EPLI News

Top 5 Riskiest States for Employee Lawsuits: Hiscox

Four states – California, Illinois, Alabama and Mississippi – along with the District of Columbia, are the top five riskiest places in the country for employee lawsuits. Businesses in these states and jurisdictions face a substantially higher risk of being …

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 …

Argo Pro Launches EPL Insurance Hotline for Policyholders

Argo Pro, a member of Argo Group International Holdings, an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, has launched a new employment practices liability insurance hotline to support policyholders’ risk management efforts. In conjunction with Jackson Lewis, a national …

Capital Insurance Group Launches EPL Coverage for Employers, Small Businesses

Capital Insurance Group (CIG), a regional property and casualty insurer serving the Western U.S., has released a comprehensive employment practices liability Insurance (EPLI) product for organizations with up to 250 employees and limits up to $1 million. Organizations with 50 …

Monitor Launches Enhanced Executive Liability Insurance for Private Companies

Monitor Liability Managers has launched a new executive liability insurance suite of coverages for privately held companies called ExecSuite. With ExecSuite, businesses can choose the coverage that best suits their needs. Choices include: directors, officers and corporate liability; employment practices …

EPLI in Southern California Playing ‘Hard’ to Get

Employment practices in California is a known and growing concern for insurers, agents and employers, and that concern has some carriers ramping up rates dramatically or quietly pulling back from the area, say those familiar with the region’s market. “Employment …

XL Group Add Wrongful Internet Usage Protection to Private Co. EPLI Policies

XL Group’s Private Commercial insurance business has added wrongful Internet usage protection to its employment practices liability coverage as part of its management liability package to help employers contend with risks posed by employees’ online activities and social media networking, …

ACE Releases Employment Practices Risk Management Tool

The ACE Group has created an employment practices risk management tool with a global labor and employment law firm – Littler Mendelson (Littler). The new tool will be available to ACE’s primary EPL and private & not-for-profit company management liability …

Marsh Launches Risk Transfer Product for Wage, Hour Claims

With the number of wage and hour claims against employers on the rise, Marsh has launched a new insurance product that reimburses companies for defense costs, settlements, and judgments for actual or alleged violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act …

Top 25 Workplace Harassment, Bias Settlements

In honor of National Boss Day, eBossWatch, which enables people to anonymously rate their bosses and evaluate potential employers, has released a study on workplace harassment and discrimination charges that is says are costing employers a “shocking” amount of money. …