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Markel recognizes litigation-related insurance risks related to wage and hour claims and provides deep experience in underwriting these risks.

  • Claims service provided by experienced and knowledgeable professionals

Target classes

Markel provides wage and hour insurance coverage to US companies in all industry classes including:

Coverage features

Wage and hour claims

Include violations, misclassification of employees including independent contracts, inaccurate payment of wages, and non compliance with meal and break period requirements.

Claim definition

Includes lawsuits, government administrative proceeding, mediations, arbitrations, and other ADR proceedings.


Insured include entities in which the insured owns less than 50% of the voting stock or has controlling interest.

Covered losses

Includes pre- and post-judgment interest, attorney fees, opposing counsel fees, statutory liquidated damages, punitive and exemplary damages, and statutory fines and penalties.

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.

  • Claims expertise

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

  • Risk Solution Services

    Markel's Risk Solution Services team is available to address your risk management needs and offers customized service plans.

  • US and Bermuda offerings

    Explore all of Markel's US and Bermuda insurance offerings and learn how our experience allows us to build specialized solutions.

From Main Street to Wall Street

Connect with us to find the right mix of coverages for your business.