Category Archives: Markets

Several Personal Umbrella Carriers to Implement Major Changes

Recent announcements from several personal umbrella carriers outline major changes in coverage that will leave agents scrambling to find new markets for their clients. For example, one major standalone umbrella carrier will begin requiring underlying auto liability limits of at … Continue reading

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The Rise of Ransomware: Attack Hits Local Governments In Texas

The Texas Department of Information Resources recently announced that a coordinated ransomware attack has affected at least 23 local government entities in Texas. The TDIR said it is continuing to investigate the origin of the attack, but at the moment believes it … Continue reading

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Help Home Businesses Weather the Storm

Anyone who’s turned on the news in recent months has seen reports of severe weather events occurring around the country. Inland floods and mudslides, windstorms, and fire are becoming more frequent and severe and unfortunately, many who experience them lack … Continue reading

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Summer Flooding… Happens So Fast

Hurricane season officially began June 1st, but as we all well know Mother Nature does not adhere to a calendar. Hurricanes and subsequent flooding can happen any time. IIAT Advantage flood insurance carrier partner Selective has a Hurricane Season Prep … Continue reading

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Lisa Webb Joins IIAT as Director of IIAT Advantage Markets

IIAT is pleased to announce that Lisa Webb has joined the association as the Director of IIAT Advantage Markets. Lisa has more than 30 years of experience in personal and commercial lines sales, management, training and claims handling. Many IIAT … Continue reading

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In-Home Business: Is an E&O Claim Lurking In Your Homeowners Policy?

Home-based business owners are susceptible to losses just like any other business owners. Many discover that their homeowner’s policy contains exclusions for business pursuits—but usually not until after they have suffered a loss. RLI’s In-Home Business policy, available to offer … Continue reading

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100-Year Floods Not So Unlikely – Are Your Clients Covered?

Recent flooding in Houston proves that 100-year floods don’t necessarily come only once every 100 years. In fact, it is possible to have more than one 100-year flood in the same year! For many Texas residents, the risk of damage … Continue reading

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Free Webinar: Cyber Coverage Explained

IIAT Advantage has an exclusive partnership with Wingman Insurance to offer cyber liability coverage through AXIS, rated “A” (excellent) by A.M. Best. All insurance agents must carry cyber liability coverage for themselves and recommend it to their clients. With half of all … Continue reading

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Your Baja Bound Clients Might Need Mexico Tourist Auto

During Spring many of your clients will be traveling to Mexico for vacation. They might need to be reminded that they will need a separate Mexican Tourist Auto policy while they are there. IIAT Advantage and International Insurance Group (IIG) … Continue reading

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4 Common Misconceptions About Accepting e-Payments

With 40% of online transactions happening on mobile*, one of the biggest conveniences an agency can offer to their clients is collecting premium payments online. It’s one of the simplest but most effective way to improve the overall client experience. As … Continue reading

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