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More Than One In 10 Teen Drivers Report Driving Under The Influence On New Year's Eve

December 19, 2012
Keywords: Driver Safety, Safety, Teen Drivers

Parental Consent of Teenage Drinking is on the Rise, According to a New Study from Liberty Mutual Insurance and SADD

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Liberty Mutual Insurance And Positive Coaching Alliance Name 2012's ''Top 10 Responsible Sports Moments''

December 18, 2012
Keywords: Sports, Youth Sports

Winning Moments Honored With $1,000 Grant

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Liberty International Underwriters Voted One of the Top Five Best Partners by Program Administrators

December 17, 2012
Keywords: Business Insurance, Specialty Lines

In an independent survey of nearly 200 program administrators, global specialty insurer Liberty International Underwriters, part of the Global Specialty unit of Liberty Mutual Insurance, was voted one of the top five carriers ''when it comes to being an excellent program partner.'' The findings come from the second annual survey conducted by Target Markets Program Administrators Association (TMPAA).

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Liberty Mutual Insurance Announces 25 Finalists For 2012 Coach Of The Year Award

December 04, 2012
Keywords: Coach, Sponsorship, Sports

Fans Can Visit CoachoftheYear.com to Tweet their Vote and Help Determine Winners Now Through December 20

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Liberty Mutual Insurance named official sponsor of U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams through 2016

November 08, 2012
Keywords: Olympics, Sponsorship, Sports

Liberty Mutual to serve as Official Property and Casualty and Life Insurance Partner.

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Liberty Mutual Insurance Catastrophe Teams Blanket Sandy Impact Areas

November 06, 2012
Keywords: Auto Insurance, Claims, Home Insurance

''Hurricane Sandy was here.'' This is the indelible signature she left for car and homeowners across a 1,000 mile region of the Eastern United States.

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Liberty Mutual Insurance Reports Third Quarter 2012 Results

October 30, 2012
Keywords: Earnings, Financial Strength

Liberty Mutual Holding Company Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively "LMHC" or the "Company") today reported net income of $465 million and $1.1 billion for the three and nine months ended September 30, 2012, increases of $577 million and $990 million over the same periods in 2011.... Read Entire Article

Liberty Mutual Insurance Cancels Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call Due to Severe Weather Disruptions

October 29, 2012
Keywords: Earnings, Financial Strength

Due to the severe weather disruptions affecting most of the East Coast of the United States today and tomorrow, Liberty Mutual Holding Company Inc., the parent corporation of the Liberty Mutual Insurance group of entities (the "Company"),  has cancelled the Company's third quarter earnings conference call, scheduled for October 30, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. EDT.... Read Entire Article

New Survey Shows How Americans View Responsibility In Politics

October 26, 2012
Keywords: Responsibility

National Survey by The Responsibility Project Reveals How Responsibility Impacts Voter Habits

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Liberty International Underwriters Expands U.S. Global Crisis Management

October 22, 2012
Keywords: Business Insurance

Liberty International Underwriters Expands U.S. Global Crisis Management. Sets Up Operation in Dallas to Serve Southeastern and Southwestern U.S.

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Liberty Mutual Insurance Schedules Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call

October 17, 2012
Keywords: Earnings

Liberty Mutual Holding Company Inc., the parent corporation of the Liberty Mutual Insurance group of entities (the''Company''), is scheduled to review its third quarter financial results on October 30, 2012. At 11:00 a.m. EDT that day, David Long, Liberty Mutual Insurance President and CEO, will host a conference call to discuss the Company's financial results

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Jeff Herman Joins Liberty International Underwriters as Senior Vice President of LIU Accident and Health

October 15, 2012
Keywords: Accident & Health Insurance, Business Insurance

Liberty International Underwriters, a part of the Global Specialty division of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has brought on Jeff Herman as Senior Vice President of LIU Accident and Health. LIU's Accident and Health business will focus on Personal Accident products for businesses, not-for-profit groups and individual consumers and will also include relevant supplemental health products.

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New Survey Shows Most Parents Rarely Talk To Their Kids About Politics

October 11, 2012
Keywords: Responsibility

National Survey by The Responsibility Project Provides Opportunity for Parents to Educate Kids About Responsible Voting

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Liberty Mutual Insurance Mobile Application Lets Employers Help New Mothers Easily Activate Disability Benefits

October 09, 2012
Keywords: Disability

Liberty Mutual Insurance Group Benefits, the first group life and disability carrier to launch a mobile application to help employees conveniently manage multiple benefits using mobile devices, has extended the functionality of its MyLibertyMobile℠application to make life easier for new moms.

