NAMIC in the News


Insurers speak out against after new rating law proposal (Houston TX News Station, May 3, 2023)

Florida Legislature Sends Windshield Repair Bill to Governor, Ending AOBs (Insurance Journal, May 2, 2023)

Texas mandatory appraisal bill pending in committee, substitute makes some headway (Repairer Driven News, April 21, 2023)

Car thefts increased more in Illinois than any other state in 2022, report finds (WQRF, April 12, 2023)

The Business Community Is Terrified of the ESG Backlash. It's Just Starting to Fight Back (TIME, April 5, 2023)

25,000 Lawsuits by Today? Florida Plaintiff Firms Rushing to File Before Tort-Reform Bill Signed into Law (Insurance Journal, March 23, 2023)

Scratched EV battery? Your insurer may have to junk the whole car (Reuters, March 20, 2023)

Can’t understand why your car insurance went up? That may change (Everett Daily Herald, March 16, 2023)

Nevada Supreme Court Upholds Temporary Ban on Insurers Using Credit Scores (Insurance Journal, Feb. 17, 2023)


Trades Critical of IAIS Proposed Criteria for Evaluating US Group Capital Standards (AM Best, Aug. 16, 2022)

Judge overturns insurance rate credit scoring ban (KIRO-7, July 30, 2022)

Washington judge overturns insurance rate credit scoring ban (Associated Press, July 29, 2022)

NAMIC calls for reform to National Flood Insurance Program (Insurance Business, May 26, 2022)

Florida Senate Committee Passes Insurance Market Rescue Bill 19-2 (Insurance Journal, May 24, 2022)

Florida reform package makes “much-needed progress,” says NAMIC (Reinsurance News, May 24, 2022)

Florida Special Legislative Session Focuses on Property Insurance (Insurance Compliance Insight, May 23, 2022)

Data Claim on no-gender insurance rate proposal is questioned (Bay to Bay News/Delaware State News, March 30, 2022)

Colo. Supreme Ct. the Latest to Decide if Claims Adjusters Can Be Held Personally Liable (Claims Journal, Feb. 3, 2022)


Revealed – what’s really driving auto insurance costs? (Insurance Business, Dec. 15, 2021)

Federal Insurance Office urged to push climate risk disclosure (Roll Call, Nov. 18, 2021)

Pandemic Insurance for Events: Will Congress Get It Done? (MeetingsNet, Nov. 3, 2021)

Insurance commissioner looks to ban use of credit scores in insurance pricing (Insurance Business, Oct. 21, 2021)

Senators From Gulf Coast States Seeking to Delay New Flood Insurance Rating System (Insurance Journal, Sept. 29, 2021)

Flood Insurance Program Expires Tomorrow Unless Congress Acts (Insurance Journal, Sept. 29, 2021)

Insurance industry calls for NFIP extension, Risk Rating 2.0 delay (PC360, Sept. 22, 2021)

Insurance, Housing Groups Urge Renewal of Flood Program That Expires Sept. 30 (Insurance Journal, Sept. 15, 2021)

Insurance Uncovered: NAMIC podcast shares news and thought leadership in the P-C industry (Rough Notes, August 2021)

Activists Say Racist Legacy Tainting Insurer Attitudes Toward ‘Dangerous’ Dog Breeds (Claims Journal, June 21, 2021)

Q&A: Insurers Group Warns Of ‘Retirement Cliff’ In U.S. Workforce (WGLT, June 15, 2021)

What Does Business Interruption Insurance Cover? (Forbes, June 8, 2021)

R.I. bill: Auto insurers’ recycled parts should be in region, have similar or less mileage, age (Repairer Driven News, June 4, 2021)

Some States Vulnerable To Hurricanes Due To Inconsistent Building Codes (Facility Executive, June 2, 2021)

BRIC Microgrid Opportunity Grows as Biden Doubles Funding to $1 Billion (Microgrid Knowledge, May 28, 2021)

