umbrella policy News

When Electric Scooters Crash, Who Pays the Bills?

NEW YORK — We’ve all seen reports about head injuries, traffic accidents and even deaths that electric scooter riders have suffered as the popular new mobility option has pushed onto the streets in more than 100 cities worldwide. Despite the …

Non-Covered Claims May Exhaust Primary Limits, Trigger Umbrella

A recent ruling from the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals clarified that an umbrella policy may be triggered even when the underlying insurance is exhausted by claims that would not be covered by the umbrella policy itself. The case bears …

Progressive Expands Commercial Auto Coverage Limits

Progressive Insurance announced it has doubled the available liability limits of its commercial auto policies, offering options for $1.5 or $2 million. “We’ve seen business owners struggle at times with liability requirements on larger projects,” said Cory Fischer, commercial auto …