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Hawaii to Fine Smartphone Zombies

(11/07/2017) A new rule in Honolulu, Hawaii allows police to fine pedestrians up to $35 for viewing their electronic devices while crossing streets... full story

Insurance Rate Hikes Likely at January Renewals

(10/31/2017) On October 24, Morgan Stanley released research showing that insurers and brokers are generally confident that rates will increase during the renewals scheduled... full story

Oh Deer! Deer Collision Dangers Increase

(10/31/2017) You don’t have to be a hunter to come into the crosshairs of wildlife during the fall months... full story

California Wildfire Losses Could Top $4.6 Billion

(10/24/2017) The wildfires in California could cost insurers $4.6 billion or more in insured losses. full story

NAIC Passes Data Security Model Law

(10/24/2017) A version of the model is expected to be introduced in several state legislatures in early 2018. full story

State May Reward Cyber Insurance

(10/24/2017) A legislative proposal in Massachusetts would give information technology (IT) vendors that purchase cyber insurance preference in state contracts. full story

Is InsurTech Running Out of Steam?

(10/24/2017) Is insurtech – and indeed, the whole financial technology space – losing momentum? full story

Share Halloween Safety Tips with Your Clients

(10/24/2017) Just in time for Halloween, PIA is out with a Halloween-focused consumer-friendly issue paper with safety information for your clients. full story

Updates on October 2017 NFIP Changes

(10/24/2017) Effective October 1, 2017, the Federal Policy Fee for Tenants Contents-Only NFIP flood policies is $25. full story

Hartford to Buy Aetna’s Group Life & Disability for $1.45 Billion

(10/24/2017) The transaction will make The Hartford the second-largest provider of group life and disability insurance in America, with more than 20 million customers. full story

Cheaper Health Plans Raise Concerns

(10/24/2017) Inexpensive plans known as association health plans (AHPs) are raising concerns. full story

Quoting Auto? Get it Right the First Time

(10/24/2017) PIA’s member-only program with DocIT for Agents is changing the way PIA members quote auto insurance. full story

Insurers Expedite Wildfire Claims

(10/17/2017) California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones issued a notice to insurers asking them to agree to expedited claims handling procedures for wildfire damage claims... full story

PIA Members Send Supplies to Puerto Rico

(10/11/2017) It’s been a busy week in the mail room at PIA National! Your contributions to the PIA Disaster Relief Fund are responsible for this shipment of supplies to Pu... full story

California Fires Continue to Burn

(10/11/2017) 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 ... full story

Hurricane Nate Insured Losses $500 Million

(10/11/2017) 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 pr... full story

NOAA: 2017 a Costly Weather Year

(10/11/2017) According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), there have been 15 costly disasters through September, including three hurricanes, thre... full story

Consumers Warned of Flood-Damaged Vehicles

(10/11/2017) 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 v... full story

Irma-Related Claims Mount in Florida

(10/04/2017) The Florida Office of Insurance Regulation reports that as of Oct. 2, 661,957 claims have been filed in response to Hurricane Irma, amounting to $4.2 billion in... full story

Aetna Offers Compensation for HIV Medication Disclosure

(10/04/2017) Aetna is offering cash reimbursements to some of its customers impacted by the insurer's accidental disclosure that they are taking HIV/AIDS medication... full story