CASUALTY


Our Casualty Practice provides world class service and value. In fact, more than 95% of our casualty clients renew their engagements with Marsh each year.

Marsh’s Global Casualty Practice comprises more than 600 casualty colleagues, whose mission is to deliver the industry’s most competitive and innovative solutions for clients' local issues.

  • By managing over $10 billion in premium and loss costs for more than 4,000 clients, we bring our market experience to benefit each client
  • Casualty clients surveyed by Reactions Magazine voted Marsh the 2010 Best Global Liability Casualty Broker. Our focus is total client satisfaction.

Our dedicated casualty experts create solutions for clients that range from traditional transactional casualty insurance programs — both primary and excess — to strategic financing and integrated risk programs. We are committed to providing comprehensive advice and expert analysis on overall policy construction with industry-leading competitive terms. This might include reducing costs, managing volatility, broadening coverage, streamlining administration, developing cost allocation strategies, managing collateral or providing budgeting information.

Our long history of servicing clients in the casualty marketplace continues to bring several advantages. From long-term carrier relationships, market presence, and deep claims capabilities, we focus on the total casualty solution. Our history of innovation, including our Collateral Solutions Group and Workers' Compensation Council, continues to develop solutions to help our clients solve their current issues.

Casualty clients benefit from Marsh’s use of technology, providing access to information from the following:

  • databases that capture critical market information on Marsh’s casualty, primary and excess placements, as well as the latest information on best practices;
  • real-time benchmarking reports used to compare a client’s insurance buying decisions to its peers;
  • risk models that measure and compare cash flow, loss forecasts, loss development and captive structures; and
  • networks that provide immediate access to expertise and state-of-the-art casualty solutions, in such areas as integrated risk, collateral, excess casualty, and workers’ compensation.

By working in collaboration with our claims professionals and focusing on reducing the cost of risk for our clients, Marsh has achieved an average savings of 15 percent to 20 percent for our new U.S. clients in the first two years of our appointment as broker.

Key Facts

  • We have a presence in Marsh’s offices that are located in more than 100 countries.
  • We place $10 billion in annual premiums on behalf of our casualty clients.

Products and Services

The lines of coverage addressed by the Casualty Practice include:

  • automotive liability;
  • general liability;
  • products liability;
  • umbrella liability;
  • excess liability;
  • workers' compensation;
  • professional liability (medical malpractice); and
  • environmental products.
Marsh Risk Management Research
Addressing the Risk of an Active Shooter
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Addressing the Risk of an Active Shooter
“Active shooter” and workplace violence events are on the rise but there are steps you can take to mitigate their impact.  >>
Addressing the Risk of an Active Shooter in Retail and Restaurant Settings
June 05, 2014  |  Views: 1234 |  Comments: 0 
Addressing the Risk of an Active Shooter in Retail and Restaurant Settings
Preparation and training, including emergency response plans and tabletop exercises, can help protect customers and employees in the event of workplace violence.  >>

Additional Thought Leadership
Webcast: Best Practices in Casualty Claims Management
July 24, 2014  |  Views: 131 |  Comments: 0 
Webcast: Best Practices in Casualty Claims Management
The first in our three-part Risk Management 201 series will cover how to reduce casualty claims costs.   >>
US Senate Passes Bill That Would Extend Federal Insurance Backstop
July 18, 2014  |  Views: 699 |  Comments: 0 
US Senate Passes Bill That Would Extend Federal Insurance Backstop
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Responding To Global Risks: A Practical Guide for Business Leaders
June 16, 2014  |  Views: 1878 |  Comments: 0 
Responding To Global Risks: A Practical Guide for Business Leaders
Guide produced with Institute of Directors, PWC, and Zurich outlines lessons from World Economic Forum’s Global Risks 2014 report.  >>
Best Practices in Claims Administration
June 16, 2014  |  Views: 1635 |  Comments: 0 
Best Practices in Claims Administration
Article by Charles Martin published in WorkCompWire discusses how to use third-party administrators.  >>
House Financial Services Committee Releases TRIA Extension Bill
June 12, 2014  |  Views: 2244 |  Comments: 0 
House Financial Services Committee Releases TRIA Extension Bill
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The Thrill of Risk
June 03, 2014  |  Views: 1841 |  Comments: 0 
The Thrill of Risk
Robert Murphy quoted in Risk & Insurance.  >>
Webcast: Controlling Rising Medical Costs in Workers’ Compensation
May 29, 2014  |  Views: 3030 |  Comments: 0 
Webcast: Controlling Rising Medical Costs in Workers’ Compensation
Reducing medical costs can be a principal strategy to reduce overall workers’ compensation costs.  >>
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April 22, 2014  |  Views: 3491 |  Comments: 0 
Do the Math Before You Buy Insurance
Writing at CFO.com, Claude Yoder and Dave Heppen discuss the role of analytics in determining how much insurance coverage to buy.  >>
Managing Global Product Liability Risks
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Managing Global Product Liability Risks
Doing business internationally requires managing diverse insurance and regulatory issues and supply chain challenges.  >>
Webcast: Risk Management 101—Casualty, Property, and Financial & Professional Risk
March 21, 2014  |  Views: 11682 |  Comments: 2 
Webcast: Risk Management 101—Casualty, Property, and Financial & Professional Risk
An introductory webcast series covering the fundamentals of building a competitive insurance program.  >>
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Master Trust Program
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RiskIQ: Workers’ Compensation Program Benchmarking
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RiskIQ: Workers’ Compensation Program Benchmarking
Our workers’ compensation benchmarking report contains a portfolio of metrics, enabling you to identify cost drivers, plan improvements, implement best practices, and increase prof...  >>
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Benchmarking Services
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Collateral Solutions Group
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Environment-Related Insurance Solutions
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Excess Casualty
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Excess Casualty
Aligned both geographically and by industry specialty, our excess casualty brokers provide specialized expertise.  >>
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Product Liability
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Product Recall
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Falling Property Rates Drive Global Insurance Price Fall in Q1: Marsh
Global insurance rates declined in the first quarter of 2014, driven largely by a continued softening in property rates, according to Marsh’s latest Global Insurance Market Q...  >>
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New Marsh Survey Report Confirms Need for TRIPRA Reauthorization
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Favorable US Insurance Market Conditions Expected in 2014: Marsh
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February 05, 2014  |  Views: 3677
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December 03, 2013  |  Views: 3878
Marsh & McLennan Agency Acquires Cambridge Property & Casualty
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August 09, 2013  |  Views: 4446
Marsh Names Steve Kempsey US Casualty Leader
Marsh today announced the appointment of Steve Kempsey, a 20-year veteran of the firm, as its new US Casualty Leader effective immediately.   >>
July 31, 2013  |  Views: 4098
Global Insurance Rates Decline in Most Regions
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