Agent Headlines: 2018
Compare your agency’s adoption of technology – from comparative raters to e-documents – by viewing a summary of the 2018 Agency Universe Study results.
Read up on what the state election results and AgentPAC’s 94% success rate mean for you.
Learn the latest on flood mapping straight from the source. FEMA will offer a complimentary training outside of Scranton in early December.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Educate your customers of their cyber liability exposure. Nearly 60 percent of cybercrime victims identify as small businesses.
Curious how your revenue distribution and productivity standards compare to those of the nation’s leading independent agencies? Benchmark your agency using the 2018 Best Practices Study.
In the final hours of the 2017-2018 legislative session, lawmakers sent to the governor IA&B-supported legislation to bring Pennsylvania’s WC law into compliance with a recent state Supreme Court decision.
Efforts are underway to alleviate the discrepancies and confusion when consumers switch auto insurance carriers and PennDOT does not receive proof of insurance.
Check out the classroom courses coming to locations throughout the region in the weeks ahead. Plus, registration is now open for 2019 classroom courses.
As flood-damaged vehicles trickle into the marketplace, educate your customers on how to identify these cars and on what the financial repercussions could be for purchasing one.
Travelers just upped its marketing, technology, and big data game through a partnership with Amazon that the carrier touts as a selling point for producers.
FEMA recently implemented two measures (which did not require Congressional approval) to make it easier for private insurers to operate in the flood market and, in turn, increase the take-up rate.
Learn more about how the new federal tax law and regulations will impact independent agencies during a free webinar hosted by the Big "I."
With structural reforms unlikely, the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) continues to plan for legislatively mandated program changes. Meanwhile, the growing private market is set to face its largest test yet in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence.
Several insurance-related issues remain in play as state lawmakers return to Harrisburg for the legislative homestretch. Learn about our advocacy efforts.
Homeowners’ and renters’ insurance customers just reported the highest satisfaction ever in a J.D. Power study. Learn what customers want and how you can leverage it.
An agency agreement can affect everything from your E&O coverage to indemnification requirements to book ownership. Learn how we’re helping to protect and preserve your interests, most recently by reviewing the soon to be unveiled Millers Mutual Insurance agency agreement.
If you have customers with vehicles registered in New York, take note: State regulators are stepping up enforcement of a seven-day notification period for vehicle liability insurance transactions.