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Russell Bond & Co.

Russell Bond & Co. operates as a managing general agency and surplus lines insurance broker. We recognize the need to earn your business and are committed to delivering the type of added value our clients have come to expect from us since 1950.

Hard to Place Risks

Jim Chojnacki Jim Chojnacki , 11/29/2016
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Problem Solving is What We Do. Call Us to Discuss Your Next Hard to Place Risk!
We can do UNIQUE and UNUSUAL Hard to Place Risks!
Playground equipment and permanent fixture rides, including
•    $15K to $25K minimum premium on a claims made basis. No inflatables, trampolines or rock walls.
Skydiving hardware and harnesses manufacturing:
•    $100,000 minimum premium, claims made. No coverage for the chutes.
Zip Lines:
•    $50,000 minimum premium, claims made
ATV / UTV manufacturing:
•    $100,000 minimum premium, claims made
Hoverboards manufacturing:
•    $75,000 minimum premium, claims made. Must be UL2272 compliant.
E-Cig / E-Liquid manufacturers, importers, retail shops:
•    Occurrence form subject to $10,000 minimum premium or claims made $7,500 minimum premium

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Firearms manufacturers and importers (copy of federal firearms license required); Retail sales of non-serialized parts and ammunition (no lowers, suppressors or guns sold retail):
  • Lowers / guns subject to a $10,000 minimum premium, occurrence form. Non-serialized parts and ammo $7,500 minimum premium occurrence form
  • Body armor $15,000 claims made. Armor must be NIJ certified.
  • Airsoft / paintball $25,000 - $50,000 claims made
  • No taser / stun guns or pepper spray
Insurer A.M. Best rated "A-"
Tony Ambrose, ext. 143
Josh Bosy, ext. 134
Mike Kraus, ext. 330
Jeff Latke, ext. 147
Julia Bridges, ext. 240
(New England Only)
Cynthia Fontes, ext. 245
(New England Only)
Barbara Simpson, ext. 241
Call us at 800-333-7226
"A Wholesale Insurance Broker unlike any other…"

66 Years
1950 - 2016
866 Ellicott Square Bldg. | 295 Main Street | Buffalo | NY | 14203
1670 Whitehorse - Hamilton Square Road | Hamilton | NJ | 08690
Hampton Ponds Plaza #12 | 1029 North Road | Westfield | MA | 01085
800.333.7226 | | Fax: 800.677.6779