State regulators are voicing concerns about mandatory offers of coverage (or lack thereof), as consumers lodge complaints in the aftermath of recent storms.
Amendments to the state’s Surplus Lines regulation took effect this week, changing brokers’ license-renewal deadlines.
Your auto customers vacationing north of the border must carry Canadian ID cards or risk fines. Non-Resident Inter-Province Motor Vehicle Liability Insurance Cards must be shown if a U.S. resident is involved in an accident or is pulled over.
NFIP claims with a loss date of June 7 through the end of the year are subject to changes in the claims process, as FEMA looks to improve customer service.
Learn how to advise those impacted by the late-May flash flooding – from how to document property damage to what to expect with storm-damaged vehicles.
The latest malware – which has compromised hundreds of thousands of routers – drives home the need for identity theft and cyber liability insurance.
If you’ve noticed an influx of updated privacy terms and conditions, you’re not alone. Chances are the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) triggered them. Which begs the question: Does the reg apply to your agency or your customers?
Residents and business owners in Frederick and Washington Counties may receive accommodations from their insurers following last week’s severe weather.
Leverage consumers’ newfound awareness of home-based business and telecommuting insurance considerations to round out accounts and reduce your E&O risk.
Rely on vetted consumer content to educate condo unit owners on their coverage needs. The latest addition to our consumer education library explains coordination of condo unit and condo association coverage.
Get up to speed on new requirements and forms stemming from legislation that creates an “enhanced” underinsured motorist coverage option.
As graduation season approaches, study how the Homeowners’ and Personal Auto policies respond to students living away from home. Then educate your customers in advance of the fall college semester.
There’s some volatility in the interpretation of exempt and non-exempt status under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), thanks to the Supreme Court’s recent ruling in favor of employers in a case involving car dealerships.
As some health insurers propose 90+% rate hikes for individual plans, the Maryland Insurance Administration is optimistic that recently passed legislation will alleviate the severe increases.
Try a free, quick test of your agency’s website to determine if the information you collect from customers is secure.
Rely on vetted consumer content to educate consumers with hard-to-place risks. The latest addition to our consumer education library covers excess and surplus (E&S) lines insurance.
Beginning next fall, producers can provide gifts of up to $50 – as long as the receipt of the item is not contingent on the sale or purchase of insurance.
With dog-bite claims on the rise, learn what insurance companies can do in light of recently enacted state legislation and case law.
Use caution when sending customers pre-filled applications with signature flags. Check out our best practices and sample letter.
Summer and seasonal insurance exposures are right around the corner. Brush up on the standard HO’s and PAP’s coverage for golf carts, ATVs, motor homes, boats, pools, trampolines and more.
From mergers and acquisitions to private equity sales, the independent agency channel is facing an influx of business successions.