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2020 Press Releases

Date: 06.08.20

Ironshore Environmental Offers New Contractors' COVID-19 Remediation Endorsement

Ironshore Environmental is now offering a COVID-19 endorsement that can be added to its Contractors’ Environmental Legal Liability (CELL) policy for certain contractor classes, effective immediately. Ironshore’s CELL coverage responds to third-party bodily injury, property damage and remediation of environmental damages resulting from pollution incidents caused by the contractor’s work at a job site.

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Date: 05.21.20

Ironshore Environmental Enhances Contractors’ Environmental Legal Liability Offering With Professional Liability Cover

Ironshore Environmental’s Contractors’ Environmental Legal Liability (CELL) policy can now be broadened to include Professional Liability for certain contractor classes. Ironshore’s CELL coverage responds to third-party bodily injury, property damage and remediation of environmental damages resulting from pollution incidents caused by the contractor’s work at a job site. A pollution incident is not required to trigger a professional incident.

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Date: 04.09.20

Ironshore Environmental to Offer Commercial Auto for Combined General Liability/Pollution Policyholders

Ironshore Environmental announces the addition of commercial auto coverage for accounts with its established Environmental Protection Insurance Coverage Package (EPIC PAC).

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Date: 03.09.20

IronHealth Enters into Preferred Partnership with PeriGen to Advance Obstetrics AI Technology

IronHealth, the healthcare professional liability and stop loss unit of Ironshore, has entered into a preferred partnership with PeriGen, a perinatal software solutions provider, offering insureds access to leading-edge obstetrics artificial intelligence systems. PeriGen’s FDA-cleared artificial intelligence (AI) tools help clinicians identify real-time clinical warning signs in childbirth. IronHealth’s customers can apply IronHealth’s risk management reimbursement dollars towards “PeriWatch Vigilance,” PeriGen’s early warning system designed to promote patient safety and optimal outcomes during childbirth.

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Date: 02.13.20

Ironshore Initiates Wholesale Market Strategy for Streamlined Product Distribution

Ironshore, a Liberty Mutual company, announced today the realignment of its wholesale distribution platform to meet the needs of the wholesale brokerage market. Ironshore will have dedicated wholesale underwriting resources nationwide for their core specialty businesses of property, casualty, environmental, health and professional lines, as well as additional regional distribution resources. The expanded wholesale distribution team will provide the brokerage community with regional access points to facilitate localized delivery of wholesale products and services.

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2020 News

Date: 08.07.20

Risk & Insurance article featuring Ironshore's Brandon Mezick & Liberty Mutual's Marie Michelich: It’s Time to Embrace Health Care’s Changing Model as the ‘New Normal’

Several factors, including the recent COVID-19 crisis, have catapulted health care systems into what many are calling a “new normal.” Those in the space must prepare now for the emerging risks to follow.

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Date: 07.27.20

Insurance Business America article featuring Ironshore's Britt Sellers & Liberty Mutual's Ben Beauvais: Challenges mounting as construction insurance market continues to harden

The US construction insurance market is in a tight bind. Like much of the property & casualty (P&C) market, the construction sector is experiencing significant rate increases across primary, umbrella and excess, and specialty lines, as well as some reduction in market capacity and widespread restriction of risk appetite. The reasons behind this market tightening are multi-faceted, but one of the primary culprits is the increase in claim severity caused by social and medical inflation.

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Date: 07.20.20

Business Insurance article featuring Ironshore's Christina Harris: Push to Develop Vaccine Raises Liability Questions

Scientists work hard to rush COVID-19 protections to market, but will immunity laws hold firm if something goes wrong?

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Date: 06.29.20

Insurance Business America article featuring Ironshore's Toby Smith: 'Telling the insured's story' vital in environmental insurance submissions

Over the past few years, the commercial real estate, hospitality and healthcare sectors have all experienced a significant uptick in insurance claims based on mold and indoor air quality issues. These quiet perils, which often remain undetected until it’s too late, can yield extensive claims, especially when high concentrations of people (for example, in hospitals or hotels) are exposed to the pollutants.

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Date: 06.09.20

Insurance Business America article featuring Ironshore's Toby Smith: Managing mold – the silent assassin

Mold could be described as the silent assassin of environmental risks. It’s a highly problematic but quiet peril that often goes unnoticed until it’s too late – and environmental insurance claims reflect this. Over the past few years, there’s been a significant uptick in both the frequency and severity of mold claims in commercial real estate, particularly in industry sectors like healthcare, hospitality and education – notably, K-12 schools.

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