LIberty Mutual News

Pioneer Underwriters & Lloyd’s MGA Asta Get Initial Nod to Set Up Lloyd’s Syndicate

Pioneer Underwriters and Asta, the third party managing agent at Lloyd’s, announced they have received “in principle” approval from Lloyd’s to establish a syndicate. Pioneer commenced underwriting in 2011 and has built a hybrid underwriting operation in the Lloyd’s market, …

Travelers’ Cunningham Joins Liberty Mutual to Lead National Insurance Property

Liberty Mutual Insurance has appointed Gregg Cunningham as executive vice president, National Insurance, and general manager, National Insurance Property. Cunningham, who has 25 years of commercial insurance experience, leads the area of Liberty Mutual that provides property insurance, inland marine …

New Construction Coverage From Liberty Mutual, Ironshore Targets Integrated Projects

Liberty Mutual and Ironshore’s dedicated construction practices have introduced an Integrated Primary Wrap Up/Project Specific program offering general liability (GL) and professional liability (PL) protection for medium and large construction projects developed through design-build or integrated project delivery (IPD). Workers’ …

Some Auto Insurers Illegally Charge Michigan Women More, Researcher Says

A group defending Michigan’s auto insurance system says it has uncovered instances of insurers illegally selling more expensive policies to women and widowed drivers, raising questions about state oversight of rating practices as the industry pushes lawmakers to contain high …

Liberty Mutual Enhances Commercial Insurance Property Form

Liberty Mutual’s has launched a new proprietary Premier Property Protector all-risk policy to accommodate all of a broker’s single carrier and shared and layered property coverage needs. According to Mike Fallon, president of National Insurance, Liberty Mutual’s business unit that …

Brave New World: 1st Reinsurance Product Heads to the Blockchain

Second of Two Articles There has been a lot of press – and perhaps hype – about blockchain and its potential to revolutionize the industry’s processes and ultimately improve the customer experience. However, the efforts of the industry’s B3i initiative …

Ironshore Raises Capacity for M&A Cover, Tax Consortium Launched

Ironshore International’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Tax Insurance unit has enhanced its consortium programs to meet client and broker demand for larger, streamlined limits. Ironshore will increase the capacity for its Mergers & Acquisitions Consortium to £100 million ($129.8 million), …

There’s No ‘Typical’ Day in the Work Cycle for Whirlpool’s Risk Manager

How does a company incorporate a sustainable and cohesive risk management system for an enterprise with nearly 100,000 employees, 70 manufacturing and technology research centers located in 170 countries around the world, and $21 billion in annual sales? It’s a …

Insurer’s Lawsuit Says Keurig Coffee Machine Caused Massachusetts Fire

A legal dispute is brewing between insurance company Liberty Mutual and Keurig Green Mountain, the maker of single-cup coffee machines. The Boston-based insurer has filed a lawsuit that alleges that a Massachusetts woman’s Keurig coffee machine was responsible for a …

Disruptive Tech Dominates 2nd Annual Efma-Accenture Innovation Awards

Emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, the internet of things (IoT) and blockchain were prominently featured among the winners of the second annual Efma-Accenture Innovation in Insurance awards. Aimed at showcasing the best examples of insurance technology innovations in multiple …