‘Tired of crying:’ Lake Charles residents say insurance companies delaying storm recovery (The Advocate, May 16, 2021)

Two Bills Relating to Auto Insurance Claims Practices Advance in Texas (Insurance Journal, May 11, 2021)

How societal views impact liability costs (P/C 360, April 29, 2021)

UPDATE: Tex. House committee backs mandatory ‘loser pays’ auto insurance appraisal clauses (Repairer Driven News, April 28, 2021)

Washington State Bans Use Of Credit For Insurance Rates, Industry Injunction Request Fails (Forbes, April 27, 2021)

The flood insurance debate returns. Here's what to expect (E&E News, April 27, 2021)

Tex. bill discussion includes DRP repair decisions, supplements, labor rates (Repairer Driven News, April 16, 2021)

Insurance-industry groups get behind credit-based scoring (P/C 360, April 9, 2021)

Arson Control Committee Closes its Doors After 40 Years (Claims Journal, March 24, 2021)

Emergency rule bans credit scoring in Washington for 3 years, drawing industry's ire (KOMO, March 23, 2021)

Some States Still Weigh Mandating Business Interruption Coverage (Insurance Journal, March 16, 2021)

Fitch Cautious, but Economist Predicts ‘Isolated’ Impact From Business-Interruption Claims (Claims Journal, March 12, 2021)

Insurers, Policyholders Gear Up for Covid Suits’ Next Phase (Bloomberg Law, March 9, 2021)

Virginia considers overhauling auto insurance to protect crash victims; industry warns of higher costs (Virginia Mercury, February 12, 2021)

306 | Calculated Risks: Catastrophic 2020 means higher insurance costs for hotels (Long Live, Feb. 23, 2021)

Property Casualty News (Insurance Compliance Insight, Feb. 8, 2021)


A year of hurdles and triumphs for WSIA’s Legislative Committee (PC 360, Sept. 14, 2020)

Business Interruption: Insurers Balk at Paying Claims (CFO magazine, Sept. 10, 2020)

Business Insurance Hasn’t Helped Much During the Pandemic — But Better Plans Are in Sight (Money, Aug. 21, 2020)

Government backstop likely to be key for insurance coverage of future pandemics (S&P Global, Aug. 20, 2020)

TWIA Explores Benefits of Fortified Construction for Coastal Residents (RA News, Aug. 19, 2020)

Mario Diaz-Balart Champions the Disaster Savings and Resilient Construction Act (Florida Daily, Aug. 10, 2020)

Credit Scoring Battle Brewing Between Washington Commissioner and Insurer Groups (Insurance Journal, July 27, 2020)

Coronavirus update: Insurers report losses, early COVID-19 vaccine results and more (PC360, July 27, 2020)

Billions at Stake? MDL Panel to Hear Arguments on COVID-19 Business-Interruption Insurance Claims (, July 24, 2020)

Employer coalition launches ad in DC area pushing for liability shield (The Hill, July 24, 2020)

Systemic racism can be covert. Here’s one way Pennsylvania and the nation can reduce it. (Morning Call, July 24, 2020)

US insurance industry rift deepens over pandemic cover (Financial Times, July 9, 2020)

Federal Biz Interruption Bill Backed by Plaintiffs Group Introduced (Claims Journal, July 7, 2020)

Lawmakers Rebuke Regulators On Rate Review Technology (Insurance News Net, July 1, 2020)

A plan for future pandemics (The Hill, June 16, 2020)

NJ may boost workers’ comp when essential workers killed by COVID-19 (New Jersey 101.5, June 14, 2020)

Albany pandemic bill could change commercial insurance (Subscription required) (Crain’s New York Business, June 5, 2020)

Stueve Siegel files more business interruption lawsuits — and it’s not done (Subscription required) (Kansas City Business Journal, June 4, 2020)

House Democrats, Insurance Industry Face Off on Pandemic Plans (Bloomberg Law, May 28, 2020)

