Professional Indemnity Insurance for Funeral Directors

Professional Indemnity insurance provides essential financial cover and protection for Funeral Director in the event a claim is made against them for an error or omission that may make during the course of their work. The death if a loved one can be an extremely emotional, traumatic and difficult time for the family and friends of the deceased. It is essential that all the duties carried out by the funeral director and done delicately and appropriately with the grieving family in mind. It can thus be a stressful time for everyone and the Professional Services provided by the funeral director will be under extreme scrutiny.

The basic roles of a Funeral Director are as follows:

• Preparing the deceased for the funeral service as directed by the family/friends • Essential paperwork formalities that are required • Cremation or burial of the deceased • Transportation of the deceased • Counselling of the family to an extent during time of grieving

With this magnitude of work involved while being a funeral director there is also a magnitude of possibilities where an error or omission could be made. People are in an emotional state after the passing of a loved one. It is a high pressure situation for the funeral director where a mistake or omission could be made. Click here to get a quote now.

Some of the key exposures for a funeral director are:

• Inappropriate memorial rituals • Improper embalming of the deceased • Failure to adhere strictly to procedures and regulations that may result in a mental anguish claim • Claims as a result of poor advice giving for the transportation of deceased estates from over seas • Lack of professionalism or ethical conduct at the funeral services • Negligence in cremation of the deceased

The above represents some of the key exposure and in no way all of them. If you need more information please contact is directly.

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