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$45 Billion in U.S. Cannabis Sales Expected by 2025, Says Industry Report

04.14.21

The U.S. cannabis industry could exceed $45 billion in annual sales by 2025, according to a recent projection published in the 2021 Marijuana Business Factbook. That could mean double the sales of $22 to $26.4 billion projected for recreational and medical cannabis this year. Marijuana markets are growing rapidly in the U.S. and Canada, with […]

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Eye on Q2: Specialty Insurance Overview

04.14.21

Watch as our experts provide an outlook into the second quarter of 2021. We also review the year so far and how the biggest news stories impacted the insurance industry. During this webinar, we discuss: Flood Cyber Healthcare Commercial Property

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Ask the Expert Q&A: Construction Insurance

04.07.21

COVID-19s impact on the Canadian construction industry has been substantial; to learn more about current challenges facing construction companies and how Construction Insurance can help address them, we spoke with Steven Hrab, Director, Construction, Burns & Wilcox, Toronto, Ontario. What are the greatest risks facing companies in Canadas construction industry? S.H.: Global lockdowns are currently […]

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President Bidens Dog Major Involved in Second Biting Incident

04.07.21

One of the White Houses two canine residents was involved in a biting incident on March 29: the Bidens German Shepherd, Major, reportedly nipped at a National Park Service employee during a walk on the White House South Lawn. The employee was assessed by the White House medical unit and returned to work without injury. […]

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Burns & Wilcox Safety and Contingency Planning Update

04.01.21

Burns & Wilcox continues to prioritize the health and well-being of our associates, clients and partners, which includes providing ongoing updates on the actions we have taken during the pandemic. In mid-March, Burns & Wilcox moved to a remote operation, with nearly all associates worldwide working from their homes. The transition was smooth, and our […]

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Cargo Ship Blocks Suez Canal for Nearly a Week, Spotlighting Trade Vulnerabilities

03.31.21

The MV Ever Given, a massive cargo ship that gained notoriety for running aground amid high winds on March 23 and completely blocking the Suez Canal, was finally freed on March 29. Salvage and dredging crews labored for days before successfully re-floating the vessel, aided by a full moon and high tide. The nearly quarter-mile-long […]

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Prolonged Pandemic Strains Health Care Providers, Heightens Error Risks

03.24.21

More than a year into the COVID-19 pandemic, the relentless pressure on health care workers continues to exact a toll. Just this month, dozens of nurses at St. Vincent Hospital in Massachusetts went on strike to protest staffing shortages; a physicians union in Washington state staged protests over alleged safety violations and staffing shortages; and […]

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Popular Vaccine Selfies Pose Cybercrime Risks, Experts Warn

03.17.21

Data security experts are sounding the alarm to warn those engaging in the latest social media trend of sharing celebratory COVID-19 vaccine selfies depicting themselves holding their Centers for Disease Control and Prevention vaccination record card. Including these records in such photos, experts caution, could expose the kind of informationsuch as full name and date […]

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Clearing the Air on Environmental Risk

03.15.21

Environmental losses, site pollution risks and Environmental Insurance solutions were among the topics addressed in a webinar hosted by Burns & Wilcox. Environmental losses that are not covered by insurance are thought to amount to about $1 billion per year. This is largely because many business owners do not believe they have an environmental exposure; […]

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Burns & Wilcox Announces New Sponsorship with PGA Golfer Max Homa

03.11.21

Company also extends sponsorship agreements with Webb Simpson and Jimmy Walker Farmington Hills, Mich. (March 11, 2021) Burns & Wilcox, a globally recognized leader in wholesale insurance brokerage and underwriting, today announced its sponsorship of professional golfer and two-time PGA Tour winner Max Homa. The company is also extending its sponsorships of seven-time winner […]

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Understanding Cannabis Complexities & Changing Market Dynamics

03.10.21

Burns & Wilcox experts take a look into the cannabis market as carrier appetite and capacity shift, along with regulatory changes and trends. During this webinar, we discuss: The current state of the market for U.S. and Canada Product developments and concerns Tips for brokers on how to adapt with changes

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FDA Addresses Concerns Over Toxic Heavy Metals in Baby Foods

03.10.21

On March 5, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration signaled it would soon take steps to prevent or reduce chemical hazards in baby and toddler foods to a level as low as is reasonably achievable. The FDA announcement disclosed a letter it sent that same day to manufacturers and processors of baby and toddler food […]

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Consulting Firm Agrees to $1.75 Million Settlement in Water Treatment Plant Suit

03.03.21

A consulting firm will pay $1.75 million to settle claims of breach of contract and professional negligence related to the design and construction of a large, lined pond that was part of a $13 million water treatment plant. The Community Services District of Cambria, California sued the firm, CDM Smith, in 2018, claiming the pond […]

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Upcoming Webinars

03.01.21

Transportation Insurance Thursday, April 22, 2021 at 1:30 PM ET Please join our experts as they discuss the Transportation industry’s growth potential, challenges, and technologies. Hosted by John Woods, Vice President, National Practice Group Leader, Transportation, Burns & Wilcox. Featured Experts: John McGlynn, Director, Transportation, Burns & Wilcox Canada Gene’ Cain, Broker, Transportation, Burns & […]

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Storm Damage Costs Could Be Highest in Texas, U.S. History

02.24.21

The winter storm that knocked out power for millions amid frigid temperatures and spawned a rash of water-related disasters is expected to be the costliest weather event in Texas history. More than a week after the storm began on February 11, a third of Texas residents continued to experience power service disruptions, millions lacked ready […]

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