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Finalists Announced for 2022 Young Professionals Awards

September 15, 2022

The finalists were recently announced for the 7th Annual Young Professional Awards hosted by the Greater Wyoming Valley Chamber of Commerce. Awards are presented to local young professionals in 12 award categories including the Intern of the Year category sponsored by Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies. The Young Professional Awards recognize the rising stars helping to move our region forward.…

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BH GUARD Sees Reduction in Accidents with Cars Equipped with SDS Active Driver Assistance System

September 2, 2022

Safe Drive Systems (SDS) recently announced the results of a three-year pilot project conducted by Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies. In 2018, SDS’s anti-collision radar solution was installed in 585 vehicles operated by 40 commercial fleets insured by Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies, and they were driven for a total of 1.2 million miles. The pilot clearly demonstrated the value…

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

June 22, 2022

A.M. Best has affirmed the Financial Strength Rating of A+ (Superior) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Ratings of “aa-” (Superior) 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 (GUARD) and are domiciled in…

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BH GUARD Expands Connectivity with Ivans for Workers’ Compensation Business

June 17, 2022

Ivans recently announced that Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies has expanded its relationship to extend Workers’ Compensation lines connectivity via the Ivans Distribution Platform. Connecting to the platform creates a single submissions interface for quote data collection via insurtechs and agency management systems. “We are happy to work with Ivans on an API for Workers’ Compensation connecting to various agents for…

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Team Beezy Unveils Downtown Wilkes-Barre Art Installation

May 11, 2022

Team Beezy, one of six groups in Leadership Northeast's class of 2022, recently unveiled an interactive art installation in downtown Wilkes-Barre. The bee-themed installation includes a sculpture and a handpainted mural. The sculpture, featuring seven buzzing bees, 49 solid hive rings, a diamond topper, and a kinetic spinner, offers passersby the chance to interact with and manipulate its various components.…

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BH GUARD: Proud Sponsor of Independent Agent Magazine

April 19, 2022

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD recently sponsored an article in Independent Agent Magazine entitled “What is Pay-As-You-Go for Workers’ Comp?” The article outlines benefits of this type of billing plan for employers and how the process works.  Read the full article at Independent Agent magazine.

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