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Recovery From Louisiana Floods to Take Months

(8/24/2016) Louisiana has begun working to recover from the widespread flooding that killed 13 people and damaged at least 60,000 homes in 20 parishes. Governor John Bel Ed... full story

NFIP Claims in Wake of Louisiana Flooding Are Rising

(8/24/2016) The latest numbers indicate that more than 25,000 National Flood Insurance Program claims had been filed in Louisiana’s devastating flood event.. full story

Digital is Vital for Agents, Survey Shows

(8/24/2016) Independent insurance agents are convinced that digital technologies are vital to growing their businesses, but acting on that belief is slow, according to the ... full story

FloodSmart Map Change Webinar for Agents—Register Now

(8/24/2016) Coming quickly on the heels of the recent flooding, there are some significant flood map changes set to take effect later this year... full story

Aetna Letter to DOJ Threatened ACA Pull-Back

(8/24/2016) Aetna Inc. warned U.S. officials more than a month ago that it would pull out of Obamacare’s government-run health insurance markets if antitrust officials at... full story

Post-Brexit Insurance Deal Could Be Fast-Tracked

(8/23/2016) An agreement that would provide regulatory equivalency for U.K. and U.S. insurers could be fast-tracked for approval after Britain exits the European Union, acc... full story

Travelers Announces Death of Jay Fishman

(8/23/2016) Jay S. Fishman, the Travelers Group Inc. executive chairman who publicly battled a form of Amyotrophic Lateral Schlerosis, commonly known as Lou Gehrig’s dise... full story

Thousands Displaced in Storm-Drenched Louisiana PIA of Louisiana Says “We’re Family” As Recovery Efforts Begin

(8/17/2016) More than 20,000 people have had to be rescued from the flooding over the weekend in Louisiana, as thousands of homes to the north and east of Baton Rouge, west... full story

NOAA Increases Forecast for Hurricanes As Peak Season Starts

(8/17/2016) The Atlantic basin will see the most named storms since the 2012 season, the year Sandy crippled the U.S. East Coast, with five to eight of those strengthening ... full story

Peak Hurricane Season Starts Now, Be Prepared!

(8/17/2016) The start of peak hurricane season means home and business owners should take steps to protect their property—including being sure it is adequately insured...... full story

In Reversal, Aetna Pulls Back From ACA

(8/16/2016) Aetna, the nation’s third largest health insurer, has announced the most significant departure yet from the marketplaces set up by the Affordable Care Act. Th... full story

Independent Agents Convinced on Digital Tools, But Many Not Using Them Yet

(8/16/2016) Independent insurance agents don’t have to be convinced that digital technologies are vital to growing their businesses, according to the Insurance Digital Tr... full story

NAIC Panel Draft Seeks NFIP Reforms

(8/16/2016) A National Association of Insurance Commissioners’ (NAIC) panel has drafted recommendations to reform the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) as part of a... full story

Delaware Captives Add $360m to State GDP

(8/16/2016) The University of Delaware’s Alfred Lerner College of Business & Economics' Center for Applied Business & Economic Research reveals in the study... full story

No Anthem-Cigna Ruling This Year

(8/16/2016) The federal judge overseeing the Justice Department’s lawsuit over the proposed merger of health insurers Aetna Inc. and Cigna Corp. set a court date of Novem... full story

Maine Blocks Progressive’s Request to Raise Seniors’ Car Insurance Rates

(8/16/2016) Maine Superintendent of Insurance Eric Cioppa has ruled against Progressive Corp.’s request to raise car insurance rates for seniors. Progressive had been see... full story

Maryland DOI Takes Actions in Aftermath of 1,000-year Flood

(8/10/2016) Maryland State Insurance Commissioner Al Redmer, Jr., encouraged property and casualty insurers to provide reasonable accommodations or grace periods for paymen... full story

Court Upholds NC Commissioner’s Lowering of Homeowners’ Rates

(8/10/2016) A three-judge panel of the North Carolina Court of Appeals has unanimously affirmed state Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin’s rejection of an industry requ... full story

Commercial Insurance Rates Drop Again in July

(8/10/2016) Commercial property/casualty insurance rates dropped one percent in July, matching declines in June, according to MarketScout... full story

Insurance Industry Adds Jobs in July

(8/10/2016) The insurance industry added 4,400 jobs in July, according to data released by the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics... full story