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Secretary of State Warns Indiana Business Owners of Payment Scam

Indiana’s secretary of state is warning Hoosier businesses to be wary of a payment scam that’s tied to a deceptive letter. Connie Lawson says businesses have recently received a letter claiming to come from a group called the Indiana Council …

Capital Insurance Group Adds EPLI Coverage to Business Owner Policies

Capital Insurance Group (CIG) has expanded its employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) option to include business owner policies (BOP). The expanded policy option offers protection for organizations with up to 250 employees with a limit of $1 million. Organizations with 50 …

The Main Street America Group Expands Main Line BOP Policy to South Dakota

The Main Street America Group has introduced its commercial product line, featuring its flagship Main Line Business Owners Policy (Main Line BOP), to independent agents who represent the super-regional property/casualty insurance carrier’s Austin Mutual Insurance Co. in South Dakota. This …

Travelers Launches Online Cyber Risk Resources for Business Owners

Travelers has introduced a suite of online resources to help business owners navigate the growing threat of cyber risks while also protecting their assets and their customers’ information. The launch of the new resources coincides with the start of National …

Main Street America Expands Commercial Products to Austin Mutual Agents in Oregon

The Main Street America Group has introduced its commercial product line, featuring its flagship main line business owners policy (Main Line BOP), to independent agents who represent the super-regional property/casualty insurance carrier’s Austin Mutual Insurance Co. in Oregon. This launch …

5-Year Plan Targets Business Growth in New Orleans

New Orleans officials have unveiled a five-year economic development plan targeting key industries, creating jobs and strengthening the economy through workforce training and support programs for small businesses. The Times-Picayune reports the initiative, called ProsperityNOLA, was developed by a task …

Motorists Mutual Launches Safeguard Product for Self-Storage Facility Owners

Motorists Mutual Insurance has introduced a product specifically to provide a safeguard for owners of self-storage facilities. The new self-storage coverage from Motorists helps business owners protect themselves with features such as: Actual loss sustained business income coverage Customer property …

The Main Street America Group Expands Commercial Products into Wisconsin

The Main Street America Group has introduced its commercial product line, featuring its Main Line Business Owners Policy (Main Line BOP), to independent agents who represent the super regional property/casualty insurance carrier’s Austin Mutual Insurance Co. throughout the state of …

Liberty International Launches Marine Business Owner Policy

Liberty International Underwriters (LIU), part of the Global Specialty unit of Liberty Mutual Insurance, has launched a new policy designed to cover marine liability and property related risks for small and mid-size marine businesses owners and operators. The new policy, …

FirstComp Launches BOP Policy in Nebraska, Tennessee, More States to Come

FirstComp, a division of Markel Service, Inc., has launched a new small business owner policy, FirstComp EssentialBOP, for FirstComp-appointed independent agents writing business in Nebraska and Tennessee. Availability in additional states is forthcoming. FirstComp EssentialBOP provides coverage for typical risks …