NEW YORK, November 11, 2008 – XL Insurance, XL Capital Ltd's global insurance operations, today unveiled a new product, XL TechSM, an Errors & Omissions (E&O) policy for technology products and service providers.According to David Molitano, XL Insurance's Technology E&O manager: "Today, companies rely on various technologies to conduct some or many aspects of their business. Technological systems however are not fail-proof, and when they do fail, the companies responsible for providing the technology product or service can be exposed to costly E&O claims.""While all service providers can face potential E&O claims, E&O risks vary by industry," said Mr. Molitano. "Technology companies therefore benefit from specialized professional liability coverage, like XL Tech,SM that is tailored to address their industry-specific risks and delivered by underwriters and claims professionals who have an in-depth understanding of tech risks and how to manage them."Mr. Molitano added: "The coverage is extensive by our industry standards and is designed for all kinds of technology providers – from data processing companies to Internet service providers, from software developers to records management firms, from medical software companies to webpage designers."XL TechSM offers a wide range of coverage under one policy form, including:- Miscellaneous Professional Liability- Technology Services- Technology Products- Network Security- Media Content and Services- Privacy LiabilityOther policy highlights include:- Sub limits for Privacy Notification Costs and Regulatory Defense- Software Copyright Coverage- Worldwide Coverage with Duty to Defend language- Coverage for Independent Contractors- Punitive Damage coverage with most favorable venue wording- A provision for early claim resolutionXL TechSM is underwritten by XL Insurance's Greenwich Insurance Company and Indian Harbor Insurance Company and is available with liability limits up to $10 million. The XL TechSM policy is administered through XL Insurance's Select Professional unit which works with various brokers and wholesalers to address the E&O insurance needs of small to mid-size service providers including lawyers, consultants, TPAs, ad agencies, franchisers, real estate agents, insurance agents, technology companies and non-medical service providers.About XL Insurance"XL Insurance" is the global brand used by member insurers of the XL Capital Ltd (NYSE: XL) group of companies. More information about XL Insurance is available at http://www.xlinsurance.com. Through its operating subsidiaries, XL Capital Ltd is a leading provider of global insurance and reinsurance coverage and services to industrial, commercial and professional service firms, insurance companies, and other enterprises on a worldwide basis. More information about XL Capital Ltd is available at www.xlgroup.com.
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