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California Fires Continue to Burn
Massive wildfires sweeping through parts of California have killed at least 17 people, destroyed more than 2,000 buildings and battered the region’s renowned wine-growing industry...
Hurricane Nate Insured Losses $500 Million
Insured losses caused by Hurricane Nate could total about $500 million, according to catastrophe modeler Karen Clark & Co. Gulf of Mexico oil and natural gas production is likely to recover fully by the end of the week, because Nate dealt little to no damage to offshore platforms, said Andrew Lipow of Lipow Oil Associates...
NOAA: 2017 a Costly Weather Year
According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), there have been 15 costly disasters through September, including three hurricanes, three tornado outbreaks, four severe storms, two floods, a drought, a freeze, and wildfires...
Klinger to Appear on A.M. Best-TV
PIA of Maryland’s Robert Klinger, President and CEO of the Klinger Insurance Group of Germantown, MD...
Consumers Warned of Flood-Damaged Vehicles
Ohio Insurance Director Jillian Froment issued a consumer alert urging Ohioans to be cautious in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma when purchasing a used vehicle...
PIA, National Underwriter Partner on 2018 Agent Survey
Following the success of 2017’s Independent Agent Survey, PIA, in cooperation with National Underwriter Property & Casualty and Flaspöhler Research, will continue that partnership with a new survey...
NCOIL Tribute to the Late Don Flanders
The National Conference of Insurance Legislators (NCOIL) offered a tribute to PIA of New Hampshire National Director Donald “Don” Flanders, 82, who passed away on September 28, 2017. A member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives since 2000, Flanders was also a member of NCOIL representing PIA since 2003...
Conduct Interviews with Potential Employees That Pack a Punch
Don’t you wish there was a magic guide that can show you exactly how to weed out the bad apples and automatically pick out the A-players? Well, there is no magic guide, but power interviewing is the next best thing...
PIA National, National Underwriter and Flaspöhler Research to present the 2018 Independent Agent Survey
Following the success of 2017’s Independent Agent Survey, National Underwriter Property & Casualty, in cooperation with the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents and Flaspöhler Research, will continue that partnership with a new survey....
Tim Russell Begins Term as President of National Association of Professional Insurance Agents
WASHINGTON – Timothy G. Russell, CPCU, of Southport, Connecticut began a one-year term as President of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) on October 1, 2017. Russell’s term runs from now through September 30, 2018...