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UPDATE: Senate Vote on Healthcare Bill Delayed
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell bowed to political reality by postponing a planned vote on a Senate healthcare bill until after the July 4 congressional recess...
Absent From Flood Debate: How to Fund Mega-Events
Lawmakers’ proposals to reauthorize the National Flood Insurance Program largely don’t address how to fund the costliest part of the program: payouts from big disasters like Hurricane Katrina and Superstorm Sandy, an actuary told Bloomberg BNA...
Cyber Insurance Grew 35% in 2016
According to reports by A.M. Best and Fitch, property and casualty insurers wrote $1.35 billion in direct written premium for cyber insurance in 2016, a 35 percent jump from 2015...
Up to 18% of Injured Workers Not Returning to Work
According to the Workers’ Compensation Research Institute, between 11 percent and 18 percent of injured workers in 15 states do not return to work within a year of their accident, a range that is in line with previous studies...
Lloyds of London to Cut Staff 10%
In her half-year email to members, Lloyd’s of London CEO Inga Beale said Lloyd's will introduce a new organization structure in the fourth quarter, which will include job cuts...
Many Americans Wary of Self-Driving Cars
A survey by travel and specialty insurer Allianz Global Assistance USA finds that many American travelers would feel safer on a rocket to space than being a passenger in a self-driving or autonomous vehicle...
Message to Millennials: Insurance Is a Fun Career!
Insurers are getting very creative in their efforts to attract and retain young talent. Some are pursuing unconventional strategies. Insurers have put in climbing walls, offered free beer and massages, and published at least one graphic novel to entice and retain new hires...
Will Your Clients Be Prepared If a Flood Happens?
PIA has an exclusive partnership with Floodbroker.com, a unique service that helps you increase flood insurance sales in your agency while potentially reducing errors and omissions exposure when it comes to offering a flood policy...
Stay Updated With the Latest Hartford Flood Agent E-Newsletter
As part of PIA’s ongoing partnership with The Hartford’s flood insurance program, we are proud to provide PIA members with the latest Flood Agent eNewsletter produced by The Hartford for its flood insurance agents...
Call for PIA National Fall Award Nominations
PIA National is now accepting nominations for its four prestigious national awards: the Company Award of Excellence, Company Representative of the Year, Managing General Agency of the Year and Excellence in Social Media awards. Award nomination deadline is Monday, July 17, 2017...