Crane & Rigging Hot Line Reports HIIG Announces a New Insurance Package for the Crane-Rigging & Specialized Transport Industries

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According to a report published by Crane & Rigging Hot Line, Houston International Insurance Group (HIIG) has announced that its specialty division, HIIG Construction, is introducing a new Risk Management-Based Insurance Package for the Crane-Rigging & Specialized Transport industries.

Houston International Insurance Group

Houston International Insurance Group

We are excited about our continued growth in the Crane-Rigging & Specialized Transport segments as a direct insurance carrier alternative to the less consistent broker-based programs in today’s marketplace.

According to a report published by Crane & Rigging Hot Line, Houston International Insurance Group (HIIG) has announced that its specialty division, HIIG Construction, is introducing a new Risk Management-Based Insurance Package for the Crane-Rigging & Specialized Transport industries.

A key component for HIIG Construction’s Risk Management is its strategic alliance with the nationally recognized law firm Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP. This unique feature includes the HIIG Pre-Suit Litigation Containment© model to assist our policyholders with progressive loss control, claims handling and OSHA compliance.

Kevin Cunningham, President of the HIIG Construction, said: “We are excited about our continued growth in the Crane-Rigging & Specialized Transport segments as a direct insurance carrier alternative to the less consistent broker-based programs in today’s marketplace. Uniquely, the risk management features with Wilson Elser and other future service providers will enhance our position as the insurance company of choice for this specialized market segment.”

HIIG offers all lines of insurance through licensed agents and brokers nationwide on an admitted and non-admitted basis.

L. Byron Way, Senior Vice President of HIIG, said, “Kevin and his underwriting team bring a wealth of knowledge and experience with risk management for the heavy construction marketplace that will help us expand the specialty products we offer.”

HIIG is an insurance holding company based in Houston, Texas, with offices in Atlanta, Georgia; Birmingham, Alabama; Chicago, Illinois; and Dallas, Texas. The groups underwrites through its specialty divisions including HIIG Construction, HIIG Energy, HIIG Professional and HIIG Specialty, which offer the group’s surplus lines and admitted carriers that are rated A / A- by A.M. Best Company.

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