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Professional Liability in a Pandemic

October 28, 2020

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD’s Vice President of Programs and Professional Liability Joseph Lincks recently gave his thoughts to Rough Notes regarding how agents can help clients manage risk during these unusual times. Lincks said, “[Agents] should encourage their clients to use available value-added risk management services to help navigate these unprecedented times.” For more from Lincks […]

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AM Best 2019 Homeowners Rankings

September 24, 2020

USAA Group direct premiums written rose 10.8% from the prior year, propelling it past Liberty Mutual Insurance Cos. to become the third-largest homeowners writer in the United States in 2019, according to the AM Best ranking of the top 100 U.S. homeowners writers Berkshire Hathaway Insurance Group, which for years shunned the line, saw its […]

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BH GUARD Continues Expanding Its Full Line of Professional Liability Products Across the United States

September 15, 2020

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies recently announced it continued its expansion of the company’s Professional Liability products, which include coverage for Lawyers, Architects and Engineers, Accountants, and nearly 100 more classes of business. Most recently, the company has added Professional Liability for Lawyers in Alabama and New Mexico, for Accountants in Arizona and Illinois, and for Architects […]

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BH GUARD Now Offering Commercial Package Coverage in Illinois

September 14, 2020

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies recently announced it added Illinois to the list of states where the insurer offers its Commercial Package Policy. The product includes Commercial Property featuring limits up to $120 million per location (higher limits considered), with an enhanced causes of loss form, including built-in equipment breakdown, crime coverages as well as broad inland marine coverages; General […]

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Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Now Offering Accountants Professional Liability in PA

July 23, 2020

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies recently announced it added Pennsylvania to the list of states where the insurer offers its Accountants Professional Liability product. “We continue to expand our portfolio to supply our network of independent agents with quality products that enable them to grow,” said Sy Foguel, Berkshire Hathaway GUARD CEO. “In 2016, we […]

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Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Adds Missouri, Washington, Wisconsin for Home Coverage

July 17, 2020

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies has added Missouri, Washington and Wisconsin to the list of states where the insurer offers its homeowners insurance product. With the expansion to the three new states, the company offers personal lines products in 15 states. GUARD’s product targets dwellings valued over $75,000 and includes one- to four-family residences, renters […]

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Many downtown W-B employees continue working remotely

June 19, 2020

Working from home is still strongly encouraged under Gov. Tom Wolf’s reopening plan and that’s what many office workers in downtown Wilkes-Barre will continue to do after Luzerne County enters the green phase Friday. Berkshire Hathaway GUARD insurance Companies’ employees also continue to work remotely, except for a few essential staff, said spokeswoman Elizabeth Hartman. […]

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AM Best Affirms Credit Ratings of Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies’ Members

March 27, 2020

AM Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A+ (Superior) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of “aa-” of WestGUARD Insurance Company, AmGUARD Insurance Company, EastGUARD Insurance Company, NorGUARD Insurance Company and AZGUARD Insurance Company (Omaha, NE), which operate under an intercompany pooling agreement. These companies are members of Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies […]

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Warren Buffet Recognizes Berkshire Hathaway GUARD, Wilkes-Barre, and Sy Foguel

February 24, 2020

Warren Buffett complimented GUARD and our city of Wilkes-Barre, and singled out our CEO and President, Sy Foguel, as a Berkshire Hathaway star! Buffett released his shareholder letter of the year recently and discussed Berkshire Hathaway’s results of 2019. Foguel, head of Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies, was recognized for growing premium by 379% since 2012 to […]

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Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Now Offering Commercial Package Coverage in Michigan

February 6, 2020

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies recently announced it added Michigan to the list of states where the insurer offers its Commercial Package Policy. The product includes Commercial Property featuring limits up to $120 million per location with an enhanced causes of loss form, including built-in equipment breakdown and inland marine coverages as well as crime coverage; General Liability with base […]

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