Monthly Archive: March 2012

Mar 31

EPA Lead-Safety & Residential Property Management

The EPA specifically states that the “Renovation, Repair and Painting” regulation applies to property managers. The fines are significant. In the video above, Kaplan discusses the issue, when it does and does not apply, and what compliance options property managers have.

Mar 28

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Check out our new Facebook page! National E & S This insurance industry is always changing. Every day Congress creates new laws that affect us in so many ways especially in the areas of insurance. We will update you and and keep you posted to what’s changing and what’s new. Feel free to like us …

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Mar 22

New Apartment and HOA Environmental Liability Insurance Program


National E&S Insurance Brokers, Inc. is proud to announce our new program with an A X rated carrier. We work exclusively with insurance brokers and are regarded as one of the top environmental wholesalers in the country REITs, property managers, portfolio owners, condominium associations and HOA’s can now receive pollution coverage at competitive rates with …

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Mar 20

Apartment and HOA Environmental Impairment Liability Including Asbestos, Lead, and Mold


REITs, property managers, portfolio owners, condominium associations and HOA’s can now receive pollution coverage at competitive rates with specific coverages through this brand new program. The carrier offers coverage for first party clean-up and third party liability claims arising from covered pollution events. Coverage can be provided for all pollutants including asbestos, lead, and mold. …

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Mar 19

Sampling of Environmental Losses in Buildings


Long Island apartment tenants forced out – mold remediation expected to cost millions for Archstone-Smith A resident of a water-damaged apartment complex filed a lawsuit Wednesday against the property owner, saying that the Archstone Westbury’s “water intrusion problems” and reported mold and mildew made her sick and damaged her property, according to court documents. Andrea …

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Mar 18

Why Contractors Need Environmental Insurance

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No matter how careful you are, you can never eliminate all exposure to hazardous materials or waste on construction job sites. Improving quality control, material handling procedures, conducting site surveys, and updating work policies can help prevent accidents and exposure and improve work site health and safety, but these steps alone may not be enough …

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Mar 18

Does RRP Apply to Subcontractors?

Mar 17

Why Plumbers Need Liability Insurance: Plumbers Pollution Liability Exposures


Today’s plumbing professional is assuming risks that were previously covered by their general liability policies. Insurance carriers today routinely insert pollution, asbestos, lead, microbial matter (mold) and bacteria exclusions into their policies. These exclusions were being added over the last 7 years as insurance carriers were paying claims for the above exposures they never intended …

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Mar 15

Additional Insured Endorsement Considerations for General Contractors


As a licensed general contractor and insurance broker, I’m often asked by trade and general contractors for guidance with their risk management. Usually, they’ll ask me how I managed risks with my own construction company through the years. We constructed a new building for our company 3 years ago, for which I was the general …

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Mar 13

Is RRP Really Going To Be Enforced?

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