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Meet Underwriter: Tracy Price

Meet Underwriter: Tracy Price

Tracy Price, Renewal Underwriter What brought you to MJ Kelly? I started in the insurance industry in 2007 at an MGA and was with them until 2016. In 2017, I went to the retail side and was there until the beginning of this year. I missed working on the carrier side...

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Winter Storm Uri – What Losses Are Covered?

Winter Storm Uri – What Losses Are Covered?

After Winter Storm Uri ripped through the Southern U.S., it left hundreds of thousands of insurance claims in its wake. Total insurance losses across New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Arkansas are expected to total around $18 billion. ...

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5 Reasons Pollution and Environmental Claims Are Rising

5 Reasons Pollution and Environmental Claims Are Rising

Increasing natural disasters and folk hero icons like Greta Thunberg have recently made climate change a major topic in the media. Also increasing over the last few years are environmental insurance claims, while capacity is shrinking at the same time (Willis Towers...

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Meet Underwriter: Nancy Lefler

Meet Underwriter: Nancy Lefler

Nancy Lefler, Transportation Underwriter Q: What brought you to MJ Kelly?    A: I started working at MJ Kelly back in 2007. I never thought I would be such a great fit. Love my job! Q: What do you like most about your work?   A: I enjoy working...

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How COVID Changed the Workforce & Insuring It

How COVID Changed the Workforce & Insuring It

While many are anxious to “return to normal” once the country reaches herd immunity, over half of workers say they want a “new normal” allowing more work from home. According to Pew Research, before the pandemic 20% worked remotely, whereas now 71% are doing so and...

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Meet Underwriter: Angie Ward

Meet Underwriter: Angie Ward

Angela Ward, Property/Casualty Underwriter Q: What brought you to MJ Kelly?  A: My sister-in-law used to work in the finance department at MJ Kelly. She helped me get a ‘temporary’ processing job 16 years ago … and the rest is history!  Q: What do you like...

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Meet Underwriter: Marla Everett

Meet Underwriter: Marla Everett

Marla Everett, Property/Casualty Underwriter Q: What brought you to MJ Kelly?   A: A previous co-worker who was working at MJ Kelly brought me over as the company’s first Renewal Underwriter back in 2008. Q: What do you like most about your work?  ...

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Meet Underwriter: Juliette Kelley

Meet Underwriter: Juliette Kelley

Juliette Kelley, Transportation Underwriter Q: What brought you to MJ Kelly? A: I worked at MJ Kelly from 2006-2008, first in cancellations and then as an assistant underwriter. I went to the agency side as an Account Executive from 2008-2019. In 2019 I had the...

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Top 5 Property Insurance Trends for 2021

Top 5 Property Insurance Trends for 2021

Large and unexpected losses due to the pandemic brought the insurance industry into a hard market, and the main issue impacting the Property Market in 2021 is uncertainty. No one really knows what COVID-19’s full impact will be on insurance losses and the U.S. economy...

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The Struggles with Securing Transport Excess Liability

The Struggles with Securing Transport Excess Liability

Excess Liability Coverage--It’s something every trucker or trucking company needs, and right now, many are having a hard time affording it. … and sometimes finding it. Rates have risen an average of 10-15% every year since 2010, and unlike MJ Kelly, some carriers...

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MJ Kelly’s Best of 2020 as We Move into 2021

MJ Kelly’s Best of 2020 as We Move into 2021

Since 2020 presented many challenges, it's easy to focus only on the hardships. However, this year we encountered more cooperation and generosity, learning to rely on one another more than ever. We’re also grateful to all our clients and partners for their loyalty...

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Two Things Your Product Recall Requires

Two Things Your Product Recall Requires

If you clients have never experienced product recall, they may not understand the risks involved. You can be a great resource to your clients by mitigating that risk before it puts a strain on their resources. Minimizing the damage your clients may experience as a...

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MJ Kelly is always looking for top talent to join our thriving team. Want to learn about our open positions?