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Michael Jordans Rookie Sneakers Estimated to Sell for $1 Million or More


One of the first pairs of sneakers Michael Jordan wore as a professional basketball player could become the most valuable pair ever sold at auction, CNBC recently reported. The red-and-white Nike Air Ships, which Jordan wore in 1984 during his rookie season, are being offered by Sothebys and opened for advanced bidding on Oct. 8. […]


Eye on Q4: Specialty Insurance Overview


During this webinar, our experts provide outlook into the fourth quarter of 2021, with specific insights into Brokerage Property, Environmental, and Commercial Insurance. Hosted by Paul Smith, Corporate Senior Vice President, Carrier Relations, H.W. Kaufman Group.


Specialty Healthcare Insurance Market Overview


It is a cautious time for underwriters in the Healthcare insurance industry. The overall hardening of the market continues into 2021 and carriers are pulling back on coverage in key areas in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemicmost notably Senior Care and Nursing Homes. Meanwhile, the Medical Malpractice market expects to see claims of up […]


Pedal Pubs Prompt Concerns After Falls and Injuries


A recent video that shows a man stumbling off a Tennessee pedal pub and falling into a moving car has added to growing concerns over the safety of open-air bike bars and other so-called transportainment vehicles where alcohol is served. In the video, a man is seen sitting in the backseat of a parked Nashville […]


Ask the Expert Q&A: Homeowners Insurance, Gulf Coast


In the wake of Hurricane Ida and an alarming number of other severe weather events in the U.S., Homeowners Insurance has been in the spotlight particularly for those living in the Gulf Coast. To learn more, Crains Content Studio spoke with Rachel Salter, Regional Practice Group Leader, Personal Insurance, Burns & Wilcox, New Orleans, Louisiana. […]


Upcoming Webinars


Everything you need to know about Parametric Insurance Thursday, November 11, 2021 at 1:30 PM EST Parametric Insurance is reaching a new level of popularity with clients. A form of risk transfer, its different from traditional property coverage, in that it issues a set payment upon the occurrence of a triggering event, such as a […]


White House Pushes for Cybersecurity Standards Amid Rising Digital Threats


The U.S. government is working with the private sector to bolster the countrys cybersecurity, the White House recently announced. During a meeting on Aug. 25, President Joe Biden called on companies to raise the bar on cybersecurity and outlined a number of initiatives to address the growing threat of cybercrime, including plans for the National […]


View from the London Market


During this webinar, we met with Hiscox Property Divisional Director, Simon Morgan, and discussed current U.S. property landscape, trends impacting the London market, and perspectives on the market going forward.


Booming Real Estate Market Could Mean Increased Error Risk for Agents


A real estate agent and realty company are being sued for their handling of a $4.6 million home sale in Sarasota, Florida. According to a report in the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, a man who wanted to buy the Bird Key neighborhood property but whose offer was not chosen is accusing real estate agent Roger Pettingell and […]


Ask the Expert Q&A: Manufacturing & Distribution Insurance


Supply chain difficulties and rising costs are among the top challenges currently facing the manufacturing and distribution industry. To learn more about Manufacturing & Distribution Insurance, Crains Content Studio spoke with Angela Tam, Vice President, Brokerage Manager, Burns & Wilcox, San Francisco, California. What is the greatest risk in the manufacturing and distribution industry today? […]


Burns & Wilcox-Sponsored Max Homa Wins Fortinet Championship


Marks Homas third PGA Tour victory and first win with Team Burns & Wilcox Farmington Hills, Mich. Burns & Wilcox, a globally recognized leader in wholesale insurance brokerage and underwriting, congratulates Max Homa, one of its brand ambassadors, on winning the Fortinet Championship this past weekend in Napa, California, September 16-19, 2021. The first […]


Restaurants & Bars Insurance Coverage


In this webinar, our experts joined for a discussion on Restaurants and Bars, including: state of the industry, current insurance market conditions, tips for brokers and agents, and specialty solutions.


Hurricane Ida Linked to Over 2,000 Water Pollution Reports


An 11-mile-long oil slick in the Gulf of Mexico is one of more than 2,000 reports of water pollution being investigated by authorities in Louisiana after Hurricane Ida tore through the state on Aug. 29. The ruptured pipeline is located just south of oil and gas hub Port Fourchon, where the Category 4 storm caused […]


Officials Investigate Tour Bus Crash That Hospitalized 50-Plus Passengers


Officials are continuing to investigate an Aug. 14 tour bus accident that sent dozens of passengers to the hospital. The bus was headed from Poughkeepsie to Niagara Falls and was carrying 57 adults and children when it ran off the highway and rolled over near Weedsport, New York, landing on its side. A total of […]


Semi-Truck Strikes Crane Resulting in Highway Construction Tragedy


A road construction worker was tragically killed on I-94 in Michigan on Aug. 27 after a semi-truck struck the crane that the worker was operating. According to Michigan State Police, the worker was completing bridgework on an overpass near Paw Paw and had attempted to jump from the equipment before it was hit by the […]


Navigating the Commercial Property Market


Our experts met for a discussion on Commercial Property, including the current trends impacting the property market across the U.S. and Canada.