Cooperative of American Physicians Announces Hire of Longtime Medical Professional Liability Insurance Expert

Thomas Mortimer joins CAP’s Business Development Team

LOS ANGELES, November 6, 2018 – The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP) today announced the new hire of Thomas Mortimer in the role of Senior Account Executive, adding a depth of industry knowledge and experience to the CAP sales team. Mr. Mortimer will report to Daniel Cavanaugh, CAP Vice President of Membership Development.

A well-known figure in the medical malpractice coverage space, Mr. Mortimer is trusted by members of both the physician and insurance industries and brings considerable expertise to his new role. Mr. Mortimer served as Assistant Vice President of SCPIE, a healthcare liability insurance provider from 1991 to 1995, before becoming Vice President of the MMI Insurance Agency until 2000. Two years as sales director of St. Paul Global Health Care followed, before starting Thomas Mortimer Insurance Services, Inc. in 2002.

“Our mission at CAP is to provide an outstanding level of guidance and service to our members, and we’ve developed an exceptional team to fulfill that promise,” CAP Chief Executive Officer Sarah Pacini stated, “Thomas Mortimer brings a wealth of knowledge to the CAP sales team, and has long been a trusted partner to both the physician and insurance industries.”

“Over the past thirty years, I’ve had the good fortune to work with talented, passionate individuals in both the insurance and healthcare industries,” said Mr. Mortimer. “My position at CAP offers a fantastic opportunity to pull from both skill sets to provide the highest level of guidance and care for CAP physicians, and by extension, countless patients.”

Mr. Mortimer entered his new role on November 1.  


About the Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc.

The Cooperative of American Physicians, Inc. (CAP) has supported California’s best physicians for nearly 40 years with outstanding medical professional liability coverage through the Mutual Protection Trust, an interindemnity arrangement organized under Section 1280.7 of the California Insurance Code. In addition to superior medical malpractice protection, CAP provides comprehensive risk and practice management resources to nearly 12,000 California doctors.

In 2013, CAP organized CAPAssurance, a Risk Purchasing Group, to bring liability insurance coverage to hospitals, healthcare facilities, and large medical groups. Based in Los Angeles, CAP also has offices in San Diego, Orange County, Sacramento, and Palo Alto. For more information, visit CAP is licensed as a California surplus lines broker (License No. 0B72723). The insurance products provided under the CAPAssurance, a Risk Purchasing Group, program are issued by a “non-admitted” or “surplus line” insurer that is not licensed by the State of California.

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