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Lexington Insurance Company Extends CrisisResponse® Coverage to Healthcare Insureds
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NEW YORK – June 29, 2010 – Lexington Insurance Company, a Chartis company, today announced the extension of its CrisisResponse® coverage to healthcare facilities and physician groups. The coverage is designed to provide expertise and resources to properly manage and control the immediate aftermath of a crisis event, as defined in the policy.

Available as an endorsement to Lexington Insurance Company’s primary general liability or lead umbrella policy forms that are provided to hospitals, long-term care facilities, outpatient facilities and physician groups, CrisisResponse provides up to $100,000 of crisis response coverage in addition to the general liability policy limits, or up to $250,000 of crisis response coverage in addition to the lead umbrella policy limits.

“Proactive risk management suggests that organizations have a crisis management plan in place,” said Brad Cox, Senior Vice President and Healthcare Division Executive of Lexington Insurance Company. “If a crisis event occurs, CrisisResponse coverage provides our insureds with access to the funds and professional support needed to implement a crisis management plan, respond to the immediate needs of affected individuals, and mitigate potential reputational damage.”

For more information regarding CrisisResponse, please contact Brenda Osborne, Chief Underwriting Officer in the Healthcare Division of Lexington Insurance Company, at (617) 443-4610 or brenda.osborne@chartisinsurance.com. You can also visit www.lexingtoninsurance.com.

About Chartis

Chartis is a world leading property-casualty and general insurance organization serving more than 70 million clients around the world. With one of the industry’s most extensive ranges of products and services, deep claims expertise and excellent financial strength, Chartis enables its commercial and personal insurance clients alike to manage virtually any risk with confidence.

Chartis is the marketing name for the worldwide property-casualty and general insurance operations of Chartis Inc. For additional information, please visit our website at http://www.chartisinsurance.com. All products are written by insurance company subsidiaries or affiliates of Chartis Inc. Coverage may not be available in all jurisdictions and is subject to actual policy language. Non-insurance products and services may be provided by independent third parties. Certain coverage may be provided by a surplus lines insurer. Surplus lines insurers do not generally participate in state guaranty funds and insureds are therefore not protected by such funds.

Marie Ali