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FAX Bill Headed for House Vote This Week
A bill that would eliminate a rule set to take effect next year requiring businesses to obtain written permission before sending "advertisement" faxes to those...
Funeral Director Accused of Collecting on Prepaid Policies on People Still Alive
A funeral director has been accused in a civil suit filed by the state of Missouri of collecting on the prepaid funeral policies of live...
Five More States Respond to PIA Call on Insurance and Returning U.S. Soldiers
Five more states have responded to PIA's call to make it clear that no U.S. soldier returning from active duty overseas should be denied auto...
Allstate Cuts Returning Vets A Break
Allstate Insurance Company is beginning to relax its automobile insurance underwriting guidelines for U.S. servicemen and women returning from military deployment in Iraq and Afghanistan....
Conning Estimates $14 to $24 Billion Gap in P/C Reinsurance Recoverables
A growing gap in expectations between cedants and reinsurers may develop into a critical concern for the industry, according to a new study by Conning...
House Subcommittee Approves Measure Barring Banks From Real Estate Brokerage
On July 15, 2004 the House Transportation, Treasury, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Subcommittee approved a measure that effectively bars the Treasury Department from taking action...
House Democrats Introduce Their Own Version of TRIA Renewal
Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives have introduced their own version of terrorism insurance legislation, which would extend the current federal program for two...
Tort Reform Bill Stalls in Senate
An agreement hammered out months ago to pass a class-action reform bill backed by the insurance industry fell apart late last week in the U.S....
New Poll Shows Wide Support for Increasing Auto Safety
With highway fatalities hitting a 13-year high and rollover crashes on the rise in 2003, nine of ten Americans say they support the federal government...
California Department of Insurance Computer Hacked, Agents Notified
A California Department of Insurance (CDI) computer server, used for pre-licensing purposes, was accessed without authorization on June 30, 2004. The Department is sending individual...