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Swiss Re E&O Program

Big "I" Professional Liability Program

Your Trusted Source for Insurance Agents & Brokers E&O
For over 25 years, the Big "I" Professional Liability Program underwritten by Westport Insurance Corporation (rated "Excellent" by A.M. Best) has been the premier choice of IIA of Arkansas member agents for insurance agents and brokers E&O insurance.

Not Just an E&O Policy, A Comprehensive Program

The Big I Professional Liability Program offers not just a policy but a comprehensive program for insurance agents. Over the past two decades, the Big I Professional Liability Program, underwritten by Westport Insurance, has grown into the largest and most stable insurance agents E&O program in the nation. Our member agents look to the program for stable rates and a long-term market that they can rely on to protect their greatest assets of their businesses.

Working with our partners at Swiss Re, we have created one of the strongest and broadest coverages in the marketplace.

Structured using a modular approach, our policy provides solid core coverage, as well as coverage units to ensure against other exposures of concern. 

These are just a few of the coverage benefits of the Swiss Re policy: 

         Coverage for the sale of both P/C and Life and Health insurance products 

         Limits of liability up to $15 million 

         Broad definition of covered professional services and activities 

         Comprehensive definition of who is an insured 

         Aggregate deductibles 

         Defense cost outside the limits 

         Available first dollar defense 

         Full prior acts available 

         No contractual liability exclusion 

         Coverage for punitive damages (where available by states) 

         Multiple extended reporting period options 

         True worldwide protection 

         Coverage for advertising, libel, and slander

         Available coverage units:

  • Employment Practices Liability
  • Real Estate Agent E&O

* An insured who obtains their professional liability coverage for insurance producers through the Independent Insurance Agents of Arkansas sponsored program will earn a 10% credit on their total annual premium if they attend an approved loss control seminar and have a three-year claim-free history. This credit will apply to the annual premium due as of the next policy anniversary date or policy inception date and, depending on continued loss-free experience, will continue for two additional consecutive policy years after attending the seminar, for a total of three policy periods.
*You must have a three-year claim-free history to receive this credit.

Send completed applications to Debbie Abels

Westports renewal applications are individualized and will be sent to the agency directly approximately 60 days before your expiration date.