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I.I.I. Joint Industry Forum: Talent and leadership keynote
Gen. McChrystal delivers JIF keynote speech Each year the I.I.I. hosts a conference called the Property/Casualty Joint Industry Forum. This unique event assembles key figures from the business, policymaking and media spheres to explore topics of vital interest to our industry. This year we were fortunate to have four-star General Stanley McChrystal as keynote speaker. … Continue reading I.I.I. Joint Industry Forum: Talent and leadership keynote

POSTED JANUARY 23, 2019 12:00 PM
WCRI Annual Issues and Research Conference
The Workers Compensation Research Institute (WCRI) is holding its 35th Annual Issues and Research Conference on February 28th at the Renaissance Phoenix Downtown in Phoenix, AZ. Anyone working to improve workers’ compensation systems or seeking to manage a changing environment would benefit from attending. Some of the highlights from the conference agenda include: A keynote … Continue reading WCRI Annual Issues and Research Conference

POSTED JANUARY 23, 2019 9:00 AM
I.I.I. Joint Industry Forum Town Hall: How Insurance Can Help Build Resilient Communities
By Sean Kevelighan, CEO, the Insurance Information Institute   For centuries, the insurance industry has helped communities and individuals rebuild after losses and catastrophes. But as the threats of natural catastrophes grow, the industry is well-positioned to do more than just help rebuild shattered lives. We can help lessen the impacts of natural catastrophes before … Continue reading I.I.I. Joint Industry Forum Town Hall: How Insurance Can Help Build Resilient Communities

POSTED JANUARY 22, 2019 12:00 PM
The dog ate my couch: animal damage and insurance
You may have read the recent story featured in the I.I.I. Daily about raccoon damage and homeowners insurance. The gist: raccoons got into a house and caused $80,000 worth of damage. The homeowners were surprised to learn that their insurance wouldn’t cover any of it. So what’s the deal with animal damage and insurance? Homeowners … Continue reading The dog ate my couch: animal damage and insurance

POSTED JANUARY 16, 2019 9:24 PM
Reminder: your smart home security system is hackable
Doors that can be locked remotely with a smartphone app. Facial recognition cameras that alert you when certain people arrive at your front door. Motion sensors that trigger video recordings when someone steals your Amazon packages. If we’re being honest, smart home security systems sound extremely creepy to me. But I understand the sell: smart … Continue reading Reminder: your smart home security system is hackable

POSTED JANUARY 16, 2019 1:30 PM
Florida’s assignment of benefits crisis: PowerPoint slides now available
On December 11, 2018 the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) published a report documenting Florida’s assignment of benefits crisis – what the crisis is, how it’s spreading and how it’s costing Florida consumers billions of dollars. You can download and read the full report, “Florida’s assignment of benefits crisis: runaway litigation is spreading, and consumers are … Continue reading Florida’s assignment of benefits crisis: PowerPoint slides now available

POSTED JANUARY 14, 2019 5:35 PM
From the I.I.I. Daily: Our most popular content, January 4 to January 10
Here are the 5 most clicked on articles from this week’s I.I.I. Daily newsletter. How insurance covers skiing accidents, Triple-I blog How Much Umbrella Insurance Do You Need? Kiplinger’s Water damage is costing homeowners billions. could IoT help? Triple-I blog Toymaker sues Louis Vuitton for the right to keep making pooey purses, Washington Post Florida’s … Continue reading From the I.I.I. Daily: Our most popular content, January 4 to January 10

POSTED JANUARY 11, 2019 4:08 PM
Sidewalk liability: are you covered?
A friend of mine likes to say that New York City is so expensive that just leaving your apartment will cost you $20. It cost me $100 to leave my apartment the other day – in fines for leaving a piece of furniture by the curb on a day not designated for “bulk trash removal.” … Continue reading Sidewalk liability: are you covered?

POSTED JANUARY 11, 2019 1:30 PM
Roundup: How the federal government shutdown is affecting its agencies
By Jennifer Ha,  Head of Editorial and Publications, Insurance Information Institute According to the New York Times, the current shutdown is one of the longest ever. While there have been 21 gaps in government funding since 1976, the level of shutdown has varied. Before 1981 most agencies could continue operations by cutting non-essential functions. In the media, … Continue reading Roundup: How the federal government shutdown is affecting its agencies

POSTED JANUARY 10, 2019 3:09 PM
The Insurance Information Institute’s 37th Annual Property/Casualty Joint Industry Forum
Next Thursday (1/17) the I.I.I. will be proud to host the 37th Annual Property/Casualty Joint Industry Forum, an annual gathering of insurers, reinsurers and other industry leaders. The event allows top executives in the insurance industry to network, exchange vital knowledge, and discuss emerging trends that will impact the future of the industry. With this … Continue reading The Insurance Information Institute’s 37th Annual Property/Casualty Joint Industry Forum

POSTED JANUARY 08, 2019 8:07 PM

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