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 […]

A Discussion of Transit Risks & Pollution Coverage

By Allison McGreal, Assistant Vice President, PartnerOne Environmental With auto markets tightening their underwriting and increasing rates, it’s getting more difficult for agents to place risks with transportation exposures.   Underwriters are seeing an increase in submissions being shopped with multiple carriers in the hope […]

Environmental Insurance News 1.13.20

Recent environmental news stories: Arsenic and a new case: Inglewood stadium developers sue over contamination Crews cleaning up coolant spill at UVA Battle Building Gas station property contaminated, leaking into groundwater Mold forces Grand Haven businesses out House Passes PFAS Bill Sponsored By Maine Representatives […]

Environmental Insurance Spotlight: School Districts

Many school districts are self-contained communities, with operations and buildings that can span a large area. They may house classrooms as well as facilities such as laboratories, cafeterias/food service, bus parking lots/garages, sports stadiums, gardens, swimming pools, administrative office buildings, and newspaper/printing operations. In addition, […]

Environmental Insurance News 12.30.19

Recent environmental news stories: Rash of lawsuits intensify concerns of 3M’s liabilities over PFAS chemicals Lawsuit: Thousands of tons of contaminated waste dumped by contractor Chemicals Spill In Martinsburg, Part Of Downtown Evacuated Los Angeles Beaches Contaminated by Polluted Stormwater, Report Finds: ‘We’re Endangering Every […]

Environmental Insurance News 12.16.19

Recent environmental news stories: Flurry of lawsuits against Seattle Children’s detail human toll from mold infections There is a Surging Need for Mold Remediation and Mold Removal in South Florida Los Angeles Beaches Contaminated by Polluted Stormwater Asbestos forces evacuation of Colorado Springs apartment complex […]

Environmental Insurance News 12.2.19

Recent environmental news stories: Texas chemical plant explosion causes extensive damage to city Plant owner gets probation, fine for asbestos violation Debunking Environmental Coverage Myths and Misconceptions Chemical Spill At Tamalpais High School Pool Prompts Neighborhood Shelter-In-Place Experts say ‘forever chemical’ is found in everyday items […]

A Look at Natural Resource Damages

By Larry Simmons, Assistant Vice President What are Natural Resource Damages? Natural resource damage is a little known coverage grant that should be included in all of your Pollution policies. Many insureds do not fully understand what natural resource damages are, or why they need […]