Commercial Insurance News Blog2019-02-21T17:00:09-08:00

Medical Professional Liability Insurance: COVID-19 Updates & Resources

All practices are being impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Medical Professional Liability insurance companies are doing their part by waiving premium payments, easing telemedicine coverage requirements, allowing retired physicians to return to work, easing reporting requirements for providers working in other states, and much more. Our carriers have put together resource pages and FAQ’s to help answer questions and provide risk management strategies.    

We encourage all affected to reach out to Mike Arnold,, 425-467-3152 or Roxanna Jessen,, 425-467-3161.

CDC Guidance for Community & Faith-Based Organizations

The CDC has released guidance for community and faith-based organizations. Preparing for the possibility of an outbreak in your community is essential to protect your employees, volunteers, and the people you serve. 

CDC Checklist

Health and Human Services Recommended Preventative Practices & FAQ

Property & Casualty COVID-19 Mandates: Washington, Oregon, Montana

Washington Updates

March 25, 2020—Washington State Insurance Commissioner orders all insurers to give grace periods, halt cancelations until May 9, with the option to extend

The emergency order pertains to both admitted and non-admitted property insurance. 

March 25, 2020—Washington State Insurance Commissioner Advisory Notice for Claims handling regarding COVID-19 disruption to businesses and loss of business income, read more.

The notice reads: 

“When you are contacted by an insured regarding a claim under their policy, I fully expect that you will follow the minimum standard of […]

Common Property & Casualty Coverage Issues Related to COVID-19

Posted by Mike Arnold, Commercial Lines Insurance, March 25, 2020

The following is intended to provide high-level information regarding your business insurance as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic. It is intended to help educate and inform but is not a coverage determination. Your insurance carrier will review the facts of your loss and make a coverage determination.

Insurers have requirements on when a claim needs to be turned in. If you believe your business has suffered a loss due to COVID-19, please contact us or your insurance carrier as soon as possible so that a claim can be made.

Common losses associated with […]

Employee Benefits

The Employee Benefits Division of The Partners Group serves the employee benefit needs of over 500 West Coast employers, with offices in Portland, Lake Oswego, and Bend, OR; Bellevue, WA; and Bozeman MT. Our benefits consulting team specializes in providing a highly-consultative approach coupled with problem-solving wellness analytics, to help employers reduce healthcare costs, improve employee health, and create long-term health plan stability.

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