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Driverless Cars to Shift Liability
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions director of telematics David Lukens says that with self-driving cars closer to reality than expected, insurers need to step up their coverage of this emerging risk. He adds that risk apportioning will shift over time as autonomous vehicles are adopted en masse by the consumer market...
More Buy Earthquake Insurance in California
More than seven times the usual number of Californians bought earthquake insurance through the California Earthquake Authority in 2016...
Things People Lie About Most on Their Car Insurance
A new report by Verisk Insurance Solutions reveals that lies and honest mistakes by customers and insurance agents cost automobile insurers an estimated $29 billion in 2016. That amount equals 14 percent of the total premiums that motorists pay for personal auto coverage, the report estimates...
Have You Switched to a .INSURANCE Domain?
n May 2016, fTLD Registry Services launched the .INSURANCE domain to provide an easily identifiable space online for the insurance industry and the customers it serves...
How Soft Skills Affect Leadership—A Free Webinar for PIA Members
Have you ever considered the impact that soft skills can have on effective leadership? Most leaders understand that it takes more than technical knowledge and product expertise to successfully develop and lead a team...
A Contradiction Within the CHOICE Act
When does legislation that is supposed to scale back onerous federal regulation actually end up strengthening it? When it contains a provision that has the potential of creating a federal insurance czar...
PIA Opposes Bill That Could Lead to Federal Insurance Czar
PIA National is expressing concerns about a provision in the Financial CHOICE Act—which is supposed to reduce regulation—that could lead to the creation of a federal insurance czar...
State Regulators Want ACA Payments in Spending Bill
State insurance regulators nationwide are urging Congress to include the Affordable Care Act's cost-sharing reduction payments to insurers in a spending bill to fund the government...
Professional Insurance Agents Form Southern Alliance
Professional insurance agents in Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi now have access to a much broader array of products and services following the formation of the new Professional Insurance Agents Southern Alliance (PIA South)...
PIA National Names Shawn Radke 2017 Customer Service Representative of the Year
WASHINGTON -- Shawn Radke of the Kohlnhofer Agency in Lakeville, Minnesota was named the 2017 PIA National Customer Service Representative of the Year. The award was presented April 7, 2017 at a ceremony in Arlington, Virginia, by the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents and was sponsored by The Hartford...