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BH GUARD Employees Discuss Pros & Cons of Working from Home

March 1, 2021

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD’s Lynn Dobrowolski, Elizabeth Hartman and Bill Orasin recently talked to the Times Leader about the pros and cons of working from home during the coronavirus pandemic as well as the company’s plans for a cautious, phased return to the workplace. Read the full article from the Times Leader.

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BH GUARD’s Architects & Engineers Professional Liability Now Available in 26 States Including New Mexico

February 26, 2021

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 New Mexico. With its most recent addition, the company now offers this line in 26 states. GUARD’s Architects and Engineers Professional Liability offers limits up to $5M per claim and a range […]

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BH GUARD Now Offering Homeowners Coverage in Maryland

February 22, 2021

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies recently announced it added Maryland to the list of states where the insurer offers its Homeowners product. Berkshire Hathaway GUARD’s Homeowners product targets dwellings valued over $75,000. “With the continued expansion of our portfolio, our goal is to be the preferred insurance carrier our agents turn to for their insureds. With these additions, the […]

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BH GUARD Wins Five-Star Excellence in Worker’s Comp Award

February 12, 2021

Insurance Business America (IBA) Magazine recently awarded Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies its Five-Star Excellence Award in Worker’s Compensation. To select award recipients, IBA enlisted the expertise of the industry’s top experts. Throughout a 15-week process, IBA conducted one-on-one interviews with specialist brokers and surveyed thousands more to gain a keen understanding of what insurance […]

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BH GUARD Expands Its Lawyers Professional Liability Product to CO, KY, and NE

February 11, 2021

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies recently announced it has expanded the list of states where the company offers its Lawyers Professional Liability product to include Colorado, Kentucky, and Nebraska. BH GUARD’s Lawyers’ Professional Liability product features limits up to $3 million per claim “Lawyers were the first class of professionals for which we introduced our professional liability coverage in 2016. With five […]

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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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