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Important Announcement Regarding Insurance Compliance

Hill & Wilkinson (H&W) is pleased to announce an important change to the way you provide proof of insurance to us. We are implementing this change to make the insurance compliance process more efficient, while improving subcontractor compliance.

Effective immediately, we will no longer require your company to provide an insurance certificate for each project. We are now requiring your company to provide one (1) annual certificate providing blanket coverage for all H&W jobs. This includes any requested endorsements and other information needed to verify compliance with our requirements. There may be a few instances when a project may require a project specific certificate or different coverage requirements, but we anticipate these will be the exception and not the norm.

Under this new process, subcontractors will be placed into categories by trade and must provide a valid certificate of insurance (and any needed endorsements) showing coverage meeting the requirements of that category. Some subcontractors may have scopes of work on certain jobs requiring additional coverages (e.g., design build scopes require proof of Professional Liability coverage in addition to standard coverages). In these cases, the subcontractor will be contacted to provide those additional coverages as well.

To get this new process underway, please review your trade’s category requirements, H&W insurance requirements, and the new annual sample certificates provided in the links on the right sidebar. Please review your contract insurance exhibit if you have any questions about specific requirements. Then email your company’s annual certificate and the following endorsements to the following email addresses: input@icaprogram.com and insurance@hwgc.com

Endorsements: Note additional endorsements may be required to verify coverage.

  • GL - Additional Insured for On Going & Completed Operations, Waiver of Subrogation, Primary/ Non-Contributory, 30 Day Notice of Cancellation in favor of third parties (H&W)
  • Auto – Additional Insured, Waiver of Subrogation, Primary/ Non-Contributory
  • WC – Waiver of Subrogation
H&W will continue to use ICA to verify compliance. ICA has our full authority to collect and monitor the insurance compliance of our subcontractors and vendors. Once a certificate is reviewed, ICA will contact your agent directly to confirm and monitor compliance throughout the year and request any needed endorsements. Please Note: Any non-compliant insurance issues may result in H&W holding progress payment(s) for all projects until compliance is met.

Thank you for your patience during this transition.

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Give us a call David Hunt VP Preconstruction Services 214.299.4300