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Workers’ Comp Carrier Retailers Casualty Insurance Expands Into Alabama

Retailers Casualty Insurance Co. has received all regulatory approvals from the Alabama Department of Insurance to begin offering workers’ compensation coverage in the state of Alabama. Appointed agents may quote Alabama business with Retailers Casualty for policies with effective dates …

Westcap Insurance Services Ups Limits for Contractors Program, Expands into Arizona

Solvang, Calif.-based Westcap Insurance Services, LLC has expanded its admitted program for contractors to now include Arizona domiciled risks. Westcap also announced increased limits and other product enhancements to the program in the state of Washington. Westcap will now offer …

Palomar Specialty Expands Residential Earthquake Product Into Additional States

Palomar Specialty Insurance Company has expanded its Flex Choice residential earthquake insurance product into the following states: Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Illinois, Indiana and Utah. Flex Choice allows consumers to customize their residential earthquake coverage to meet their specific needs and …

Gresham to Lead Expansion of Pinnacle Actuarial Resources into Carolinas

Consulting Actuary Legaré W. Gresham has established Pinnacle Actuarial Resources Inc.’s presence the Carolinas with the opening of an office in Charleston, South Carolina, as the firm continues to grow both domestically and internationally. Gresham has more than 10 years …

Velocity Risk Underwriters Adds Condominium Coverage to Florida Products

Velocity Risk Underwriters has expanded its Florida products to include HO-6 (condominium) for primary, secondary, seasonal, long-term rental, and short term rentals (minimum two days). Velocity offers an A.M. Best “A” rated homeowners programs in Florida utilizing Texas-based State National …

NORCAL Mutual Expands MPLI Offerings to Tennessee

NORCAL Mutual Insurance Company is now offering coverage to health care professionals in Tennessee. This is the latest in NORCAL’s national expansion, which now reaches 39 states, including the District of Columbia. NORCAL is a medical professional liability insurance (MPLI) …

Jetty Expands Renters Insurance Product Into 4 Additional States

Jetty, a financial services company, has expanded its renters products – Jetty Passport Deposit, Jetty Passport Lease, and Jetty Renters Insurance – into Kansas, Utah, Maryland, and Tennessee. Used together or à la carte, each product operates in a digitally-native …

XS Brokers Expands Into Southeast; Hires Ault to Lead New Florida Office

XS Brokers, an independent insurance brokerage in New England, has expanded the company into the Southeast, opening a new office in Orlando and hiring Lori Ault as executive vice president and territorial manager. The firm now has five offices, including …

Norman-Spencer Agency Opens Recreational Marine Facility in North Carolina

Norman-Spencer Agency, Inc., a national property and casualty insurance provider, has opened a new recreational marine operation in High Point, North Carolina. Jason Norman will be leading the office as the underwriter production manager. Norman will be working directly with …

PURE Expands E&S Homeowners Coverage to South Carolina

The PURE Group of Insurance Companies has expanded its PURE Programs excess & surplus (E&S) line offering designed to protect higher risk homes insured for $1 million or more, into South Carolina. With this expansion of the offering, PURE policyholders …