Markets/Coverages News

Ariel Re Launches Ariel Specialty Insurance Managers

Ariel Specialty will commence underwriting E&S property business on March 1st, 2015, with business being written through wholesale brokers only on a limited appointment basis and on behalf of Ariel’s Lloyd’s Syndicate 1910. The new E&S property underwriting unit underwriting …

Aon Launches Maximum Protection Coverage for Directors & Officers

Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management business of Aon plc, has launched Maximum Protection D&O, which provides additional coverage to directors and officers when non-indemnifiable D&O limits are exhausted or do not respond. “One of the greatest risks for …

Insurance Price Comparison Site Comparenow.com Becomes Compare.com

Comparenow.com, an insurance price comparison website in the U.S., will now operate as compare.com, simplifying its name to better align with its services. The company, which has operated as comparenow.com since it launched in March 2013, felt its recent success …

Ullico Increases Fiduciary Liability Limits to $25 Million

Ullico Inc.’s property and casualty insurance subsidiary, Ullico Casualty Group, Inc., may offer up to $25 million in multiemployer fiduciary liability insurance in its program with Alterra America Insurance Co., a Markel company. The $10 million increase in coverage is …

ACE Launches D&O, EPLI Product for Community Associations

ACE Commercial Risk Services, has launched new community associations directors & officers and employment practices liability insurance products. This coverage provides liability protections for homeowner, condominium and retail community associations. “In today’s increasingly litigious environment, community associations and their board …

Florida’s Tower Hill Prime Now Writing Commercial Lines Products in the State

Tower Hill Insurance Group has made its commercial lines products available to Florida businesses through Tower Hill Prime Insurance Co. Tower Hill Prime is an admitted property and casualty carrier headquartered in Gainesville, Fla. Previously, only personal lines products were …

Glatfelter’s VFIS Enhances Coverage for Emergency Services Organizations

VFIS, a provider of insurance, education and consulting services to emergency service organizations and a specialty program of Glatfelter Program Managers, has introduced coverage enhancements to both its property & casualty and accident & sickness benefits coverage. VFIS target classes …

Berkley Life Sciences Adds Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Expense Coverage

Berkley Life Sciences, a W. R. Berkley Co., has launched Corporate Lifeline, a new coverage for life science companies seeking to effectively address increased government scrutiny of company practices under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. In 2009 the Criminal Division …

Sagamore Insurance Expands Workers Compensation Program to 6 States

Sagamore Insurance Co., a subsidiary of Baldwin & Lyons Inc., is expanding its mono-line workers’ compensation program into six new states: Tennessee, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Kansas and Arkansas. The program, which offers coverage for a variety of class codes, has …

Specialty Insurance Group, Reel Media Partner on Entertainment Segment Offerings

Specialty Insurance Group (SIG) and Reel Media, LLC have formed a strategic alliance within the entertainment industry to service the specialty entertainment insurance market segments. The agreement combines the underwriting capabilities of both SIG and Reel Media with the established …