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Employment Practices Liability Insurance for Design Professionals

US & Canada

As legal obligations become more stringent and employee claims more complex, employment practices liability insurance is key to keeping your business moving forward. AXA XL offers comprehensive coverages for your employment practices, providing protection for the businesses as well as for individual directors, officers and employees.

Risk Consulting

Risk consultants providing comprehensive risk management solutions based on an understanding of client business priorities and goals.

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  • Broad definition of insured, providing protection for the company and for individual directors, officers and employees.
  • Third-party liability cover offered as an optional extension.

Automatic extensions of coverage

  • Joint ventures: coverage based on the client’s percentage of interest in the relevant joint venture
  • Outside directors for non-profits
  • Emergency costs
  • Waiver of the retention for natural persons in the event of financial impairment of the insured company
  • Sensitivity training – covers the cost of any outside training the company needs to undertake
  • Pre-agreed panel counsel
  • Broad definition of defense cost including costs in administrative and alternative dispute resolution
  • Broad definition of employment practices wrongful act, including retaliation
  • Broad definition of loss, including back pay, front pay, as well as punitive, exemplary and multiplied portion of any damage award

Benefits and Services

We have dedicated and experienced financial lines underwriters in all territories in which we operate.

Our market-leading claims management team has unrivalled expertise and knowledge. Our award winning claim system, “AXA XL GlobalClaim,” enables us to manage claims efficiently and accurately, no matter where they occur in the world.

Client Profiles

  • Privately held and publicly traded companies
  • From SME enterprises to multi-national corporations

Product Availability

Geographical coverage is for informational purposes only. Product and service offers can vary based on location, industry, risk profile and unique business needs.

The information contained herein is intended for informational purposes only. It’s is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation to purchase any particular insurance product. Insurance coverage in any particular case will depend upon the type of policy in effect, the terms, conditions and exclusions in any such policy, and the facts of each unique situation. No representation is made that any specific insurance coverage would apply in the circumstances outlined herein. Please refer to the individual policy wordings for specific coverage details. AXA XL is a division of AXA Group providing products and services through three business groups: AXA XL Insurance, AXA XL Reinsurance and AXA XL Risk Consulting. Not all of the insurers do business in all jurisdictions nor is coverage available in all jurisdictions.

US- and Canada-Issued Insurance Policies. In the US, the AXA XL insurance companies are: AXA Insurance Company, Catlin Insurance Company, Inc., Greenwich Insurance Company, Indian Harbor Insurance Company, XL Insurance America, Inc., XL Specialty Insurance Company and T.H.E. Insurance Company. In Canada, coverages are underwritten by XL Specialty Insurance Company - Canadian Branch and AXA Insurance Company - Canadian branch. Coverages may also be underwritten by Lloyd’s Syndicate #2003. Coverages underwritten by Lloyd’s Syndicate #2003 are placed on behalf of the member of Syndicate #2003 by Catlin Canada Inc. Lloyd’s ratings are independent of AXA Group.

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