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Starr Cos. Add Umbrella Product to Small Business Policies

Starr Cos. has launched a new commercial insurance umbrella liability policy, designed specifically for small-sized businesses. This product marks the next phase in Starr’s growing suite of insurance options for small businesses. The commercial insurance umbrella policy complements the company’s …

Lockton Affinity, Monitor Liability Managers Partner on Accountants’ PL Program

Lockton Affinity, the affinity program management division of Lockton Cos., has selected Monitor Liability Managers (Monitor), a W. R. Berkley Company, for its national certified public accountant (CPA) professional liability program. The Lockton Affinity team currently serves more than 1,700 …

HSB Introduces Technology Equipment Breakdown Coverage

The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company (HSB), part of Munich Re, has launched HSB TechAdvantage, an equipment breakdown and technology insurance that covers losses resulting from microelectronic failures. Microelectronics, with circuitry thousands of times smaller than a human …

SASSI Introduces Workers’ Comp Coverage for Beauty Shops

The Salon and Spa Specialty Insurance agency (SASSI), is now offering workers’ compensation insurance coverage for salons, day spas, electrologists, beauty schools and barber shops. Available through RTW, Inc., the CompConnect program is available in most states. To meet the …

Glatfelter Healthcare Practice Adds AIG as Carrier, Expands Program

Glatfelter Healthcare Practice (GHP), an insurance program serving senior living facilities, home health care and other private homecare agencies, has expanded its program coverage with a new carrier, AIG. The package policy includes many enhanced coverage options such as: $50,000 …

ALTRU Launches Miscellaneous Professional Liability Program in 11 States

ALTRU, LLC has introduced of a new miscellaneous professional liability insurance facility. The new program is an expansion on the partnership ALTRU began with Chicago Underwriting Group and Old Republic Insurance Co. in 2010 with non‐profit management liability. The new …

BHSI Lowers Casualty Minimum Premiums, Adds Deductible Options

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) is broadening its casualty appetite in the U.S., lowering its minimum policy premium for eligible products liability, general casualty, energy and trucking risks, while introducing deductible options for primary general liability and product liability policies. …

Atlas General, Rockingham Group Partner on New Commercial Lines Programs

Atlas General Insurance Services, LLC, a national multi-line program manager, has partnered with The Rockingham Group to offer three exclusive new programs: general contractors general liability, artisan contractors general liability and commercial multi-peril package programs. Atlas General and the Rockingham …

BTIS Expands Contractors’ General Liability Program to Louisiana

Builders & Tradesmen’s Insurance Services, Inc. (BTIS) has expanded its Victory General Liability program into Louisiana. The coverage is now available in 38 states. Victory General Liability is an admitted contractor program with a $350 minimum premium in most states …

BTIS Expands Workers’ Compensation Program Nationwide

Builders & Tradesmen’s Insurance Services, Inc. (BTIS) has expanded its Victory Workers’ Comp program into all U.S. states except for Alaska, North Dakota, Ohio, Washington, and Wyoming. The program offers 10 percent commission, has no membership or broker fees, and …