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New Study Shows Alarming Lack Of Practice In Family Fire Safety Plans

October 04, 2012
Keywords: Fire Safety, Safety

Liberty Mutual Insurance and the International Association of Fire Fighters Call for Firing Up Family Escape Plans during National Fire Safety Month

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Teens Mirror Parents' Distracted Driving Habits In New Liberty Mutual Insurance/SADD Survey

September 18, 2012
Keywords: Driver Safety, Safety, Teen Drivers

"Do as I say, not as I do": 66 percent of teens believe their parents follow different rules behind the wheel than they set for their young drivers; approximately 90 percent of teens report their parents speed, talk on cell while driving

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Liberty Mutual Insurance Offers Free Guides Detailing Steps Employers Can Take To Manange The Impact Of An Employee's Death

September 17, 2012
Keywords: Life Insurance

Employers sometimes face a particularly uncomfortable challenge-addressing the death of an employee and providing guidance and support to family members, beneficiaries, and coworkers.

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Liberty Mutual Insurance Group Enters Ecuador

September 12, 2012
Keywords: Financial Strength, International Insurance

Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, one of the largest property and casualty insurers in the world, today announced expansion of its Latin American operations by entering Ecuador's insurance marketplace following the acquisitions of Panamericana de Seguros del Ecuador S.A. and Cervantes S.A. Compania de Seguros y Reaseguros, two insurers offering primarily auto insurance, other property and casualty products as well as group life and health insurance. The two companies' combined property and casualty market share will position Liberty Mutual as the fifth largest Non Life insurer in Ecuador.

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Liberty Mutual Coach Of The Year Kicks Off Another Season Of Celebrating College Football's Elite Leaders On And Off The Field

September 12, 2012
Keywords: Coach, Sponsorship, Sports

New Tweet-to-Vote Campaign Will Help Determine 2012 Winners; Honorees Will Receive a Combined $280,000 for Charity and Scholarship

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Liberty Mutual Insurance Catastrophe Teams Blanket South Louisiana to Handle Isaac Claims

August 31, 2012
Keywords: Claims, Home Insurance, Safety

"Hurricane Isaac was here." This is the indelible signature he left for car and homeowners throughout South Louisiana. To help customers promptly and safely recover from the storm, Liberty Mutual Insurance has several hundred catastrophe claims specialists dedicated to handling Isaac-related claims, including property experts in the hardest-hit areas and specialists available by telephone. To facilitate quicker customer response, Liberty Mutual has set up special home and auto claims mobile units in Baton Rouge and Metairie.

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Liberty Mutual Insurance Group's Subsidiary Receives China Insurance Regulatory Commission's (CIRC) Approval To Establish Shandong Provincial Branch

August 20, 2012
Keywords: International Insurance

Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Liberty Insurance Company Limited (Liberty), has been granted approval to establish a branch in Shandong province by the China Insurance Regulatory Commission (CIRC). Headquartered in Chongqing, Liberty received CIRC's approval on August 6, 2012 to prepare for a provincial branch in Jinan, the capital of Shandong Province, which is the 4th largest property and casualty insurance market in China.... Read Entire Article

Free White Paper Highlights the Best Practices for Integrating Short- and Long-Term Disability

August 13, 2012
Keywords: Disability

Seven best practices for integrating short- and long-term disability programs to lower costs for employers and improve service for employees are highlighted in a new Leadership Series white paper published by the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC) and sponsored by Liberty Mutual Insurance Group Benefits.... Read Entire Article

Liberty Mutual Insurance Capitalizes on London Games to Launch All-New Advertising Creative

July 27, 2012
Keywords: Liberty Mutual Group

Award-winning Actor Paul Giamatti Debuts as Celebrity Voiceover Talent

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Liberty Mutual Insurance Reports Second Quarter 2012 Results

July 25, 2012
Keywords: Earnings, Financial Strength

Liberty Mutual Holding Company Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively "LMHC" or the "Company") today reported net income of $139 million and $598 million for the three and six months ended June 30, 2012, increases of $318 million and $413 million over the same periods in 2011.

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Liberty Mutual Insurance Schedules Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call

July 11, 2012
Keywords: Financial Strength, Liberty Mutual Group

Liberty Mutual Holding Company Inc., the parent corporation of the Liberty Mutual Insurance group of entities (the "Company"), is scheduled to review its second quarter financial results on July 25, 2012.

