BDP Claims strives to make Berkley DP the most sought-after professional liability insurance carrier for design professionals through our ability to provide exceptional claims handling and
high-quality, result-orientated and creative services that help our policyholders manage their risk.
What Our Mission Means to You
- Your claims are handled in-house by our dedicated and
highly experienced claims professionals, who have
reasonable workloads. You will not be outsourced!
- We provide fair and friendly claims services. You will be
treated with respect!
- We advocate on your behalf and protect your deductibles,
while doing our best to maintain your important business
relationships. We are your partner!
- We will not make important decisions without input from
you. Your opinions matter to us!
- We are actively involved in the management of claims
and circumstances and are responsive to you and your
agents. We answer our phones and return calls!
- We help minimize the stress and worry associated with
claims and circumstances by educating and supporting
you throughout the process, enabling you to focus your
attention on your business. We understand your concerns!
- When needed, we retain high quality attorneys and
consultants who are considered to be the best in their
fields in terms of investigating, litigating and managing
design professional risks, claims and lawsuits. Our team
is fighting for you!
Claims Prevention & Early Reporting
Berkley DP believes in early reporting and claims prevention. We are here for our policyholders and want to be your partner in Risk Management. Let us help you!
How to Report a Circumstance or Claim
Circumstances or Claims (as respectively defined in Sections VI.C and VI.D of the Policy) must be reported to Berkley DP as required by the Policy to avoid problems regarding timely notice or reporting. Here's how to report:
- Complete the New Matter Report Form
- Send the New Matter Report Form and accompanying documents to Berkley DP, as follows:
||Berkley Design Professional Underwriters - Claims Department
P.O. Box 1705
Carmel, CA 93921-1705
We encourage you to report Claims and Circumstances by Email since we have a dedicated Email reporting box that is set-up to provide instantaneous acknowledgment. You will receive an auto-generated Email acknowledgement of your report, which will provide you with peace of mind that it has been received by Berkley DP's claims department. It's also the quickest and most 'green' way to report!
For more information contact:
Executive Vice President & Chief Claims Officer
5405 Alton Parkway, Suite A-762
Irvine, CA 92604
Walter Adams, Jr.
Vice President & Senior Claims Examiner
757 Third Ave. 10th floor,
New York, NY 10017