construction insurance News

Insurance Noodle Launches Integrated Small Contractors Facility

Insurance Noodle has launched an integrated property and casualty facility for small contractors, bringing together several major carriers via a single access point. The program was designed to help agents working with contractors, such as handymen, landscapers and installers in  …

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Jumps Into Surety with Zurich’s Delisio

Continuing with its rapid expansion, Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance is moving into the surety market, focusing on contract surety business. The company has appointed Geoff Delisio as senior vice president of surety, reporting to David Bresnahan, executive vice president for …

Pioneer Programs Adds Excess Liability to Contractors’ Choice Program

Pioneer Programs Insurance Solutions has expanded its specialty program, Contractor’s Choice, to now include excess liability. According to Carole Fleischman, managing director of Pioneer Programs, it can now offer the following form general liability excess product on its current contractors’ …

Settlement Reached in Deadly NYC Crane Accident; Insurer Agrees to Pay $1M

The parents of a construction worker killed in a New York City crane accident have settled their wrongful death lawsuit for $1 million. The Daily News says Yonkers Contracting’s insurance company Liberty Mutual agreed to settle the suit filed by …

Newby Named President, COO at Texas-Based Mullis Newby Hurst

Mullis Newby Hurst LP (MNH), based in Addison, Texas, has promoted John W. Newby to president and chief operating officer. Newby began his career with MNH in 2002, as executive vice president and partner. Prior to that, he was the …

Building Momentum in the Construction Market

After four years of one of the most challenging construction markets, construction insurance experts are beginning to see signs of a slow recovery with some of their contractor and builder accounts. The current opportunities are in apartment buildings, energy facilities, …