Rocklin, CA, August 24 2015-Builders & Tradesmen’s Insurance Services, Inc. (BTIS) will be offering Fraud Protection at no extra charge to purchasers of their Victory Admitted Contractor General Liability policy to all California-based contractors. The individual purchasing General Liability policy will have access to lost wallet assistance, identity theft restoration and $50,000 identity theft insurance starting August 10, 2015. This benefit is currently offered to Sole Proprietor entities, with Corporations, LLCs and Partnerships to follow soon.
“These contractors that come to us for insurance coverage are truly independent in nature”, said Paul Holbein, Exe. VP of Marketing of BTIS. “They are literally carrying their business in their wallets and or laptops. If something happens (lost or stolen), it can be a huge deal for the contractor and their business”.
The new benefit includes assistance replacing a lost or stolen wallet/purse, identity theft insurance and most importantly, a dedicated resolution specialist to assist if an issue arises.
The $50,000 insurance coverage is for lost wages, document replacement costs, travel expenses, child/elderly care costs, purse/wallet reimbursement and EFT (electronic fund transfer) costs related to a stolen identity.
“We hope this small benefit has a big impact and demonstrates our commitment to the contractor and construction industry”, said Hohlbein.
BTIS is an insurance intermediary company focused on serving independent artisan contractors in the construction industry. In addition to offering a full suite of insurance products, BTIS is committed to exemplary service and relationships. Headquartered in Rocklin, California, BTIS is a division of AmTrust Financial Services.
About AmTrust Financial Services
AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. was founded in 1998 to provide property and casualty insurance to small businesses. The company is publicly traded under the symbol AFSI. With extensive underwriting experience and a prestigious “A” (Excellent) Financial Size “XIII” rating from A.M. Best, AmTrust has earned a reputation as an innovative, technology driven provider of insurance products. Our commitment to excellence is the common thread connecting each of our businesses.
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