Zurich reaches agreement with Couch Braunsdorf Insurance to sell professional liability insurance to attorneys and law firms in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania
Schaumburg, Ill., March 7, 2012 - Attorneys and law firms in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania seeking professional liability insurance from Zurich, a leading provider of liability insurance in the U.S., will now be able to purchase the insurance protection from Couch Braunsdorf Insurance Group.
Zurich and Couch Braunsdorf recently signed an agreement granting Couch Braunsdorf rights to issue lawyers' professional liability policies for Zurich in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Pennsylvania. Zurich previously reached an agreement for Couch Braunsdorf to offer coverage in Washington D.C., Maryland, Virginia and New Jersey.
"Legal professionals face a number of challenges in this economic climate and the risk of litigation has increased in recent years," said Craig Fundum, head of Programs & Direct Markets for Zurich North America Commercial. "Couch Braunsdorf has the expertise in this field to help legal professionals and we are growing upon our success with our initial offerings by expanding our coverage in these three states."
Based in Liberty Corner, New Jersey, Couch Braunsdorf is a full-service brokerage and insurance agency that offers professional service providers protection for claims arising as a result of alleged negligence, dishonesty, and errors or omissions, while performing or rendering professional services.
"Zurich presents an exciting and expanding opportunity for our professional liability unit and we look forward to a long and rewarding relationship," said Deb DiMarco, president of CBR Professional Solutions at Couch Braunsdorf.
Zurich lawyers' professional liability programs are available in numerous states throughout the U.S. To review a complete list of states offering this program, go to http://www.zprogramsmatch.com/ProgramView.aspx?program=LawyersLiability
For more information about professional liability insurance from Couch Braunsdorf, contact Deborah Gallo Dimarco by phone at 800-952-3231, Ext. 1 or e-mail at email@example.com.
Insurance coverages are underwritten by individual member companies of Zurich in North America, including Zurich American Insurance Company. Certain coverages are not available in all states. Some coverages may be written on a nonadmitted basis through licensed surplus lines brokers.
Zurich Financial Services Group (Zurich) is a leading multi-line insurance provider with a global network of subsidiaries and offices in Europe, North America, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and the Middle East as well as other markets. 2012 marks Zurich's 100 year anniversary of insuring America and the success of its customers, shareholders and employees. Zurich first brought its knowledge and experience in workers' compensation insurance from Switzerland to America in 1912 to help its customers take intelligent risks and help build the America known today. Zurich now offers a wide range of general insurance and life insurance products and services for individuals, small businesses, mid-sized and large companies as well as multinational corporations.
For more information about Zurich's business in North America, go to http://www.zurichna.com/zna/media/news-releases/archive/boilerplate.htm. More information about Zurich's 100 year anniversary of insuring America, go to http://www.zurichna.com/100
About Couch Braunsdorf Insurance Group
CBR Programs is a division of the Couch Braunsdorf Insurance Group, a privately owned independent agency specializing in custom tailored insurance solutions for businesses and individuals since 1903. Our Experience, Diligence and Professionalism set us apart from the competition.
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