The Authors Guild has an agreement with AXIS PRO, the world’s leading underwriter of media liability insurance, to offer Guild members professional liability insurance. Members interested in coverage may complete the application form below to find out the premiums for their proposed insurance coverage. In order to receive a quote, please submit the AXIS PRO WriteInsure Application to:

Mary Beth Ryan
John Buttine Inc.
33 East 33rd Street, Suite 506
New York, NY 10016
(212) 697-1010 ext 22
(212) 986-2822 (Fax)
mbr@buttine.com 

Or

Bryan Levey
John Buttine Inc.
33 East 33rd Street, Suite 506
New York, NY 10016
(212) 697-1010 ext 24
(212) 986-2822 (Fax)
bl@buttine.com

Coverage is available under the program, known as WriteInsure, for book authorship, freelance writing (including blogging on blogs owned by others), and blog sites that you own and operate. The insurance covers claims of libel, invasion of privacy, copyright or trademark infringement, plagiarism, errors and omissions, and other related risks. AXIS PRO offers four levels of coverage through WriteInsure, ranging from $100,000 per claim (with an aggregate payment limit of $300,000) to $1,000,000 per claim (with an aggregate payment limit of $1,000,000). Higher limits are available. The program covers legal expenses incurred in defending a claim and any monetary damages due to judgments or settlements you may be required to pay. The “self-insured retention” (similar to a deductible) ranges from $2,500 to $5,000, depending on the amount of coverage you purchase.

For more details, see the FAQ, or, to complete an application, click on the link below. The Authors Guild is offering this insurance as a benefit of membership and receives no compensation through its agreement with AXIS PRO. Each member is individually underwritten by AXIS. Authors Guild membership does not guarantee an offer of insurance by AXIS. You must be a member in good standing to take advantage of this offer.

FAQ [pdf]
Application [doc]

The Authors Guild has an agreement with AXIS PRO, the world’s leading underwriter of media liability insurance, to offer Guild members professional liability insurance. Members interested in coverage may complete the application form below to find out the premiums for their proposed insurance coverage. In order to receive a quote, please submit the AXIS PRO WriteInsure Application to:

Mary Beth Ryan                                                            Bryan Levey
John Buttine Inc.                                                          John Buttine Inc.
33 East 33rd Street, Suite 506                                     33 East 33rd Street, Suite 506
New York, NY 10016                                 or                New York, NY 10016
(212) 697-1010 ext 22                                                  (212) 697-1010 ext 24
(212) 986-2822 (Fax)                                                    (212) 986-2822 (Fax)
mbr@buttine.com                                                         bl@buttine.com

Coverage is available under the program, known as WriteInsure, for book authorship, freelance writing (including blogging on blogs owned by others), and blog sites that you own and operate. The insurance covers claims of libel, invasion of privacy, copyright or trademark infringement, plagiarism, errors and omissions, and other related risks. AXIS PRO offers four levels of coverage through WriteInsure, ranging from $100,000 per claim (with an aggregate payment limit of $300,000) to $1,000,000 per claim (with an aggregate payment limit of $1,000,000). Higher limits are available. The program covers legal expenses incurred in defending a claim and any monetary damages due to judgments or settlements you may be required to pay. The “self-insured retention” (similar to a deductible) ranges from $2,500 to $5,000, depending on the amount of coverage you purchase.

For more details, see the FAQ [pdf] or, to complete an application, click on the link below. The Authors Guild is offering this insurance as a benefit of membership and receives no compensation through its agreement with AXIS PRO. Each member is individually underwritten by AXIS. Authors Guild membership does not guarantee an offer of insurance by AXIS. You must be a member in good standing to take advantage of this offer.

FAQ [pdf]
Application [doc]

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