Appalachian Underwriters Welcomes New Professional Liability Broker!

Appalachian Underwriters is pleased to announce the addition of new Professional Liability Broker, Gary Smid, to our Sarasota office. He will be focusing on solving the coverage needs of both smaller and larger, complex Professional and Management Liability accounts. Smid’s target classes will include Architect and Engineers Professional Liability, Contractors Professional Liability, Lawyers Professional Liability, […]

A Crisis Management Product for Significant Threats or Acts of Terror

Appalachian Underwriters wants to make sure there is a product available to appointed agents if an act of terror takes place in an insured’s workplace or within an organization. This product provides liability coverage and addresses other financial response issues that an organization may face if an event like this takes place, including the cost […]

Nominated AUI Broker Selected to Attend Vela University

Appalachian Underwriters is proud to announce that our Broker, Brian Stephenson, was selected to be one of the 32 brokers nationwide to attend Vela Insurance Services’ “Vela University” event on May 22nd through the 25th in Naperville, IL. Held at Northern Illinois University, the three day educational and networking conference included breakout sessions on topics […]

Appalachian Underwriters develops New Public Entity Product

Appalachian Underwriters is pleased to announce that we have developed a Public Entity product within our Brokerage department. AUI Public Entity will focus on hard-to-place law enforcement/police professional risks, including police departments, sheriff agencies, other public safety organizations and educational institutions. This coverage is provided with an A.M. Best Rating of A- VIII with a […]

The Importance of Cyber Liability

As published by Insurance Business America yesterday, cyber-crime has struck another major retailer, Eddie Bauer, with their sale payment card system. Unfortunately, cyber attacks happen to businesses of all sizes and are happening worldwide. It’s becoming increasingly prevalent that cyber liability coverage is a necessity among retailers to provide protection to their clients.   Appalachian […]

TheAppalachianWay – Commercial Lines: V6.1

Did you miss our last Commercial Lines emails? No Problem! View V6.1 Email Sent on 6-1-16 All Topics are Listed Below.   Brokerage Marine & Marina Risks Swimming Pool Contractors     Commercial Specialty Liquor Liability Miscellaneous Professional Liability (MPL)   Workers’ Compensation Healthcare Coverage Construction   Upcoming Events Trade Shows/Conventions XpressHomeowners Webinar Training Worker’s […]

TheAppalachianWay – Commercial Lines: May Part 1 & 2

Did you miss our last Commercial Lines emails? No Problem! View Part 1 Email View Part 2 Email   All Topics are Listed Below.   Brokerage Hotels & Motels Casualty – New Brokerage Market Hospitality Florida Property Commission Incentive   Worker’s Compensation Hard-to-place Workers’ Compensation Risks with New Ventures/No Priors Eligibility “A” Rated or better […]