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09.18.20

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Hurricane-Force Winds Flip 45 Semi-Trucks in 20 Minutes

09.16.20

In a span of just 20 minutes on September 8, wind gusts of nearly 100 miles per hour flipped 45 semi-trucks on some Northern Utah highways. Four drivers were hospitalized with injuries and one semi-truck driver suffered a fatal head injury when the wind blew open his cargo door during a delivery and knocked him […]

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Management Liability Market Overview

09.15.20

The Management Liability market continues to undergo significant transformations as products within the Directors and Officers Liability (D&O), Employment Practice Liabilities (EPL) and Fiduciary Liability (FL) areas are experiencing changes in coverage, limits and premiums that are impacting the broader market. The ongoing growth in settlements for many claims, particularly in such areas as harassment, […]

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09.11.20

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Architects, Engineers Sued for Negligence, Defects in $1.5 Million Beach Cabana Project

09.08.20

In a lawsuit filed on August 11, the Barefoot Resort Residential Owners Association claimed experts found 13 construction defects in its $1.5 million beach cabana project. The North Myrtle Beach communitys homeowners association subsequently terminated contracts with the architect and general contractor, citing defects in design and construction that included the use of materials unsuitable […]

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Hurricane Laura Slams Energy Industry Reeling from Pandemic

09.02.20

Oil and gas production in the Gulf of Mexico was slowed significantly beginning on August 23, as a pair of tropical storms approached U.S. shores and forced the shutdown and evacuation of nearly 300 offshore platforms. Hurricane Laura, one of the most powerful storms to ever hit the U.S., made landfall on August 27, devastating […]

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Upcoming Webinars

08.27.20

Personal Cyber Protection: Improve Your Clients’ Digital Wellbeing Thursday, September 3, 2020 at 1:30 PM ET Join presenters Bill Gatewood and David Derigiotis for a discussion on the latest cyber threats targeting homeowners and available resources to better secure their personal information online. REGISTER NOW ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Habitational Insurance Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 1:30PM ET […]

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Laura Bates

08.27.20

Laura Bates is a Vice President at Burns & Wilcox. In her role, she is responsible for the growth, profitability and management of commercial binding authority programs. She also oversees the underwriting audit process of local offices and assists in the development of new products and programs.

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Taylor Smith

08.27.20

Taylor Smith is Vice President, Corporate Development of H.W. Kaufman Group. In his role, he supports the growth of the organization through mergers and acquisitions and other strategic initiatives across all companies within the Kaufman network, including Burns & Wilcox.

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Rich Gobler

08.27.20

Rich Gobler is a Senior Vice President, Managing Director at Burns & Wilcox where he directs and oversees operations for the San Francisco office. His role also includes serving as a regional leader for all California locations including San Diego, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, Fresno and Sacramento.

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Pandemic Learning Pods: Consider Risks Along with Rewards

08.26.20

As parents across the U.S. and Canada grapple with their childrens return to school amid a pandemic, learning pods have emerged as a potential solution to meeting kids academic and social needs while minimizing contact with large groups. Two mothers in Delaware County, Ohio recently launched Web Student Services, LLC, a learning pod startup that […]

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08.20.20

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Pandemic-Weary Home and Business Owners Hammered by Wildfires, Extreme Weather

08.19.20

This year has brought unprecedented challenges as the world copes with the COVID-19 pandemic; however, 2020 has also been a record-breaking year for extreme weather events: devastating wildfires, an especially active hurricane season, blackout-inducing heatwaves, a historic spate of tornadoes, a firenado and a 500-year flood. The U.S. recently hit its 10th billion-dollar weather disaster of the year earlier than ever before and the hurricane […]

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Ask the Expert Q&A: Flood Insurance

08.12.20

According to the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), a single inch of water in a home can cause $25,000 in flood damage; nevertheless, many homeowners remain uninsured. Brad Turner, National Product Manager, Flood, Burns & Wilcox, Morehead City, North Carolina, explains the widespread need for Flood Insurance and how it helps protect homeowners. What […]

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