Commercial Lines News

Hiscox Adds Cyber Crime Protection for Small, Medium-Sized Businesses

Hiscox, the international specialist insurer, has added a new cyber crime protection endorsement to its technology privacy cyber portfolio. The cyber crime coverage option provides additional protection against growing exposures related to cyber crime connected to business bank accounts. “Technology …

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 …

Louisiana Exports Hit Record $29B for 6-Month Period

Louisiana’s worldwide exports increased 3.4 percent to a record $29.0 billion in the first six months of 2013, compared to the same period in 2012. The World Trade Center of New Orleans said Louisiana’s principal export markets through the second …

Woodruff Promoted to VP, Commercial Client Services at RHSB

Courtney Woodruff has been promoted to vice president of commercial client services at Texas-based insurance brokerage, Roach Howard Smith & Barton (RHSB). Woodruff joined RHSB in 2007 as an account executive leading one of the agency’s largest commercial units. With her …

CNA Introduces New Package Policy For Mid-Sized Businesses

CNA has launched CNA Paramount, a new package policy for mid-sized businesses that combines property and general liability coverage. CNA Paramount brings all the basic and critical property and crime coverage needs into one package, namely: business property including, but …

Poms Names Tynan Vice President in Colorado

Poms & Associates Insurance Brokers Inc. named Casey Tynan vice president of business development in its Denver, Colo. office. Tynan will focus on commercial lines and employee benefits, consulting with middle-market enterprises engaged in senior care, automotive, manufacturing, distribution, construction …

Insurance Journal Co-Sponsors MarshBerry Market & Financial Survey

How are agencies targeting new business today? What do agencies want most from carriers? And just how much are agencies growing in current market conditions? These are some of the questions that a new industry survey plans to answer. Participate …

Lockton Opens New Commercial Insurance Office in Ft. Worth, Texas

Lockton has expanded its commercial insurance operations, opening an office in the central business district of Fort Worth, Texas. The new Lockton office is located at 777 Main Street downtown. Frank Scardino is president of Lockton’s North Texas Property and …

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 …

Travelers Launches OnDemand Risk Control Service for Commercial Clients

The Travelers Insurance Cos. has launched an interactive, on demand service for property and casualty insureds looking to manage and mitigate their business risks. The new service, called Risk Control OnDemand, connects Travelers risk experts with insureds through screen share …