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Agent Headlines: 2018

December 6, 2018
9:00 AM
Following a breach of 62,000 employee records, hackers filed fraudulent tax returns that resulted in actual damages. Now the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania has weighed in on an employer’s duty to protect employee data.
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December 5, 2018
12:40 PM
AppointmentLink can match your agency to our participating Partners and set the stage for a possible appointment discussion.
December 5, 2018
11:40 AM

Following a one-week extension, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) once again faces the possibility of a lapse if lawmakers fail to reauthorize the program this week.

December 5, 2018
11:30 AM

Following a one-week extension, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) once again faces the possibility of a lapse if lawmakers fail to reauthorize the program this week.

December 5, 2018
10:15 AM

If you insure contractors in Ohio, take note: The Completed Operations coverage under their CGL policies’ was dealt a significant blow, particularly if those contractors use subs.

November 28, 2018
3:30 PM

Comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act by properly classifying employees – in light of pending changes to the salary threshold (déjà vu?) and the commonly overlooked primary duties test. 

November 28, 2018
12:05 PM

With the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) set to expire this Friday, federal lawmakers are short on time and options to keep the program afloat.

November 28, 2018
12:05 PM

With the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) set to expire this Friday, federal lawmakers are short on time and options to keep the program afloat.

November 28, 2018
11:50 AM

How do you meet your customers’ changing communication preferences and your agency’s documentation needs?

November 28, 2018
9:40 AM

There’s still time to register for December professional training, available in the classroom and online.

November 14, 2018
2:50 PM

The Pennsylvania Compensation Rating Bureau this week submitted two interim filings, which are poised to impact policies effective on or after Jan. 1, 2019.

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November 14, 2018
11:50 AM

As the dust settles on elections across the country, hear what your federal government affairs team – the Big “I” – predicts for how the new balance of power in Congress will affect the insurance industry in 2019.

November 14, 2018
10:35 AM

'Tis the season for holiday celebrations. Know how to advise your customers about liquor liability based on state-specific law and case law.

November 14, 2018
10:30 AM
Looking for insurance talent? Work At Home Vintage Experts (WAHVE) is an ideal solution to fill your staffing needs – long term or short term, full time or part time.
November 14, 2018
10:30 AM

An agency agreement can affect everything from your E&O coverage to indemnification requirements to book ownership. That’s why we work with carriers to review their contracts, such as the forthcoming one from Frederick Mutual Insurance Company.

November 8, 2018
9:10 AM

Compare your agency’s adoption of technology – from comparative raters to e-documents – by viewing a summary of the 2018 Agency Universe Study results.

November 8, 2018
9:00 AM
If you hold a South Carolina non-resident license, take note of the state’s new Insurance Data Security Act. Requirements begin Jan. 1, 2019.
November 8, 2018
9:00 AM
If you hold a South Carolina non-resident license, take note of the state’s new Insurance Data Security Act. Requirements begin Jan. 1, 2019.
November 7, 2018
4:30 PM

Learn what the election results mean for the Insurance Commissioner’s office and the make-up of the state Senate Finance Committee, which handles insurance issues.

November 7, 2018
4:25 PM

While Democrats gained greater influence in the state legislature from yesterday’s elections, there are changes in store for the legislative insurance committees.

November 7, 2018
4:20 PM

Read up on what the state election results and AgentPAC’s 94% success rate mean for you.

November 7, 2018
3:05 PM

Learn the latest on flood mapping straight from the source. FEMA will offer a complimentary training outside of Scranton in early December.

November 7, 2018
9:15 AM

Position your agency to reach the 74% of insurance shoppers who begin by searching online. Forge3 is offering a special promotion for IA&B members on its ActiveAgency website platform.

November 1, 2018
9:45 AM

The MIA just clarified its guidance to carriers on the coverage of mismatch siding and roofing claims in light of common policy changes.

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October 31, 2018
4:05 PM
We need your help! Independent agents are needed to volunteer with their local school district’s Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) chapter.
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October 31, 2018
3:35 PM

As open enrollment for 2019 ACA health insurance plans begins, the Pennsylvania marketplace is poised with stable rates and expanded coverage – along with an insurance commissioner committed to its success.

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October 31, 2018
3:30 PM

In the aftermath of Ellicott City flooding, the MIA proposed a regulatory update to clarify insurance coverage for loss caused by backup of sewer and drains.

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October 31, 2018
12:50 PM

Agency agreements affect everything from E&O coverage to indemnification requirements to book ownership. That’s why we work with carriers to review their contracts, such as the forthcoming Tuscarora Wayne Insurance Company and Lebanon Valley Insurance Company agency agreements.

October 31, 2018
12:00 PM

The DOI just reminded auto insurers of their obligations for recovery costs when their policyholder is the at-fault driver in an accident.

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October 25, 2018
9:25 AM

Watch for an interim workers’ compensation rate filing to take effect in early 2019. It stems from legislation signed into law this week that “fixes” the Protz decision.