SWG PL: Protecting Good Tattoo Parlours from Bad Ink

Feb 2020

More than 20% of Canadians have at least one tattoo. And, unfortunately, tattoo fails are notoriously - or hilariously - common. Though many mistakes are humorous and some even ironic (“no regrets”), unintentional typos are no laughing matter. In fact, the psychological impact of a poorly executed concept can be devastating to clients.


SWG Enviro - 4 Things to Include for a Quicker Submission

Feb 2020

From mould build-up in a residential construction site to sudden high-stakes oil spills, environmental pollution impacts all kinds of businesses, whether they’re a small contractor or a large manufacturing facility, an engineering firm or a mom and pop shop.


SWG Enviro: 4 Things to Include for a Quicker Submission

Feb 2020

From mould buildup in a residential construction site to sudden high-stakes oil spills, environmental pollution impacts all kinds of businesses, whether they’re a small contractor or a large manufacturing facility, an engineering firm or a mom and pop shop.


SWG PL - Protecting Management and Business Consultancies

Feb 2020

The consulting industry in Canada has steadily grown over the last decade. Industry studies project steady growth with stable competition and demand over the next three years. (1)


SWG CGL - Importers, Exporters and Wholesalers: Insuring a Growing Industry

Jan 2020

The importers, exporters, and wholesalers industry is growing in Canada. In 2018, close to 180,000 Canadian enterprises imported or exported over $1 trillion in goods. In the same year, the export of goods rose by 8.1% to a record $522.8 billion. (1)

Whether it’s inventory, cargo and transportation, commercial vehicles, or the company premises, a lot can go wrong and risks are easy to overlook. For brokers looking to enter this industry, knowing the exposures and being able to provide comprehensive coverage is key.


SWG Host - Forcible Ejection? We Cover That.

Jan 2020

Commercial liquor hosts are held to a high standard of responsibility for the safety of their patrons. In Canada, a patron who sustained injuries during the process of being forcibly removed from a restaurant can sue the host for Forcible Ejection. Despite this being a common legal issue, many insurance companies have a hidden Forcible Ejection exclusion, or those that do have a very low limit. That is why South Western provides this type of coverage so that brokers can present more options for mitigating exposures.


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