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Taking a Risk Inventory During a Pandemic

2020 has changed everything.  We would be hard-pressed to find an industry that has not been met with significant challenges over the past nine months.  Insurance is no exception. Forget about the changes to your daily routine; this mass illness…

Investing in the Success of Our Partnerships

Prime Insurance Company is committed to helping our producers and insureds achieve success. First and foremost we are here when you need us. We provide customized solutions for Excess & Surplus (E&S) risks that include new…

Tim Carter Interview with The Voice of Insurance

The broad market turn, driving improved performance, tidying up back years and dealing Covid-19 are enough for most executives, but on top of all that this new leader’s company has had the fallout from an acrimonious public dispute…

California Supreme Court Allows Policies Within a Policy Period to Be Stacked Vertically

In early spring, a decision was handed down in the case of Montrose Chemical Corporation of California v. The Superior Court of Los Angeles County. The final ruling gave policyholders with long-tail environmental claims a potentially big triumph, allowing policies…

Insurance Careers: Top Skills for Success

Argo’s U.S. executive vice president and chief underwriting officer describe the most valuable skills for those working in the insurance industry…

Avoid Claims Pitfalls Related to 1099 Workers

Employers who hire 1099 independent workers should thoroughly check policy forms in order to avoid claims issues…

A Tale of Two Owners: When an Owners and Contractors Protective Policy Is Not Enough

Once upon a time, there were two brothers – John and Michael – who were both new to real estate development. They each purchased a parcel of vacant land next door…

Quiz: Match Your Skills to an Insurance Career

Looking for a career change? Find out if your interests and experience lend themselves to a role in an ever-changing industry. Insurance has evolved from a quill-and-ink shipping market to a cosmopolitan…

Ride Cancelled – Uber and Lyft Dealt Blow at Appellate Court Level

By now, you should be well aware of the battles between Uber/Lyft and the State of California regarding the classification of the drivers working for these ride-hailing companies. The battle centers on…

AB5 Classification Lawsuits on the Rise in California

In September 2019, California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) into law. The new state law, which took effect in January, requires employers to classify gig economy workers as full-time employees…

Tough Insurance Market Requires Strong Carrier Partnerships

To effectively navigate today’s market, producers require a carrier partner committed to transparency, communication, meticulous and flexible underwriting, and robust claims defense – all hallmarks of Prime Insurance Company’s 40-year success…

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