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2021 Excess Casualty Market Remains Firm

2021 Excess Casualty Market Remains Firm

Following a soft market cycle characterized by marked underpricing, an excess casualty market that was hardening at the start of 2021 is now firm. Underwriters continue to look for rate increases and cut capacity as large claims climb the tower.

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New York Construction Market Steady Post-Pandemic

New York Construction Market Steady Post-Pandemic

When the coronavirus struck in early 2020, construction projects all around NYC were halted throughout April and May as officials scrambled to outline pandemic restrictions. Unfortunately, with strict lockdowns and safety guidelines required to slow the spread, the construction market in New York contracted by 3.8%, resulting in $9.8 billion in lost construction over the course of the year.

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Excess Liability: Do Follow-Form Policies Really Follow Form?

Excess Liability: Do Follow-Form Policies Really Follow Form?

Follow-form policies are meant to help simplify and provide consistent coverage for excess liability programs. Ideally, follow form policies would provide excess coverage under the same terms and conditions as the underlying policy, that is follow the underlying form. In the real world, such policies often fall short of that ideal. Even though the coverage is labeled follow form, it’s not safe to assume that the policy actually provides the same coverage.

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Tough Outlook Ahead for Most of the Energy Market

Tough Outlook Ahead for Most of the Energy Market

The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in decreased energy production and demand in 2020. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), it will likely take years for the U.S. to return to 2019 levels of consumption. While it’s anticipated that the United States will continue to export more energy than it imports through 2050, recovery will take time and the energy insurance market is feeling the pinch (source 1).

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Aviation Market Hardens Amid Pandemic Turbulence

Aviation Market Hardens Amid Pandemic Turbulence

As the aviation industry rebounds from a massive pandemic-induced downturn, aviation insurance rates are rising as insurers seek to address prior-year losses and the industry’s evolving risks. Interest in private jet purchases and rentals have surged as more business fliers and individuals avoid public carriers for health reasons. The pandemic has also provided an extra boost to the rapidly growing unmanned aerial vehicle industry since camera-equipped drones can perform many tasks at lower risk and without personal contact.

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2021 Excess Casualty Market Remains Firm
2021 Excess Casualty Market Remains Firm
New York Construction Market Steady Post-Pandemic
New York Construction Market Steady Post-Pandemic
Why Consider Personal Umbrella Insurance?
Why Consider Personal Umbrella Insurance?
CRC Helps Financial Services Firm Achieve Reversal of Coverage Denial and Agreement to Defend E&O Claim
CRC Helps Financial Services Firm Achieve Reversal of Coverage Denial and Agreement to Defend E&O Claim
Insurance Landscape Hardens Further as Wildfires Rage
Insurance Landscape Hardens Further as Wildfires Rage
Excess Liability: Do Follow-Form Policies Really Follow Form?
Excess Liability: Do Follow-Form Policies Really Follow Form?
CRC’s Claims Advocacy Helps Medical Imaging Center Obtain Carrier Agreement to Defend Wage & Hour Claim
CRC’s Claims Advocacy Helps Medical Imaging Center Obtain Carrier Agreement to Defend Wage & Hour Claim
Property Insurance: Inflation & Rising Building Costs Create ITV Challenges
Property Insurance: Inflation & Rising Building Costs Create ITV Challenges
Excess & Umbrella REDY® Index June 2021
Excess & Umbrella REDY® Index June 2021
Cyber REDY® Index June 2021
Cyber REDY® Index June 2021
Private D&O REDY® Index June 2021
Private D&O REDY® Index June 2021
Cyberwrite on REDY®: Helping Clients Understand & Quantify Cyber Risks
Cyberwrite on REDY®: Helping Clients Understand & Quantify Cyber Risks