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Water Damage Mitigation & Support

03.03.21

In this webinar, Burns & Wilcox sat down with partner FLO BY MOEN for an in-depth and informative discussion on how homeowners can prevent further water damage through water monitoring, leak detection, and automatic shutoff devices.  

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Consulting Firm Agrees to $1.75 Million Settlement in Water Treatment Plant Suit

03.03.21

A consulting firm will pay $1.75 million to settle claims of breach of contract and professional negligence related to the design and construction of a large, lined pond that was part of a $13 million water treatment plant. The Community Services District of Cambria, California sued the firm, CDM Smith, in 2018, claiming the pond […]

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Upcoming Webinars

03.01.21

Meeting Demand of an Accelerating Construction Market Thursday, March 18, 2021 at 1:30 PM ET Please join Burns & Wilcox for a Specialty Webinar on Construction Insurance. Our panel of experts will discuss the rapidly accelerating Construction market, market dynamics depending on region, and the key verticals within the industry. Special Guests: Marc Adler, Managing […]

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Storm Damage Costs Could Be Highest in Texas, U.S. History

02.24.21

The winter storm that knocked out power for millions amid frigid temperatures and spawned a rash of water-related disasters is expected to be the costliest weather event in Texas history. More than a week after the storm began on February 11, a third of Texas residents continued to experience power service disruptions, millions lacked ready […]

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Evolving with the Dynamic Cyber Market

02.19.21

During this webinar, we discuss: The evolution of cyber solutions to address today’s threat landscape Risk management strategies for improving insurability and cost Future expectations of the cyber market

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Insurance Market Source

02.19.21

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Bitter Cold, Heavy Snow Slam Homeowners, Businesses Across U.S.

02.17.21

Collapsed roofs, caved-in foundations and broken windows are evidence of the destruction caused by bitterly cold temperatures and powerful winter storms that have hammered the U.S. and parts of Canada1 in recent weeks. As of February 17, 2.7 million Texans are still without power from a severe storm system spanning 25 states that began on […]

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Carrier Q&A with Richard Schmitzer from James River Insurance Company

02.17.21

Burns & Wilcox met for a discussion with Richard Schmitzer, President & CEO of James River Insurance Company. Hosted by Paul Smith, Corporate Senior Vice President, Carrier Relations, H.W. Kaufman Group. During this webinar, we discussed: James River Insurance Company’s journey and vision moving forward Market conditions and industry consolidation How to attract talent to […]

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Robinhood Faces Over 30 Class-Action Suits for Pausing Meme Stock Buys

02.10.21

The online and app-based stock trading broker Robinhood is facing at least 34 class-action lawsuits over its decision to prevent purchases of shares in GameStop and several other so-called meme stocks like AMC Entertainment and BlackBerry at the end of last month. The temporary halt on purchasing certain stocks came after amateur traders stunned Wall […]

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Tom Brady Rookie Card Fetches a Record $555,988 at Auction

02.03.21

An autographed Tom Brady rookie card was purchased at auction on eBay for $555,988 January 25, one day after the NFLs Tampa Bay Buccaneers quarterback helped his team secure a spot in Super Bowl LV. The rare 2000 card was rated PSA Gem Mint 10virtually perfectcondition1 and depicts Brady the year he was drafted by […]

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Property & Casualty Market Overview & Forecast: Eye on 2021

02.01.21

By Paul G. Smith, Corporate Senior Vice President, Carrier Relations, H.W. Kaufman Group As reported in our earlier quarterly overviews, 2020 was unparalleled from any vantage point. Beyond the onset of a global pandemic early in the year, rates were already rising, capacity was being deployed much more acutely, and terms & conditions were being […]

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Burns & Wilcox Safety and Contingency Planning Update

02.01.21

Burns & Wilcox continues to prioritize the health and well-being of our associates, clients and partners, which includes providing ongoing updates on the actions we have taken during the pandemic. In mid-March, Burns & Wilcox moved to a remote operation, with nearly all associates worldwide working from their homes. The transition was smooth, and our […]

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