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What’s so great about Shakespeare? What’s so great about eQuoteMD?

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Shakespeare versus Medical Malpractice Insurance

Before getting into medical malpractice insurance, I was a high school English teacher. In my 10th grade British Lit class, I had the privilege of teaching some of Shakespeare’s sonnets and plays every year. I say it was a privilege because I love Shakespeare and enjoyed teaching a variety of his works: Julius Caesar, Macbeth, A Midsummer Night’s Dream and, of course, Romeo and Juliet. Each year when I introduced Shakespeare, I heard the redundant whines: “What’s so great about Shakespeare?” After years of dragging students through the literature, I realized it was a sincere question. These high school sophomores legitimately didn’t know what was so great about Shakespeare because they’d never been told. They’d never seen one of his plays performed or studied the details of his writing.

So here’s what I told them: What’s so great about Shakespeare is that he only lived 52 years, but his legacy of literature has lived on for 400 years. In the span of 20 years the “Bard,” as he is called, wrote and published 150 sonnets. This was before the days of computers or typewriters or delete buttons. And writing a sonnet is no easy task – it’s a 14-line love poem that follows a rhyme scheme of ABAB, CDCD, EFEF, GG. Not only that but each line follows a pattern of 10 syllables per line in Iambic Pentameter, where the accent or emphasis is alternating throughout. Each of his sonnets is full of elevated, poetic language and packed with metaphors and similes used to illustrate a picture in the mind of the reader. And if that’s not intricate enough, each poem is unique and has a theme designed to evoke emotion and focus attention on the subject of the poem. These 150 sonnets were only some of his works of poetry.

What’s so great about Shakespeare is that he was the best at what he did. Not because he said he was the best, but because he was and is recognized as the best. He mastered his profession and paid attention to every detail to make sure what he put down on paper was exceptional. Shakespeare was so good that his works, legacy and reputation will live on forever.

My point in telling this story is that a you may be wondering, “What’s so great about eQuoteMD?” I don’t hear that question as often as I’d like—I love an opportunity to convince someone that we’re the best at what we do. While it may not be as exciting as The Taming of the Shrew, we love the business of medical professional liability insurance and we’ve mastered the profession – not because we say so, but because eQuoteMD is widely recognized as the best in the malpractice insurance business. Part of our success has come because we pay attention to detail, and we hope that the legacy and fine reputation of eQuoteMD will live on forever. eQuoteMD is the William Shakespeare of the medical malpractice insurance world – without the drama!

Our representatives are experts in the field of medical malpractice insurance. We have built a network of consultants that will serve up “a dish fit for the gods.” Our experts have spent years in the business and can help you find the best malpractice insurance coverage at the best rate available. Each member of our team works in specific geographic areas by state and know the risks and regulations associated with their territory. You can rest assured that we’ve done our homework and researched every insurance carrier that we work with; if a malpractice claim comes along you will be vigorously defended by professionals that are backed with a solid financial foundation.

Although we know “all the world’s a stage,” we are more than merely players acting our parts. Ask us about claims-made or occurrence policies, state statutes of limitations, tail policies, retroactive dates, reinsurance, or anything related to medical malpractice coverage. We have the answers. You won’t get any word play and you can be sure you’re working with the best.

Give us a chance to show you top-tier service by calling toll-free to 1-855-857-8746. Ask for Will… or Matt, or Katie, or Tim, or any one of our best-in-the-business medical malpractice coverage “writers.”

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This post was written by Monte Shields.