Lawmaker Details Federal Reinsurance for Pandemic Business Interruption, Event Losses (Insurance Journal, May 27, 2020)

Insurers propose pandemic assistance plan (CFO Dive, May 26, 2020)

Federal bill would create 9/11-type business insurance plan (Subscription required) (Crain’s New York Business, May 26, 2020)

NY Rep To Introduce Production-Friendly Insurance Bill Tuesday As Insurers Propose FEMA-Run Solution (Deadline, May 22, 2020)

Insurers Float Pandemic Coverage Plan (CFO magazine, May 22, 2020)

Insurers, Agents Propose Pandemic Business Relief Plan; Plaintiffs Offer BIG Compromise (Insurance Journal, May 22, 2020)

Insurance trade groups propose federal pandemic solution (Reinsurance News, May 22, 2020)

Insurance groups unveil the Business Continuity Protection Program (PC360, May 22, 2020)

Insurance groups push taxpayer-funded pandemic backstop (Business Insurance, May 21, 2020)

Insurers Support Federal Backstop for Future Pandemics; Plaintiffs Seek Help for Current Outbreak (Claims Journal, May 22, 2020)

Industry bodies unveil federal pandemic insurance solution (Insurance Business, May 21, 2020)

Coronavirus reverberates through workers’ compensation market (Insurance Business, May 20, 2020)

U.S. sees first named storm of 2020 with Arthur, weeks ahead of hurricane season (PC360, May 19, 2020)

P/C Insurers Back a Federal Pandemic Loss Fund But Not a Backstop Like TRIA (Insurance Journal, May 19, 2020)

Pandemic backstop still seen as key, but differences emerge (Business Insurance, May 15, 2020)

State high court refuses to fast-track COVID insurance case (Business Insurance, May 15, 2020)

Florida official calls on Congress to help businesses deal with uninsured COVID-19 losses (The Center Square Florida, May 15, 2020)

Maloney drafting pandemic insurance bill as COVID-19 shows gap (Roll Call, May 14, 2020)

Insurers Balk at Pandemic Coverage Proposal (CFO, May 14, 2020)

Worries for restaurant owners are real, but post saying Georgia Gov. mandated reopening goes too far (Politifact, May 8, 2020)

Insurers push back in COVID-19 coverage case (Business Insurance, May 8, 2020)

Insurance advocates raise concerns over COVID property bill (Business Insurance, May 7, 2020)

Businesses hit by coronavirus sue insurers for rejecting claims; Pa. court ruling could aid businesses (Penn Live, April 26, 2020)

Trump caught in the middle as chefs and insurers fight over payouts (Politico, April 23, 2020)

Coronavirus Battle: Chef Thomas Keller Suing Insurance Company For Denying Claim (CBS Sacramento, April 17, 2020)

Famed Bay Area Restaurateur Leads Chefs Suing Insurers Over Denied Virus Claims (CBS San Francisco, April 17, 2020)

As pandemic hits restaurants hard, some chefs sue insurers over denied claims: "We need help" (CBS News, April 17, 2020)

Despite Insurance Industry Concerns, More States Introduce COVID-19 BI Bills (Insurance Journal, April 15, 2020)

Members of Congress push plan to force insurers to cover virus losses (Business Insurance, April 15, 2020)

‘I feel like I’ve been duped’: Business owners fight insurers over coronavirus-related losses (Fox-43, April 13, 2020)

California orders insurers to cut auto premiums as traffic accidents plunge (San Francisco Chronicle, April 13, 2020)

Following passage of CARES Act, insurance groups call for COVID-19 fund (PC360, April 13, 2020)

Insurers Can’t Cover Everything But they’re uniquely suited to help distribute relief funds for businesses affected by coronavirus. (Wall Street Journal, April 9, 2020)

'Where are they when you need help?' Restaurants want insurers to cover coronavirus losses (Indianapolis Star, April 9, 2020)

In letter to lawmakers, insurers say pandemic cost is too great (Roll Call, April 8, 2020)

