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Eye on 2022: Specialty Insurance Overview


In this webinar, our experts provided a forecast for 2022, including high-level market overviews and insights on Professional Liability, Personal and Commercial Insurance.


QVC, Amazon Warehouse Disasters Underscore Risks at Large Facilities


A massive fire at a QVC warehouse in Rocky Mount, North Carolina, on Dec. 19 destroyed 75% of the 1.5 million-square-foot facility and killed one worker, according to news reports. The five-alarm blaze rendered the site inoperable and has reportedly prompted the company, a major employer in the area, to plan to lay off all […]


6 New Years Resolutions to Reduce Your Risks in 2022


Have you made your New Years resolutions? About 44% of adults surveyed in a recent Medifast poll said they planned to set a resolution for 2022, compared to 50% in 2021. Top resolutions for the new year include financial health, holistic health and wellness, and focusing on self-care or body positivity, the survey found. While […]


Upcoming Webinars


Workers’ Compensation Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 1:30 PM EST Please join us for a discussion on the changing dynamics of Workers Compensation. Special guests: Mike Muma, Managing Director, Underwriting, Markel Specialty Small Commercial Justin Dorman, National Product Manager, Workers’ Compensation, Burns & Wilcox Hosted by: Chris Zoidis, Executive Vice President, H.W. Kaufman Group REGISTER […]


Ask the Expert Q&A: Personal Umbrella & Excess Liability Insurance


Being held liable for a serious incident such as a boating accident, dog bite or trampoline injury has the potential to cause financial devastation to individuals who are not properly insured. To learn more about how Personal Umbrella & Excess Liability Insurance can help, Crains Content Studio spoke with Kate Wright, Associate Vice President, Regional […]


Labor & Staffing: Management Liability and E&O Insurance Solutions


During this webinar, our experts met for a discussion on Management Liability and E&O as it relates to the risks associated with remote operations, labor shortages, and staffing companies. We discussed key coverage considerations and exclusions.


2021 Insurance Timeline: Navigating Risks in the New Normal


In 2021, the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines marked a turning point in the pandemic for many North American organizations and individuals. As industries from construction to hospitality resumed operations, the economic rebound also brought its own challenges as businesses navigated a new normal defined by continued COVID-19 surges, supply chain concerns and worker shortages on […]


Rising Risks: Amazon Responds to Supply Chain Problems and Shipping Deadlines


The supply chain crisis is overwhelming companies on a global scale, causing industry giants like Amazon to turn to high-risk delivery methods like chartered ships and long-haul planes. And while that gives companies more control over the path of their own deliveries, it also opens them up to new forms of liability in the already […]


H.W. Kaufman Group Names Daniel J. Kaufman President of Burns & Wilcox


Detroit/Farmington Hills, Mich. (December 02, 2021) H.W. Kaufman Group, a global network of companies, and its largest subsidiary Burns & Wilcox, North Americas leading wholesale insurance broker and underwriting manager, today announced the promotion of Daniel J. Kaufman to President, Burns & Wilcox, effective January 1, 2022. He previously served as Chief Operating Officer, Burns […]


Toy Stores Under Pressure as Supply Chain Concerns Dominate Holiday Shopping Season


Supply chain shortages linked to seaport backlogs, a lack of truck drivers and other constraints could mean toy stores are unable to keep up with holiday shopping demands this year, setting up business owners and consumers for a season that some say will be unlike any other. Although President Joe Biden told retailers Nov. 29 […]


Restaurant & Bar Insurance Market Overview


Rising premiums, decreased capacity, an enhanced focus on details and fallout from labor shortages are the main trends facing clients requiring Restaurant & Bar Insurance more than halfway through 2021. A hard market that first began in 2018 accelerated during the first several months of the pandemic, with tens of thousands of restaurants and bars […]