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Insurance Industry Memorial Day weekend road safety tips

The Memorial Day weekend brings masses of holiday travelers out on the road, and that unfortunately means more accidents. While this should not dissuade you from traveling by car this weekend, here are some driving safety tips to keep in mind.

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Publications Settling insurance claims after a disaster

Following a disaster, it's important understand how to file an insurance claim to help uou get back on your feet.  This article explains in depth how to file a claim, how the claim process works, and what's covered and what's not. 

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Insight + Analysis

Insurance Industry 2018 - Commentary on year-end financial results

For the U.S. property/casualty (P/C) insurance industry, 2018 was a year of unusual experience. Results were good in comparison with 2017—but 2017 was a horrible year. Premiums, investment income and profits rose, buoyed by a surprisingly strong U.S. economy, but interest rates sagged, and fears of a looming recession grew.

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I.I.I. Glossary

EXCESS AND SURPLUS LINES- Property/casualty coverage that isn’t available from insurers licensed by the state (called admitted insurers) and must be purchased from a nonadmitted carrier.

INSURANCE-TO-VALUE- Insurance written in an amount approximating the value of the insured property.

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Today, I.I.I.'s Sr. Economist Dr. Michel Leonard joined Plug and Play Tech Center for Bridge The Gap 2019 in Silicon Valley to speak on the “#BigData and Various Uses and #Regulatory Implications” panel. #insuretech National Association of Insurance Commissioners #insurance #technologynews #insurtech

If you're curious about how #medical #marijuana affects traffic safety and drivers’ abilities, download our report about #marijuana impairment. Then, share the report to help spread awareness around #medicalmarijuana: https://qoo.ly/xh9ka #cannabis #impaireddriving

If you're curious about how #medical #marijuana affects traffic safety and drivers’ abilities, download our report about #marijuana impairment. Then, share the report to help spread awareness around #medicalmarijuana: https://bit.ly/2YswW7E #cannabis #impaireddriving

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If you're curious about how #medical #marijuana affects traffic safety and drivers’ abilities, download our report about #marijuana impairment. Then, share the report to help spread awareness around #medicalmarijuana: https://qoo.ly/x3f6t #cannabis #impaireddriving

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Stay up-to-date with all the latest #insurance industry news and trends with the Daily newsletter. Contact us to learn about #membership opportunities that include the Daily subscription. #IIIDailyMP #NewYorkTimes #TheBostonGlobe #NBCNews #LATimes #InsuranceJournal The New York Times The Boston Globe NBC News Los Angeles Times Insurance Journal

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We don’t like to blow our own horn, but we had a great National Hurricane Conference in NOLA. To get in tune with hurricane prep, use our tips at https://bit.ly/2rxWG3D

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If you live in a hurricane zone, The Weather Channel's hurricane expert, Dr. Rick Knabb, says there are five things you need to do right now. #NHC2019 #NOLA #Hurricane #WeatherChannel

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“You want to think of flood insurance as part of a total package of protection.” The I.I.I.’s Lynne McChristian on flood preparedness, at National Hurricane Conference General Session in New Orleans. #NHC2019 #NOLA #Flood #Hurricane #Insurance

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I.I.I. non-resident scholar, Lynne McChristian and James McDaniel, Hurricane Katrina survivor, explain how creating a video home inventory can help families rebound and recover quicker and more completely after a catastrophe. #NHC2019 #NewOrleans #NOLA #Hurricane #Insurance

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I.I.I.’s Non-resident Scholar Lynne McChristian addresses in importance of flood insurance during this afternoon’s National Hurricane Conference General Session in New Orleans. #NHC2019 National Hurricane Conference

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I.I.I. News Wire

I.I.I. Economist to Lead Silicon Valley Working Group on Extreme Weather

For immediate release New York Press Office: 212-346-5500; media@iii.org  NEW YORK, May 21, 2019— Dr. Michel Léonard, CBE, vice president and senior economist with the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) was today appointed by the Silicon Valley Insurance Accelerator (SVIA) to lead it… Read More

I.I.I.: Know Your Boat’s Insurance Coverage from Stem to Stern

For immediate release New York Press Office: 212-346-5500; media@iii.org  NEW YORK, May 16, 2019—With National Safe Boating Week (May 18-24) days away, the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) reminds boat owners to secure the right type and amount of coverage for their recreational vessel.… Read More

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Events Calendar

I.I.I. 2019 June Board Meeting
June
11
2019
Location: Washington, D.C. Please email valerieg@iii.org for more information.
IICF Women in Insurance Conference
June
12
2019
Since its inception in 2013, the IICF Women in Insurance Global Conference has drawn more than 6,000 men and women. This year’s theme, Gender Equity in a Changing World – What You Do Matters!, will deliver three days of leading global experts and engaging panel discussions, along with interactive workshops and stellar networking opportunities. Location: New York, NY; Website
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