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Preventative Actions Taken After A Claim

When your client has reported a claim it’s a good idea to provide insurers with details of the steps taken to prevent a similar claim occurring in the future. Details should include training instituted that will prevent another claim, changes to procedures made that will prevent another claim and any...
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Berkley Insurance Australia has been honoured with 8 medals in 2020 Broker Awards

Insurance Business Australia today announced the winners for this year's Brokers on Insurer Awards.  This year Berkley Insurance Australia was honoured with a remarkable 7 medals and claimed third in the Honorary award of Insurer of the Year.  Winning three Gold medals for Turnaround time – New Business, Premium Stability,...
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What is Run-Off Insurance? Why Do I Need It?

Various insurance policies are written on a ‘claims made’ basis. This means that they will only respond to claims which are made against an insured and notified to the insurer during the policy period, irrespective of when the work was performed by the insured. If the policy expires, no additional...
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Product Liability – The Other Half

A standard General Liability Policy will provide two sections of cover, public liability and products liability.  From these two sections a liability policy will cover compensation for third parties for any personal injury, property damage and advertising injury.  The two sections are very different to each other from how they...
Veronica Casey

Welcome to the Team | Veronica Casey

We are always looking for new talent to join our growing team here at Berkley Insurance Australia even in this new remote working environment.  Our onboarding process is really important to us and we work hard to ensure our new team mates feel informed, trained and welcomed to the BIA...
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Product Recall Expenses Extension

What is it? Whilst many businesses mitigate their risk in the event a product actually occasions bodily injury or property damage, there can be expensive repercussions for a business in the event that their product is deemed defective or suspected of a defect that may potentially cause bodily injury or...
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Design & Construct vs standard Professional Indemnity

Design & Construct vs standard Professional Indemnity - who needs what? Professional Indemnity insurance is no longer just for the traditional professionals like Accountants, Solicitors, Consulting Engineers and Architects.  Today, many other entities need Professional Indemnity insurance and standard PI policies are not suitable. Berkley Insurance Australia’s (BIA) Design and...
Suzy Ljubic

Meet The Team | Suzy Ljubic

Suzy has been Underwriting insurance for the past 13 years focusing on Professional Indemnity, Medical Malpractice, IT Liability, Management Liability and Associations Liability.  After completing a bachelor in business Suzy began her career in the insurance industry in an admin role at QBE, her passion for problem solving and building...
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A word from our brokers – Tina Beznec

Account Manager Tina Beznec from Trades Insurance discusses the automation of General Liability quotes on the Steadfast SVU. Before SVU Tina did a lot of manual quotes and found sending the client a proposal was time consuming.  Since using SVU for General Liability Tina says "Getting quotes to clients quicker has increased our...