Car Insurer American Family Gives $200 Million in Coronavirus Refunds as Accidents Decline (WSJ, April 6, 2020)

Business owners facing mounting losses as insurance firms balk at coronavirus claims ([South Carolina] Post and Courier, April 5, 2020)

Coronavirus goes to court: After lives and livelihoods come the lawsuits (USA Today, April 3, 2020)

Insurance companies are under pressure to pay out business pandemic claims they say aren't covered (Washington Examiner, April 3, 2020)

No business interruption virus cover, insurers tell Calif. Lawmakers (Business Insurance, April 3, 2020)

Insurers Back Government Fund for Employers, Workers Hurt by Virus Shutdowns (Claims Journal, April 1, 2020)

U.S. Lawmakers are Pressuring Insurers to Cover COVID-19 Business Losses (Legal Scoops, April 1, 2020)

Buyers, insurers call for 9/11-type fund to relieve COVID-19 impact (Business Insurance, March 31, 2020)

Insurers call for federal fund to help coronavirus-impaired businesses (Roll Call, March 31, 2020)

Pressure Mounts on Insurance Companies to Pay Out for Coronavirus (Wall Street Journal, March 30, 2020)

P/C Insurers Put a Price Tag on Uncovered Coronavirus Business Interruption Losses (Insurance Journal, March 30, 2020)

Ohio Bill Would Expand Business Interruption Coverage During COVID-19 Emergency (Insurance Journal, March 30, 2020)

N.Y. introduces bill on pandemic-related business interruption claims (Business Insurance, March 30, 2020)

US insurers face political pressure to pay out for pandemic-related claims (Insurance Business, March 27, 2020)

Insurers scramble to avoid 9/11-style coronavirus backlash (Politico, March 26, 2020)

Coronavirus Business Loss Bills Face Constitutional Hurdles (Law 360, March 26, 2020)

Public Pressure Growing for Insurers to Be Part of Coronavirus Solution (Claims Journal, March 24, 2020)

Insurers Reject House Members’ Request to Cover Uninsured COVID Business Losses (Insurance Journal, March 20, 2020)

Members of Congress Urge Insurers to Cover COVID Business Interruptions (Carrier Management, March 20, 2020)

Coronavirus legislation in New Jersey pulled without a vote; Insurers call bill 'radical' (Legal Newsline, March 18, 2020)

NAMIC, APCIA reject proposed bill banning credit factors in auto underwriting (National Underwriter, March 5, 2020)

Tlaib pushes ban on linking credit scores, car insurance (Detroit News, March 4, 2020)

Handshakes, Buffets Out. Otherwise It’s Insurance Conferences-as-Usual Amid Coronavirus.  (Insurance Journal, March 3, 2020)


House passes $1.4T spending bill reauthorizing TRIA, NFIP and repealing Cadillac Tax (National Underwriter, December 18, 2019)

House passes TRIA extension legislation (Business Insurance, December 17, 2019)

The Hill's Top Lobbyists 2019 (The Hill, December 12, 2019)

House panel passes bill that aims to legalize marijuana, but top Democrat concedes ‘Senate will take its own time’ (MarketWatch, Nov. 20, 2019)

Senate Banking Committee Advances Terrorism Reinsurance Renewal (Insurance Journal, Nov. 20, 2019)

Insurance leaders applaud House passage of TRIA reauthorization (PC360, Nov. 20, 2019)

House Passes Terrorism Reinsurance Renewal; Senate to Take Up Measure (Insurance Journal, Nov. 19, 2019)

FEMA Postpones Switch to New Risk-Based Flood Insurance Rating Until 2021 (Insurance Journal, Nov. 8, 2019)

NAMIC CEO Stepping Down (Indiana Business, Nov. 5, 23019)

Florida Chamber Insurance Summit highlights local, federal efforts on flood mitigation (Florida Politics, Nov. 5, 2019)

Advocates Push Model Law for Private Flood, Quibble about Education Mandate (Claims Journal, Oct. 28, 2019)

