MyNewMarkets: New Markets

August 16, 2010

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


Market Detail: Penn Millers Insurance Co.’s ( manufacturers program offers property, crime, liability, automobile and umbrella coverages. Based on Insurance Services Office (ISO) forms, it is supplemented by Penn Millers’ proprietary forms including employment related practices liability (EPLI), equipment breakdown coverage and industry-specific endorsements.

Available limits: As needed

Carrier: Penn Millers Insurance Co.

States: Conn., Ga., Ill., Iowa, Kan., Mass., Md., Minn., N.C., Neb., N.J., Ohio, S.C., Va., Tenn.

Contact: Keith Fry at 800-233-8347 ext. 1329 or e-mail

Car Dealer Insurance

Market Detail: ( offers coverage for car dealers, truckers and more. Also, competitive rates for business, general liability.

Available limits: As needed

Carrier: Unable to disclose; admitted and non admitted available.

States: Ariz., Calif., and Texas.

Contact: Gilbert Trujillo at 800-418-6911 or e-mail

High Value Homes & Auto

Market Detail: Tryton Insurance Group, LLC ( provides coverage for high value homes and autos on one policy is most states. Can include PAF, umbrella, earthquake, family protection, also. High value homes have a minimum limit of $500,000 on dwelling value required. Personal autos with increased liability to $10 million available. Primary, secondary and tenant occupied OK.

Available limits: Minimum $500,000.

Carrier: Chubb standard.

States: All except Alaska, Fla., N.J., and N.Y.

Contact: Kim Baxter at 713-351-8461 or e-mail


Market Detail: Argo Insurance Group ( provides its WriteInsure coverage for authors, self-publishers, bloggers, freelancers, POD publishers, one-title publishers, vanity or subsidy publishers or multiple title publishers seeking to insure only one title or for authors seeking to protect themselves for the indemnity or hold harmless agreement contained in a “publisher/author” contract. WriteInsure is for publishers of one to two titles per year, and requires a policy to be taken out on each title to be insured.

Available limits: Minimum $250,000, maximum $1 million.

Carrier: Axis Insurance.

States: All except Alaska and Ark.

Contact: Mike Mansel at 925-852-0404 or e-mail mike@


Market Detail: LAXcess Insurance Brokers ( offers coverage for entertainment/live performances for production companies, music industry, radio and television studios, venues, theatrical, and sports and leisure.

Available limits: As needed

Carrier: Fireman’s Fund, Travelers and more.

States: All.

Contact: Anthony Pittari at 212-297-2383 or e-mail

Hazardous Material Haulers

Market Detail: Leo Risk Services Inc., ( provides coverage for hazardous materials haulers. The target risk profile is: gas/fuel haulers; chemical haulers; oil/lubricant haulers; with a minimum of 10 power units and 50 percent of operations from haz mat hauling.

Available limits: Minimum $1 million, maximum $5 million.

Carrier: Unable to disclose, admitted available.

States: All except Mass.

Contact: Shane Fowler at 727-734-0040 or e-mail

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