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New PIA National Officers Elected
Newly-elected officers of PIA National were installed during the group’s September 16, 2017 board of directors meeting held in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Each of the officers will serve one-year terms that begin on October 1, 2017, and run through September 30, 2018...
Protect Your Agency with PIA Cyber Insurance
Many small business owners may not think they need cyber liability coverage, but small businesses are extremely vulnerable to security threats. That’s why PIA is excited to announce a cyber insurance program that responds to the most common threats facing small and mid-sized businesses...
Auto-Owners Insurance Named 2017 Company of the Year by National Association of Professional Insurance Agents
WASHINGTON – The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents has named Auto-Owners Insurance Company as the recipient of its prestigious 2017 Company Award of Excellence. The presentation was made on September 15, 2017 at a gala ceremony held in conjunction with PIA’s Board of Directors meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota...
Irma: The Focus Shifts to Recovery
Now that Irma has been downgraded to a tropical storm, what remains is recovery—and finding out just how expensive that recovery will be. Irma drove a path of destruction over the Florida Keys and up the west coast of the Sunshine State on Sunday September 10...
Florida Officials Promise Claims Assistance
Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis and Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier hosted a conference call with insurance company executives to confirm that companies are prepared to meet Floridians’ needs following Hurricane Irma...
AP: Florida Flood Policies Declined by 15%
Florida’s total number of federal flood insurance policies has declined by 15 percent in the last five years, according to Federal Emergency Management Agency data. With 1,350 miles of coastline, the most in the continental United States, Florida has roughly 2.5 million homes...
Florida Has Hurricane Deductibles
Nineteen states and the District of Columbia have hurricane deductibles, according to the Insurance Information Institute...
Congress Votes Short Term Extension of NFIP; PIA Statement
On Friday Sept. 8, the U.S. House followed action the previous day by the Senate, approving a short-term extension of the National Flood Insurance Program...
House Extends Term of FSOC Insurance Expert
The U.S. House approved, by a vote of 407 to 1, legislation to ensure the Financial Stability Oversight Council insurance expert can remain for an additional 18 months when his term expires, or until a replacement is named...
PIA National Director in Texas: ‘Harvey Didn’t Discriminate’
When it came to destruction, Hurricane Harvey didn’t discriminate. That observation from PIA’s National Director for Texas, Jimmy Beathard. In an interview in the National Underwriter, Beathard said the massive flooding from Harvey didn’t respect anyone...