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Why Consider Personal Umbrella Insurance?

Why Consider Personal Umbrella Insurance?

It’s common to assume that a tragic accident won’t happen to you. Unfortunately, hoping something won’t happen isn’t an effective means of protecting against the unexpected. Just one accident can wipe out your savings and assets. It's impossible to predict the amount that could be awarded to the winner of a lawsuit resulting from an auto collision or an accident on your property. Purchasing a personal umbrella policy is one simple way that individuals or families can protect against the devastating financial impact of an unforeseen event.

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Excess Liability: Do Follow-Form Policies Really Follow Form?

Excess Liability: Do Follow-Form Policies Really Follow Form?

Follow-form policies are meant to help simplify and provide consistent coverage for excess liability programs. Ideally, follow form policies would provide excess coverage under the same terms and conditions as the underlying policy, that is follow the underlying form. In the real world, such policies often fall short of that ideal. Even though the coverage is labeled follow form, it’s not safe to assume that the policy actually provides the same coverage.

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Are Your Casualty Limits Adequate? Don’t Chance It

Are Your Casualty Limits Adequate? Don’t Chance It

During economic slowdowns, including the global coronavirus pandemic, many insurance buyers are tempted to pare the size of their programs. With the property and casualty insurance marketplace hardening across virtually all lines, the cost of maintaining existing levels of coverage is going up. Deciding to buy less liability coverage, however, may be a big mistake.

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Excess and Umbrella Markets Continue to Change in 2020

Excess and Umbrella Markets Continue to Change in 2020

The first quarter of 2019 saw the excess and umbrella markets start to move toward tighter underwriting, and each quarter since has seen the market get firmer. The second half of the year brought greater capacity restrictions, higher prices, and significant challenges around program structure, due in large part to nuclear jury awards that have hit excess and umbrella lines like never before. Brokers that succeed in 2020’s changing market will depend on creativity, proactive strategic planning, and strong carrier relationships to help clients weather the storm.

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Truck Accident Frequency and Claims Severity on the Rise

Truck Accident Frequency and Claims Severity on the Rise

Commercial trucking serves as a barometer for the economy. It represented nearly 71% of the tonnage carried by all modes of domestic freight transportation in 2017, including manufactured and retail goods. With more trucks on the road, there were also more accidents, including a rise in fatalities. Trucks were involved in 59% more accidents per mile than in 2010, despite the new technologies and the best efforts of regulators, according to the American Trucking Association (ATA). Further, the number of people who died in large truck crashes was also 30% higher than in 2009, when it was the lowest it has been since the collection of fatal crash data began in 1975.

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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
Excess & Umbrella REDY® Index June 2021
Excess & Umbrella REDY® Index June 2021
Cyber REDY® Index June 2021
Cyber REDY® Index June 2021
Private D&O REDY® Index June 2021
Private D&O REDY® Index June 2021
Cyberwrite on REDY®: Helping Clients Understand & Quantify Cyber Risks
Cyberwrite on REDY®: Helping Clients Understand & Quantify Cyber Risks