Great American Launches Accident and Health Programs

CINCINNATI — January 4, 2016 — Great American Insurance Group is pleased to announce the launch of its Special Risk Accident and Health Insurance Programs. Our programs offer an array of coverages designed to meet the needs of a variety of organizations within our local communities, such as schools, day care centers, church and civicContinue reading “Great American Launches Accident and Health Programs”

Developing an Effective Mentoring Program

The following article was written by OAPSLO member Greg Bauke, President of Cincinnati based Specialty Underwriters Group. It first appeared in the Fall 2015 edition of WIN Magazine and is reprinted here with permission.  BY GREG BAUKE THERE ARE MANY TYPES OF MENTORING RELATIONSHIPS, BUT THE COMMON POINT AMONG THEM IS THAT ALL PARTIES –Continue reading “Developing an Effective Mentoring Program”

Affidavit/Notary Requirements to Change in Ohio

Ohio Governor John Kasich recently signed House Bill 64, also known as “Main Operating Budget FY2016-FY2017”. One of the many provisions of the bill includes a section that removes the requirement for a notarization section of the Affidavit (no longer called an Affidavit, it’s now an “Original Signed Statement)” from the insured when placing businessContinue reading “Affidavit/Notary Requirements to Change in Ohio”

Great American Announces Expanded Capacity for Pollution Products

Great American Insurance Group Environmental Announces Expanded Capacity for Pollution Products CINCINNATI — April 7, 2015 — Great American Insurance Group is pleased to announce $50 million per loss/$100 million policy aggregate limits of liability for its complete pollution product line. This expanded capacity, which is among the highest in the environmental insurance marketplace, canContinue reading “Great American Announces Expanded Capacity for Pollution Products”

Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers Report Strong 2014

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers has released the results of their annual member survey. The survey results show an increase in both written premium and capital and surplus of $4 billion, and net income of $11 billion. The study cites lower catastrophe losses as driving the increases. The summary results of the study canContinue reading “Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers Report Strong 2014”

May I See Your License, Registration, and Smartphone?

With the passage of Ohio Senate Bill 255, effective March 23, 2015, Ohioans can officially use an electronic version of proof of auto insurance. Joining 31 other states that already allowed electronic proof of insurance, the new law allows motorists to show digital versions of proof of insurance on smartphones, PDAs, tablets, laptops and otherContinue reading “May I See Your License, Registration, and Smartphone?”

Working with Specialty Insurance Markets

Taken from an article by Terry Quested, Associated Risk Managers – for P&C Insurance Agents Here’s what we know about achieving results from Managing General Agents, wholesale brokers and programs If there is one way to win the heart, mind and hard work of the wholesale insurance intermediary it is in providing them with superbContinue reading “Working with Specialty Insurance Markets”