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Specialty casualty solutions for the wholesale market

Some companies have unique operations and face niche or hard-to-place liability exposures. Our specialty casualty solutions from Ironshore help protect businesses against a wide variety of liability risks across a diverse mix of industry classes.

Offering structured programs and terms and conditions to address a wide range of complex exposures, our team can develop flexible solutions to meet the needs of the wholesale market.

Recent wins in general liability and excess liability


  • Construction

    In the construction industry, even a “simple” project can result in complex liability challenges. Our construction solutions from Ironshore deliver expert underwriting, responsive service, and targeted solutions for the construction sector.

    Specialty solutions:

    • Designers and contractors professional liability. Helps protect design-build contractors against claims alleging defects or other mistakes during construction projects.
    • Owners protected and professional indemnity. Offers added protection over primary professional liability policies and can help safeguard project owners against damages resulting from first- and third-party claims of negligence.

    Target classes:

    • Preferred practice classes: civil contractors, communication contractors, electrical contractors, HVAC/mechanical contractors, commercial general contractors
    • Selective practice classes: machines/equipment contractors, process engineers/contractors, soil and geotech contractors, structural contractors, residential general contractors
    • Preferred project types: municipal, manufacturing/industrial hospitality, institutional, apartments, retail and commercial, infrastructure (roads/bridges/rail)
    • Selective project types: heavy civil, convention centers, stadiums, arenas, oil and gas downstream, casino and resorts, residential

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  • Excess and umbrella liability

    Our excess and umbrella liability solutions from Ironshore can help protect businesses’ catastrophic claims. Our team is ready to deliver expert underwriting, responsive service, and tailored solutions.

    Coverage highlights:

    • Up to $10M lead umbrella capacity
    • Up to $25M excess capacity
    • Available on an occurrence or claims-made basis

    Target classes:

    • Contractors
    • Distributors
    • Financial institutions
    • Fortune 1000 companies
    • Higher education
    • Manufacturers
    • Real estate and hotels
    • Retailers
    • Wholesalers
    • Wrap-ups and projects

    Get in touch

    Want to know more about what we can do for you? Contact a member of our wholesale team today.

    Heidi Kuell

    Excess Casualty Divisional Vice President — West

    Chicago, IL

    Mary Horsch

    Excess Casualty Divisional Vice President — East

    New York, NY

    Paul Garrot

    Vice President & Product Line Manager, Energy

    Houston, TX

    Tim Curran

    Underwriting Manager, Construction Excess

    Boston, MA

  • General liability

    Our general liability solutions from Ironshore offer a flexible approach and comprehensive coverage for an array of general liability risks.

    Coverage highlights:

    • Primary limits: $1M/$2M/$2M, $2M/$2M/$2M, $2M/$4M/$4M
    • Available on a claims-made and occurrence basis


    Target classes:

    • Construction
      • Cell tower
      • Commercial artisan trade contractors
      • Commercial general contractors (including apartments)
      • Commercial wrap/PS/OI
      • Equipment rental and installation
      • Fire suppression
    • Manufacturing
      • Agriculture equipment/tools
      • Auto parts manufacturing
      • Bicycle parts and accessory manufacturers (no e-bike)
      • Commercial modular building manufacturers
      • Industrial parts manufacturers
      • Machinery manufacturers
      • Trailer manufacturers
    • Selective classes
      • Discontinued products/operations
      • Habitational/Real estate OL&T
      • Hotels and motels
      • Miscellaneous services/operations
      • Restaurants (low liquor)

    Get in touch

    Want to know more about what we can do for you? Contact a member of our wholesale team today.

    Lindsey Wingerning

    VP, Division Manager, West

    Los Angeles, CA

    Jeff Hollenkamp

    VP, Division Manager, East

    Boston, MA

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