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Boys and girls club insurance

You can get all of your program insurance coverage--at an affordable price--from one source: Markel Specialty, an industry leader in insurance programs for youth recreation organizations.

New York Labor Law – The triad and the triumvirate

The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of the statutory provisions, recent case law of note, some unusual dynamics faced in managing these claims, and recent verdict and settlement values.

Cross-laminated timber construction

With its positive attributes of being a strong, lightweight, and sustainable building product that speeds up the construction process, CLT is gaining worldwide popularity.

Civil human trafficking lawsuits: a growing risk for many insureds

It’s increasingly important for businesses to be aware of the impact of certain civil liability provisions on general liability insurers and insureds.

Insurance pricing for small business requires more effective underwriting strategies

While the availability of data continues to increase, it is also crucial that carriers translate this growing wealth of information into meaningful underwriting action.

Wage and hour

Markel recognizes the increased litigation related to wage and hour claims and provides deep expertise in underwriting these unique risks outside of typical employment practices liability policies.

Private and not-for-proft

Markel provides private and non-profit management liability coverage for a variety of organizations including private companies, non-profit organizations, and private equity firms.

Tenant discrimination

Markel’s tenant discrimination policy provides protection for property owners and managers against claims brought by tenants alleging discrimination.

Miscellaneous errors and omissions

Our program addresses the professional liability needs of many professional service firms and responds to their unique exposures.

Entering a new era of claims

Bo Yu, claims lead at Markel Asia, explains how digital tools and technology are changing the claims landscape and why insurers must stay ahead of this curve.

Shareholder board diversity: New legal and legislative challenges

As many corporations publicly express their commitment to gender and racial diversity, some shareholders have filed lawsuits alleging companies are failing to achieve diversity at the executive leadership and board levels. Learn how litigation and legislation could impact future D&O (directors and officers) underwriting decisions.

For Julia Chu, managing risk is closely aligned with good governance

Julia Chu, Markel's Chief Risk Officer, shares her perspective about the implications of her role for Markel and its stakeholders.

The move to modular

The growing use of modular construction brings many advantages, but also new risk management implications for builders and others in the construction industry.

Agents and brokers

Markel’s agents and brokers E&O coverage applies to a broad range of insurance-related activities tailored to specific needs.

Rising construction costs pose major insurance challenges—especially in catastrophe season

Property damage losses and construction liability costs can deliver a potential blow to insureds and the construction industry as the 2021 catastrophe season develops.


Markel’s Environmental and Energy insurance specialists offer creative insurance solutions with one of the broadest appetites in the industry.

Technology as an enabler of the claims process

When dealing with complex claims, it’s essential to consider the role of technology through the lens of human interaction.

Architects and engineers

Markel has a specialized architects and engineers professional liability underwriting team committed to providing a wide array of viable and creative solutions.


Worldwide coverage against physical damage, business interruption and contingency losses directly caused by acts of war, terrorism, and political violence.


Cyber insurance coverage on a global scale, for the very largest global cyber risks, whether on a co-insurance, excess layer, or primary basis.

Managing high injury rates for new and inexperienced workers

According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, more than one-third of work-related, nonfatal injuries occur in employees who have been on the job less than a year.