Risk Management News

Texas Homebuilder Workers’ Comp Group Distributing $500K to Members

Texas Homebuilder Workers’ Compensation Group (THB) announced that 2014 dividend payments to policyholders will total more than $500,000. The program is available only to homebuilders in Texas. Founded in 2004 by members of Hotchkiss Insurance Agency LLC, THB is headquartered …

Davidson Joins Allied Solutions as VP of Risk Consulting

Ann D. Davidson joined St. Paul, Minn.-based Allied Solutions, as vice president of risk consulting in the company’s bond division. Davidson will use her consulting expertise along with educational presentations and seminars to help credit unions manage risk and ensure their …

Safety National Introduces Safety First Grant Program

Safety National Casualty Corp., a provider of excess workers’ compensation and large casualty offerings, has introduced the Safety First Grant Program. This dollar-for-dollar matching grant will reimburse one policyholder up to $10,000 for a creative program designed to reduce the …

Swiss Re Affirms Priority of Risk Management; Updates Procedures

Swiss Re has published a report on the updates it has made in its Corporate Responsibility and Risk Framework applications. “Risk management is at the core what Swiss Re does and as a result, the company updated one of the …

York Acquires Bickmore in California

Parsippany, N.J.-based York Risk Services Group Inc., a national provider of risk management, claims management, and managed care services, has acquired Sacramento, Calif.-based Bickmore. Bickmore is the operator of a risk management, pool management and actuarial consulting firm and has …

Capital Insurance Group Launches Risk Mitigation Resource

Capital Insurance Group (CIG), a property and casualty insurer serving the Western United States, has launched a new, online risk mitigation platform, CIG RiskAlly. The new resource is currently available for CIG commercial, apartment and restaurant owner insurance policy clients …

Burand’s Agency E&O Blog: Tip #60

Quality of Quotes. Sometimes in the hurry hurry world of the CSR or producer, an insured will request quotes for certain coverages. Whether they do so as a result of the agency using a coverage checklist or simply the client’s …

Virtual Privacy Expert Gives Insurers Privacy Tools for Clients

Data breach software firm ID Experts has partnered with risk management and claims consultant Enquiron to offer the Virtual Privacy Expert, an on-demand website service for insurance carriers looking to provide online privacy tools to their clients in conjunction with …

Burand’s Agency E&O Blog: Tip #57

Review Renewals. While my recommendation to review renewals might seem so simple that even mentioning it might seem like I’m scratching the bottom of the barrel, I am writing this recommendation because I am seeing too many agencies that are …

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 …