Personal Lines News

Crestbrook Insurance Expands into California, More States to Come

Crestbrook Insurance Co., an affluent market personal lines carrier, has expanded its products and services to independent agents and their clients in California. After launching in Illinois last October, the Nationwide Insurance subsidiary will continue to expand into Washington, Arizona, …

Burand’s Agency E&O Blog: Tip #56

Personal Lines Quote Sheets. In most agencies, CSRs base their personal lines quotes off the data gathered per their quote sheets. Two common problems exist using quote sheets. The first is many agencies’ quote sheets are inadequate. The questions are …

Hartford Steam Boiler Announces Help Desk Service for Homeowners

The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Co. (HSB) is now offering technical support services for homeowners through a partnership with Sutherland Global Services (Sutherland), a provider of business process outsourcing. The services are available as part of MyHomeWorks, a …

National Interstate Enhances RV Coverage In New York

National Interstate Insurance Co. has enhanced its specialty recreational vehicle insurance product offering  in the state of New York with additional coverages including total loss replacement, agreed value, and consignment. According to Tony Mercurio, executive vice president and chief operating …

XL Group’s Specialty Businesses Launch Luxury Lines Program for Private Clients

XL Group’s Specialty insurance businesses in North America have teamed up on a new luxury lines to extend their equine, aviation, yacht, fine art, and kidnap, ransom & extortioncoverages to protect high net worth private customers and their possessions. According …

ACE Recreational Marine Introduces Policy Discount for Safety-Concious Boat Owners

ACE Recreational Marine, a nationwide recreational marine insurance provider and part of ACE Group, has introduced an optional endorsement that waives coverage for storm surge damage for those boat owners who are willing to move their vessels out of harm’s …

Fullenkamp Promoted to VP, Personal Lines at Motorists Mutual Insurance

Columbus, Ohio-based Motorists Mutual Insurance Co. has promoted Joe Fullenkamp to vice president, personal lines division. Fullenkamp most recently served as the assistant vice president, personal lines division. He was previously a district sales manager for Motorists’ Columbus South District …

Barney & Barney Bay Area Names Williams Managing Director

Barney & Barney LLC named Chris Williams managing director of its Bay Area offices in Northern California. Williams will lead the firm’s Bay Area team of professionals. Williams is also responsible for developing strategy, design, implementation and communication of employee benefit …

Homeowners Choice Sells First Flood Policy in Florida

Homeowners Choice Property & Casualty Insurance Co., Inc., a Florida based provider of admitted homeowners insurance and wholly-owned insurance subsidiary of HCI Group, Inc., is now selling flood insurance to existing customers in Florida. Many Florida residents have seen a …

Fireman’s Fund Secures New Tree Service Vendor for Homeowner Insureds

Fireman’s Fund has secured HMI as one of its Prestige Advisory Services vendors. HMI manages a national network of credentialed tree care companies representing more than 2,500 tree crews and 1,500 certified arborists. HMI provides a new inspection service that …