PLIS Pioneers Bed Bug Insurance for Lodgings

Professional Liability Insurance Services Inc. – Underwriting Facilities, on June 1, launched business interruption and extra expense insurance coverage for bed bug infestations for lodging facilities.

PLIS Inc. says it was the first to introduce the coverage. Policy features include:

The policy also includes the immediate crisis management services of Specialty Risk Management Inc. (SRM) and no deductible applies. SRM is a certified crisis management team that is available to assist during an incident by providing services such as a 24/7 customer/crisis information line, assistance with regulatory authorities and regulatory requirements and assistance with restoration of community reputation, effective marketing and media control. SRM is also available for preventive resources throughout the policy period including bed bug prevention checklists and access for information and questions.