Recently Written Accounts: March 2020

In this challenging time, we are all working to stay connected with our agents and provide the same level of service and support they are used to receiving from Beacon Hill. March has seen no slowdown in activity—our team bound a variety of new business […]

Environmental Insurance News 3.23.20

Recent environmental news stories: Can Coverage for COVID-19 Be Excluded? Overturned tanker spills 6K gallons oil near California dam Earthquake causes chemical leak Rio Tinto Kennecott refinery Insurance Coverage for Losses Stemming from the Coronavirus Copper company fined $33K over Arizona smelter air pollution State […]

Environmental Insurance News 3.9.20

Recent environmental news stories: Pollution Exclusion: Insurer wins ruling over property damage to warehouse Bellevue moves to protect water sources from airport contamination resulting from underground storage tanks Manmade chemical has contaminated wells, could trickle into communities across Wisconsin Major Settlement Reached In Formaldehyde-Contaminated Flooring […]

Insurance Considerations for Hazmat Haulers

Transporters of hazardous materials have requirements under various agencies that involve reporting of materials they are transporting and documentation of training given to their personnel. Not only are they regulated under agencies that are part of the Department of Transportation (DOT), but there are also […]

Environmental Insurance News 2.24.20

Recent environmental news stories: An estimated 50 gallons of fuel oil spilled into Inner Harbor early Saturday, MDE official says Underground fuel leak identified as cause of New Paltz water contamination Polluted stormwater runoff in Bolsa Chica reserve leads to $95,000 EPA penalty The emerging […]

Environmental Insurance News 2.10.20

Recent environmental news stories: Cancer-Causing Benzene Emissions at 10 Refineries Exceed EPA Limits Construction Project Raises Indoor Air Quality Concerns at Courthouse in Massachusetts Water pollution control plant preps for heavy rain Underground Storage Tank Leaks Trigger Closure Of Northern Arizona Gas Stations State of […]

Environmental Insurance News 1.27.20

Recent environmental news stories: Treasure Island Residents File Class Action Suit Against Developers and Contractors, Seeking $2 Billion in Damages A 97,000-gallon red wine leak made its way into a Northern California river Evacuations ordered after chemical is released at Kern County manufacturing plant The […]