New Markets

June 2, 2008

The following markets were selected from the MyNewMarkets database of 25,000 coverages and programs. To find additional markets, or to submit markets, go to www.MyNewMarkets.com.

Energy Risks
Market Detail: MarketScout has a team dedicated to energy accounts. They have the ability to place energy-related accounts located on or offshore. All aspects of the energy field can be considered. Some class examples include oil lease operators, energy exploration and development companies, on and off-shore exploration, petrochemical, refineries, drilling contractors, well service contractors, fuel oil dealers, electric coops, propane and crude haulers.
Available limits: Varies.
Carriers: Various admitted and non-admitted.
States: All.
Contact: Daniel Kerr at 972-934-4210 or e-mail dkerr@marketscout.com.

Marine Vessel Port Risk Insurance
Market Detail: TCA Inc. offers a marine vessel port risk insurance product targeted at vessels that are confined to port for a variety of reasons, included but not limited to: awaiting or actively undergoing repair, repossession, awaiting sale, and vessels not in use for an extended period. Premiums can be paid on a monthly basis (subject to a two-month minimum), avoiding the short rate cancellation penalty of an operating policy. If needed, coverage can be extended to include watchmen, shifting and sea trials.
Available limits: Varies as needed.
Carriers: Various “A” rated by A.M. Best. Non-admitted.
States: All.
Contact: Carl Peterson at 770-205-2958 or e-mail chp@bellsouth.net.

Food Delivery Vehicles
Market Detail: KBS has specialized insurance solutions for the courier and logistics industry. For 35 years KBS has maintained multiple, stable programs, featuring specialized coverage enhancements and top admitted carriers.
Available limits: Various as needed.
Carriers: Various admitted and non-admitted.
States: All except Hawaii.
Contact: Peter at 888-527-4321 or e-mail peter@CourierInsurance.com.

Health Services Program
Market Detail: Great American Insurance offers property/casualty programs for health services to include: drug abuse and addiction information, counseling and treatment center (post detox), mental health, mental retardation and developmentally disabled services, disability and rehabilitation services, and smoker’s information and treatment centers.
Available limits: Various.
Carriers: Great American Insurance Co. Rated “A” by A.M. Best.
States: Ala., Alaska, Ariz., Ark., Calif., Colo., Conn., Del., D.C., Ga., Idaho, Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kan., Ky., Maine, Md., Mass., Mich., Minn., Miss., Mo., Mont., Neb., Nev., N.H., N.J., N.M., N.Y., N.C., N.D., Ohio, Ore., Pa., R.I., S.C., S.D., Tenn., Utah, Vt., Va., Wash., W. Va., Wis., Wyo.
Contact: Mike Liguzinski 312-385-4150 or e-mail mliguzinski@gaic.com.

Alarm, Cable or Telecom Installation
Market Detail: The WireEX program through NSM Insurance Group is targeted at the burgeoning market of individual installers, contractors and enterprises engaged in: security alarm installation; telephone cable and hardware installation; electric pet fence installation; Internet connection installation; and computer wire/cable installation.
Available limits: Various as needed.
Carriers: Various admitted carriers.
States: All.
Contact: Alison Strother at 904-460-2779 or e-mail acstrother@nsminc.com.

General Liability for Taxi/Paratransit
Market Detail: American Business Insurance Services Inc. offers general liability, including products and completed operations for taxi and paratransit operations.
Available limits: $1 million to $3 million.
Carriers: Various “A” rated by A.M. Best. Admitted and non-admitted.
States: Alaska, Ariz., Calif., Colo., Conn., Del., D.C., Fla., Ga., Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kan., Maine, Md., Mich., Minn., Mo., Nev., N.H., N.J., N.Y., N.C., N.D., Ohio, Ore., R.I., Tenn., Texas, Va., Wash., Wis.
Contact: David Haley at 800-980-1950 or e-mail dave@abiw.com.

Education, Technical and Montessori Schools
Market Detail: S.H. Smith has access to a program for educational institution programs, including private educational institutions, primary schools, secondary schools, private colleges and universities, Montessori, technical, and vocational schools.
Available limits: Various as needed.
Carriers: Various admitted and non-admitted carriers.
States: All.
Contact: Jeffrey Blumberger at 860-561-3600 or e-mail Jeffrey_Blumberger@SHSmith.com.

Motor Truck Cargo
Market Detail: ITMA has access to an admitted motor truck cargo market offering a very competitive facility for classes such as (not an all-inclusive list): dry van, flatbed, containerized, household movers, auto haulers, freight brokers and refrigerated trucks.
Available limits: $5,000 to $500,000.
Carriers: Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association Insurance Co. “A-” rated by A.M. Best. Admitted.
States: Ala., Ariz., Ark., Conn., Del., D.C., Fla., Idaho, Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kan., Ky., La., Maine, Md., Mass., Mich., Minn., Miss., Mont., Neb., N.H., N.J., N.C., N.D., Ohio, Okla., Ore., Pa., R.I., S.C., S.D., Tenn., Texas, Utah, Vt., Wash., W. Va., Wis., Wyo.
Contact: Horrace Greene at 480-556-0200 or e-mail info@itmagency.com.

Security Guards and Security Consultants
Market Detail: Alliance Marketing & Insurance Services offers a program for firms providing services as security guards, private patrols, executive protection services, personal protection, security consultants, undercover guards and armored cars. Coverages offered include commercial general liability with products/completed operations plus personal and advertising injury. Assault and Battery is included and employees-as-insureds coverage is also provided. Lost key coverage and errors and omissions are other options. Workers’ compensation is available in all states (except Alaska and Hawaii).
Available limits: $300,000 to $5 million.
Carriers: First Mercury Insurance. “A-” rated by A.M. Best. Non-admitted.
States: Ala., Alaska, Ariz., Ark., Calif., Colo., D.C., Fla., Ga., Hawaii, Idaho, Ill., Iowa, Kan., Ky., La., Maine, Md., Mass., Mich., Minn., Miss., Mo., Mont., Neb., Nev., N.H., N.J., N.M., N.C., N.D., Ohio, Okla., Ore., Pa., S.C., S.D., Tenn., Texas, Utah, Vt., Va., Wash., W. Va., Wis.
Contact: Sean Nowell at 800-843-8550 or e-mail snowell@amiscorp.com.

Vacant Property
Market Detail: Foremost Insurance Co. brings agents the Foremost Vacant Insurance Program. Agents have binding authority on properties valued up to $500,000 – no need to call in or fill out paperwork. The policy is annual and can be cancelled at any time (subject to minimum earned premium). Vacant properties valued up to $1 million are eligible with no restriction on the age of the home. This policy also offers high liability limits. The policy is renewable for up to 24 months and offers flexible payment plans.
Available limits: $5,000 to $1 million in property value.
Carriers: Foremost Insurance Co. “A” rated by A.M. Best. Admitted.
States: Ala., Ariz., Ark., Calif., Colo., D.C., Ga., Idaho, Ill., Ind., Iowa, Kan., Ky., La., Maine, Md., Mich., Minn., Miss., Mo., Mont., Neb., Nev., N.H., N.J., N.M., N.Y., N.C., N.D., Ohio, Okla., Ore., Pa., S.C., S.D., Tenn., Texas, Utah, Vt., Va., Wash., W. Va., Wis., Wyo.
Contact: Emily Kathi at 616-956-2164 or e-mail emily.kathi@foremost.com.

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