RB Jones Expands Capabilities, Launches Professional Liability Division

Farmington Hills, Mich. (November 8, 2022) – RB Jones, a leading Managing General Underwriter in specialty risk coverage solutions for brokers, agents and wholesalers, today announced the launch of its new professional liability division, RB Jones Professional. RB Jones Professional will be led by Michael Muglia, who previously served as Burns & Wilcox National Underwriting […]

RB Jones Expands Clean Energy Solutions With New Solar Commercial Insurance Program

October 11, 2022 –RB Jones, a leading Managing General Underwriter in specialty risk coverage solutions for brokers, agents, and wholesalers, today announced its new, exclusive Solar Commercial Insurance Program (SCIP).  Over the past decade, the solar energy market has experienced an average annual growth rate of 33 percent, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association. […]

RB Jones Acquires Ocean Cargo Business To Expand Coverage Solutions For Clients In Marine & Energy Division

Farmington Hills, Mich. (Sept. 19, 2022) – RB Jones, a leader in providing specialty risk coverage solutions, today announced its Marine & Energy division acquired the Smart Cargo Insurance® business from Corvus Insurance, a specialty insurance MGA. This acquisition allows RB Jones to expand its comprehensive solutions for brokers, agents, and wholesale partners. This Ocean […]

RB Jones Gives Back

RB Jones Gives Back Champions & Charities is our company’s signature philanthropic initiative to give back to the communities where we live and work.   The program champions causes important to our associates. As part of Champions & Charities, RB Jones associates are provided paid volunteer time off to support nonprofit organizations close to their hearts. […]

Millions of Honeybees Killed in Delta Shipping Disaster

Millions of honeybees tragically died on a hot airport tarmac in Atlanta after a series of mistakes that occurred while the bees were being shipped from California to Alaska. According to reports, the 800-pound shipment of bees could not be accommodated on its original Delta Air Lines flight due to an aircraft change that rerouted […]

H.W. Kaufman Group’s Global Excess Partners Rebrands as RB Jones Property

Farmington Hills, Mich. (May 4, 2022) – H.W. Kaufman Group announced today the rebranding of its New York-based Global Excess Partners (GEP) as RB Jones Property, creating a new division within the RB Jones brand. GEP combines its Property Insurance business with RB Jones to expand its comprehensive solutions for brokers, agents, and wholesale partners. […]

Marine Construction Industry Faces a Pivotal Year

The shortage of marine construction workers is at a critical mass. And the impact of that shortage has far-reaching reverberations throughout the industry from dredging contractors to bridge builders to dock builders. This labor shortage in the marine industry started a few years ago, long before the COVID-19 pandemic. As with many other industries, professionals […]

The property damage caused by water is more than meets the eye

Water is necessary for all of us. Unfortunately, too much of it in the wrong places at the wrong times are one of the biggest reasons for financial and coverage challenges in the insurance market today. Whether big (from a hurricane) or small (a leaky roof for a business or homeowner) we see more claims […]

Supply chain delays further complicates and could increase the cost of Cargo policies

The supply chain issue we are now facing is delaying the delivery of everything from manufactured goods to raw materials. This issue manifested itself in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic when plants were shut down and workers were completely unavailable. As we near two full years into the pandemic, the impact of these […]

The investments being made in ESG indicate a shift in liabilities, cost and potentially capacity for upstream energy companies

The impact that the move toward instituting Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) policies has on energy companies is significant. This attention on socially responsible behavior is important to consider, but no industry bears a bigger brunt of the cost and publicity challenges as upstream oil and gas drillers, extractors, contractors, and the like. These […]