Burns and Wilcox News

Category: Professional

Rise of the Gig Economy Increases Need for Miscellaneous Errors & Omissions Insurance

Forty-three percent of the workforce in the United States is expected to be made up of freelancers by the year 2020, as compared to just 6 percent nearly 30 years ago. The rise of what is described “the gig economy” is driven by business professionals wanting greater autonomy outside of the 9-to-5 world. An increasing number…

Ask the Expert: Shedding Light on Architects and Engineers E&O Insurance

Insurance Market Source regularly taps into its network of experts for insight into key trends across the insurance landscape. Nicole Greene, Director of Brokerage, Professional and Executive Liability Center of Excellence, Burns & Wilcox, shares her insight on Architects and Engineers Errors & Omissions (E&O) insurance.  

Healthy Outlook

Insurance Market Source regularly taps its network of experts for insight into key trends and developments across the insurance landscape. Here Ken Rice, Director of Underwriting, Atain Insurance Companies, and Michael Muglia, Underwriter, Burns & Wilcox Professional Liability Center of Excellence, tell us what we can expect in the medical professional liability market.

New Risks Require a Surgical Approach to Healthcare

The last five years have meant rapid change for the healthcare industry: the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was signed into law in 2010; the Medicare Electronic Health Record (EHR) Incentive Programs, also known as meaningful use, were launched in 2011; and this fall, Medicare is changing requirements for how claims are coded. The changing environment…