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When Tomorrow Never Comes: The Challenge of Business Continuity Planning

Agents ‘of a certain age’ will recall Popeye cartoon character “Wimpy” and his perpetual promise: “I’ll gladly pay you Tuesday for a hamburger today.” Devoted viewers also recall, though, that Tuesday never seemed to arrive. Looming on the horizon for many of us … Continue reading

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Registration Now Open for the 55th Annual Joe Vincent Management Seminar

Registration is now open for the biggest insurance management event in Texas — IIAT’s Joe Vincent Management Seminar! For 55 years, agency owners, managers, and producers have convened in Austin to explore the latest agency management concepts and techniques. January 28-30, 2018 … Continue reading

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Small Agency Conference Presentation Recordings Now Available to Download

Did you miss the Small Agency Conference, or is there a session you want to share with your colleagues? Recordings of most of the sessions at IIAT’s recent Small Agency Conference in Waco, including, Compensation Models for Producers and Service Staff, … Continue reading

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It’s a Fact of Life – E&O Claims Follow Catastrophes

After a catastrophic event like Hurricane Harvey, there is an increased potential for E&O losses. Remember, always notify your E&O carrier first before taking any action, legal or not, in response to a potential claim. Westport Insurance Corporation, the leading … Continue reading

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Ask Regina

Q. With the Equifax breach, many of our insureds are freezing their credit as is being suggested. Since insurance companies rely on credit reports, how will this work if the insured freezes their credit? A. According to the FTC, a credit … Continue reading

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Going to the Small Agency Conference? Get the Mobile App

Get ready for IIAT’s Small Agency Conference & Discover Markets Trade Show with the IIAT mobile app. View the complete event schedule, explore all of the sessions, and get speaker information. Connect with attendees and explore the trade show guide and interactive map. … Continue reading

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IIAT/FEMA Clarifies Misinformation Regarding NFIP Claims and FEMA Disaster Relief

IIAT has been in contact with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) officials to clarify incorrect information that is being spread about filing for FEMA disaster relief. There is a rumor that you are required to file a claim on your … Continue reading

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Equipping You with the Resources & Answers You Need

We are continually organizing replies and resources to answer your most pressing questions as circumstances evolve: for your clients, your business and employees. Please bookmark IIAT’s Hurricane Harvey Resource page as a ‘favorite’ so you have easy access to this reference.  … Continue reading

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Ask Regina Hurricane Harvey Edition

Frequent Technical Questions We’ve Been Getting from Agents Q. For our insured’s who have flooded autos, is there any loss of use coverage under comprehensive coverage on their PAP?  A.  The PAP provides Transportation Expenses, but the Texas TDI PAP … Continue reading

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Ask Regina

Q. Our insured received a letter from NCCI informing the insured that they want to verify classification codes on my insured’s workers’ compensation policy by conducting a physical inspection of their business operation. Is this something new? A. According to … Continue reading

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