Category Archives: E&O

10 Tips for New Insurance Agents

The decision to become an insurance agent can be the beginning of a fulfilling and lucrative career.  As a new professional in the insurance industry, it is imperative to know the “basics” and to inquire about other important aspects of the … Continue reading

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Maximize Your Agency with IIAT’s Operational Improvement Review

Did you know IIAT’s Continuous Improvement Director Angela Ford offers hands-on consulting services for IIAT members? An IIAT Operational Improvement Review conducted by Angela provides an objective, systematic review of critical agency operations and practical recommendations to help improve your agency’s … Continue reading

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High Rollers: Serving the High Net Worth Insurance Customer

Dealing with high net worth customers is not the same as dealing with your other customers. If your agency is fortunate enough to have such a client, you will have to pay special attention to them. While it may seem … Continue reading

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Fore! Avoiding Bogeys on Golf Course Coverage

  A golfer shouting “fore!” is a warning to others that trouble could be on its way – usually an errant ball headed in the wrong direction.  For an agency looking to procure coverage for a golf course, there are … Continue reading

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Most Common Errors Attorneys See When Defending Agents

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions panel counsel attorneys average almost 25 years of experience in defending insurance agent’s E&O claims.  They have seen the good, the bad, and the ugly.  We asked them to provide their thoughts on the common errors they see … Continue reading

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Insuring Against Large Losses: What Size is Your Umbrella?

More and more people are becoming concerned about protecting themselves and their families from liability exposure and damages they might incur in the wake of a serious accident. More people are purchasing personal umbrella policies to cover those large exposures … Continue reading

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If You’re a Lawyer…

By Richard F. Lund, J.D., Vice President, Senior Underwriter, Swiss Re Corporate Solutions* If you’re a lawyer, you don’t need to read this. But if not, please read this carefully. Insurance agents and brokers should be wary of commercial insurance … Continue reading

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Cari Senefsky Joins IIAT as E&O Sales Executive

IIAT is pleased to announce that Cari Senefsky has joined the association as E&O Sales Executive. Cari has more than a decade of insurance sales experience and success, with five of those years dedicated to Independent Insurance Agents E&O coverage development … Continue reading

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The Road Ahead: Meeting Old Challenges with New Technology

Think about it: just 100 years ago, people traveled by horse, wrote letters to communicate and used candles to provide light. Can you imagine doing all three simultaneously? Well, today that same person would be driving down the road in … Continue reading

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Which Commercial Clients Need Pollution Coverage?

We all know which clients need pollution coverage, right? They have smoke stacks puffing away all day. It’s the oil refineries and gas stations, the truckers who haul hazardous loads and the manufacturing plants. It’s the coal-powered electric plant and … Continue reading

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