7/11/2012

For immediate release:
July 11, 2012

PartnerOne Environmental ®, Beacon Hill Associates’ underwriting division, is now working in partnership with Berkley Environmental, a Division of Berkley Specialty Underwriting Managers, to offer Site Pollution Liability. This product will provide coverage for both on-site and off-site clean-up, defense costs, and third party bodily injury and property damage claims. Coverage enhancements can include 1st and 3rd Party Transportation, Non-Owned Disposal Sites coverage, Natural Resources Damages, Mold and Legionella , and scheduled storage tank systems. Premiums start at $3,000.

PartnerOne Environmental is pleased to add Site Pollution Liability to its suite of products already written with Berkley Environmental, which includes Contractors Pollution Liability (CPL), Environmental Consultants Liability (CPL/E&O), a combined General Liability/CPL/E&O form, Follow Form Excess Liability, and companion Auto and Workers Compensation.

“We are very excited to expand our current capabilities with the Berkley Companies in our PartnerOne Environmental Underwriting Division,” says Amanda Duncan, Senior Vice President and Manager of the PartnerOne Environmental Underwriting Division. “We are seeing an increased demand for Site Pollution from both property owners and lenders. The addition of Site Pollution Liability allows us to compliment our existing business and provides our agents the ability to further enhance their insureds’ overall insurance portfolio.”

PartnerOne Environmental® is Beacon Hill Associates, Inc.’s underwriting division, a fully integrated source for environmental insurance products. This division provides coverage for a variety of small- to middle-market contractors, consultants, and property owners and managers. All products are quoted, bound, and issued in-house, enabling PartnerOne Environmental to provide fast turnaround times and excellent service. PartnerOne Environmental coverages are offered by carriers rated “A+”. www.partneroneenvironmental.com

Berkley Specialty Underwriting Managers is an underwriting management company providing excess and surplus lines general liability coverage to the wholesale market and a complete portfolio of commercial property casualty insurance products to the entertainment, sports, and environmental industries. Its environmental division offers an array of coverages for virtually all classes traditionally known to have environmental liability exposures on both an admitted and non-admitted basis. Berkley Specialty Underwriting Managers underwrites on behalf of Nautilus Insurance Company and Great Divide Insurance Company, member companies of W. R. Berkley Corporation, both of which have an A.M. Best Financial Strength Rating of A+ (Excellent) and a Financial Size Category of X (adjusted policyholders’ surplus of $500 million to $750 million). www.berkleysum.com/environmental.htm

If you would like more information on environmental insurance products, please contact Beacon Hill Associates, Inc. and PartnerOne Environmental at 1-800-596-2156 or info@b-h-a.com.

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