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October 7, 2019

Accounts Receivable Insurance

Market Detail: CFS International Insurance Services’ (www.cfsintl.com) accounts receivable insurance (for both domestic and international accounts) protects against payment default caused by bankruptcy or cashflow problems.

Available limits: As needed

Carrier: Various, admitted and non-admitted available

States: All states

Contact: Ralph Clumeck at 949-260-1111 or e-mail: rclumeck@cfsintl.com

Excess Liability

Market Detail: Shield Commercial Insurance Services (shieldins.net) can help protect insureds with the extra coverage they need with an excess liability insurance policy. For only a few hundred dollars a year, most businesses can get the extra coverage.

Available limits: Minimum $1 million, maximum $10 million

Carrier: Unable to disclose

States: All states except Alaska, Colo., Dela., Ill., Maine, Mass., N.H., N.J., N.M., N.Y., R.I., Vt., and Wash.

Contact: Rob Anderson at 760-345-9029 or e-mail: randerson@shieldins.net

HazMat Hauler

Market Detail: Landmark E&S (landmark-es.com) provides a comprehensive insurance program for hazardous and non-hazardous waste transporters. We work closely with environmental carriers to tailor an environmental package program protecting hazardous and non-hazardous haulers from their operations. Coverage highlights include: auto pollution coverage (CA9948, MCS-90); enhancements such as wrong delivery of liquid products, trailer interchange, garage liability, and coverage for leased vehicles and owner-operator vehicles within the fleet; blanket additional insured, primary/non-contributory wording, waiver of subrogation; non-owned disposal site coverage endorsement; site pollution liability coverage available; underground storage tanks endorsement available; state and federal auto filings as needed. Target classes include: non-hazardous waste disposal, transport, storage and treatment operations; hazardous materials or hazardous waste transporters – bulk chemicals, fuels, blended liquid products, drummed products, contaminated soils; medical waste haulers; recycling facilities; septic service companies; solid waste haulers; portable toilet service companies; garbage or refuse haulers. Available lines of coverage: GL/PL/CPLC, auto, WC, excess & EIL. Premiums starting at $2,500.

Available limits: Minimum $1 million, maximum $50 million

Carrier: Unable to disclose

States: All states

Contact: Nancy Huynh at 949-534-9106 or e-mail: nhuynh@landmark-es.com

Workers’ Comp for Shooting Sports

Market Detail: Sage Program Underwriters (www.sageuw.com) specializes in workers’ comp for the shooting sports industry. Sage has had a national WC program for this industry since 2007. Eligible classes include: indoor & outdoor ranges; trap & skeet; retail gun stores; firearms and ammo manufacturing risks.

Available limits: As needed

Carrier: Unable to disclose, admitted

States: All states except Alaska, Hawaii, N.D., Ohio, Wash., and Wyo.

Contact: Chuck Holdren at 833-724-3111 or e-mail: chuck@sageuw.com

Business Insurance

Market Detail: West Bend Mutual Insurance Co. (www.thesilverlining.com) offers property, liability, business auto, workers’ comp, crime, mobile equipment, business umbrella, surety bonds, E&O, EPLI, and D&O, coverage for various classes.

Available limits: As needed

Carrier: Unable to disclose.

States: Ill., Ind., Iowa, Ks., Ky., Mich., Minn., Mo., N.C., Ohio, Tenn., and Wisc.

Contact: Stephanie Averill at 800-236-5010 or e-mail: saverill@wbmi.com

Special Event Insurance

Market Detail: The BTIS (Builder & Tradesman Insurance Services Inc.) (btisinc.com) program has been designed to meet the needs of venues and facilities that require their event holders to secure their own party insurance, birthday insurance and holiday party insurance coverage, and offers broad coverage and low prices.

Available limits: As needed

Carrier: Various, admitted and non-admitted available

States: All states

Contact: Jeff Gibbs at 855-359-5529 or e-mail: jgibbs@btisinc.com

Service Line Coverage

Market Detail: Pacific Specialty Insurance Co.’s (www.paciticspecialty.com) service line coverage provides protection from an unexpected loss caused by a service line failure. This sometimes unforeseen and costly exposure is not covered under most homeowners insurance policies, and most homeowners do not realize they may be responsible for the underground service lines from the street to their home. This product protects the homeowners by extending coverage for damage to underground piping or wiring that connects a home to a public utility service provider or to a private system.

Available limits: As needed

Carrier: Unable to disclose, admitted

States: Ariz., Calif., Conn., N.J., and Texas

Contact: Pacific Specialty, 800-303-5000, e-mail: questions@pacificspecialty.com

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