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Third-Party-Over Action CGL Exclusions

  Introduction – Download PDF   Third-Party-Over Action CGL Exclusions   Introduction The International Risk Management Institute (IRMI) defines third-party-over action as: “A type of action in which an injured employee, after collecting workers’ compensation benefits from the employer, sues a third party for contributing to the employee’s injury. Then, because of some type of contractual relationship…

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Tenant Discrimination Coverage

Download PDF   Tenant Discrimination Coverage   Introduction Property Owners and their managers have an exposure to claims where a tenant, former tenant or applicant for tenancy alleges discrimination on the basis of race, age, sex, nationality or religion.  This exposure is heightened for residential owners and managers and can extend to individuals who own…

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Contractual Liability Insurance and Your Vendors

  Introduction – Download PDF   Contractual Liability Insurance and Your Vendors   Contractual liability insurance coverage is insurance which covers the liability assumed by an insured (one party) in a contract with another party to pay for damages to a third party. Consider this claim scenario: an electrician signs a contract with a building owner to…

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What Is Allowed On Certificates of Insurance

Download PDF   What Is Allowed On Certificates of Insurance   Introduction Almost every week I read something new in an insurance publication, industry group newsletter, insurer email, State Insurance Department bulletin and so on pertaining to what “is” and “is not” allowed on certificates of insurance. With all of this information (and some misinformation)…

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Crime Insurance – Discovery Form vs. Loss Sustained Form

Download PDF   Crime Insurance – Discovery vs. Loss Sustained Form   Introduction A crime insurance policy typically provides several different types of crime coverage, such as: employee dishonesty coverage; forgery or alteration coverage; computer fraud coverage; funds transfer fraud coverage; money and securities coverage; and money orders and counterfeit money coverage. The Surety Association…

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Certificates of Insurance – Collection versus Compliance

Download PDF   Certificates of Insurance – Collection versus Compliance   Introduction The collection of certificates of insurance from third party’s does not mean you have coverage under their insurance, even if in the “Description of Operations” section it identifies coverage extensions to you.  You need to take the next step and review the third…

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