States Eye Private Flood Insurance Model Law Industry Thinks Is Unnecessary (Insurance Journal, Oct. 31, 2019)

TRIA extension bill clears House financial committee (Business Insurance, Oct. 31, 2019)

Industry Applauds House Panel Backing of Terrorism Reinsurance Renewal (Insurance Journal, Oct. 31, 2019)

Mutual insurers in good shape with higher capital adequacy ratios: Aon and Namic (Intelligent Insurer, Sept. 24, 2019)

Re/insurance associations seek IFRS 17 delay to 2023 (Reinsurance News, Sept. 26, 2019)

Mutual Insurer Trade Group NAMIC’s CEO Chamness to Retire (Insurance Journal, Sept. 26, 2019)

Key Committee Chair Broke Promise On Marijuana Justice Before Banking Vote, Advocates Say (Marijuana Moment, Sept. 26, 2019)

New analysis validates strength of mutual insurance firms (Actuarial Post United Kingdom, Sept. 26, 2019)

Premium return higher for mutuals (Insurance News Com Australia, Sept. 30, 2019)

Aon & NAMIC report underlines financial strength of mutual insurers (Reinsurance News, Sept. 30, 2019)

Lobbying World (The Hill, Oct. 2, 2019)

NAMIC celebrates 125 years with new scholarship campaign (Property/Casualty 360, Oct. 4, 2019)

NC's Coastal Towns Rethink Development in Face of Changing Climate (Public News Service, Sept. 19, 2019)

NAMIC applauds recent disaster policy reforms (National Underwriter, Sept. 10, 2019)

Turns out physical controls in autonomous cars are super-controversial (Slash Gear, Aug. 30, 2019)

What Lawyers Say Can Get Congress' Self-Driving Cars Bill in Drive (, Aug. 8, 2019)

Elon Musk says 'You're in Good Hands' with Tesla when it comes to insurance (Fox Business, Aug. 28, 2019)

Insurers share concerns over gray areas of automated driving systems (Insurance Business, July 31, 2019)

Advanced crash-avoidance tech leaving insurers in the dark (Insurance Business, July 31, 2019)

New auto safety technology leaves insurers in the dark (Reuters, July 26, 2019)

Bad faith legislation is not good policy (PC360, July 15, 2019)

Act Re-Introduced to Protect Flood-Prone Areas (Maui Now, July 11, 2019)

As the Litigation Funding Industry Grows, So Do Efforts to Control It (, July 11, 2019)

Attorney Fees Take a Hit Under New Florida Law (, June 10, 2019)

One small step for drones, one giant leap for insurers?(Insurance Business, June, 7, 2019)

GM Faces Pushback on Self-Driving Vehicle Plan (Body Shop News, June 27, 2019)

Legal group calls governor's leadership on benefits reform 'incredible' (Florida Record, June 20, 2019)

Why Safer Cars Don't Lead To Cheaper Car Insurance...Yet (NPR, June 15, 2019)

Here’s Why Auto Insurance Companies Use Credit History to Set Rates (wdet, June 11, 2019)

Congress Renews Flood Insurance Program Until June 14 (Insurance Journal, May 30, 2019)

Ron DeSantis OKs bill on assignment of benefits (AOB) abuse (Florida Politics, May 24, 2019)

GM faces blowback on federal driverless car petition (Detroit News, May 23, 2019)

GM faces pushback on U.S. self-driving vehicle plan (Reuters, May 22, 2019)

ALI sends in lobbyists as Texas lawmakers consider denouncing group's insurance Restatement (Pennsylvania Record, May 14, 2019)

Daily Buzz: The State of Event Tech (Associations Now, May 6, 2019)

Are 175 Million Americans Right About Driverless Cars? Remarkably, Yes (Forbes, May 3, 2019)

Florida Lawmakers Pass Text While Driving Ban, Hands-Free Requirement (Insurance Journal, May 1, 2019)

