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.