Professional Indemnity Insurance

All financial AEAV members employed as ambulance personnel are covered by our Professional Indemnity Insurance Policy.

Professional Indemnity Insurance will give you the peace of mind needed to know that if someone in your care is accidentally hurt, you are protected.

It’s another reason why membership of AEAV is so important to professionals working in this sector.

"The world has changed and often people look for someone to blame. As a paramedic I come across difficult environments every day. I deal with restraints, medications and injured patients, and that puts me in a vulnerable position. As a professional I provide quality work and I need to know that if someone in my care is accidentally hurt, I am protected."
- Paramedic

What Is Professional Indemnity Insurance?

Professional Indemnity insurance protects workers who may be sued for events that occur while they are carrying out their professional duties.

What am I covered for?

You are covered for necessary and reasonable costs and expenses incurred (with the insurer’s prior written consent), in defending, investigating or settling any civil liability claims made against you that result from the conduct of your professional services. This means it covers you for civil suits resulting from incidents that occur at work.*

The policy applies in situations where your employer’s policy fails to operate to defend you against any claim.

How do I make my claim?

You must contact AEAV as soon as possible once you are aware of a claim against you or as soon as you first become aware of facts or circumstances that might give rise to a claim against you. 

Am I Covered?

Yes. If you are a current financial member of AEAV.

For more information on this policy or any claim or potential claim, please contact AEAV on 03 9287 1713.

*Disclaimer: This information confers no rights upon the viewer. It does not amend, extend or alter the coverage afforded by the policy. It is provided as a brief summary only of the cover provided and is current only at the date of issue (08/08/2020). For full particulars, reference must be made to the current policy wording.