Environmental Insurance News 6.26.17

Recent environmental news stories: 2 Las Vegas hotel guests contract Legionnaires’ disease Guilty plea set for oil recycling manager in pollution case Legionella Traces Found in East Harlem Police Precinct Water Samples Crews discover contaminated soil under construction site of North Augusta baseball stadium Residents of Oklahoma town say Michelin, B.F. Goodrich plant polluted area […]

Pushing Limits to the Limit

A brief insight into limits and deductibles By Chris Reilly, Associate Account Executive Insurance claims can be costly for everyone involved. Making sure that you and your client understand a policy’s coverage, limits, and deductibles is the best way to make sure everyone is prepared for the possibility of a loss. There are two common […]

Environmental Insurance News 6.12.17

Recent environmental news stories: Plumbing In Hospitals And Nursing Homes Can Spread Legionnaires’ Disease Environmental insurance: A tale of two markets? Family finds toxic black mold in apartment Dow Chemical loses key ruling in dioxin pollution dispute Recent activity at Bast site in Ambler stirs asbestos-related concerns New use hoped for polluted closed Indiana auto […]

Account Profile: Retro Date Considerations

By Patrick Manning, Senior Account Executive We recently wrote an account that had some challenging issues with retro dates. When dealing with claims made policies one of the biggest E&O considerations we face involves retro dates. If a carrier advances a retro date and it’s missed by the agent, there could be some potentially serious […]

Environmental Insurance News 5.30.17

Recent environmental news stories: 12 Farmworkers Poisoned by Toxic Pesticide Top 10 Technical Fouls to Avoid When Filing Environmental Claims More than 100 plan to sue GPC over pollution in Muscatine Lightning Causes Spill of Oilfield Wastewater Near Williston Mold, water issues keep 9 rooms closed at Central High in Providence Fire destroyed thousands of […]

Environmental Insurance News 5.15.17

Recent environmental news stories: Reliance Treated Wood, Inc. Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at Federalsburg, Md. Facility St. John woman claims toxic mold in apartment caused health complications How to Protect Your Investment When Buying a Brownfield Settlement would have companies pay millions for spill Big Lots to pay millions after settling environmental lawsuit More than […]

Environmental Insurance News 5.1.17

Recent environmental news stories: When is a policy’s pollution exclusion applicable to contractor damage? Cleanup Planned of Liquid Fertilizer That Spilled in Iowa Dollar General owner pays $1.1 million to settle California toxic waste dumping case Lost Insurance Policy? Pursuing Coverage for Long-Tail Environmental Liability Still Feasible Mountain Dew spill at Michigan plant raises environmental […]

April Showers Bring…Pollution Exposures

By Tracy Durham, Senior Account Executive It’s that time of year when people begin to prepare lawns, gardens, and farmland for spring and summer. Now is a great time to be in touch with your clients who perform these seasonal services to discuss their operations and exposures, and to make sure there aren’t any coverage […]