NAMIC Action Alerts


Contact Local Chambers of Commerce on Business Interruption Insurance

March 31, 2020 Recently, a coalition of small and local chambers of commerce began a campaign calling for mandated business interruption coverage of COVID-19. Branded as the “Save Small Business Coalition,” the group is calling on insurance commissioners to mandate... Read more

New Jersey: Mandated Coverage of Pandemic

March 24, 2020 In an unexpected turn of events and despite assurances that the legislation would remain pending, Assembly Bill 3844 has re-emerged and may be placed on the voting session agenda for March 25. As a reminder, the bill mandates “every policy of insurance... Read more

New Jersey: Mandated Coverage of Pandemic

March 16, 2020 Assembly Bill 3844 has been introduced in New Jersey that mandates “every policy of insurance insuring against loss or damage to property, which includes the loss of use and occupancy and business interruption in force in this State on the... Read more

NAIC Cancels Spring National Meeting

March 11, 2020 As of this morning, March 11, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners has announced that it will be cancelling the 2020 Spring National Meeting in Phoenix and instead will hold the meeting in a virtual-only format... Read more

Georgia Legal Reform

March 11, 2020 The reaction by the trial bar to positive legal reform movement in Georgia has been swift and stunning. HB 1101 and HB 1116 were referred to the Special Committee on Access to the Civil Justice System, which was created prior to the bills’... Read more

Georgia Legal Reform Highjacked by Trial Bar

March 9, 2020 Hope that litigation reform is finally moving in Georgia was dashed when the Senate Judiciary Committee on March 4 amended SB 390, originally introduced as civil justice reform, with language to impose additional responsibilities on companies for... Read more

Georgia: Legal Reform Highjacked by Trial Bar

March 9, 2020 The hope that litigation reform is finally moving in Georgia was dashed when the Senate Judiciary Committee amended SB 390, originally introduced as civil justice reform. The new language would require insurers to provide claimants with vastly more... Read more

Tennessee Tornado Assistance Needed

March 3, 2020 A powerful tornado ripped through the middle of Tennessee in the early morning hours of March 3, killing at least 21 people and leaving a path of destruction through Nashville and surrounding areas... Read more

Contact Georgia Senators Asking Support for Offer and Acceptance Bill

February 28, 2020 SB 374, known as the “offer and acceptance” bill, was approved Feb. 24 by the Senate Insurance Committee. The bill goes next to Senate Rules and then on to the Senate floor, where a tough floor fight with unfriendly amendments is expected... Read more

Missouri: Contact Missouri Senate, House to Support Bad-Faith Reform

February 24, 2020 For years, Missouri’s notorious bad-faith trap statute, §537.065, exposed insurers to multi-million-dollar judgments when insureds and plaintiffs entered into sweetheart lawsuits where insurers were not allowed to subject the plaintiff’s evidence... Read more

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Matt Brady
Senior Director of Advocacy Communications

202.580.6742

  Matt

Lisa Floreancig
Senior Director of Communications

317.876.4246

  Lisa