Hanover Insurance News

The Hanover’s Chaucer Acquires SLE Holdings, Sydney-Based MGA

The Hanover Insurance Group Inc. announced that Chaucer, the company’s international specialty insurance group, has acquired SLE Holdings, a market-leading Lloyd’s managing general underwriting agency based in Sydney, Australia. SLE, which currently underwrites business exclusively in Australia, wrote approximately U.S. …

The Hanover & Chaucer Launch Dublin-Based International Specialty Insurer

The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. and its subsidiary, Chaucer, announced that they will form a Dublin-based company, Chaucer Insurance Co. DAC (Chaucer Dublin), to write international specialty insurance business. The Central Bank of Ireland has approved the new venture. “Chaucer …

Liberty Law School in Virginia Demands Lawsuit Coverage From Hanover

Liberty University’s law school wants a judge to force its insurance company to pay for its defense in a lawsuit stemming from a same-sex-marriage custody battle. Virginia Lawyer’s Weekly reports that the school claims in Lynchburg federal court in Virginia …

The Never Ending Snoball Fight

Snowfall in Southern Louisiana is a rarity, but one doozy of a snowball fight has been ongoing since at least 2006 and has resulted in four separate lawsuits, now consolidated in the United States District Court for the Eastern District …

Hanover Insurance Executive Elected Co-Chair of Anti-Fraud Coalition

Frank Sztuk of Hanover Insurance was elected co-chair of the Coalition Against Insurance Fraud at the public-interest group’s annual membership meeting last week. Sztuk is Hanover’s National Special Investigation Unit (SIU) strategist and has chaired the Massachusetts fraud bureau. He …