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Why noxious gas release claims can be costly

May 26, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

Toxic gas leaks may not happen often in Canada but if it happens to your client, it can result in a large third-party liability claim, a managing general agent warns. A styrene gas leak from an LG Polymers in India

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How all-encompassing is the war risk exclusion?

January 15, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

Exclusions in commercial insurance for losses arising from violence might be broader than some of your clients think. “The war risk exclusion does not just apply where war has been officially declared between two or more countries,” said Lalita Mohabir, national

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How brokers are responding to Mideast crisis

January 14, 2020 by Greg Meckbach

As tension continues to rise in the Middle East, brokers might want to start asking clients questions about travel plans – if they aren’t already. “After recent events in Iran and Iraq, Burns & Wilcox has been getting questions from

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Exclusive partnership will extend MGA’s cyber offerings

November 21, 2018 by Jason Contant

Managing general agent Burns & Wilcox has announced an exclusive partnership with a cybersecurity company to pair its specialty insurance products with data breach monitoring and notification services. The partnership with London, UK-based BreachAware, which specializes in data breach research