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Lexington Insurance Company Announces Law and Ordinance Upgrade

Posted on 27 Jul 2012 by Neilson

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Lexington InsuranceLexington Insurance Company, a Chartis company, today announced the introduction of Law and Ordinance Upgrade, a new enhancement that is available to Lexington’s Higher Education, Healthcare and Commercial Real Estate Property policyholders.

In the event of a covered loss, Law and Ordinance Upgrade covers costs to rebuild insured property to building codes and safety standards in accordance with the latest published International Building Code (IBC) or International Existing Building Code (IEBC) even if the local applicable building codes have not yet adopted those standards.

“Property owners are constantly looking to improve the safety and efficiency of their buildings,” said Erik Nikodem, a Lexington Executive Vice President and its Property Division Executive. “Law and Ordinance Upgrade is designed to help our insureds keep ahead of evolving building and equipment regulations.”

For more information regarding Law and Ordinance Upgrade, please contact Mike Reid, Property Underwriting Officer, at (617) 330-8429 or You can also visit, as well as for the Law and Ordinance Upgrade podcast and additional information on this coverage enhancement.