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Broken Lock, Faulty Smoke Detectors: Renters Claim Negligence Led to Separate Tragic Events

Broken Lock, Faulty Smoke Detectors: Renters Claim Negligence Led to Separate Tragic Events

A woman who was assaulted in her apartment after a stranger broke in through the unit\'s back sliding door is suing the housing complex for over $1 million, claiming the attack could have been prevented if the broken back door lock had been fixed when she and her roommate first reported it. The Austin, Texas, woman filed the lawsuit against…

P&C Report: 2024 Q2 Outlook

P&C Report: 2024 Q2 Outlook

Following several years of double-digit rate increases and restrictive adjustments to Terms and Conditions (T&C), the Property Insurance sector has reached a point of relative stability. Rates are largely modest as insurers secure the required premium, now applying rates against a proper exposure basis—Insurance to Value (ITV). With few exceptions of traditional CAT-prone perils in specific geographies, most carriers are…

Telehealth Continues to Evolve and Shape the Healthcare Insurance Industry

Telehealth Continues to Evolve and Shape the Healthcare Insurance Industry

The practice of telemedicine—healing at a distance—dates back over a century and has come a long way since. In 2023, the telehealth industry market value was estimated at $194 billion and is projected to rise to nearly $870 billion by 2030, according to the February 2021 Telehealth Market Research Report by Market Research Future. It comes as no surprise that…

Ask the Expert Q&A: Errors & Omissions Insurance

Ask the Expert Q&A: Errors & Omissions Insurance

When an error is made by a real estate agent, accountant, consultant or other professional, the financial loss incurred by their client can be substantial. To learn how Errors & Omissions (E&O) Insurance can help protect professionals, we spoke with Erica​​​​ Rangel, Manager, Professional Liability, Burns & Wilcox, Chicago, Illinois. What are some of the greatest risks today as it…

Video: Telehealth Risk Exposures

Video: Telehealth Risk Exposures

During this webinar, our own Evan Miller provided updates on the telehealth industry and its impact on the Healthcare Insurance Industry. Watch a highlight from the discussion below. https://vimeo.com/925430805/03d4b0eabf?share=copy

Video: Telehealth Industry Update

Video: Telehealth Industry Update

During this webinar, our own Karl Olson provided updates on the telehealth industry and its impact on the Healthcare Insurance Industry. Watch a highlight from the discussion below. https://vimeo.com/925430168/fff70592ee?share=copy

Webinar: Telehealth & The Healthcare Insurance Industry

Webinar: Telehealth & The Healthcare Insurance Industry

During this webinar, our experts gathered for a discussion on how telehealth has impacted healthcare over the last few years and how the medical professional liability market has changed to address it. Watch as they explore the current challenges and provide tips for brokers and agents on how to be successful in providing solutions for their clients. https://vimeo.com/923704547/66c21256f4  

Engineer Under Fire After 7-Story Building Collapses During Construction Work

Engineer Under Fire After 7-Story Building Collapses During Construction Work

The engineer allegedly responsible for a partial building collapse in the Bronx in December has had their license suspended for two years by the city of New York and faces a $10,000 fine, according to reports. No one was injured but dozens of families lost their homes after the collapse of the seven-story apartment building, part of which was under…

Patient Safety Concerns Intensify as Med Spa Industry Booms

Patient Safety Concerns Intensify as Med Spa Industry Booms

Experts are sounding the alarm over the risk of infections and other negative outcomes that patients could face after receiving treatments at medical spas, or med spas, which have boomed in popularity in recent years. According to a recent NBC News report, physicians are seeing more adverse reactions linked to the facilities and there are growing concerns over the clinics…

P&C Report: 2024 Forecast

P&C Report: 2024 Forecast

Many of the primary factors that influenced the status of the Property & Casualty (P&C) market in 2023 are likely to remain in 2024. We continue to operate in a comparatively hard environment marked by rising but moderating rates on some lines of business, where it is often necessary to layer available capacity that includes carefully worded terms and conditions…

Ask the Expert Q&A: Healthcare Insurance

Ask the Expert Q&A: Healthcare Insurance

Increasing demand for aging services and a boom in medispas are among the changes currently happening in the ever-evolving healthcare industry. To learn more about industry risks and Healthcare Insurance solutions, we spoke with Lily Chetosky, Broker, Professional Liability, Burns & Wilcox, Chicago, Illinois. What are some of the greatest risks in healthcare today? L.C.: There are a lot of…

Property & Casualty Report: Q3/Q4 2023

Property & Casualty Report: Q3/Q4 2023

Despite the continued “flight toward profitability” for most carriers, moderation in both rate and capacity is occurring in many insurance sectors. Most rates are rising, but the level of increases is slowing. Capacity is generally available but often requires creativity. On the Casualty side, some classes remain stressed while carriers are competing for business in others. These and other trends…

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