Responsive and Responsible Coverage: South Western and MedThree Explore the Implications of a Legionella Outbreak

Feb 2019

A cluster of at least seven cases of Legionnaires’ disease struck the Surrey area of British Columbia last September. Although the Fraser Health Authority was unable to confirm the source of the outbreak at the time, Legionella bacteria were discovered in the cooling towers of a local Walmart ...

Why Take Chances with Medical Malpractice When You Can Call on a Specialist?

Feb 2019

South Western Insurance Group Limited’s sister company, MedThree Insurance Group, has been underwriting complex medical malpractice risks since the firm’s launch in 2014. While other MGAs dabble in healthcare, 90% of MedThree’s business revolves around medical malpractice insurance – making them ...

Inland Marine Insurance: The Best “Yellow Iron” Protection Begins with a Detailed Optisure Submission

Feb 2019

Optisure Underwriting Services has been a subsidiary of South Western Insurance Group Limited since early 2016. And as Optisure’s original owner, no one knows better what goes into a good Inland Marine insurance submission than class underwriter Glen Whitehead. Every application the company ...

Why Details Make All the Difference on Your Property Submission

Jan 2019

What makes a good property insurance submission? “Lots of information, for a start,” says senior underwriter Melanie Pon. South Western Insurance Group Limited protects everything from residentially rented property, like small apartment buildings, to office buildings, industrial units, and strip ...

South Western Now Provides Coverage for Travel Agents Involved with Tour Operations

Nov 2018

Travel agencies that conduct tour operations traditionally found it difficult to obtain GL and E&O insurance in Canada, according to Québec branch manager Josée Toupin. “There are not a lot of markets out there for this particular class of business, because many insurers will not offer terms ...

The Winter Party Season is Here! Are Your Hospitality Clients Ready?

Nov 2018

South Western Insurance Group Limited is one of Canada’s fastest-growing MGAs for the hospitality sector. The company offers an abundance of coverage options, and a wealth of extensions. And with winter party season looming, that is good news for restaurants, bars, and nightclubs alike. “Any ...


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