Markets/Coverages News

Norman-Spencer Agency Adds Workers’ Comp Coverage to Ready Mix Program

The Norman-Spencer Agency, Inc., a national insurance provider and program administrator, has added workers’ compensation coverage in selected states to its Ready Mix Program designed for companies that manufacture and transport ready mix concrete to construction job sites. The new …

BHSI Launches Life Agent & Broker Dealer Professional Liability Coverage

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI) has launched life agent & broker dealer professional liability insurance and named Atea Martin as head of claims. Underwriting of the new line is overseen by Paul Humel, AVP, Financial Institutions, Executive & Professional Lines. …

Alteris to Offer Coverage for Mutual Water Companies in California

Alteris Insurance Services Inc. announced it will serve as insurance administrator for the newly formed CalMutuals Joint Powers Insurance Authority (JPIA) working with nonprofit water systems in California. The new program will work in partnership with the California Association of …

Marsh Launches Global Excess Cyber Risk Facility Called ‘Cyber ECHO’

Marsh has launched “Cyber ECHO”, a global excess cyber risk facility that provides more reliable insurance coverage for organizations around the world. Following a series of high-profile cyber losses, underwriters have become more selective and may actually reduce the amount …

Risk Point Launches RV Dealer Physical Damage & Garage Package

Risk Point LLC, a nationwide dealer open lot program for independent agents, has expanded its offerings to include physical damage and garage package coverage for franchise RV dealers. The Vehicle Inventory Program (VIP) provides dealer open lot physical damage insurance …

Safe Harbor Pollution Insurance Increases Marine Pollution Liability Capacity

Safe Harbor Pollution Insurance, a provider of vessel pollution liability insurance, has expanded its carrier partnerships to include Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance Co. (BHSI) and Argonaut Insurance Co. Safe Harbor now has more than tripled its in-house capacity. BHSI and …

The Main Street America Group Launches Personal Auto Program in South Carolina

The Main Street America Group has introduced Main Street Protection Auto, its new private passenger auto insurance program for the preferred/standard marketplace in South Carolina via its statewide network of independent insurance agents. Product highlights include 20 different types of …

XL Catlin Expands Architects & Engineers Product to Cover Drones, Technology Risks

XL Catlin’s Design Professional insurance business has enhanced its professional liability insurance for architects and engineers (A&E) as well as other design professionals. XL Catlin’s newest Design Professional insurance enhancements include: Professional liability protection for a firm’s use of drones …

BHSI Launches Executive First Portfolio for Private Companies

Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Insurance (BHSI)  has expanded its executive & professional lines appetite to private companies in the U.S., launching the Executive First Private Company Portfolio. The portfolio offers directors & officers liability, employment practices liability (EPL), fiduciary liability, employed …

Insurance Noodle Expands Quoting to Homeowners Insurance Market

Insurance Noodle, a membership-based online platform for insurance agents, has rolled out its new homeowner’s insurance quoting capabilities. Agents who join Insurance Noodle can now access homeowner’s quotes for standard, difficult-to-insure, and high-value homes, as well as for renter’s and …