E&O - Westport/Swiss Re Corporate Solutions


Coverage Highlights and Benefits: Swiss Re Corporate Solutions

For 25 years, the Big "I" Professional Liability Program underwritten by Westport Insurance Corporation, a member of Swiss Re Corporate Solutions (rated A+ Superior by A.M. Best), has been the premiere choice of IIABA member agents for insurance agents and brokers E&O insurance.

The Big “I” Professional Liability Program offers not just a policy, but a comprehensive program for insurance agents. Over the past two decades the Big “I” Professional Liability Program, underwritten by Westport Insurance Corporation, a member of Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, has grown into the largest and most stable insurance agents E&O program in the nation. Our member agents and brokers nationwide look to the program for stable rates and a long-term market that they can rely on to protect their greatest assets—their businesses.

Working with our partners at Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, we have created one of the strongest coverage forms in the marketplace.  

Review our policy form and you will see these are just a few of the coverage benefits of the Swiss Re policy:

  • Coverage for the sale of both Property/Casualty and Life and Health insurance products
  • Limits of liability up to $20 million
  • Broad definition of covered professional services and activities
  • Comprehensive definition of who is an insured
  • Aggregate deductibles
  • Defense cost outside the limits
  • Available first dollar defense
  • Full prior acts available
  • No contractual liability exclusion
  • Coverage for punitive damages (where available by state)
  • Multiple extended reporting period options
  • True worldwide protection
  • Coverage for advertising, libel and slander
  • Catastrophe Expense $25,000 per policy period
  • Subpoena Coverage $10,000 per policy period
  • 1st Party Personal Data Breach (cyber) $25,000 per policy period
  • 3rd Party Personal Data Breach (cyber) $1,000,000 sublimit
  • Deductible reduction up to $12,500 per claim for risk management activities

Coverage Benefits:

  • The only P/C insurance agents E&O program in the marketplace that supports your Association.  We are committed to helping our members grow and prosper and when you purchase your E & O insurance through us, it allows us to continue those efforts.
  • MAIA staff is here to assist you should a claim arise.
  • An exclusive policy form and premium credits filed on a Risk Purchasing Group basis to give Big "I" members coverage tailored to their needs.
  • Competitive pricing supported by a critical mass of premium volume to maintain rate stability.
  • A partner in Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, a member of the Swiss Re Group, rated A+ Superior by A.M. Best.
  • Loss prevention materials to reduce the chance of a claim and improve business processes.
  • Access to the Big "I" Advantage Virtual Risk Consultant powered by Rough Notes. This is a powerful online client service tool that no Big "I" member should be without.  You need to check it out today!
  • E&O Risk Management Web site:  An exclusive comprehensive risk management website including practical information and tools to help your agency avoid E & O issues.  Go to www.independentagent.com/EOhappens.
  • E&O Claims Advisor– a periodic E&O risk management newsletter available only to Swiss Re policyholders, providing valuable information to all positions in the agency.
  • A Professional Liability Committee comprised of IIABA member agents to oversee and recommend enhancements to the program to meet the ever-changing needs of agents.


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Mailing Address:

Attention: MAIA Accounting
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8900 Keystone Crossing, Suite 800
Indianapolis, IN 46240


Michigan Hotline: (800) 950-5990

John Immordino

John Immordino, CIC, CRM, RPLU, CIPP/US, CPL

E&O Risk Consultant
MAIA Insurance Services
(800) 878-9891, Ext. 8732

Essie Bennett, Insurance Program Manager

Essie Bennett

Insurance Program Manager
MAIA Insurance Services
(800) 878-9891, Ext. 2260

Andrea Bowman

Andrea Bowman

Insurance Program Manager
MAIA Insurance Services
(800) 878-9891, Ext. 8726

Brittany Kovach

Brittany Kovach

Insurance Program Manager
MAIA Insurance Services
(800) 878-9891, Ext. 8727


Kari Quimby

Kari Quimby

MAIA SVP Communications/Member Services
(517) 327-8037