-Agents Gain Access to Specialized School Underwriters-
-Offers Specialized Coverage for Private Schools and Colleges-
WORCESTER, Mass., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE: THG), a leading super regional property and casualty company, today announced it has extended the reach of its schools program-Avenues Education Advantage-to meet the needs of its independent agent partners in Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, and Virginia. The program offers specialized protection to meet the unique needs of private schools, colleges and small public schools.
The program provides standard coverages for commercial property,
general liability, equipment breakdown, builders risk, commercial umbrella
and commercial auto, along with numerous other special coverages to protect
against the complex risks educational institutions face. Special coverages
-- school and educators legal liability coverage
-- sexual misconduct coverage
-- employees and volunteers coverage
-- innocent party defense coverage
-- student medical payments
-- law enforcement professional liability
-- commercial crime and surety
In addition, to ensure that the company's agent partners can easily and effectively meet the needs of their school clients, The Hanover has trained specialized school underwriting, claims and loss control professionals who are available to help every step of the way-from prospecting to claims service.
"Writing complex school business is not for undergraduates," said David J. Firstenberg, commercial lines business president at The Hanover. "Our program offers both the specialized coverages and access to dynamic industry professionals knowledgeable of the business who can work closely with our agent partners need to properly insure their school clients."
The Hanover's agent partners have successfully offered Avenues Education Advantage to local schools since 2006 in Indiana, Kentucky, Ohio, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire and Tennessee.
Avenues Education Advantage is part of a growing list of industry-specific programs being offered by The Hanover, which also includes niche programs for businesses within the healthcare, hospitality, real estate, marina, moving and storage, jewelry and furrier markets.
The Hanover's niche programs complement an already strong commercial lines offering, giving agent partners unique access to a total solution that meets the broad coverage needs of businesses throughout the country.
For more information, agents can contact one of The Hanover's local branch offices or visit the company at http://www.hanover.com.
About The Hanover
The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE: THG), based in Worcester,
Mass., is the holding company for a group of insurers that includes The
Hanover Insurance Company, also based in Worcester; Citizens Insurance
Company of America, headquartered in Howell, Mich., and their affiliates.
The Hanover offers a wide range of property and casualty products and
services to individuals, families and businesses through an extensive
network of independent agents, and has been meeting its obligations to its
agent partners and their customers for more than 150 years. Taken as a
group, The Hanover ranks among the top 40 property and casualty insurers in
the United States. For more information, please visit
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