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Examining Energy Insurance Specialty Categories & Trends

Examining Energy Insurance Specialty Categories & Trends

Our experts gathered for a discussion on the state of the energy insurance market, trends within the sector and the impact on specific products. During this webinar, we discuss: Specialty areas within the energy industry Market conditions and rate impact Challenges and solutions within the energy market https://vimeo.com/561535323/bc265100b4

Lawsuit Challenges Nursing Home Immunity as Facilities Look to Post-Pandemic Future

Lawsuit Challenges Nursing Home Immunity as Facilities Look to Post-Pandemic Future

The family of a husband and wife who both died after contracting COVID-19 at a nursing home last year is suing the facility, alleging that it lacked proper staffing, infection control policies and personal protective equipment. William and Martha Ames were both in their late 80s when they were diagnosed with the virus at the Villages of Orleans Health and…

Ask the Expert Q&A: Recreational Marine Insurance

Ask the Expert Q&A: Recreational Marine Insurance

The boating industry has boomed during the pandemic, creating opportunities — and also increasing risks — for those who own, operate, sell or repair watercrafts. To learn more about Recreational Marine Insurance, we spoke with Matt Bryant, Broker, Marine, Burns & Wilcox, Orlando, Florida. What are the greatest risks related to Recreational Marine today? M.B.: The term “Recreational Marine” applies to…

Fire at Historic Mackinac Island Home Causes $1 Million in Damages

Fire at Historic Mackinac Island Home Causes $1 Million in Damages

A historic home on Michigan’s famed Mackinac Island caught fire on May 30, leaving more than $1 million in damages to the 120-year-old cottage. No one was injured in the blaze, which was reportedly caused by a chimney failure that occurred about two hours after a fireplace was lit on the home’s first floor. Fire officials described the roof and…

Workers Injured as Metal Beams Fall ‘Like Dominoes’ at Construction Site

Workers Injured as Metal Beams Fall ‘Like Dominoes’ at Construction Site

Two workers narrowly avoided serious injuries after being thrown from horizontal metal beams at a construction site on the Boston University campus May 14. The accident happened when a steel column fell to the side, causing the adjacent beams to topple “like dominoes” and partially collapse the steel frame of what is slated to become a 13-story data sciences building…

Ask the Expert Q&A: Errors & Omissions Insurance

Ask the Expert Q&A: Errors & Omissions Insurance

Professional errors are a risk in any industry and can lead to severe financial loss. To learn more about the Errors and Omissions (E&O) Insurance, we spoke with Kenneth Labelle, Broker, Professional Liability, Burns & Wilcox Brokerage, Chicago, Illinois. What are the greatest risks related to Errors & Omissions? K.L.: There are hundreds of different classes of E&O business, from…

Construction Defects Lawsuit Leads to $17.5 Million Settlement for Condo Association

Construction Defects Lawsuit Leads to $17.5 Million Settlement for Condo Association

The homeowner’s association for a luxury, oceanfront condo tower in Florida recently settled its construction defects lawsuit against the tower’s developer, contractors and architect for $17.5 million. The Regalia on the Ocean Condominium Association in Sunny Isles Beach filed the lawsuit in 2018, alleging construction flaws including improperly-installed pool joints, unsafe steam rooms and problems with sliding glass doors. As…

Changing Conditions Impacting the Specialty Healthcare Insurance Market

Changing Conditions Impacting the Specialty Healthcare Insurance Market

Our experts met for a discussion on the state of the specialty healthcare market, trends within the industry that are changing the landscape, and the impacts on specific products. During this webinar, we discuss: The silos of the medical industry The new and emerging risks, including telemedicine and urgent care centers Challenges facing the healthcare market   https://vimeo.com/553094170/e4d82cafe2

Upcoming Webinars

Upcoming Webinars

Wildfire Defense with David Torgerson, President of Wildfire Defense Systems Thursday, June 24, 2021 at 1:30 PM ET Get insight into the 2021 Wildfire Season with our special guest David Torgerson, President of Wildfire Defense Systems. Topics include: Forecasting the 2021 Wildfire Season Learnings from past wildfire activity Review of the Wildfire Defense Systems partnership with Burns & Wilcox Update…

Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack Exposes Severity of Cyber Threats

Colonial Pipeline Ransomware Attack Exposes Severity of Cyber Threats

The ransomware attack that shut down one of the largest fuel pipelines in the U.S. and set off gas shortages and panic-buying is indicative of the growing cyber risk threatening American infrastructure, experts said in a recent USA Today report. Colonial Pipeline Co., which moves 2.5 million barrels of petroleum each day, was forced to discontinue operations May 7 after…

Ask the Expert Q&A: Workers’ Compensation Insurance

Ask the Expert Q&A: Workers’ Compensation Insurance

The past year has brought numerous changes to work sites around the world, however some of the most common risks remain the same. To learn more about workplace hazards and Workers’ Compensation Insurance, we spoke with Justin Dorman, National Product Manager, Workers\' Compensation, Burns & Wilcox, Charleston, South Carolina. What are some of the greatest risks in the workplace today?…

Carrier Q&A with Patrick Rastiello

Carrier Q&A with Patrick Rastiello

Paul Smith hosts a Carrier Q&A discussion with Patrick Rastiello, President and CEO, Accredited America. With over 40 years of experience in the insurance market, Patrick brings a wealth of insight on the current environment into the conversation. During this webinar, we discussed: Market conditions Technology\'s impact on the underwriting process Forecasts into the months ahead https://vimeo.com/548121687/2e224dac90

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