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Meet the A&E Team Member: Josh Reinert

Posted by admin on Apr 17, 2019 12:05:31 PM

What is your background with All Risks and how did you land on the A&E Team? 
I started my insurance career studying Risk Management and Insurance at Temple University.  I interned with All Risks while still in school and ultimately took a full-time job with them upon graduation.  I initially worked out of our home office in Maryland, underwriting Property & Casualty risks.  Shortly thereafter, I moved over to the Architects & Engineers Professional Liability team and have now been there for just about 10 years. 

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Tags: National Programs, architects and engineers

Top 10 Reasons Why Projects Fail

Posted by admin on Apr 15, 2019 2:27:22 PM

Feature Article Courtesy of Timothy J. Corbett

1. Understanding Project Expectations
Projects fail when project objectives and expectations are not fully defined and understood by all parties.  Understanding the owner’s project objectives and expectations is essential for a successful project.  If project expectations are not clearly understood, team members start making assumptions on what they think should be done that creates conflicts leading to project failure.

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Tags: National Programs

IBA’s “Five-Star Wholesale Brokers and MGAs” Annual Survey Named All Risks as a 2019 All-Star Wholesaler

Posted by admin on Apr 12, 2019 1:03:50 PM

All Risks, Ltd. was rated both a “5-Star” and an “All-Star” Wholesale Broker & MGA in Insurance Business America’s (IBA) “Five-Star Wholesale Brokers and MGAs” 2019 survey.  Retail producers were asked to rate the performance and service of their wholesale broker on a scale of 1 (poor) to 10 (excellent) in eight areas: 

1. Underwriting responsiveness/turnaround time 
2. Technical expertise and product knowledge
3. Range of products
4. Compensation (commission, bonuses, profit-share, etc.)
5. Claims support
6. Marketing support
7. Technology/automation
8. Communication 

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Tags: Corporate

All Risks, Ltd. Launches All Risks Energy (ARE)

Posted by admin on Apr 3, 2019 4:02:21 PM

DALLAS, TX (April 3, 2019) – All Risks, Ltd., the nation’s largest independent wholesale insurance broker, is excited to introduce All Risks Energy (ARE), a national energy practice comprised of a diverse group of brokers with complementary backgrounds and product specialization.  ARE provides unique solutions for the complex operations and coverages associated with Energy insurance placements.

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Tags: Commercial Lines

Technology is Driving Down Claims Frequency in Workers’ Comp

Posted by admin on Apr 2, 2019 11:08:06 AM

The use of technology in the workers’ compensation space is bringing significant, and positive, changes to this insurance market.  Claims frequency is falling, which in turn is driving down rates everywhere, according to one expert.

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Tags: Workers' Compensation

All Risks, Ltd. Introduces Exclusive New Insurance Agents and Brokers E&O Program Featuring Enhanced Flexibility and Proprietary Coverages

Posted by admin on Mar 1, 2019 10:24:33 AM
HUNT VALLEY, MD (March 1, 2019) – All Risks, Ltd., the nation’s largest independent wholesale insurance brokerage firm, is pleased to introduce its exclusive new I nsurance Agents and Brokers E&O program.  The National Specialty Programs unit of All Risks is the exclusive administrator of this program.
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Tags: National Programs, Press Release

ALIVE RISK Welcomes Lynne Dudley as Senior Accident & Health Production Underwriter

Posted by admin on Feb 14, 2019 12:57:49 PM

MINNEAPOLIS, MN (February 14, 2019) – ALIVE RISK, a division of All Risks, Ltd., is pleased to announce that Lynne Dudley has joined the organization as Senior Accident & Health Production Underwriter.  In her role, she will be responsible for underwriting Accident & Health coverage for intercollegiate sports, K-12, participant youth & amateur sports, Business Travel Accident, and special risks.

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Tags: National Programs, Press Release

All Risks, Ltd. Welcomes Caroline Shaddow as Brokerage Underwriter in Richmond Office

Posted by admin on Feb 8, 2019 12:35:15 PM

RICHMOND, VA (February 8, 2019) – All Risks, Ltd., the nation’s largest independent wholesale insurance broker, is pleased to welcome Caroline Shaddow, Brokerage Underwriter, to the Richmond, VA office. 

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Tags: Commercial Lines, Press Release

Power to the people

Posted by admin on Feb 4, 2019 8:59:08 AM

Long before the insurance industry was worried about attracting and retaining young talent, college student Nicholas Cortezi landed a part-time job working in the mailroom of wholesale insurance broker All Risks, Ltd. Back then, in 1987, the company was much smaller than it is today, with about $17 million in annual premiums and less than 20 employees.

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All Risks, Ltd. Welcomes Vicki Bancroft as Inside Broker in Dallas Office

Posted by admin on Jan 30, 2019 8:49:02 AM

DALLAS, TX (January 30, 2019) – All Risks, Ltd., the nation’s largest independent wholesale insurance broker, is pleased to welcome Vicki Bancroft, Inside Broker, to the Dallas, TX office.  Vicki joins the region headquarters on Frank Giarratano’s team and will be responsible for market development and the placement of new and renewal business.

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Tags: Commercial Lines

All Risks, Ltd. was formed as an excess and surplus lines facility in 1964. Employing over 875 professionals in 27 locations, we deliver comprehensive commercial and personal insurance solutions exclusively to retail agents and brokers. As brokers or underwriters, we are our agents’ licensed navigators in the specialty insurance market. All Risks provides a full-service platform of brokerage, contract binding and program capability.

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