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New Portal Gives Brokers and Buyers a Single Tool to Manage All of Their Account Information With Liberty Mutual Insurance Unit

July 10, 2012
Keywords: Business Insurance

Brokers, agents and buyers can now manage their commercial insurance account information with Liberty Mutual Insurance's Commercial Markets strategic business unit through a single online portal.... Read Entire Article

Liberty Mutual Insurance Group Joint Venture Receives Indian Insurance License

June 26, 2012
Keywords: International Insurance

Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, one of the largest property and casualty insurers in the world, today announced that Liberty Videocon General Insurance Company Ltd, a joint venture between Liberty Mutual Insurance Group and Videocon Industries Ltd. has received the necessary license from India's insurance regulatory authority to commence its operations.... Read Entire Article

Local Liberty Mutual Insurance Offices Nominate Six Baltimore Non-Profit Causes to Receive Funding Through 'Like My Community(TM)' Facebook Campaign

June 25, 2012
Keywords: Personal Responsibility, Responsibility, Sponsorship

For Second Year, Liberty Mutual to Award More Than $100,000 to Area Causes; Local Community to Decide Winners Through Votes at Facebook.com/LibertyBaltimore

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Local Liberty Mutual Insurance Offices Nominate Seven Dallas-Fort Worth Non-Profit Causes to Receive Funding Through 'Like My Community(TM)' Facebook Campaign

June 25, 2012
Keywords: Personal Responsibility, Responsibility, Sponsorship

For Second Year, Liberty Mutual to Award $100,000 to Area Causes; Local Community to Decide Winners Through Votes at Facebook.com/LibertyDallas

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Local Liberty Mutual Insurance Offices Nominate Seven Milwaukee Non-Profit Causes to Receive Funding Through 'Like My Community(TM)' Facebook Campaign

June 25, 2012
Keywords: Personal Responsibility, Responsibility, Sponsorship

For Second Year, Liberty Mutual to Award $100,000 to Area Causes; Local Community to Decide Winners Through Votes at Facebook.com/LibertyMilwaukee

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Liberty Mutual Insurance to Sponsor Free Public School Field Trips To Boston's USS Constitution Museum from 2012 to 2015

June 20, 2012
Keywords: Sponsorship

The USS Constitution Museum is pleased to announce that Boston-based Liberty Mutual Insurance will sponsor all public school visits to the museum from Sept. 2012 to June 2015, thus allowing for free field trips for students of all ages, in and outside of Massachusetts. ... Read Entire Article

Liberty Mutual Insurance Celebrates Responsibility in Youth Sports by Awarding $2,500 Grants to 15 Sports Organizations and Schools

June 19, 2012
Keywords: Sports, Youth Sports

Over $500,000 in Liberty Mutual Responsible Sports Grants Awarded to More than 150 Organizations and Schools Since 2007

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Liberty Mutual Insurance Renews Sponsorship of Boston's 4th of July Tradition, The Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular

June 12, 2012
Keywords: Sponsorship

Insurer's Sponsorship Brings Free 4th of July Concert and Fireworks Show to 500,000 Attendees... Read Entire Article

Liberty Mutual Insurance Celebrates Three Firefighters for Outstanding Heroism and Community Service with the Liberty Mutual National Firemark Award

May 30, 2012
Keywords: Fire Safety, Safety, Sponsorship

Extraordinary Achievements in Bravery and Public Education Earn $10,000 Grants for Local Fire Departments in Rhode Island and Massachusetts

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Brian Dunham Appointed Chief Actuary for Liberty Mutual Insurance's Group Benefits Unit

May 22, 2012
Keywords: Disability

Liberty Mutual Insurance has appointed Brian Dunham as senior vice president and chief actuary of its Group Benefits operation. In this role, Mr. Dunham manages the actuarial function for the business unit that provides group disability and life insurance, and leave administration services, to middle market and national accounts through brokers and consultants.... Read Entire Article

Liberty Mutual Group Inc. and Liberty Mutual Insurance Company Announce Expiration and Final Results of Cash Tender Offers

May 16, 2012
Keywords: Financial Strength, Liberty Mutual Group

Liberty Mutual Group Inc. ("LMGI") and Liberty Mutual Insurance Company ("LMIC" and, together with LMGI, the "Issuers") today announced the expiration and final results of their previously announced cash tender offer (the "Dutch Auction Offer")... Read Entire Article

Liberty Mutual Group Inc. Announces Early Acceptance of Waterfall Cash Tender Offer

May 04, 2012
Keywords: Financial Strength, Liberty Mutual Group

Liberty Mutual Group Inc. ("LMGI") announces the exercise of its early acceptance right for all Waterfall Notes tendered at or prior to the Early Tender Time in connection with its previously announced cash tender offer (the "Waterfall Offer")

