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Capital Insurance Group Launches Risk Mitigation Resource

Capital Insurance Group (CIG), a property and casualty insurer serving the Western United States, has launched a new, online risk mitigation platform, CIG RiskAlly. The new resource is currently available for CIG commercial, apartment and restaurant owner insurance policy clients …

ProHost USA Launches Data Breach Endorsement for Restaurants

ProHost USA, a Minneapolis-based program administrator, has added a new data breach coverage endorsement to its package programs for fine dining, family dining and fast casual restaurants. The endorsement, written on admitted paper, is available immediately in 28 states with …

Why Restaurant Franchises Make Good Program Business

One industry segment ideal for the program market and somewhat immune to the effects of a battered economy is the fast-food, multi-unit restaurant franchise industry, the experts say. The larger a company grows, the slower its rate of growth. But …

ISO Revises ‘Bring Your Own Alcohol’ Establishment Exclusion

ISO has enhanced its commercial general liability (CGL) insurance program to address exposures for establishments that allow their patrons to bring and consume alcoholic beverages on their premises (commonly referred to as “bring your own alcohol establishments” or “BYO establishments”). …

Upton Group Expands to Cover Pizzerias Nationwide

The Upton Group, LLC is expanding its business to cover pizzerias nationwide through PizzaInsurance.com. Previously the company focused on insuring Domino’s Pizza, one of the nation’s largest pizza chains. Owned and operated by The Upton Group, LLC, pizzainsurance.com will serve …

Willis Launches Pizza Delivery Program

Willis Programs, a unit of Willis Group Holdings, has introduced a customized insurance program for pizza delivery restaurants. PizzaGuard is an insurance program designed specifically to meet the needs of the pizza delivery industry. The PizzaGuard program is written on …

Western Security Surplus Launches Admitted Bar, Restaurant Program in Calif.

Western Security Surplus Insurance Brokers has launched a bar, tavern and restaurant program in California. This is a brand new program in the California market, offering businesses products with access to an A- X rated, admitted market. In addition to …

Ex-Workers Accused in Thibodaux, Louisiana, Restaurant Fire

Two former employees are accused of torching a Western Sizzlin restaurant in Thibodaux, La., early on May 21. Police say 18-year-old Donavan Cade Hoffpauir and 22-year-old Derrick Hebert, both of Thibodaux, were arrested on a charge of arson after allegedly …

California Self-Insured Restaurant Group Wins Fraud Conviction

The California Restaurant Mutual Benefit Corp. (CRMBC) is holding up a new conviction as success story in its ‘intensified campaign’ against workers’ compensation fraud. Jeanette Gallo pleaded no contest to one of the two felony counts of insurance fraud in …

Mood on Main Street: Agents on Hardest Hit Small Businesses

Agents across the country — except in Texas and neighboring states — agree that construction and related trades have been hardest hit by the recession. Restaurants appear to be the second hardest hit. In terms of lines of insurance, the …