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BH GUARD Now Offering Homeowners Coverage in Georgia and Utah

January 13, 2021

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies recently announced it added Georgia and Utah to the list of states where the insurer offers its Homeowners product. With these additions, the company now offers its Personal Lines products in 22 states with plans for further expansion throughout the year. GUARD’s product targets dwellings valued over $75,000 and includes 1-to-4 family residences, renters, […]

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BH GUARD Selects IMS for Telematics Program

December 10, 2020

IMS, a subsidiary of Trak Global Group (TGG) and one of the world’s top three providers of connected car data solutions to insurers, mobility operators, and governments, is pleased to announce they have been selected by Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies, for a new commercial fleet insurance program, TrackMRI (Monitor, React, Improve). “Our fleet manager customers […]

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BH GUARD Adds Architects & Engineers Professional Liability in Three New States

October 30, 2020

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies recently announced it has expanded the list of states the company offers its Architects and Engineers Professional Liability product to include Colorado, Kansas, and Wisconsin. With these three states, the company now offers this line in half the United States. Berkshire Hathaway GUARD’s Architects and Engineers Professional Liability product offers limits up to $5 million. “Our portfolio […]

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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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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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