LLC News

Wisconsin Supreme Court Rules a Single Occurrence Applies in Fire Case

In a ruling published this week, Wisconsin’s highest court reversed and remanded a court of appeals decision that found a fire loss constituted multiple occurrences. At issue, was whether a $2 million aggregate limit or $500,000 per occurrence limit applied …

Business News: One Call/Broadspire, ACIC, AmWINS Group Inc.

One Call Announces New Amputee Offering With Broadspire One Call Care Management, a national provider of workers’ compensation care management services, and Broadspire, a division of Crawford & Company and global third-party administrator, announced a partnership to develop a customized …

Notice-Prejudice Rule Adopted in Wyoming

The Wyoming Supreme Court in Century Surety Co. v. Jim Hipner, LLC, 2016 WY 81, 377 P.3d 784 (2016), engaged in a jurisprudential review of the enforceability of non-prejudicial notice requirements in insurance policies and why courts have moved away …

Commentary: Is Florida Ready for Claims Resulting From a Major Hurricane?

After tumultuous eight hurricanes in two years between 2004 and 2005, we haven’t seen a hurricane in Florida for over 10 years. Has the state learned from those storms? Are the insurance companies ready? What about the independent adjusting companies, …

Business News

RLI Executive Products Group Creates New Cyber Liability Unit RLI Insurance Company and its Executive Products Group announced the creation of a new business unit to offer Cyber Liability Insurance. The Cyber Liability Insurance unit will offer protection for exposures …

Odor From Hog Farms is Not a Pollutant

“Pollution” is typically defined in the standard general liability policy as “any solid, liquid, gaseous, or thermal irritant or contaminate including smoke, vapor, soot, fumes, acids, alkaloids, chemicals and waste.” The question of whether a particular material is a “pollutant,” …

Maryland Trucking Company Shut Down Due to Safety Issues

Maryland-based Gunthers Transport, LLC has been declared an imminent hazard to public safety, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). The trucking company was ordered by the FMCSA to immediately cease all transportation services. …