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Court Rules Fan Cannot Hold Boston Red Sox Responsible for Injuries From Foul Ball
Should a spectator who goes to a baseball game know enough about the dangers of getting hit by a foul ball to take precautions, or...
Connecticut Issues Letter on Returning Soldiers in Response to PIA Call
The Connecticut Insurance Department is the latest to issue a letter to automobile insurers informing them that they should not deny reinstatement, refuse to write,...
NASD, SEC Drafting New Regulation on Variable Annuities
On June 9, 2004, the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued the draft of a new regulation...
Mike Pickens Narrowly Escapes Bomb in Baghdad
Arkansas Insurance Commissioner and Immediate Past President of the NAIC Mike Pickens had a close call in Baghdad last month. Pickens is in Iraq working...
Insurer Coalition Commends NAIC Adoption of TRIA Resolution
SAN FRANCISCO, June 14, 2004 - A broad-based coalition of property-casualty insurance company, insurance producer and reinsurance trade associations commended the National Association of Insurance...
Former AIA Analyst Joins PIA National Staff
WASHINGTON, June 9, 2004 - Timothy K. Kovac has joined the staff of the National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) as Director of Business...
PIA, Coalition File Comments With Treasury, Urge Congress to Renew TRIA
PIA together with a coalition of insurance industry groups filed written comments on June 3 with the U.S. Treasury Department, calling for a two-year congressional...
Mississippi House Passes Tort Reform Measure, Issue on Hold in Congress
Mississippi's House of Representatives has approved a tort reform measure (HB 13) by a 75 to 39 vote. The bill, already passed by the...
Kerry Proposes Federal Health Reinsurance Plan, Bush Campaign Criticizes
Sen. John F. Kerry (D-Massachusetts), the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, has proposed that the federal government reimburse employers 75 percent of medical bills over $50,000...
PIA Urges Congress to Renew National Flood Insurance Program
WASHINGTON, June 8, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today initiated a nationwide grassroots action campaign, asking its members...