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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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Tags: Corporate

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

Jared Huffman Joins All Risks, Ltd. as Brokerage Underwriter in Dallas Office

Posted by admin on Jan 29, 2019 12:50:01 PM

DALLAS, TX (January 29, 2019) – All Risks, Ltd., the nation’s largest independent wholesale insurance broker, is pleased to welcome Jared Huffman, Brokerage Underwriter, to the Dallas, TX office.  Jared specializes in Property & Casualty small commercial business for a broad range of classes including: contractors, real estate, hospitality establishments, manufacturers, distributors, retail stores and educational institutions.

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Tags: Commercial Lines

All Risks 2018 Annual Stats

Posted by admin on Jan 23, 2019 2:57:21 PM

2018 was a big year for All Risks! After five decades in business, we continue to set challenging goals for our continued growth. We strive to be your wholesaler broker of choice; focusing on your needs and finding solutions to give you the best opportunity to win and retain accounts.

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Tags: Corporate

Emergency Preparedness Alert: Dealers Open Lot

Posted by admin on Jan 7, 2019 1:10:11 PM

Dealer Emergency Fire Evacuation Plan

This is an urgent alert from All Risks, Ltd. to retail agents that currently insure auto dealerships in areas susceptible to wildfires.

2018 was a year of record-setting wildfire activity— particularly in California—with more than 55,000 wildfires across the U.S. taking a massive toll on human life and property.  As such, the threat of catastrophic loss for dealerships due to wildfire has risen significantly.

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Tags: National Programs, Dealers

Happy Holidays from All Risks!

Posted by admin on Jan 2, 2019 12:31:33 PM

Enjoy this insurance twist on a holiday classic! Happy holidays from All Risks!

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Tags: Corporate

All Risks Welcomes New Property & Casualty Broker, Bonita Rogers

Posted by admin on Nov 19, 2018 2:59:21 PM

HOUSTON, TX (November 19, 2018) – All Risks, Ltd., the nation’s largest independent wholesale insurance broker, is pleased to welcome Bonita Rogers, Broker, to the Houston, TX office.  Bonita specializes in upstream, midstream and downstream energy risks – both onshore and offshore for contractors, operators/non-operators, consultants, manufacturers, distributors, and oilfield trucking businesses.  Lines of coverage include General Liability, Commercial Auto, Workers’ Compensation, Pollution, Umbrella, Professional, Marine Liability, and Control of Well.

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Tags: Commercial Lines, Press Release

Trustee Services Can Be Risky

Posted by Kim Stone-Vilim, CPA on Nov 15, 2018 9:39:18 AM

The following article was written by Kim Stone-Vilim, CPA. Kim is the Accountants Program Manager at All Risks, Ltd. in Geneva IL. She can be reached at kstone@allrisks.com.

You receive a message from a client: “Hey Mr./Ms. CPA, you’ve been my accountant for several years, and I’m finally getting around to putting my estate together.  Would you serve as my trustee?”

This seems like an innocent enough question and a way to earn some pretty easy fees.  Who wouldn’t say ‘yes’?  Well, not so fast!

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Tags: National Programs, professional liability

False Pretense/Identity Theft Up 300% in 2018 for Auto Dealers

Posted by admin on Oct 24, 2018 1:29:02 PM

This is a claim alert to retail insurance agents that currently insure auto dealerships.  Download these tips and share with auto dealer clients to help reduce losses and keep insurance costs down due to the increase of False Pretense/Identity Theft claims.

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Tags: National Programs, Dealers

Indemnity Provisions Beware

Posted by admin on Oct 22, 2018 11:44:36 AM

Feature Article Courtesy of Laurie A. Randolph

Your client may demand, as a condition of your professional services agreement, that you assume certain risks of the client and others on the project and “indemnify” them for any losses resulting from those risks.  Depending on the scope of the indemnity you provide, you may have financial risks well beyond liability for your own negligence – risks that may not be covered by your professional liability insurance.  A clear understanding of indemnification is essential to recognizing your risks.

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Tags: National Programs, architects and engineers

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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