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.
More than two dozen IA&B members joined over 1,000 independent agents from across the country to advocate on behalf of our industry at last week's Big “I” Legislative Conference.
Nationwide will discontinue writing through exclusive agents – with the exception of direct-to-consumer sales over the phone and online – by July 2020.
Take note of the latest federal appellate court decision, as case law continues to oscillate on coverage for faulty workmanship under the CGL.
Access the latest NFIP Flood Insurance Manual to adopt the April 1, 2018 program changes.
Inquiring minds want to know what issues you would like IA&B to address. Share your suggestions for the upcoming IA&B Board of Directors’ meeting agenda.
Review your withholding now that the new tax law is in effect. The IRS updated its withholding calculator and Form W-4.
Certain flood insurance policyholders impacted by Superstorm Sandy now have additional time to complete their Increased Cost of Compliance (ICC) claims.
Insurance carriers – and possibly producers – may see increased flexibility on medical loss ratio (MLR) restrictions with a new rule issued by the Trump administration this week.
Classes are filling quickly. Reserve a remaining seat at an upcoming William T. Hold seminar in Altoona or Wyomissing, or our E&O seminar in Exton.
Learn how the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is poised for greater resiliency as FEMA extends its reinsurance program to capital markets.
In a new bulletin, FEMA reiterates how National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) insurers and their agents should handle policyholders’ loss settlements.
In states that allow armed school personnel, insurers have responded with unfavorable underwriting decisions.
On what tricky topics would you like Jerry Milton’s take? His final Primary Agent magazine columns will run this year.
Register today to reserve a remaining seat at a P&C Licensing Study Course, William T. Hold Seminar or E&O Risk Management Seminar.
Look to our new sample letter when an insured declines an Extended Reporting Period (ERP) endorsement on a claims-made policy.
Producers impacted by the fiduciary rule received a reprieve thanks to a recent federal appeals court ruling.
Congress just bought itself four more months to address the future of the debt-ridden National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). Meanwhile, FEMA announced the next round of program changes.
The state Senate this week confirmed Jessica Altman, who has been serving as acting commissioner since late last summer.
Leverage the Pennsylvania Insurance Department’s efforts to advance and improve the private flood insurance market by requesting inclusion in their online consumer resources.
Compare your agency to the nation’s top-performing agencies. The Best Practices Study offers insight into a range of data, including producer success rates and compensation structures.
A new study suggests widespread flood risk, as the debt-ridden National Flood Insurance Program faces a March 23 reauthorization deadline.
Stay compliant with federal employment laws or chance higher civil penalties. Violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Family Medical Leave Act are among those with increased penalties.
Agencies that “share” employees (think: a cluster or a partner with whom they formed another entity) are in the middle of a liability tug of war … again. The National Labor Relations Board overturned its joint employer criteria last month.
Many members received a non-compliance email this week from the NY Dept. of Financial Services. If you hold a license in New York, are you next?