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From start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, with both admitted and non-admitted capabilities, Markel primary casualty offers flexible insurance solutions and experience to help meet your needs.

  • We have the products, tools, and underwriting acumen to target hard-to-place risks.
  • Our team of specialists has extensive knowledge and experience in the construction, products, and life sciences segments of the insurance marketplace.
  • Our risk solution services team provides insights and support to product lines by identifying emerging hazards, analyzing risk trends, and providing solutions to policyholders in order to prevent and mitigate loss.

Target Industries


Commercial general liability

General liability insurance for a variety of our niche markets

Discontinued products and operations

Liability insurance that provides insurance protection for your company in the event of an incident when your business is no longer operating

Life sciences

Coverage available on both a primary or excess basis and includes products-completed operations liability (claims-made), errors and omissions liability (claims-made), and general liability, including advertising and personal injury (occurrence).

Products liability

Occurrence and claims-made coverage options

Latest insights and resources

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Potential pitfalls for distributors of foreign-manufactured products

Protection against lawsuits arising out of product defects can be minimal or nonexistent when the manufacturer and its insurer are located outside of the US.

Unique like you

Every business has different coverage needs.

We meet challenges head on to find creative coverage solutions, reduce risk, or help recover from a loss.

  • Risk Solution Services

    We guide you through the maze of risks with customized solutions designed specifically for your needs.

  • Claims expertise

    Our dedicated and empathetic claims professionals have specialized knowledge within their unique product lines to guide you through the claims process.

  • Our people

    Markel’s people reflect the best of the Markel Style. Recent community efforts by our associates have aided medical research, hunger relief agencies, schools, inner city youth, hospice organizations, veterans, the arts, and victims of natural disasters.

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