Umbrella and excess liability

Protection from the unexpected 

Catastrophic claims don’t happen every day – but without the right protection, one severe accident can damage a company’s reputation, market share, and bottom line. Help protect your business from these events with our umbrella and excess liability solutions. 

Our umbrella coverage can expand protection over existing liability policies, helping mitigate the risk of coverage gapsAnd for companies seeking extra protectionour excess liability solutions can offer higher limits for underlying policies to help safeguard against unforeseen, catastrophic losses. 

A protective partnership

Solutions for complex risk

Escalating jury verdicts and rising medical costs have complicated liability exposure in recent years. Add in litigation funding and other emerging trends, and your business may no longer be adequately protected against today’s exposures. 

Our umbrella and excess liability solutions from Liberty Mutual and Ironshore offer a range of options in addition to underlying primary general liability and commercial auto policy limits, including:   

  • A broad and flexible appetite for a variety of industries 
  • Up to $25M lead umbrella capacity to support our primary lines 
  • Up to $100M excess capacity 
  • Protection for domestic and international exposures 

We can also match the standard terms and conditions of lead umbrella and excess policies to ensure that there are no gaps in coverage. 

Expertise that delivers 

Complex organizations want flexible umbrella and excess solutions that protect their finances and reputation, all while remaining cost competitiveOur people and solutions deliver through: 

  • Specialized underwriters with deep understanding of complex risks across a variety of industries 
  • dedicated complex liability claims unit with experience navigating catastrophic losses 
  • Crisis management support services that can provide up to $250,000 in consulting expenses to help steer media coverage and public relations 

Count on us to provide expertise and exceptional service to help protect your business against unforeseen losses each policy is backed by the financial strength and security of a Fortune 100 company.  

Better control of claims 

Standing by your company’s side when it matters most, our dedicated complex liability claims unit strives to deliver fair and reasonable outcomes on every claim we manage.  

Our people are at the core of our success and we empower them to do their best for our customers every day through the right guidance, tools, and resources, including:  

  • Training and education on trending issues and strategies  
  • Data-driven general damages and medical pricing tools to help shorten evaluation times 
  • Broad legal panels comprising field legal attorneys and outside firms to help with litigation management

From before a suit is filed until after a claim is resolved, you can expect an experience designed for maximum value and minimum hassle. Our goal is to provide thoughtful and actionable strategies thelp resolve claims and protect your reputation and business against catastrophic losses. 


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