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double excess coverage

Double excess coverage is a provision within directors and officers (D&O) liability policies covering an insured director's or officer's work in conjunction with an outside firm, usually a nonprofit organization.

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When "outside directorship liability" coverage is written on a double excess basis, the policy will be required to pay claims only after: (1) the outside organization's D&O insurer pays the claim and (2) the outside firm is financially unable to reimburse the director or officer for the claim.

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Outside directorship liability coverage refers to the coverage provided by directors and officers...

Triple excess coverage refers to a provision of coverage included within directors and officers...