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Train Derailment Impacts on Environmental Insurance Liability

Train Derailment Impacts on Environmental Insurance Liability

On February 3, 2023, a train derailed in East Palestine, Ohio. Thirty-eight of the cars left the track, including 11 that were carrying hazardous materials. In the aftermath of the derailment, the EPA has declared that the water and air in East Palestine are safe, but questions remain about environmental liability.

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California Law Changes Create Uncertainty for Trucking Industry

California Law Changes Create Uncertainty for Trucking Industry

Two topics have been dominating the conversation across California’s trucking industry in recent months: California Air Resources Board (CARB) regulations and California Assembly Bill 5 (AB5). As these laws take effect, trucking company owners and drivers are working to understand the laws’ impact on daily operations and their insurance programs (source 2).

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Cannabis State of the Market

Cannabis State of the Market

The cannabis industry continues to grow rapidly. Just two years ago, the global market was valued at nearly $18 billion dollars. Expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate of more than 25% over the next several years, the industry is expected to be worth a staggering $134.4 billion by 2030 (source 1). Although still federally illegal, the cannabis business is attracting entrepreneurs and investors across the U.S., fueled by state legalization measures, growing sales, and a need for tax revenue. While the cannabis industry seems to be shedding its taboo market status in some areas, many financial institutions, including insurance carriers, still remain hesitant to offer cannabis coverage, with the majority of professional, casualty, and property insurance business finding a home in the E&S marketplace (source 3). In 2023, the insurance market for cannabis organizations is continuing to evolve and present opportunities across all lines.

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2023 State of the Market at a Glance | Casualty, Construction, ExecPro, Healthcare, Personal Lines, & Property

2023 State of the Market at a Glance | Casualty, Construction, ExecPro, Healthcare, Personal Lines, & Property

Not sure what to expect when it comes to premium or terms and conditions? Interested in which lines of business may be seeing limited capacity or markets? Learn what to expect in the 2023 marketplace with our annual easy-to-read quick reference guide.

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Primary Trucking Insurance State of the Market

Primary Trucking Insurance State of the Market

The trucking industry continues to bounce back from the 2020 pandemic, but the recovery hasn’t been all smooth sailing. According to the American Transportation Research Institute’s (ATRI) 2022 survey, 2021 was the costliest year on record for the trucking industry, and the trend was expected to continue with 2022 (source 1).

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