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Liberty Mutual Group Inc. Announces Pricing of Waterfall Cash Tender Offer

May 03, 2012
Keywords: Financial Strength

On May 3, 2012, Liberty Mutual Group Inc. ("LMGI") announced the determination of the Full Tender Offer Consideration of its previously announced cash tender offer (the "Waterfall Offer")... Read Entire Article

Liberty Mutual Group Inc. and Liberty Mutual Insurance Company Announce Early Tender Results and Modification of Terms of Cash Tender Offers

May 02, 2012
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Liberty Mutual Group Inc. and Liberty Mutual Insurance Company Announce Early Tender Results and Modification of Terms of Cash Tender Offers... Read Entire Article

Liberty Mutual Insurance and Positive Coaching Alliance Launch Search for "Top 10 Responsible Sports Moments" of 2012

May 01, 2012
Keywords: Sports, Youth Sports

Young Athletes to be Celebrated for Examples of Sportsmanship and Responsibility, On and Off the Field... Read Entire Article

Anthony G. Martella, Jr. Appointed Chief Actuary for Liberty Mutual Insurance's Commercial Markets Unit

April 30, 2012
Keywords: Liberty Mutual Group

Liberty Mutual Insurance has appointed Anthony G. Martella, Jr. as senior vice president and chief actuary of its Commercial Markets strategic business unit. In this role, Mr. Martella manages the actuarial function for the business unit that distributes a range of property and casualty insurance products and service to middle market and national accounts through brokers and agents.... Read Entire Article

Liberty Mutual Insurance Reports First Quarter 2012 Results

April 26, 2012
Keywords: Earnings, Financial Strength, Liberty Mutual Group

Liberty Mutual Holding Company Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively "LMHC" or the "Company") today reported net income attributable to LMHC of $459 million for the three months ended March 31, 2012, an increase of $95 million over the same period in 2011.... Read Entire Article

Liberty Mutual First Group Benefits Carrier to Introduce Mobile Applications to Manage Employee Absence

April 20, 2012
Keywords: Business Insurance

Liberty Mutual Insurance's Group Benefits operation has become the first group disability and life carrier to introduce mobile applications that make it easier for employees to manage their benefits using any mobile device.... Read Entire Article

Liberty Mutual Insurance Schedules First Quarter 2012 Earnings Conference Call

April 18, 2012
Keywords: Earnings, Financial Strength, Liberty Mutual Group

Liberty Mutual Holding Company Inc. is scheduled to review its first quarter financial results on April 26, 2012. At 10:00 a.m. EDT that day, David Long, Liberty Mutual Insurance President and CEO, will host a conference call to discuss the Company's financial results.... Read Entire Article

Liberty Mutual Group Inc. and Liberty Mutual Insurance Company Announce Offers to Purchase Up to $700,000,000 Principal Amount of Outstanding Notes

April 18, 2012
Keywords: Earnings, Financial Strength, Liberty Mutual Group

Liberty Mutual Group Inc. ("LMGI") and Liberty Mutual Insurance Company ("LMIC" and, together with LMGI, the "Issuers") today announced the commencement of a cash tender offer to purchase up to $350,000,000 (subject to increase, the "Dutch Auction Tender Cap") aggregate principal amount of LMGI's 10.75% Series C Junior Subordinated Notes due 2088 (the "Hybrid Notes") and LMIC's 7.697% Surplus Notes due 2097 (the "Surplus Notes" and, together with the Hybrid Notes, the "Dutch Auction Notes"), each at a purchase price determined in accordance with the procedures of a modified "Dutch Auction" (the "Dutch Auction Offer").

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Montana State University Football Coach Rob Ash Donates His $50,000 Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award to Three Local Charities

April 12, 2012
Keywords: Coach, Sponsorship, Sports

Montana State University Alumni Association Receives Additional $20,000 Toward Scholarship in Honor of Coach Ash's 2011 Award... Read Entire Article

Liberty Mutual Insurance Group Acquires Russian Company KIT Finance Insurance

March 29, 2012
Keywords: Acquisitions, International Insurance

Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, one of the largest property and casualty insurers in the world, today announced the acquisition of Russian insurance company KIT Finance Insurance from KIT Finance Holding Company (LLC), the ultimate owners of which are JSC "Russian Railways" and NPF "Blagosostoyanie" (the pension fund company of Russian Railways). The acquisition enables Liberty Mutual to enter Russia's $21 billion property and casualty insurance market.... Read Entire Article

