Category Archives: E&O

If You’re a Lawyer…

By Richard F. Lund, J.D., Vice President, Senior Underwriter, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions* If you’re a lawyer, you don’t need to read this. But if not, please read this carefully. Insurance agents and brokers should be wary of commercial insurance … Continue reading

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Cari Senefsky Joins IIAT as E&O Sales Executive

IIAT is pleased to announce that Cari Senefsky has joined the association as E&O Sales Executive. Cari has more than a decade of insurance sales experience and success, with five of those years dedicated to Independent Insurance Agents E&O coverage development … Continue reading

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The Road Ahead: Meeting Old Challenges with New Technology

Think about it: just 100 years ago, people traveled by horse, wrote letters to communicate and used candles to provide light. Can you imagine doing all three simultaneously? Well, today that same person would be driving down the road in … Continue reading

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Which Commercial Clients Need Pollution Coverage?

We all know which clients need pollution coverage, right? They have smoke stacks puffing away all day. It’s the oil refineries and gas stations, the truckers who haul hazardous loads and the manufacturing plants. It’s the coal-powered electric plant and … Continue reading

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Avoiding Operational Pitfalls: An ‘Every Day’ Plan

Running a successful insurance agency is akin to putting together a winning sports team. You want to get the best athletes available and ensure that those players perform at a high level by implementing a well-conceived regime of skill development. … Continue reading

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Sexual Harassment: Employment Liability Tipping Point

As reported in the Insurance Journal, the insurance industry is expecting a wave of employment practices liability insurance (EPLI) claims to roll in following the recent storm of sexual harassment allegations in entertainment, media, hospitality and other industries. Insurance experts say … Continue reading

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Experts Suggest Reviewing Website Language with E&O in Mind

You’ve got a super website with all the right marketing phrases, but is the language E&O safe? Experts say it may be worth looking at again, this time with E&O in mind. A website is not just a marketing tool. … Continue reading

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It’s a Fact of Life – E&O Claims Follow Catastrophes

After a catastrophic event like Hurricane Harvey, there is an increased potential for E&O losses. Remember, always notify your E&O carrier first before taking any action, legal or not, in response to a potential claim. Westport Insurance Corporation, the leading … Continue reading

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7 Tips for Avoiding E&O Exposures

Summer storm season is upon us in Texas and your agency is probably starting to see a rise in weather-related claims. Now is a good time to revisit some E&O best practices. Here are 7 tips to help you avoid E&O … Continue reading

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Are you taking advantage of the 10% credit on your E&O policy?

Register for IIAT’s E&O Risk Management: Meeting the Challenge of Change class and receive a 10% loss control credit on your Westport or Fireman’s Fund policy. The seminar looks at agency E&O risk management from the agency perspective and addresses … Continue reading

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