Insurance industry reacts to Florida Senate 'AOB' practice overhaul approval (PC360, April 25, 2019)

Update: Florida Legislature Passes Industry-Backed AOB Reform Bill (Insurance Journal, April 24, 2019)

Assignment of Benefits Reform Moves Forward as Florida House Passes Measure (Insurance Journal, April 12, 2019)

Texas House members told ALI restatement on insurance liability law ‘goes out of bounds’ (SE TexasRecord, April 2019)

Insurers Oppose Premium Tax to Fund Washington’s Wildfire Prevention (Insurance Journal, April 9, 2019)

Insurers and Others Urge Supreme Court to Limit Assignment of Benefits (Claims Journal, March 27, 2019)

Conservation, CarFax-Like Disclosure, Means-Test in Mix of Flood Insurance Reforms (Insurance Journal, March 21, 2019)

Texas lawmakers say the ALI's insurance law project 'not worthy of recognition by the courts' (PennRecord, March 18, 2019)

Tlaib bill would prohibit use of credit scores to set car insurance rates (Detroit News, March 17, 2019)

Tlaib takes on auto insurers in fight over consumer data (Politico, March 13, 2019)

Legislature Considers Sex Abuse Investigation Of Catholic Church (Honolulu Civil Beat, March 5, 2019)

Chamber Unveils 'Best Places to Work' (Inside Indiana Business, February 18, 2019)

Trump administration reverses stance on obscure tax provision that could have cost $700 million (MarketWatch, February 13, 2019)

House panel takes up restrictions on one-way attorney fee (Florida Politics, February 7, 2019)

US-UK covered agreement process on track (Business Insurance, February 5, 2019)

Tyler Trent's doctor shaved her head in his honor at Indy Fuel game (WRTV, March 4, 2019)

Insuring cannabis companies remains problematic (Property/Casualty 360, Feb. 4, 2019)

As Congress Stalls, Banking Rule May Buoy Private Flood Insurers (Bloomberg, Feb. 3, 2019)


Cannabis: From Criminality to Commercial Enterprise Understanding the Intersection With Property/Casualty Insurance (Examiner; Published Winter 2018)

Point of View: Hurricane Michael should prompt review of Florida building codes (Palm Beach Post, Dec. 24, 2018)

U.S. Signs Agreement with UK Covering lnsurance Regulation Post-Brexit (Insurance Journal, December 21, 2018)

Self-Driving Cars Expected to Shake up Insurance Industry (The Detroit News, October 29, 2018)

Insurance Industry in Driver’s Seat as Federal Regulations on Self-Driving Cars Inch Forward (Insurance Business America, August 20, 2018)

Tariffs on Auto Parts Could Make Cars More Valuable to Thieves (CBS News Money Watch, August 2, 2018)

What to Do If Tariffs Make Car Insurance More Expensive (Poly Genius, July 19, 2018)

Unsung Heroes of The Insurance Industry (Carrier Management, July 13, 2018)

Insurers Back Global Regulation Provision in Newly-Passed Banking Reform Bill (Carrier Management, May 24, 2018)

Mutual Insurers Association Optimistic about Automated Vehicles but Caution Safety Must Be Top Focus (Collision Week, May 21, 2018)

NAMIC Urges Autonomous Driving System Developers to Focus on Safety, Data Sharing (Carrier Management, May 18, 2018)

Wildfires, insurance: Avoid the quick fix (Capitol Weekly, April 25, 2018)

Learn About Incentives Meant to Keep Your Home Safe From Storms (Fox 24 News Now, June 6, 2018)

Letter: Distracted driving proves dangerous and costly (Columbus Dispatch, April 16, 2018)

Nevada's Requirements Could Cost Drivers an Extra $540 Per Year(, April 12, 2018)

Why Improved Auto Technology Is Creating Underwriting Challenges (Carrier Management, March 29, 2018)

Picking through the 'dog’s breakfast' data of autonomous vehicles (Insurance Business Magazine, March 27, 2018)

