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Latest Floods Devastate Eastern Kentucky, Deluge Vegas Casinos


At least 37 individuals were tragically killed and hundreds more remained missing as of Aug. 1 after heavy rains brought devastating floods to multiple communities in eastern Kentucky. At a news conference July 30, officials said the death toll spanned five counties and included at least four children, representing “unfathomable” losses in what could reportedly […]


Property & Casualty Report: Q2 2022 Market Overview & Q3 Forecast


Macroeconomic trends, namely inflation and rising interest rates, are having a profound effect on the Property & Casualty (P&C) market as we head into the second half of 2022. Inflation impacts everythingfrom rapidly changing property values to challenges with mid-year reinsurance renewals. These are truly generational inflationary pressures that most professionals within the industry have […]


Ask the Expert Q&A: Management Liability


Wrongful termination allegations and shareholder lawsuits are among the numerous management liability risks companies may encounter. To learn more about these challenges and the corresponding insurance solutions, Crains Content Studio spoke with Marvin Cigarroa, Broker, Professional Liability, Burns & Wilcox, San Diego, California. What are some of the greatest management liability risks companies face today? […]


Back-to-back Alligator Attacks at Florida Establishments Cause Alarm


An 80-year-old Florida woman tragically died July 15 after falling into a pond and being grabbed by two alligators, according to reports. The incident occurred at the Boca Royale Golf and Country Club in Englewood, Florida, where the woman reportedly fell into a pond located along the course and struggled to stay afloat before the […]


Burns & Wilcox Announces First LPGA Sponsorship, Adds Sophia Schubert as Brand Ambassador


Farmington Hills, Mich. (July 24, 2022) Burns & Wilcox, a globally recognized leader inwholesaleinsurance brokerageand underwriting, today announced its first Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) sponsorship with Sophia Schubert. Schubert first debuted the Burns & Wilcox logo on her left chest this weekend at the Amundi Evian Championship in Evian-les-Bains, France where she finished […]


Trending Intel: July 2022


Below we highlight the top 5 trending intel topics in July 2022.   1. Property & Casualty Overview & Outlook Commercial Property, Cyber Liability and Coastal Properties 2. Cannabis Ask the Expert Q&A: Cannabis Insurance 3. Cyber & Privacy Liability Amazons Alexa Used Customers Voice Data for Targeted Ads, Lawsuit Alleges 4. Energy Energy Insurance […]


Amazons Alexa Used Customers Voice Data for Targeted Ads, Lawsuit Alleges


It is concerning to know that the device is listening in on what I am saying or what my children are saying, said Melissa Martin, Broker, Professional Liability, Burns & Wilcox, Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It makes one question the extent of this: How far are they reaching into customers private lives? How much of this has […]


Cannabis Insurance


During this webinar, our experts explore the state of the cannabis insurance market in the U.S. and Canada. Featuring: Jason Scheurle, National Product Leader, Cannabis, Burns & Wilcox, Philadelphia, PA Emily McDaniel, Broker, Commercial Insurance, Burns & Wilcox, Denver, CO Leena Malik, Senior Underwriter, Commercial Insurance, Burns & Wilcox Canada, Toronto, ON Cooper O’Connor, Senior […]


P&C Market Outlook: Q3 2022


In this webinar, our panel of experts provide insights into the following areas: Commercial Property, Cyber Liability, and Coastal Properties. Featuring: Anella Niewenhous, AVP, Regional Practice Group Leader, Personal Insurance, Burns & Wilcox, Morehead City, NC Ryan Ascenzo, Senior Broker, Professional Liability, Burns & Wilcox Brokerage, New York, NY Jody Oster, Senior Broker, Property, Burns […]


Unvaccinated Engineer Sues Employer Over Alleged Retaliation, Discrimination


A new lawsuit filed July 5 accuses Raytheon Technologies Corporation of retaliation and discrimination against an unvaccinated employee who was told he can no longer work from home. In the lawsuit, a principal electrical engineer alleges he was discriminated against by the defense technology company when it withdrew his permission to work from home and […]


Ask the Expert Q&A: Cannabis Insurance


Varying state regulations and a heightened risk of theft and vandalism are among ongoing challenges in the booming cannabis industry. To learn more about Cannabis Insurance, Crains Content Studio spoke with Emily McDaniel, Broker, Commercial Insurance, Burns & Wilcox, Denver, Colorado, and Jason Scheurle, National Product Leader, Cannabis, Burns & Wilcox, based in Philadelphia, PA. […]


College Soccer Player Awarded $111 Million After Injury, Missed Diagnosis


Over $111 million in damages was recently awarded to a man who was reportedly left with “catastrophic” damage to his left leg after a surgery for a fracture he suffered while playing soccer in 2017. Anuj Thapa was 19 years old and a first-year student at St. Cloud State University when the accident occurred, sending […]


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