Business Insurance

Clinical Trials Insurance

As a global leader in casualty insurance, Chubb understands the business of protection. More and more life sciences companies are conducting clinical trials in South Africa and around the world. Chubb understands the complexity of this environment and specializes in underwriting this coverage, examining consent forms and clinical trials agreements to better understand the risk of each client.

Insurance solutions for:

• Single clinical trials

• Multinational single clinical trials

• Multinational multiple clinical trials programmes

Product highlights

  • Liability for injury to a research subject
  • No fault compensation and claims made policies where permitted
  • Standard extended reporting periods included in quote, additional periods can be added if required
  • Cover for whole trial duration, where permitted
  • SA policy wording that incorporates the MCC guidelines

Product options

  • Primary and excess layers
  • Locally admitted policies, FOS and master policies
  • Fronting for large captive clinical trial programmes

What we will not consider:

  • Tests carried out on animals
  • Cloning

Product sheets:

Background to cover:

The MCC requires that all participants in clinical trials are covered by comprehensive insurance for injury and damage. 

Contact Us

Daniela Pizzi

Casualty Underwriter

T. +27 (0) 11 722 5732

E. daniela.pizzi@chubb.com