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Delaware Vets Get Refunds for Insurance Licensing

(1/24/2018) The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has approved Delaware for the reimbursement of licensing test fees to veterans. The reimbursement includes fees for the ... full story

High-Tech on Cars Drives Up Insurance Rates

(1/24/2018) Back-up cameras, touch-screen controls, blind-spot monitoring, and other high-tech gadgets in cars could lead to higher auto insurance rates. “If they’re da... full story

NFIP Guidance Issued by DHS Following Government Shutdown

(1/20/2018) The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has reissued guidance to National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Write-Your-Own (WYO) insurance companies, servicing a... full story

A.M. Best Raises C/L Outlook to Stable

(1/17/2018) For the first time in seven years, A.M. Best has boosted its outlook on the commercial lines segment of the U.S. property/casualty industry, to stable from nega... full story

New Study Says Mitigation Pays

(1/17/2018) Federal programs to protect Americans against extreme weather and other natural disasters save even more money than previously thought, according to a report fu... full story

2018 Insurance Digital Transformation Study

(1/17/2018) We are asking agents to answer a series of questions for the 2018 Insurance Digital Transformation Study of agents’ use of digital technologies. The survey by... full story

PA Consumers Benefit From Competitive Auto Market

(1/17/2018) Acting Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman announced a national study indicating that Pennsylvania auto insurance consumers continue to benefit from the state... full story

Some People in Deserts Need Flood Insurance

(1/17/2018) More than 100 homes were damaged or destroyed by mudslides that followed wildfires in Montecito, California... full story

Insurance Notices Threaten Young Adults’ Privacy

(1/17/2018) Young adults can remain on their parents’ health insurance policies until they turn 26, but when they use it for counseling, pregnancy tests, addiction treatm... full story

U.S. P/C Insurance Outlook Remains Stable

(1/09/2018) A.M. Best is maintaining a stable outlook on the personal lines segment of the U.S. property/casualty industry for 2018... full story

Some California Homeowners Lose Coverage

(1/09/2018) Some California homeowners face policy cancellation or significantly higher rates after the 2017 wildfire season as insurers reassess their risks in areas where... full story

2017 Set a Record for Disaster Losses

(1/09/2018) Insurers are set to pay out a record $135 billion to cover losses from natural disasters in 2017, the world’s largest reinsurer told the New York Times, drive... full story

Amazon Takes Step Toward Insurance

(1/09/2018) The Times of India reports that Amazon is looking at injecting cash into Acko General Insurance, an online-only insurance start-up based in India... full story

2017 One of Worst Disaster Years

(1/03/2018) The year 2017 will go down as one of the worst for disasters in the United States. The U.S. recorded 15 weather events costing $1 billion or more each through e... full story

Scandal Insurance Product Being Crafted

(1/03/2018) The surge in scandals involving allegations of sexual assault and harassment is fueling interest in the development of a new insurance product, to protect again... full story

Colorado Gets New Insurance Commissioner

(1/03/2018) Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has named Michael Conway as the state’s interim insurance commissioner. Conway takes over from Marguerite Salazar, who had bee... full story

PA Workers Comp Rates to Jump

(1/03/2018) On Dec. 27, Acting Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman approved a 6.06 percent increase in workers' compensation premiums, one of the largest hik... full story

Many D.C. Federal Properties in a Flood Plain

(1/03/2018) The greatest concentration of federal civilian buildings owned or operated by the U.S. General Services Administration located in a flood plain is in Washington... full story

House Unveils Massive $81 Billion Disaster Aid Package

(12/20/2017) On Dec. 18, the U.S. House unveiled the details of its $81 billion disaster aid package, which is split between Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin... full story

NY Regs Bar Asking About Occupation, Education

(12/20/2017) The New York Department of Financial Services unveiled regulations that prevent auto insurance companies from asking policyholders about education and occupatio... full story