PartnerOne, Berkley Environmental to Offer Site Pollution Liability

July 12, 2012

PartnerOne Environmental , an underwriting division of Beacon Hill Associates’, is now working in partnership with Berkley Environmental, a dvision of Berkley Specialty Underwriting Managers, to offer site pollution liability. This product will provide coverage for both on-site and off-site clean-up, defense costs, and third party bodily injury and property damage claims. Coverage enhancements can include: first and third-party transportation; non-owned disposal sites coverage; natural resources damages; mold and legionella; and scheduled storage tank systems. Premiums start at $3,000.

PartnerOne Environmental’s site pollution liability is in addition to its suite of products already written with Berkley Environmental, which includes contractors pollution liability (CPL), environmental consultants liability (CPL/E&O), a combined general liability/CPL/E&O form, follow form excess liability, and companion auto and workers compensation.

“We are seeing an increased demand for site pollution from both property owners and lenders,” says Amanda Duncan, senior vice president and manager of the PartnerOne Environmental Underwriting Division.

PartnerOne Environmental is Beacon Hill Associates, Inc.’s underwriting division, a fully integrated source for environmental insurance products. This division provides coverage for a variety of small- to middle-market contractors, consultants, and property owners and managers. All products are quoted, bound, and issued in-house.

Berkley Specialty Underwriting Managers is an underwriting management company providing excess and surplus lines general liability coverage to the wholesale market and a complete portfolio of commercial property casualty insurance products to the entertainment, sports, and environmental industries. Its environmental division provides coverages for virtually all classes traditionally known to have environmental liability exposures on both an admitted and non-admitted basis. Berkley Specialty Underwriting Managers underwrites on behalf of Nautilus Insurance Co. and Great Divide Insurance Co., member companies of W. R. Berkley Corp.

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