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Make Sure Your Insurance Provides the Right ESOP Coverage

Make Sure Your Insurance Provides the Right ESOP Coverage

Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOPs) provide a welcome benefit for millions of Americans, but obtaining the right coverage to protect corporate directors and officers and trustees can prove complex. Fiduciary claims may also cross over into D&O, and missteps can prove costly as settlements run into the millions of dollars.

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Tough Call: How to Insure TCPA Liability Risks

Tough Call: How to Insure TCPA Liability Risks

Costly litigation alleging violations of the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) has made coverage hard to get for businesses that contact customers and prospects by phone or text. CRC Group explains why markets for TPCA risks are scarce and how to work with a knowledgeable wholesale broker to help insureds.

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Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA): A Must Have for Cyber Coverage

Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA): A Must Have for Cyber Coverage

Over the last 18-24 months the rate of ransomware attacks has skyrocketed in both frequency and severity, driving significant changes in the cyber insurance marketplace. In years prior, cyber submissions were simple and it was easy to obtain bindable quotes from multiple markets. When it came to renewals, underwriting typically only required updates around major business changes. But, times have changed and these days underwriters across the board are asking for more information related to ransomware loss controls and IT risk management. It’s now common practice to require that insureds have Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) in place (especially when it comes to email access) before providing a quote for most accounts. Without MFA, clients risk non-renewal or a retention hike of 100% or more.

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2021 State of the Market at a Glance - Casualty, Construction, ExecPro, Personal Lines, Property

2021 State of the Market at a Glance - Casualty, Construction, ExecPro, Personal Lines, Property

Will premiums increase? Are terms and conditions changing? What lines of business have limited markets? Which lines of business have excess capacity? Here’s what clients can expect in the marketplace for 2021 in a quick and easy to read reference guide.

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Retail Agencies Brace for Coming Wave of E&O Claims in 2021

Retail Agencies Brace for Coming Wave of E&O Claims in 2021

2020 was packed with the kind of events that spark claim lawsuits, including the COVID-19 pandemic and subsequent lockdowns that depressed the economy, stressed healthcare systems, and drained both personal and business funds. Last year also saw an increase in cyberattacks, multiple hurricanes, and other disasters that have helped to solidify a hard insurance market for many lines.

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Stresses Ease in California Earthquake Market
Stresses Ease in California Earthquake Market
Claims Advocacy Team Gets Carrier to Rescind Denial of Defense for Slip-and-Fall
Claims Advocacy Team Gets Carrier to Rescind Denial of Defense for Slip-and-Fall
Creativity Holds the Key to Dealer Open Lot Market
Creativity Holds the Key to Dealer Open Lot Market
Marketplace Tight for Healthcare Risks Despite New Capacity
Marketplace Tight for Healthcare Risks Despite New Capacity
2021 Excess Casualty Market Remains Firm
2021 Excess Casualty Market Remains Firm
New York Construction Market Steady Post-Pandemic
New York Construction Market Steady Post-Pandemic
Why Consider Personal Umbrella Insurance?
Why Consider Personal Umbrella Insurance?
CRC Helps Financial Services Firm Achieve Reversal of Coverage Denial and Agreement to Defend E&O Claim
CRC Helps Financial Services Firm Achieve Reversal of Coverage Denial and Agreement to Defend E&O Claim
Insurance Landscape Hardens Further as Wildfires Rage
Insurance Landscape Hardens Further as Wildfires Rage
Excess Liability: Do Follow-Form Policies Really Follow Form?
Excess Liability: Do Follow-Form Policies Really Follow Form?
CRC’s Claims Advocacy Helps Medical Imaging Center Obtain Carrier Agreement to Defend Wage & Hour Claim
CRC’s Claims Advocacy Helps Medical Imaging Center Obtain Carrier Agreement to Defend Wage & Hour Claim
Property Insurance: Inflation & Rising Building Costs Create ITV Challenges
Property Insurance: Inflation & Rising Building Costs Create ITV Challenges