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GUARD move almost complete; 700-plus working at downtown company

August 7, 2019

The move of Berkshire Hathaway GUARD operations to Public Square is nearing completion. A spokesperson for the company said the remodeling of eight of the 10 floors at GUARD Tower at 39 Public Square has been completed.

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Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Announces Partnership with Auto-Out®

July 25, 2019

According to the National Fire Protection Association, a home fire occurs every 88 seconds and cooking is the leading cause of home fires. Auto-Out Venthood is a stovetop fire suppressor that, upon flame-activation from a grease fire automatically opens, releasing a safe and environmentally-friendly powder that smothers the flames.

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Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Takes on Distracted Driving in Commercial Fleets

July 23, 2019

The number of auto accidents is increasing, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration data. Carriers are looking for ways to mitigate risk, and many are turning to technologies to help their insureds better manage their fleet and offering capabilities to improve driver safety.

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Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Now Offering Commercial Automobile Coverage in DE, KY, and DC

July 1, 2019

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies recently added a Commercial Automobile product in Delaware, Kentucky, and the District of Columbia. The company’s policy is designed for local and intermediate travel exposures up to a 200-mile radius. GUARD’s Assistant Vice President of Marketing Elizabeth Hartman says, “Not only is this a well-structured product for our policyholders, but we make it easy for our agents to submit business with GUARD’s proprietary E-Z Rate tool available through our online Agency Service Center. Submissions are quick and easy with efficiencies such as VIN import and embedded VIN decoding.”

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Community Projects are Crucial Contribution

June 21, 2019

For 37 years, Leadership Wilkes-Barre has offered local business professionals the opportunity to develop their leadership skills while working together to strengthen their communities. According to Sy Foguel, CEO and President of Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies, “Berkshire Hathaway GUARD was founded and maintains a majority presence in downtown Wilkes-Barre. Our annual partnership with Leadership […]

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Factors Affecting Workers Compensation Insurance Efficiency and Cost

May 31, 2019

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD’s Allan Kerin, Chief Actuary and Executive Vice President, wrote an article entitled “Workers Compensation Pricing Perspectives: Factors Affecting Workers Compensation Insurance Efficiency and Cost” for the May 31, 2019 edition of The Standard. The Standard is one of the most respected publications in the insurance industry and, in the article, Kerin shares his expertise on Workers Compensation pricing and the factors driving recent rate reductions.

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