Risk Management News

Energi Opens Office in Chicago Area

Energi, a provider of risk management and insurance programs for the energy industry, has opened an office in Downers Grove, Ill. The new office, located at the Esplanade I, will provide operational support for Energi’s Midwest risk mitigation and insurance …

ACE, ESIS Launch Programs for Construction Industry Addressing OSHA

ACE has launched specialized servicing capabilities designed for the construction industry through ESIS, Inc., a risk management services company owned by ACE Group. These services are available for general contractors, construction managers, trade contractors, and developers for both new construction …

Dealey, Renton in California Hires Olson

Oakland, Calif.-based Dealey, Renton & Associates Insurance Brokers has hired professional liability and risk management specialist Michael Olson. Olson is charged with driving a variety of growth initiatives at DRA. He comes to DRA with experience serving the risk management …

Aon Risk Solutions, The Risk Authority Form Healthcare Risk Management Alliance

Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management business of Aon plc, has formed an alliance with The Risk Authority, a subsidiary of the Stanford University Medical Network, to provide clinical risk management and enterprise risk management This new alliance will …

MGIS Partners with Astute Doctor to Offer Physician Risk Management Program

The MGIS Companies, Inc. (MGIS), the a nationwide insurance provider of products and services designed specifically for physicians, has partnered with Astute Doctor Education Inc., for a new PREVENT education program. Astute Doctor Education Inc. is an independent provider of …

Argo Pro Launches EPL Insurance Hotline for Policyholders

Argo Pro, a member of Argo Group International Holdings, an international underwriter of specialty insurance and reinsurance products, has launched a new employment practices liability insurance hotline to support policyholders’ risk management efforts. In conjunction with Jackson Lewis, a national …

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 …

University of Arizona Grant To Study Mine Risk Management

The University of Arizona will conduct two research studies on ways to improve mine safety using $1.3 million in grants from a mine safety foundation. The two grants announced Monday will pay for a risk management study by the university’s …

Buffalo Officials Ask Shop Owners to Get Liability Insurance for Holiday Lights

Business owners in Buffalo, N.Y.’s popular Elmwood Village shopping and entertainment district say the city is threatening to pull the plug on a holiday tradition. Local media report that city officials have warned business owners along Elmwood Avenue that they …

Burand’s Agency E&O Blog: Tip #50

Binders Redux. A binder is a temporary insurance contract. This is a fact. The Acord 75 field Description states, “A Binder is a temporary insurance contract which provides coverage in advance of the issuance of an insurance policy.” The Acord …