Professional Liability Insurance News

QBE North America Forms Alliance with MGA Professional Risk Facilities

QBE North America, an operating division of QBE Insurance Group Ltd., announced a strategic program underwriting alliance with managing general agent Professional Risk Facilities (PRF), designed to offer coverage for miscellaneous errors & omissions (E&O) cover, media liability, tech E&O …

McGowan Acquires North American Professional Liability Insurance Agency

The McGowan Companies (McGowan), headquartered in Fairview Park, Ohio, announced it acquired North American Professional Liability Insurance Agency LLC (NAPLIA), effective April 1. NAPLIA will be re-branded under the McGowan Program Administrators brand and will function as a division of …

Beazley Forms ‘Anything Lineslip’ for Hard-To-Place Professional Liability Risks

Beazley has launched the new Anything Lineslip in London offering terms for all U.S. management, professional, cyber and healthcare liability risks. The Anything Lineslip is led by Beazley, supported by a number of other carriers including Antares and ARK 4020 …

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 …

Allied World Taps Zurich’s Beazleigh as VP, Professional Liability, Australia

Allied World Assurance Co. Holdings AG announced that Kym Beazleigh has been appointed vice president, Professional Liability, Australia, based in Sydney. He will report to Ed Moresco, senior vice president, Professional Liability. Beazleigh joins Allied World from Zurich Australia Insurance …

QBE, SUA Agency to Offer Professional Liability Coverage to Mortgage Specialists

QBE North America has formed a program underwriting agreement with Stateside Underwriting Agency (SUA) to offer its clients who are title agents, abstractors and escrow agents professional liability insurance for primary and excess coverage. Mortgage company professional liability and mortgage …

Markel International Launches Fintech Business Protection Cover

Markel International, the London-based specialist insurance subsidiary of Markel Corp., has launched a policy offering comprehensive protection for businesses in the financial technology (fintech) sector, which includes trading platforms, forex platforms and peer-to-peer crowdfunding sites. In financial services businesses, where …

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 …

XL Catlin, RPS/Plus Add Data & Theft Endorsements to Title Agent Policies

XL Catlin and RPS/Plus Companies have launched two new endorsements – making data breach and added theft protection available – for their professional liability insurance program specifically designed for title and escrow agents. “People like to hold service providers accountable,” …

PartnerOne Launches Contractors Pollution & Professional Product

PartnerOne Environmental is working in partnership with Berkley Environmental, a Division of Berkley Specialty Underwriting Managers, to offer PartnerOne Contractors Pollution & Professional. This product is a combined CPL and professional liability policy that is tailored to address the risk …