Liberty Mutual Insurance Invitational Charity Golf National Finals To Be Played At Pinehurst Resort March 7 - 11, 2012

March 07, 2012
Keywords: Golf

2011 Golf Tournament Series Helped Raise More Than $5.4 Million for National and Local Charities... Read Entire Article

Liberty Mutual Insurance Reports Fourth Quarter 2011 Results

March 06, 2012
Keywords: Earnings, Financial Strength, Liberty Mutual Group

Liberty Mutual Holding Company Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively "LMHC" or the "Company") today reported net income of $284 million and $365 million for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2011, decreases of $292 million and $1.313 billion from the same periods in 2010.... Read Entire Article

Liberty Mutual Insurance Launches New Benefits Select Group Disability Products

February 27, 2012
Keywords: Disability

To help meet the needs of mid-sized companies -- and the employee benefits brokers and consultants who serve them -- Liberty Mutual Insurance has introduced the Benefits Select product line.... Read Entire Article

Hazy Logic: Liberty Mutual Insurance/SADD Study Finds driving Under the Influence of Marijuana a Greater Threat to Teen Drivers than Alcohol

February 22, 2012
Keywords: Driver Safety, Safety

Amid Growing Acceptance, Nearly One-In-Five Teens Have Gotten Behind the Wheel After Smoking Marijuana... Read Entire Article

Liberty Mutual Insurance Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Earnings Conference Call

February 21, 2012
Keywords: Earnings

Liberty Mutual Insurance Schedules Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Earnings Conference Call... Read Entire Article

Liberty Mutual Insurance Names Oscar Huerta Head of Liberty Seguros Chile

February 15, 2012
Keywords: Financial Strength, International Insurance

Liberty Mutual Insurance Names Oscar Huerta Head of Liberty Seguros Chile... Read Entire Article

Liberty International Underwriters Launches Trio of New Cyber Liability Products

February 09, 2012
Keywords: Business Insurance, International Insurance

New Professional Liability Insurance Offerings Cover Technology, Privacy and Data Security... Read Entire Article

Liberty Mutual Insurance Webinar Highlights Predictive Modeling's Key Role in Better Managing Total Workers Compensation Costs

February 07, 2012
Keywords: Workers Compensation

Now even more commercial insurance brokers, agents and buyers can better understand the pivotal role predictive modeling plays in effectively managing the total cost of workers compensation claims through the re-release of a webinar from Liberty Mutual Insurance.... Read Entire Article

Deborah L. Michel to Lead Liberty Mutual Major Accounts and Helmsman TPA

February 02, 2012
Keywords: Business Insurance

Liberty Mutual Insurance has appointed Deborah L. Michel executive vice president, Commercial Markets, general manager, Major Accounts and president of Helmsman Management Services, the insurer's wholly-owned third party administrator (TPA).... Read Entire Article

Liberty International Underwriters Hires Daniel Westbury to Oversee its West Coast Marine Operations

January 27, 2012
Keywords: Business Insurance, International Insurance

Liberty International Underwriters (LIU), the global specialty lines division of Liberty Mutual Insurance, today announced that Daniel Westbury has joined the company as Vice President, West Coast Regional Manager for Marine.

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Liberty Mutual Insurance Helps 20 Youth Sports Organizations Start New Year off the Right Way by Awarding $65,000 in Responsible Sports Grants

January 27, 2012
Keywords: Sports, Youth Sports

Liberty Mutual Responsible Sports Grants Now Approach $500,000 since 2007... Read Entire Article

Liberty Mutual Insurance Service Call Centers Recognized

January 24, 2012
Keywords: Auto Insurance, Home Insurance

J.D. Power and Associates Recognizes Liberty Mutual Insurance Service Call Centers for Customer Service Excellence ... Read Entire Article

New Liberty Mutual Insurance Endorsement Makes Crisis Management Part of New Commercial Lead Umbrella Policy Form

January 17, 2012
Keywords: Business Insurance

To better protect mid-sized companies from the potentially devastating impact of a business crisis, Liberty Mutual Insurance now provides a crisis management endorsement as part of its new commercial lead umbrella policy form.... Read Entire Article

2011 Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Winners Celebrated for Sportsmanship, Integrity, Responsibility, and Excellence on and off the Field

January 10, 2012
Keywords: Coach, Sponsorship, Sports

Les Miles, Rob Ash, Tim Beck and Glenn Caruso Earn $280,000 for Charities and Scholarship. More Than $1.5 Million Donated to Charity Since 2006 by Liberty Mutual Coach of the Year Award Winners

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