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To manage complex environmental risks, it requires expertise in understanding the unique exposures that can result from the activities of a specific industry, as well a thorough understanding of environmental compliance rules and regulations. Our environmental brokers demonstrate this expertise by staying a step ahead of industry changes and regulatory developments, and having a thorough understanding of both state and regional issues.
As a company, we have built specialized solutions for unique problems, and our environmental practice uses the expertise of our London-based colleagues at THB Group to market on behalf of our U.S. retail clients. This gives our retail partners the assurance that we are using the full resources within the AmWINS organization to solve their clients’ problems.
Do you know what PFAS are? Did you know that they can cause health issues and that you're likely exposed to them every day in household items and drinking water? This article explores the world of PFAS, including government regulations, exposures and coverages for the businesses and municipalities at risk for lawsuits or remediation costs.
The disruption to business and everyday life caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is resulting in an economic impact for insureds. Much of this disruption is likely not covered by insurance. We have consulted with several AmWINS insurance specialists across the Property, Casualty and Professional Lines sectors and offer a COVID-19 update.
Underground storage tank (“UST”) regulations are intended to safeguard public health and safety, as well as reduce the economic impacts of a UST system failure. This article discusses developments set forth in the most recent federal UST regulations, which became effective in October 2015.
When a cement truck turns over and pollutes a stream, how is that insured’s exposure addressed? If a freight hauler is unloading drums of soap and one of those drums turns over and spills into a storm drain, how will the insured be protected? In the environmental marketplace, carriers will offer transportation pollution liability coverage to address these exposures.
It’s easy to overlook the ways environmental exposures can lead to a loss. That’s why AmWINS and Rockhill Environmental have teamed up to provide a variety of examples that show how claims can arise from these exposures.
In part one of our article series, AmWINS and Rockhill Environmental teamed up to show some examples that can lead to a loss. Now, in Part II, we outline some leading questions to help clients determine environmental exposure.
Obtaining coverage for Exterior Insulation Finish Systems, or EIFS, use can be a challenge. That's why understanding the intricacies of these commonly used building applications are so critical.
Many business owners and operators incorrectly assume that their general liability policy will cover them from pollutants and bacteria, such as legionella. In reality, to properly cover such exposures, an Environmental Impairment Liability policy should be purchased and considered a cost of doing business.
In the first article of our two-part series, we provide a background and introduction to sustainable construction, including essential vocabulary that parties should consider before undertaking a "green" construction project.
Concluding our two-part series on risks specific to "green" construction, this article highlights three of the most well-known “green” construction suits and discuss industry concerns and best practices.
Property damage doesn't always mean there was an alteration to structure or contents. In this article, we review a court case in which harmful air quality was ruled as causing “direct physical loss of or damage to” the company’s property.