environmental coverage News

XL Group Introduces New Environmental Excess Policy Form

XL Group’s Environmental insurance business has created a new excess insurance policy to provide clients and brokers in the U.S. and Canada with a simplified way to buy an additional layer of environmental insurance protection. This new excess insurance form …

Great American Expands Capacity for Pollution Products

Great American Insurance Group has expanded its complete pollution product line policy aggregate limits of liability to $50 million per loss/$100 million. This expanded capacity can be offered on both a primary layer or on an excess of loss basis. …

ACE Enhances Pollution Liability Portfolio Coverages

ACE Group has enhanced its premises pollution liability (PPL) and premises pollution liability portfolio (PPL Port) insurance policies to provide additional coverages for environmental day-to-day operational exposures faced by both domestic and multinational businesses. Additionally, the enhanced PPL and PPL …

UCPM Environmental Launches Program for Indoor Air Quality, Mold Liability

UCPM, Inc., an environmental insurance provider, has partnered with Great American Insurance Co. to offer the IAQ Advantage package for indoor air quality and mold liability coverage. This online program targets real estate locations including apartments, condos, hotels, offices, and …

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Enters Environmental Segment

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) is expanding its U.S. casualty underwriting capabilities to include pollution exposures and has named Chuck Hasselback to head its environmental group. According to Meredith Bullock, vice president, Casualty, the latest expansion reflects BHSI’s strategy to …

Scottsdale, Virtue Risk Partners to Offer Commercial Package Product

Scottsdale Insurance Co. has partnered with Virtue Risk Partners, LLC to offer a commercial package product. Virtue Risk Partners will offer commercial package products, including commercial general liability, professional, excess, environmental, commercial auto, and storage tank compliance coverages. The products …

PartnerOne Environmental, ACE Westchester Launch New Energy Product

PartnerOne Environmental has partnered with ACE Westchester Environmental to offer PartnerOne Energy Select, a new packaged insurance product specifically for environmental energy contractors and consultants. PartnerOne Energy Select has been designed for insureds that provide a range of support operations …

LIU, PGI Commercial Partner to Offer Environmental Coverage

Liberty International Underwriters (LIU) has partnered with program administrator PGI Commercial to offer LIU Environmental coverages under a new program administrator agreement. PGI Commercial’s clients now have access to: Expanded capacity LIU Environmental’s suite of products LIU’s experience in identifying …

Zurich’s Environmental Site Business Enhances Z Choice Policy

Zurich has revised its Z Choice fixed facility environmental liability suite of products to include built in coverage features such as emergency expenses and crisis management. The new form provides for increased usability and customization to meet insureds’ needs and …

Synapse Services, LIU Launch Remediation Professional Policy in New Jersey

Synapse Services, LLC., a nationwide wholesale environmental insurance firm, has launched a new insurance policy that provides individual liability coverage for Licensed Site Remediation Professionals (LSRPs) in New Jersey. Synapse is the distributor of the policy, which is underwritten by …