New Markets

July 2, 2018

Commercial General Liability

Market Detail: MAXIMUM ( has wholesale access to over 50 markets, with both brokerage & underwriting facilities available. Industry expertise in construction, energy, gaming, healthcare, habitational, manufacturing, REITS, real estate and vacant buildings.

Available limits: Minimum $500,000, maximum $100 million

Carrier: Various, admitted and non-admitted available

States: All states

Contact: Leanna Rak at 312-559-9343 or e-mail:

Exhibitor Insurance

Market Detail: CSI Special Event Insurance ( offers general liability for 5-day or 10-day coverage for exhibitors. Hired and non-owned auto coverage available (if required by the venue) for an additional fee. One hundred percent online processing through the website, which is available 24/7. Certificates are emailed upon purchase of coverage.

Available limits: Minimum $1 million, maximum $1 million

Carrier: Unable to disclose

States: Lexington Insurance Co.

Contact: Customer service at 800-204-1523

Electronic Cigarette & E-Juice Insurance Program

Market Detail: Calco Commercial Insurance ( has been specializing in the vapor industry since 2008, actively lobbying state and federal bodies and a co-author of policy language that provides coverage for vaping products. The program provides full CGL including product liability for manufacturers, importers, retailers, and wholesalers of electronic cigarettes, personal vaporizers, nicotine, and e-juice. CALCO’s coverage includes: limits from $250,000 to $30 million (no health hazard exclusion); no battery exclusions; full CGL; premise liability (excluding products/completed ops – minimum premium $1,000) (premise only policies are not available in Ala., W.Va., Miss.); property insurance; no theft exclusion; business interruption; ability to customize policy wording; no appointment required for a quote.

Available limits: Minimum $250,000, maximum $30 million

Carrier: Unable to disclose, non-admitted

States: All states

Contact: Customer service at 877-225-2699

Auto Dealers

Market Detail: McLeckie Insurance Group ( entertains submissions for franchised and non-franchised dealers with various admitted and non-admitted markets.

Available limits: As needed

Carrier: Unable to disclose, admitted and non-admitted available

States: Ariz., Ark., Colo., Fla., N.C., Okla., Tenn., and Texas

Contact: Bill McLeckie at 903-897-9090 or e-mail:

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