The catastrophic events that we saw in 2017 will impact the affected areas for years to come. With consensus loss estimates close to $100 billion, the industry is facing historic, market-changing losses. While it’s too soon to determine the magnitude of this change, regardless of the impact of these events, AmWINS is well positioned to provide expertise, vital market access and capacity to help you solve the toughest risk management challenges.
As the largest property wholesaler in the United States – with more than $2.6 billion in property premium placed annually – AmWINS works with you to secure the most unique and competitive solutions for your clients. AmWINS brokers have access to exclusive capacity including the following.
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AmWINS brokers maintain strong relationships with our established carriers at all levels. In addition, our specialists in commercial and habitational real estate, hospitality, construction/inland marine, transportation, energy risks, public entity and CAT-driven schedules provide insight and expertise that enable you to address clients’ unique needs.
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The Thomas Fire, the largest fire in California's history, subsequently led to a mudslide on January 9, 2018, which caused a massive amount of damage in Santa Barbara and Ventura counties. The California Insurance Commissioner has issued a formal notice reminding carriers to pay for damage, citing the "efficient proximate cause doctrine." This article takes a closer look at the doctrine and how it has been challenged in court over the years.
Ordinance or Law insurance coverage provides limited protection for costs associated with repairing, rebuilding, or constructing a structure when physical damage to the structure by a covered cause of loss triggers an ordinance or law. Compliance with ordinances and laws after a loss can add 50% or more to the cost of a claim. This article will help you educate your insureds on exclusions and limitations and help them take a proactive approach to their insurance program.
In 2017, the issue of sexual harassment – especially in the workplace – gained greater awareness as accusations of harassment by high-profile individuals were constantly in the news. In many cases, sexual harassment lawsuits seriously impacted businesses and their respective insurers. Employment Practices Liability Insurance not only provides protection against employee lawsuits, but can also help your clients mitigate their sexual harassment risks.
Due to the Doctrine of Negligent Entrustment, the consequences of allowing an employee with a poor driving record to operate any motor vehicle for work purposes extend beyond a possible traffic violation or accident. These seven tips will help you to proactively manage your drivers and maintain your CDL files as part of your fleet safety program.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration mandate which requires nearly all U.S. truck operators to use electronic logging devices (ELDs) to track duty status has been upheld in court and will take effect December 16, 2017. The mandate will impact not just the trucking industry, but the trucking insurance sector as well.