Record natural disasters spur mitigation windfall in omnibus (E&E News, March 27, 2018)

Are Recommended Repair Shops Good for Consumers? 3 Key Questions (Nasdaq, March 23, 2018)

A Third of Nevada Drivers Could See Auto Insurance Rates Rise (Blogarama, March 14, 2018)

Auto Insurance Rates Headed Higher for Some Nevada Drivers (Body Shop Business, March 2018)

NAMIC CEO Chamness Sounds Off on Flood Insurance and Disaster Relief Reform (Carrier Management, March 4, 2018)

Legislature passes insurance bill amid warnings of higher costs for the elderly, poor (Juneau Empire, March 4)

Coalition enlists consumer testimony in support of AOB reform (Florida Politics, Feb. 27, 2018)

"NAMIC CEO Chamness Sees Big Potential With New Tax Reform Law" (Insurance Journal, Feb. 23, 2018)

"Disaster Recovery Reform on NAMIC Agenda" (Insurance Journal, Feb. 23, 2018)


"While P/C Insurers Stand to Gain From Trump Tax Cuts, Reaction Not All Rosy" (Carrier Management, Dec. 31, 2017)

"Insurers with stockholders pay out less to Florida drivers, study says" (Insurance NewsNet, Dec. 1, 2017)

"NAMIC Convention Session Alerts Attendees to Spear Phisher's Activities" (Rough Notes, Nov. 30, 2017)

"Bipartisan Denham bill would incentivize effective disaster mitigation methods" (Ripon Advance, Nov. 28, 2017)

"Talks on IAIS Capital Standard to Highlight NAIC Fall Meeting" (AM Best via Comtex, Nov. 21, 2017)

"Lawmakers question federal insurance regulation" (Business Insurance, Oct. 24, 2017)

"National Flood Insurance Program Gains Extension Until Dec. 8; Reform Talks Continue" (Carrier Management, Sept. 11, 2017)

"Trump Administration to Sign Insurance Regulation Pact with European Union" (Insurance Journal, July 17, 2017)

"White House Relents, Will Sign EU Covered Agreement" (A.M Best, July 14, 2017)

"Insurance Groups Concerned About New Plan to Have NAIC Panel Review Complex Models" (A.M Best, July 12, 2017)

"AIA: Illinois Lawmakers Fail to Move Significant Workers’ Comp Reform Legislation" (A.M Best, July 11, 2017)

"Insurance Antitrust Exemption: Why the Mccarran-Ferguson Act Remains a Political Issue" (Property Casualty 360, July 1, 2017)

"Nonprofits Poised for Bigger Role in Disaster Recovery" (Stateline, June 22, 2017)

"Insurance Groups Believe Consumer Federation Auto Racial Disparity Analysis Is Flawed" (Best News, June 22, 2017)

"House Committee Adds 5 More Bills to Its Flood Insurance Reform Package" (Insurance Journal, June 22, 2017)

"Sweeping Changes to Flood Insurance Program Approved by House Panel" (Bloomberg, June 22, 2017)

"Tropical Storm Cindy Has Made Landfall Along the Gulf Coast; Life-Threatening Flash Flooding Possible as Storm Moves Inland" (The Weather Channel, June 22, 2017)

"Utah Legislature may make adjustments to controversial new DUI law " (The Salt Lake Tribune, June 21, 2017)

"The Finance 202: The flood insurance game must go on" (Washington Post, June 15, 2017)

"NAIC Big Data Panel Takes Step Toward Helping States Review Complex Models" (BestWeek, June 14, 2017)

"Consumers paying for Florida legislature’s inaction on Assignment of Benefits (AOB) ‘scams’" (Florida Record, June 7, 2017)

"Insurance Groups Welcome Postponement of Liability Insurance Law Restatement" (Carrier Management; May 26, 2017)

"Update: Insurers Sound Alarm Over Liability Law Restatement; Vote Delayed" (Insurance Journal; May 22, 2017)

