Allied World US, a subsidiary of Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, has signed an agreement with Venture Underwriters to offer a General Liability program for commercial contractors.

The program is scheduled to specifically target specialty trade contractors and small general contractors operating in the Western US region, primarily in California, Arizona, Washington and Oregon, US.

Maximum limits of $1m each occurrence /$2m general aggregate/$2m products-completed operations hazard aggregate will be provided through the program.

Venture Underwriters and Allstar Financial Group president Andrew Heaner said, "Our new partnership with Allied World will enable Venture Underwriters to continue providing our customers with quality general liability products and excellent financial security.”

National Claims Services, Allstar’s in-house third-party administrator will be responsible for claims administration.

Allied World Assurance, through its subsidiaries, offers property, casualty and specialty insurance and reinsurance solutions, through a global network of offices and branches.