Environmental excess insurance

Extra environmental protection

We recognize that some businesses need an extra layer of protection for environmental exposures. Across casualty, pollution legal liability, contractors pollution liability, and more, our environmental excess solutions from Ironshore can help.

Backed by the financial strength, stability, and experience of a Fortune 100 carrier, these excess solutions complement our customers’ primary or underlying policies, as well as self-insured ventures.

A protective partnership

Solutions for complex risks

Companies with complex environmental risks choose to work with us for our full suite of solutions – including excess coverage. Using flexible follow-form solutions, we’re able to offer added layers of protection over existing environmental coverage, including:

  • Policies from Ironshore or other approved insurers with an A- or better rating
  • Contractors pollution
  • Fixed-site pollution legal liability
  • EPIC, automobile, and employer’s liability
  • General liability, pollution insurance liability, and environmental professional liability combination programs

And with limits available up to $50M, midsize and large companies are better prepared for even the most complex environmental risks.

Expertise that delivers

You benefit not just from our tailored coverage, but from the collaboration and knowledge sharing that drives our underwriting and claims professionals.

Our team offers specialized environmental expertise for customers within this niche. Look to us for excess solutions that address your company’s specific risk-management needs and help protect it from large environmental losses.

Whenever you work with us – from program design and incident response to crisis management and claims assistance — you’ll benefit from dedicated professionals that understand every facet of today’s environmental risk.

Better control over claims

When a major environmental incident occurs, a quick response is important. As your insurance partner, you can count on us to jump into action.

Our claims professionals work closely with the underwriters who craft our insurance solutions, so they have a deep understanding of environmental risks and our customers’ programs, no matter how complex.

Armed with this insight, along with support from highly experienced senior claims leaders, ongoing training, and a culture that promotes proactive decision making, our people are empowered to resolve claims quickly and with each customer’s best interests in mind.

Our environmental customers also benefit from the following support and value-added services:

  • 24/7 emergency claims response hotline (1-888-292-0249)
  • Rapid on-site response via our IronResponse™mobile app
  • Crisis management and public relations services
  • Contract review services
  • Regulatory compliance assistance
  • Risk mitigation consultation

Even with the largest, most complex environmental losses, we deliver an exceptional claims experience that helps minimize potential liability and helps protect your business and brand.

Get in touch

Our commercial and specialty insurance products and services are distributed through brokers and agents. If you are interested in our solutions for your business, please contact your agent or broker. If you are an agent or broker, please reach out to our team for more information.

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When environmental incidents occur, a prompt response is important.

With IronResponse™, our mobile claims app, environmental customers benefit from real-time access to claims professionals and resources at the push of a button.

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