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What Agents, Clients Need to Know About ISO's Commercial Property Changes

January 9, 2009 by Christopher J. Boggs, CPCU, ARM, ALCM

Insurance Services Office (ISO) introduced five new commercial property endorsements to attach to its revised commercial property policy. Along with these updated forms and...

Three Commercial Property Endorsements Every Client Should Have

July 27, 2009 by Christopher J. Boggs, CPCU, ARM, ALCM

Several weeks ago, MyNewMarkets.com posted a two-part series regarding coverage gaps and selling to those gaps. "Gaps That Sell" and "Three Homeowners' Policy Gaps that Sel...

ISO's New and Revised Commercial Property Endorsements Agents Need to Know

January 12, 2009 by Christopher J. Boggs, CPCU, ARM, ALCM

Insurance Services Office's (ISO's) changes to various commercial property and cause of loss coverage forms were highlighted in the previous post. The five new commercial p...

Commercial Property E&S Market Waits for a Game-Changing Event

October 13, 2010 by Amy O'Connor

Property/casualty insurance professionals of all stripes are waiting for the day the soft market ends but none perhaps more than surplus lines brokers who specialize in com...

8 Ways Katrina Changed Commercial Property Insurance

August 26, 2015

Hurricane Katrina, which devastated New Orleans 10 years ago, is responsible for a number of changes in the commercial property insurance market. According to Rick Mille...

Applying Coinsurance to Homeowners' and CPP's

July 22, 2009 by Christopher J. Boggs, CPCU, ARM, ALCM

Commercial property policies (CPP's) and homeowners' forms widely differ in the application of the coinsurance condition. The coinsurance calculation is the same, but littl...

Moody's: What's Happening, What's Next for P/C Insurance Pricing

November 12, 2018

The current pricing environment for property/casualty insurers is "modestly positive," with commercial and personal auto rates rising by mid-to-high single digits, homeowne...

Fitch Report: Tough Times for Commercial Auto Insurance

June 3, 2016

While the property/casualty industry has reported three consecutive years of significant underwriting profits, the commercial auto market as a whole reported an underwrit...

How to Calculate Coverage for a Commercial Property Loss

August 6, 2009 by Christopher J. Boggs, CPCU, ARM, ALCM

Working through a commercial property loss closely mirrors the process involved in developing the loss payment for a homeowners' property loss. However, the number of steps...

Underwriters Excluding Mold Coverage by Endorsement

July 11, 2008 by Christopher J. Boggs, CPCU, ARM, ALCM

Contractors are the target of nearly 2,000 mold-related lawsuits annually according to a 2003 report from toxlaw.com. When accused of or sued due to mold related injuries o...