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Protects approved vendors working under contract for The University of California.

AIG will approve international vendors ONLY if the work is being performed in the US, and they are required to provide the US address where the work is taking place. Any work done outside of the US would not be approved.

Vendor Liability Insurance provides protection against claims of bodily injury and property damage liability for work performed on behalf of the University of California, and the litigation costs to defend against such claims. In addition miscellaneous errors and omissions coverage provides protection against professional errors that result in financial harm to a third party. For approved vendors, a $500 charge will provide coverage for a 12 month period for for all University of California projects.

Provides coverage for lawsuits arising from:

  • Bodily Injury
  • Property Damage Liability
  • Errors & Omissions (professional liability)
  • Cost of investigation and defense of claims
  • $1,000,000 Per Occurrence
  • $2,000,000 General Aggregate
  • $2,000,000 Miscellaneous Professional Liability (Applies per vendor and is separate from the general aggregate and products completed operations limits)

$500 per contract term.
Each approved vendor will be listed as an additional named insured on the master policy issued to the University of California, and will be provided a certificate of insurance

Each approved vendor will be listed as an additional named insured on the master policy issued to the University of California, and will be provided a certificate of insurance.

To get an online premium quote and apply for coverage, simply click the Apply Now tab above. If you have questions or need more information, click any of the tabs above or contact Mercer at 1-866-838- 9536.

How to report a claim:

Step 1 – Gather the Facts
When reporting a notice of loss, please provide as much detail as possible. This should include, but not be limited to, Insured Name, Contact Name, Policy Number, Date of Loss, Location of Loss, Cause of Loss, Your Policy or Reference Number, Initial Steps Taken to Mitigate the Loss, Type (s) of Damage and Estimated Amount of Loss.

Step 2 – Report the Claim

  • Report Claims Directly to (877)399-6442

  • Lara McHugh
    Client Service Manager – West Zone
    Commercial Insurance – Claims Engagement
    121 Spear St.
    San Francisco, CA 94105

    Direct Line: 415-836-2753
    Cell Phone: 925-683-9090
    Fax: 866-854-4926

Step 3 – Follow Up

The claims customer service department will immediately process your first notice of loss and you will be contacted by your servicing representative.

For vendors who do not qualify for coverage under the AIG program, General Liability, Workers Compensation, Automobile, and Professional Liability coverage will be available for purchase via an online application through the Program Affinity Vendor, Insureon. Contact 1-800-655-1714 or All underwriting and subsequent servicing of policies placed with Insureon, BIN Insurance Holding Company, will be serviced by Insureon. Please contact Insureon directly for any questions or concerns regarding policies you may place with Insureon.

*Third party contractors involved should provide their own insurance coverage

We're here to help! Please contact us in whatever manner is most convenient for you.

Call Center

Phone: (866) 838-9536 (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central, M-F)
FAX: (515) 365-3005


Mailing Address

Program Administrator
Mercer Health & Benefits Insurance Services LLC
PO Box 14521
Des Moines, IA 50306

Street Address for Express Shipments

12421 Meredith Drive
Urbandale, IA 50323

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To apply for coverage, simply click the Apply Online button below or you can download a form.

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Vendor Liability Application Form


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