Reston, VA, November 19, 2014 – K&B Underwriters, a national Program Administrator and wholesale insurance brokerage serving agents and brokers for senior living facilities, today announced it will partner with Freedom Specialty Insurance Company for its innovative DigniCARE insurance program. Freedom Specialty, based in New York City, is a highly successful business unit for Scottsdale Insurance Company, a division of Nationwide.
“K&B is proud to be a new partner with Freedom Specialty. The insurance operation has the financial strength and quality of service second to none,” said Bryan Baird, President of K&B Underwriters. “We believe this new carrier relationship is consistent with our ongoing commitment to offer DigniCARE policyholders rock solid financial security on both an admitted and non-admitted basis.”
Freedom Specialty’s President, Craig Landi, commented on the new partnership by saying, “We are excited to be teaming up with K&B’s expert underwriters to protect senior care facilities throughout the country with general and professional liability coverages. Our two teams share a passion for innovative coverage and proactive risk management.”
K&B Underwriters has been at the forefront of insuring senior living facilities such as nursing homes, assisted living, retirement communities, adult day care and respite care for more than 15 years. Unlike traditional senior care facility coverages, the DigniCARE approach to writing senior living is based on a “cultural risk management” philosophy of providing policyholders with on-site staff training and a focus on moral values.
About Freedom Specialty
Freedom Specialty Insurance Company represents a wealth of experience in Specialty Liability insurance, providing solution expertise, dynamic innovation, and decisive responsiveness to the needs of their clients, backed by Nationwide’s® A+ XV rating. The company’s financial strength and stability allows them to serve as a vanguard in Specialty Liability lines. Visit www.freedomspecialtyins.com to learn more about Freedom Specialty.
About K&B Underwriters
K&B Underwriters is a national insurance Program Administrator and wholesale brokerage based in Reston, Virginia, serving insurance agents and brokers for senior living facilities. K&B provides nursing homes, assisted or independent living facilities and other senior living risks with industry-leading insurance programs and specialized risk management solutions.