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Market Trends: Emerging Concerns

See the latest trends on climate change, drone usage, unregulated contaminants, and more

As we move into 2021, there are a number of emerging issues for environmental underwriters that have made writing insurance accounts more complicated. From concerns on PFAS chemicals and infectious diseases, to social inflation and climate change, these trending topics are at the forefront of the insurance landscape. Check out some recent news stories relating to these developing concerns.

COVID, Economy, Social Inflation Warrant Negative Commercial Lines Outlook: A.M. Best

Home Depot Fined $20 Million For Allegedly Violating Lead Paint Rules

How to avoid drift during drone spraying

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Environmental Insurance Policies

California Water District PFAS Lawsuit – $1 Billion At Stake

How Climate Change Is Setting The Stage For Natural Disasters

PFAS/Natural Resource Damages: New Jersey Attorney General Files Cost Recovery Action Against Gloucester County Facility

The Summit: Communicable Diseases

Everest Re Cites Social Inflation for $400M Prior-Year Reserve Charge

How Will Drones Change Agriculture?

4 Reasons Pollution Claims Are Rising in Frequency and Severity

For more information on emerging concerns in the environmental insurance marketplace, please contact us.