St. Paul Travelers Expands Appetite for Architects and Engineers Business

November 15, 2005

St. Paul Travelers has expanded its appetite for Architects and Engineers business to include a variety of construction and design consultants. Previously, only licensed or registered architects and engineers, landscape architects and land surveyors were eligible for coverage.

Now, construction and design consultants such as interior designers, urban planners and audio-visual consultants are among the groups eligible for St. Paul Travelers’ insurance products. The products include but are not limited to the following: professional liability, general liability, property, workers’ compensation, monoline auto, umbrella, employment practices liability and directors and officers liability.

“We want to better serve the needs of a larger group of construction and design professionals throughout the country,” said Homer Sandridge, vice president, Professional Liability, Financial and Professional Services. “Our goal is to provide our tailored products and services to both registered design professionals and the specialized consultants that play a very important role in today’s fast-paced construction and design environment.”

St. Paul Travelers currently provides coverage to more than 20,000 design firms in the United States. The company also provides liability insurance to other professionals such as insurance agents and brokers, legal professionals, real estate professionals and accounting professionals.

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