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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

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

Insuring Your Drone? Talk to Your Agent

(8/10/2016) The Federal Aviation Administration issued a rule in June that will make it easier to use unmanned aircraft systems — better known as drones... full story

Delaware DOI Will Help Find Missing Life Insurance Policies

(8/10/2016) Delaware Insurance Commissioner Karen Weldin Stewart announced that the Department now provides Delaware residents and their families with a free search service... full story

Helping Your Clients Cope with Extreme Heat

(8/03/2016) For the first time on record, every square inch of all 50 states is forecast to see above-average temperatures for the next three months, according to a forecas... full story

U.S. Hits Record 129 Months Since Last Major Hurricane Strike

(8/03/2016) Data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration indicates that no major hurricane has made landfall in the continental United States for a record-... full story

Chinese Regulators Echo U.S. on Global Insurance Standards

(8/03/2016) Chinese insurance regulators echoed the sentiments of U.S. regulators, urging the international regulatory community to take a gradual approach to the developme... full story

PA DOI Holds Public Hearing on Health Insurance Rate Requests

(8/02/2016) Pennsylvania Insurance Commissioner Teresa Miller held a public informational hearing on July 27 in Harrisburg to address proposed rate requests for 2017 indivi... full story

The Top 20 Most Costly Terrorist Acts by Property Losses

(8/02/2016) With terrorism a growing concern, especially from lone wolf attackers, businesses need to examine their insurance coverage to ensure they are adequately covered... full story

NeCastro Takes On CEO Role at Erie Insurance

(8/02/2016) Erie Insurance President & Chief Executive Officer Terrence W. Cavanaugh announced July 28 that he will step down as CEO effective Monday, Aug. 1... full story