environmental coverage News

XL Catlin Names AIG’s Estrada, Zurich’s Hughes to Canada Environment Team

XL Catlin has added two new members to its Canadian environmental insurance team: Marc Estrada as environmental team lead and Brian Hughes as assistant vice president, environmental underwriting. Estrada and Hughes are based in Toronto and report to Joseph Madigan, environmental regional manager for Canada. Estrada joins …

Everest Introduces New Environmental Policy Form with $10M in Capacity

Everest Insurance has expanded its environmental offering with the new Everest Environmental Apex policy form, which provides up to $10 million in capacity in a lead or excess position with the ability to schedule general liability, auto, employers liability, contractors …

XL Catlin Launches Environmental Solution in Ireland

XL Catlin announced the launch of a new environmental insurance solution in Ireland, which is tailored to address the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Guidance on Financial Provision for Environmental Liabilities. A key stipulation of the guidance, published in October 2015, …

Beazley, VALE Partner on Environmental Coverage for Small, Mid-Sized Firms

Beazley has partnered with managing general agency VALE Insurance Partners to offer its environmental cover to US-domiciled firms with revenues of up to $15 million. VALE will offer the full suite of Beazley environmental products including contractors’ pollution liability, environmental …

Everest Insurance Expands Environmental Coverage

Everest Insurance has expanded its environmental offering with its new ESP policy form, a mono-line site pollution policy form that includes coverage available for both new and pre-existing pollution conditions for bodily injury, property damage, and cleanup costs. Enhancements available include …

Beazley Doubles Environmental Risk Capacity to $50M with Lloyd’s Consortium

Beazley, the London-based provider of specialist environmental liability insurance, has doubled its capacity for operational and fixed site environmental risks to $50 million. Covering the environmental liabilities of large multi-national companies, the increased limits are backed by the Beazley Elements …

XL Catlin Adds Rectification Expense Coverage to Contractors’ Policies

XL Catlin’s Environmental insurance business has added new protection to its Contractor’s Professional and Pollution Legal Liability insurance to help contractors and environmental consultant clients absorb the costs of fixing an issue or mistake. The new coverage addresses contractor professional …

Chubb Expands Environmental Insurance Products, Services

Chubb has broadened the availability of its premises pollution liability and other environmental insurance coverages and risk management products through its newly expanded distribution network. Chubb’s Environmental products distribution network has grown from nine to 48 branch offices, as a …

Ironshore Environmental Expands Spill Coverage to Real Estate Segment

Ironshore Environmental is expanding its industry SPILLS program to the real estate sector, offering blanket coverage for all owned and leased residential and commercial properties without the need to schedule properties. The policy includes comprehensive coverage for remediation expenses, emergency response expenses, bodily …

UCPM Launches Online Environmental Consultants Program

UCPM, Inc., an environmental insurance provider, has entered into an agreement with Rockhill Insurance Co. to offer a comprehensive insurance package for environmental consultants that includes commercial general liability, contractor’s pollution liability, and professional liability coverages. Some highlights include non-owned …