Berkshire Hathaway launches human and social service insurance program

Partnering with Irwin Siegel Agency, the specialty insurance company is expanding into the social services industry.

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Independent agents working with clients in the human and social service industry may now choose from an array of products and programs that includes Berkshire Hathaway Specialty Group.

The carrier announced this week that it had entered into a partnership and underwriting agreement with Irwin Siegel Agency to provide insurance products for organizations in the social services sector, including community action, paratransit, social services and youth services agencies.

The multi-line solutions bring together coverages such as professional liability, property, crime, inland marine, commercial auto, equipment breakdown, general liability and umbrella liability. Risk management services will also be available to clients through the program.

“Berkshire Hathaway is synonymous with trust, integrity and prudent risk taking. It has impeccable financial strength – and its insurance companies have a track record of insuring businesses for over 75 years,” said Irwin Siegel Agency CEO Howard Siegel. “We look forward to working with BHSI to provide our human and social service customers with consistent capacity and innovative, tailored insurance solutions.”

BHSI praised Irwin Siegel for its “best in class” program administrators, and a long-standing presence in the human and social service field.

BHSI provides commercial property, casualty, healthcare professional liability, surety, travel, homeowners insurance and programs. It underwrites on the paper of Berkshire Hathaway’s National Indemnity group of insurance companies.

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