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Washington State DOI Issues Advisory on Insurance for Returning U.S. Troops
The insurance commissioner's office in the state of Washington has issued an advisory to all property and casualty insurers, advising that there should be no...
Gov. Schwartzenegger Says State Should Get Most of Punitive Damage Awards
California Governor Arnold Schwartzenegger recently proposed that the state take most of the money that courts award to the plaintiffs in lawsuits against large companies....
PIA Reviewing Latest Draft of Crop Reinsurance Agreement
On Thursday, May 20, the Risk Management Agency of USDA released the 3rd draft of Standard Reinsurance Agreement. Many of PIA's suggested improvements have been...
PIA Participates in National Flood Conference
The 21st Annual National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Conference sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency was held May 3-5 in Seattle, Washington. PIA...
Expiration of NFIP Authorization is Now Five Weeks Away
Authorization for the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) is set to expire on June 30, 2004 - just five weeks from now. When...
PIA Member Named NFIP Agency of the Year
Kimberly Tompkins, PIA National's 2003 CSR of the Year, accepted an award on behalf of her agency, Housing Insurance Services, Inc., at the 21st Annual...
A.M. Best Publishes 34-Year Property/Casualty Insolvency Study
The U.S. property/casualty industry in the past decade has shown resiliency and improved risk management amid extraordinary events. Since 1969, this business segment has experienced...
Professional Insurance Agents Call on All State Insurance Departments to Protect Returning U.S. Soldiers From Rate Hikes, Coverage Denials
WASHINGTON, May 19, 2004 - The National Association of Professional Insurance Agents (PIA) today called on the commissioners of insurance in all 50...
Insurers Urge Senate Panel to Extend Terrorism Insurance Program Key to National Economic Security
WASHINGTON, D.C., May 18, 2004 - Congress should act this year to extend the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA) for two years beyond...
Senate Holds Hearing on TRIA
The U.S. Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs is holding a hearing today (5/18/04) on oversight of the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA)....