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Berkley Select Launches Solution for Nonprofit Legal Aid Services

Berkley Select's nonprofit legal aid services insurance offers an innovative solution that provides comprehensive coverage for organizations offering legal aid services.
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PRODUCT: Berkley Select Nonprofit Legal Aid Services Insurance.

COMPANIES: Berkley Select.


AVAILABILITY: Appointed agents and brokers only.

FOCUS: Berkley Select's nonprofit and professional liability teams have collaborated to create an innovative solution that provides comprehensive coverage for organizations offering legal aid services.

“We're thrilled to add this appetite expansion to our growing product line," says Bill Fair, chief underwriting officer for Berkley Select. “We have a 30-plus year history of providing directors & officers, employment practices liability and lawyers professional liability coverages to a variety of business classes. With our in-house expertise in both underwriting and claims, we are well positioned to provide creative coverage solutions to this space."

COVERAGE DETAILS: This product expansion includes directors & officers, employment practices liability, fiduciary and lawyers professional liability coverages. The ability to place these coverages “with the same insurance provider makes the insurance process less cumbersome," Fair says. “Nonprofit legal aid organizations now have a reputable and established insurance provider."

Berkley Select also provides extensive risk management resources, including dedicated resources for both lawyers professional liability and employment practices liability policyholders such as hotlines, tools and templates, online training courses, continued education credits, HR compliance and more.

UNDERWRITING: Berkley Select offers limits up to $2 million per coverage section with a $10,000 minimum deductible. Pricing is determined on an individual account basis. Rating factors include location, limits, number of employees and financial condition. Ineligible risks include “high-profile advocacy groups" and those with “material political exposures." 

TARGET: Berkley Select's appetite includes bar associations, advocacy organizations offering legal aid, civil and social welfare service providers in areas such as immigration legal services, housing, disability and veterans.


CONTACT: Lisa Rowland, assistant vice president, marketing & distribution, Berkley Select; 550 W. Jackson Blvd, 4th Floor, Chicago, IL 60661; 312-800-6242.

Will Jones is IA editor-in-chief.

Monday, December 18, 2023
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