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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 […]

News From Beacon Hill – June 2017

This Year’s Biggest Opportunities: Mold & More This year has seen a period of continued changes in the environmental industry. Market challenges are leading to opportunities in many areas, and agents and brokers who pay attention to the underlying trends can capitalize on them. We have identified five areas that will lead to significant market opportunity […]

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 […]

News From Beacon Hill – May 2017

Package Insurance for Environmental Facilities Packaged environmental insurance programs combine various lines with a shared limit and/or aggregate. Examples include General Liability and Premises Pollution (GL/EIL); General Liability, Premises Pollution, and Transportation Pollution Liability (GL/EIL/TPL); General Liability, Premises Pollution, and Contractors Pollution Liability (GL/EIL/CPL); and other combinations. Combining these coverages can create a substantial cost […]

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 […]