more information about the 2019 MPL Association Conference, visit the event overview.

AM Best also will be hosting a complimentary webinar on the state of the MPL market on May 7, 2019, at 2 p.m. (EDT). Analysts and insurance leaders will discuss financial results, underwriting, loss trends, regulatory and industry developments, along with developments among alternative risk providers. For more information, please visit the registration page.

AM Best is a trusted source of insurance market insight and data, and the only global credit rating agency with a unique focus on the insurance industry. Best’s Credit Ratings are a recognized indicator of insurer financial strength and creditworthiness.