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Niche Insurance Firms Cover Cannabis Businesses

(7/18/2017) National insurance companies generally decline to underwrite policies to marijuana businesses because the drug is still illegal under federal law. In Oregon, le... full story

Prepare for a More Active Hurricane Season

(7/18/2017) With the increase in hurricanes expected this season, experts say small business owners and property owners need to assess how well they are prepared for losses... full story

Report Recommends Actions by Insurers in Opioid Crisis

(7/18/2017) A report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine indicates that reversing the effects of the opioid abuse epidemic will require coord... full story

Forecasters Revise Hurricane Predictions Upward

(7/11/2017) On July 5, Colorado State University forecasters issued a revised prediction for the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season, stating that there would be 15 named storms... full story

Makers of Autonomous Vehicles Steer Toward Destinations Unknown

(7/11/2017) Where is the development of autonomous vehicles going, and what will be the impact on the insurance industry?... full story

Q2 2017 Commercial Rates Up One Percent

(7/11/2017) MarketScout reports that pricing on primary insurance for U.S. firms was up 1 percent overall in 2017’s second quarter. Commercial auto business led the gains... full story

Beware of “Post-Loss Assignment” on Home Repair

(7/11/2017) The Nebraska Department of Insurance is warning homeowners against signing a “post-loss assignment” with a contractor repairing an insured loss on their hom... full story

Insurers’ Warning Letters Raise Stakes in Health Fight

(7/06/2017) Hundreds of thousands of consumers nationwide are receiving letters from insurers warning that their Affordable Care Act (ACA) health plans will be terminated a... full story

NAIC Releases Report for State Insurance Departments

(7/06/2017) The National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has released the first volume of the 30th edition of the Insurance Department Resources Report (IDRR)... full story

MO Insurance Director: All Counties Will Be Covered

(7/06/2017) Residents in 25 western Missouri counties will now have an offering in the individual health insurance market in 2018. full story

PA Commissioner: How to Stabilize Health Market

(7/06/2017) Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller has released her recommendations on ways to stabilize the individual health insurance market under the Afforda... full story

PIA Members Needed for Pilot Program

(7/06/2017) Get to Market Faster With Fillable ACORD Forms—PIA Members Needed for Pilot Program full story

Find the Flood Insurance Leads You Need

(7/06/2017) can help you convert your clients and prospects into flood insurance clients. full story

Make a Nomination for a PIA National Award

(7/06/2017) PIA National is now accepting nominations for its four prestigious national awards. full story

It’s Time to Order Your 2018 PIA Promotional Calendars

(7/06/2017) PIA Members receive 10% off. Orders must be placed by August 31, 2017 full story

Up to 18% of Injured Workers Not Returning to Work

(6/28/2017) According to the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute, between 11 percent and 18 percent of injured workers in 15 states do not return to work within a ye... full story

Lloyds of London to Cut Staff 10%

(6/28/2017) In her half-year email to members, Lloyd’s of London CEO Inga Beale said Lloyd's will introduce a new organization structure in the fourth quarter, which will... full story

Many Americans Wary of Self-Driving Cars

(6/28/2017) A survey by travel and specialty insurer Allianz Global Assistance USA finds that many American travelers would feel safer on a rocket to space than being a pas... full story

Message to Millennials: Insurance Is a Fun Career!

(6/28/2017) Insurers are getting very creative in their efforts to attract and retain young talent. Some are pursuing unconventional strategies. Insurers have put in climb... full story

Lightning Strikes Up, Cost of Claims Down

(6/20/2017) According to analysis from the Insurance Information Institute, the number of homeowners insurance claims from lightning strikes and electrical surges in the Un... full story