architects and engineers News

Insurers Broadening Architects, Engineers Liability Coverage: Survey

While the market for architects and engineers professional liability insurance remains intensely competitive, many insurers providing this coverage are weighing new policy enhancements that offer expanded protection. A new survey by insurance broker Ames & Gough finds some insurers are …

QBE, Huntersure to Offer Architect, Engineer, Contractors PL Coverage

QBE North America has formed a strategic program underwriting alliance with Huntersure LLC, to offer its professional liability coverage for small to mid-size architectural, engineering and contractor businesses nationwide through Huntersure. The coverage will be provided on a non-admitted basis …

XL Catlin Adds EPLI, Cyber Coverage for Design Professionals in Canada

XL Catlin has added two optional coverages to its professional liability insurance for architects, engineers and other design businesses in Canada: employment practices liability (EPL) Insurance and cyber insurance coverage. The optional EPL coverage is designed to help architects, engineers …

Allied World Launches 3 Professional Liability Products in Australia

Allied World Assurance Co. Holdings AG announced it has launched three new professional liability products in Australia: Directors and Officers Liability Insurance, Architects and Engineers Professional Indemnity Insurance, and Miscellaneous Professional Indemnity Insurance. The Miscellaneous Professional Indemnity Insurance products is …

Risk Strategies Acquires Dallas-Based McLaughlin Brunson Agency

National insurance brokerage and risk management firm, Risk Strategies Company, has acquired Dallas-based McLaughlin Brunson Insurance Agency. McLaughlin Brunson provides insurance products and services to architects, engineers and certified professional accountants in Texas and Oklahoma. The firm will be known …

General Star Expands Architects & Engineers Program to Maryland, Virginia

General Star has expanded its admitted architects and engineers professional liability coverage to Maryland and Virginia. Entering the eighth year of the A&E program, Maryland and Virginia join New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia as …

Risk Strategies Acquires Illinois-Based M.G. Welbel & Associates

Risk Strategies Co. has acquired M.G. Welbel & Associates (MGW), a Northbrook, Ill.-based professional liability insurance specialty broker. Terms of the deal were not made public. MGW’S focus is on lawyers and design professionals, including architects, engineers and surveyors. The …