General Liability News

Why CIC Offers A 3-Year Policy

This post is part of a series sponsored by Cincinnati Insurance Company. The knowledge each of your business clients have of insurance costs and premium calculations falls along a spectrum from unsophisticated to savvy. For most, it’s a budgeted line …

General Liability Underwriters to Play Vital Role in Drone Insurance: IUA Report

Traditional aviation insurance policies are unlikely to address all elements of emerging risks from the rapidly increasing use of drones, according to a report from the International Underwriting Association (IUA). As a result, general liability underwriters will have an important …

United Educators Insurance Expands Coverage for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Bethesda, MD, March 15, 2017—United Educators Insurance (UE), a Reciprocal Risk Retention Group (RRG) celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, is expanding its general liability (GL) coverage for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) used at the schools, colleges, and universities it …

Ironshore International Offers PI & GL Cover for Engineers Based Outside U.S.

Ironshore International has introduced a packaged policy to provide combined professional indemnity and general liability insurance for specialist engineers. Bermuda-headquartered Ironshore said it will underwrite coverage for professional liability, general liability, product liability and employer’s liability under one policy form …

Business Interruption Tops List of Risks Facing Global Organizations: Survey

Business interruption, property damage and general liability are the top three risks faced by businesses, non-governmental organizations and governmental agencies operating outside the U.S., according to the Summer/Fall edition of “Clements Worldwide Risk Index.” In fact, business interruption and property …

Marketform Committed to All Current Underwriting Lines After Strategic Review

Specialist Lloyd’s underwriter Marketform has confirmed its commitment to all its current underwriting lines after completing a strategic review. These remaining lines are: accident & health, travel; bloodstock & livestock; cargo; financial lines; marine & energy liability; marine hull & …

Specialist Lloyd’s Underwriter Marketform to Exit General Liability Business

Specialist Lloyd’s underwriter Marketform announced it no longer will write general liability business. This decision forms part of a broader strategic review of the business, which included an assessment of Marketform’s general liability account. “Alongside its shareholder, American Financial Group, …

Hiscox Appoints Waddell to Lead General Liability Team with Focus on U.S. Risks

Hiscox London Market has appointed Nick Waddell as general liability line underwriter; establishing Hiscox’s first ever stand-alone general liability team as the business seeks to take advantage of a London market resurgence in U.S. general liability risks. Reporting to Neil …

London’s IUA Supports Coordinated, International Approach to Drone Regulation

A coordinated, international approach to the regulation of aviation drones is essential for the technology to thrive, said the International Underwriting Association (IUA), which represents wholesale re/insurance companies in the London market. As a result of rapidly growing interest in …

ACE Strengthens Casualty Offering for Multinational Activities of Canada Firms

ACE Group says it is strengthening its global primary casualty offering with an expanded service platform designed to protect the multinational business activities of Canadian companies. ACE Risk Management Global Casualty is providing a dedicated team of underwriting professionals and …