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 […]

Environmental Insurance News 11.18.19

Recent environmental news stories: Accidental mix of bleach and acid kills Buffalo Wild Wings employee Risks being evaluated at contaminated former industrial site EPA Concerned About Contaminated Metal Salvage Yard In Henryetta Facility can’t accept new residents after new positive legionella test Changes to Underground […]

Insured Spotlight: Plumbing Contractors

By Chelsea Albright, Assistant Vice President A typical General Liability policy excludes losses that arise from pollution conditions, but a Contractors Pollution Liability (CPL) policy can fill this gap in coverage. A CPL policy is intended to cover Bodily Injury/Property Damage and cleanup costs that […]

Environmental Insurance News 11.4.19

Recent environmental news stories: EPA Reaches Settlements to Study Indoor Air and Groundwater Contamination in Sunnyvale Baltimore County to sue Monsanto for alleged water contamination Radioactive fracking waste could end up in Missoula landfill Merrimack Protesters Demand More PFAS Contamination Response From Saint-Gobain Plastics Factory […]

Pollution Insurance for Fixed Based Operations

By Michael Tighe, Executive Vice President & Northeast Regional Manager Off the shelf Pollution policies may cover only a portion of your client’s exposures. Frequently there is a need to remove or modify standard Pollution policy wording in order to provide effective coverage. It may […]

Environmental Insurance News 10.14.19

Recent environmental news stories: Focus on Environmental and Pollution Insurance: New exposures increase risks Windsor warns Bradley crash could lead to more PFAS pollution in Farmington River Imelda cited in release of almost 100,000 pounds of air pollutants N.C. Officials Trace 124 Legionnaires’ Disease Cases […]

Claims Reporting Procedures

By Carter McAuley, Brokerage Service Manager My insured has a claim, now what? No insured wants to go through the stress of having a claim, or even face a condition that may lead to a claim. But in the unfortunate event that a claim is […]