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Extended Reporting Option Carries Risks

Extended Reporting Option Carries Risks

In insurance, hard markets present hard choices. Policyholders often face sharply higher rates and tighter terms and conditions at renewal, along with exclusions their expiring liability coverage did not impose. In these situations, incumbent carriers may offer an extended reporting period (ERP), which lets insureds file claims after the original policy’s expiration date. Buying an ERP, however, has significant risks that insureds and their agents should consider.

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Update: How COVID-19 is Impacting Healthcare Providers & Insurance Markets

Update: How COVID-19 is Impacting Healthcare Providers & Insurance Markets

The coronavirus has transformed life for billions of people in just a few short weeks. Since the first U.S. COVID-19 case was reported on January 21st, the number of known cases has grown significantly nationwide, reaching pandemic status and straining healthcare systems. More information is becoming available day by day as the situation evolves.

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Pandemic Roiling D&O Marketplace

Pandemic Roiling D&O Marketplace

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to grow, the directors and officers of public and private organizations are facing risks on two fronts: the economic impacts of COVID-19 and litigation. Adding to the challenge is a hardening insurance marketplace.

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As COVID-19 Spreads, Beware of EPL Risks

As COVID-19 Spreads, Beware of EPL Risks

As businesses of all sizes strive to protect their employees and preserve cash flow during the coronavirus pandemic, likely the last thing on most of their minds is employment practices liability (EPL) exposures. But EPL risks are higher during pandemics and other periods when employers are more likely to furlough, lay off or ask employees to work from home.

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Fiduciary Liability Helps Protect Employee Retirement and Welfare Plans During Pandemic

Fiduciary Liability Helps Protect Employee Retirement and Welfare Plans During Pandemic

The effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are pummeling the U.S. stock market, and our economy is beginning to feel the strain of nationwide business disruptions. Responding to slowing business demand with layoffs, wage cuts, or a reduction in employee hours may provide opportunity for greater company scrutiny by a wide variety of claimants, including employees. Fiduciary liability is an often-overlooked area of insurance coverage that can help protect businesses offering retirement or employee benefit plans that may be affected by the economic shift.

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