New Markets

December 20, 2009

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.

Surety and Fidelity Bonds for Hard-To-Place Clients
Market Detail: Gilbert Trujillo Insurance Services offers a broad range of fidelity and surety bond markets. Difficult risks and renewals can be handled with a minimal amount of additional information. They also handle preferred bonds. GTIS has a market for nearly any kind of bond; and they promise to deal only with the agent, not the client.
Available limits: As needed.
Carrier: Unable to disclose. Rating not provided. Admitted and non-admitted.
States: All.
Contact: Gilbert Trujillo at 623-695-3334 or e-mail gtrujillo9@cox.net.

Commercial Package for Hard-to-Place Clients
Market Detail: Camford National Insurance Brokers LLC offers a commercial package program for hard-to-place risks. Some target classes include: amusement park & device operators, apartments buildings, Chapter 11 risks, chemical manufacturing and storage operations, new ventures, student housing, manufacturing operations, water parks, resorts, restaurants, bars and taverns just to name a few. A deductible buyback program for wind, hail and earthquake is also available. Minimum premiums begin at $50,000.
Available limits: As needed.
Carrier: Multiple carriers. Rated “A-” or better by A.M. Best. Admitted and non-admitted.
States: All except N.D., S.D. and Wyo.
Contact: David OKeeffe at 908-647-4900 or e-mail d.okeeffe@camfordnational.com.

Horse Farms, Trainers, Clubs & Events
Market Detail: Agri-Risk Services Inc. offers coverages for horse farms, trainers, clubs and events. Minimum premiums begin at $500.
Available limits: $300,000 to $1 million.
Carrier: Gemini Insurance Co. of Greenwich, CT. “A” rated by A.M. Best. Admitted and non-admitted.
States: All.
Contact: Dr. Lance Allen at 913-897-1699 ext. 314 or e-mail lanceallen@agririsk.com.

Business Insurance for Firearms
Market Detail: Joseph Chiarello & Co. Inc. offers agents access to a property and commercial general liability insurance market for firearms dealers, wholesalers, ranges, trap and skeet fields, sporting clays, clubs, gunsmiths, ammunition manufacturers, re-loaders, instructors, firearms manufacturers and importers. More than 30 years of experience insuring the firearms industry. Endorsed by the NSSF. Minimum premiums begin at $1,000.
Available limits: $1 million to $10 million.
Carrier: Granite State Insurance. Rating not provided. Admitted.
States: All.
Contact: Joseph Chiarello at 908-352-4444 or e-mail at info@jcinsco.com.

Ultimate Inland Marine Facility
Market Detail: Allied Insurance Brokers Inc. gives agents access to inland marine coverage for any risk. Examples of eligible classes include: any equipment-driven risk; builders and general contractors; machine shops, well drilling and servicing; broadcasting property and equipment; electronic equipment; railroad rolling stock; warehouseman’s legal liability; scientific equipment; oil and gas equipment; surface mining; warehouses; builder’s risk; and wind coverage available in southeast United States. Minimum premiums begin as low as $2,000.
Available limits: As needed.
Carrier: Firemans Fund, Max Specialty, Navigators and others. “A” rated by A.M. Best. Admitted.
States: All.
Contact: Chuck Weisenborn at 800-569-9427 or e-mail cweisenborn@alliedinsbrokers.com.

Food Borne Illness
Market Detail: Professional Liability Insurance Services Inc. offers coverage for restaurants suspected of causing or spreading a food-borne illness: Trade Name Restoration/Food Borne Illness Loss of Business Income for Restaurants. The costs of immediate crisis management expenses, communications, marketing and media support are covered by this program. Accidental and malicious contamination both are covered by this policy. No restaurant is too small. The insured can purchase six- or 18-month period of restoration. There is no minimum premium.
Available limits: As needed.
Carrier: Certain Underwriters at Lloyds. “A” rated by A.M. Best. Non-admitted.
States: All.
Contact: PLIS Product Team at 800-761-7547 or e-mail underwriting@plisinc.com.

Motor Sports Facilities
Market Detail: Francis L. Dean & Associates Inc. brings agents a market for general liability and participant accident insurance for motor sports facilities, race teams, special events and more. Coverage is offered on an admitted basis with immediate underwriting and policy issuance. Minimum premiums begin at $500.
Available limits: $1 million to $2 million.
Carrier: Starr Indemnity & Liability. “A” rated by A.M. Best. Admitted.
States: All except Calif.
Contact: Michael Dean at 800-745-2409 or e-mail mdean@fdean.com.

Alcohol/Drug Rehabilitation Centers
Market Detail: Irwin Siegel Agency provides access to a comprehensive insurance and risk management solutions tailored to the risks in the social service field. Program coverage features include: general and professional liability, abuse coverage, property, inland marine & crime, commercial auto, workers’ compensation, umbrella and the availability of many enhancements.
Available limits: As needed
Carrier: Not disclosed. “A” rated by A.M. Best. Admitted.
States: All.
Contact: Brad Rutledge at 800-622-8272 or e-mail brad.rutledge@siegelagency.com.

Livestock Mortality Insurance
Market Detail: Chopra Insurance Brokerage Inc. offers an “all risks of mortality” coverage which includes accidental and external injury, theft and limited governmental slaughter. Eligible animals include swine, cattle, equine, poultry, exotic animals, zoo animals and marine animals. Minimum premiums and deductibles being at $1,000.
Available limits: Starting at $1 million.
Carrier: Unable to disclose. “A” rated by A.M. Best. Admitted.
States: All except Alaska and Hawaii.
Contact: John Upchurch at 818-923-6090 or e-mail Chopra at info@choprainsurance.com.

TeleRadiology Professional Liability
Market Detail: Founders Professional LLC offers medical malpractice/professional liability protection to TeleRadiology practices serving hospitals, imaging centers, ASCs and physician groups. Coverage is provided on a claims-made basis with available prior acts protection. Minimum premiums begin at $25,000 and deductibles begin at $5,000.
Available limits: $1 million to $10 million.
Carrier: Unable to disclose. “A” rated by A.M. Best. Non-admitted.
States: All.
Contact: Robert C. Hall at 813-769-1290 or e-mail robert@founderspro.com.

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