"Proposed NY Rule Would Prevent Auto Insurers From Using Education, Occupation as Rating Factors..." (; May 22, 2017)

"The Legislature stiffed the Florida Chamber of Commerce on one of its top priorities this year — abuse of assignment of benefits agreements ..." (Florida Politics; May 11, 2017)

"Florida Lawmakers Once Again Fail to Pass AOB Claims Reform" (Insurance Journal; May 11, 2017)

"Florida House Passes Assignment of Benefits Bill, but Legislation Faces Senate Obstacles" (AM Best; May 11, 2017)

"USTR Waiting on Lighthizer Before Judging Insurance Deal" (POLITICO; April 18, 2017)

"Businesses Oppose Texas Legislation to Mitigate Hailstorm Claims Litigation" (Best's Insurance News & Analysis; April 4, 2017)

"Politicians tell auto insurers how to price risk - prompts clash with commissioner" (Insurance Business; April 4, 2017)

"Industry to Watch Direction of Innovation Task Force, Address Big Data, Cybersecurity Drafts at NAIC Meeting" (Best's Insurance News & Analysis; April 4, 2017)

"Florida Bill Would Repeal $300 Million Insurance Salary Tax Credit" (Best's Insurance News & Analysis; April 4, 2017)

"Florida Bill Would Repeal $300 Million Insurance Salary Tax Credit" (AMBest via COMTEX; March 22, 2017)

"At NCOIL, State Lawmakers Look to Claw Back Power from NAIC" (Insurance Journal; March 6, 2017)

“Local insurance official working to fight cancer” (The Daily Nonpareil; Feb. 27, 2017)

“AOB Abuse in Fla. Reaching Crisis Point” (Carrier Management; Feb. 24, 2017)

“Mutuality as Value Proposition for Millennials” (Carrier Management; Feb. 23, 2017)

“U.S. Mutual Carrier Growth: Hard and Soft Opportunities” (Carrier Management; Feb. 23, 2017)

“Insurers Find Fault With Report Over How Auto Insurers Treat No-Fault Accidents” (Insurance Journal, Feb. 14, 2017)

"Florida’s AOB Abuse by the Numbers: ‘Alarming Trend’ Reaches Crisis Point" (Insurance Journal, Feb. 9, 2017)

“Insurers Can be Too Risky But Not Too Big: NAIC President” (Carrier Management; Jan. 22, 2017)

“U.S. and EU Reach Agreement on Insurance Regulation” (Insurance Journal; Jan. 13, 2017)

“Munich Re, Insurance Europe welcome U.S.-EU covered agreement” (Canadian Underwriter; Jan. 20, 2017)


"NAIC Brings on Former Penn. Commissioner Consedine as New CEO" (Carrier Management; December 12, 2016)

"The Kind of Car Insurer That Gives Consumers the Best Value" (New York Times; November 18, 2016)

"Black Swans" (Best's Review; published October 2016)

“Industry Balks as Treasury Adopts 2% Formula for Defining Auto Insurance Affordability” (Insurance Journal; published July 15, 2016)

“Proposed Capital Rules Would Reflect AIG, Prudential’s Insurance Identities” (Carrier Management; published June 5, 2016)

“Legislation Would Give States More Disaster Mitigation Funds” (Bloomberg/BNA; published May 11, 2016)


"NAMIC: Don’t let U.S. Insurers Become Collateral Damage in International Capital Standards" (Property Insurance Report; Published December 14, 2015)

"Are auto insurers putting the bottom line ahead of safety?" (WCVB-TV Boston; Published November 4, 2015)

"Comparing Mutual to Stock Insurers is Like Comparing Marathoners to Sprinters" (Insurance Journal; Published October 15, 2015)

"Here’s why drone insurance may be the industry’s downfall" (Fortune; Published September 17, 2015)

"Auto insurers accused of pushing cheap and sometimes dangerous repairs." (CNN/AC360; Published February 11, 2015)


"Gun-liability Laws Won't Help" (Providence RI Journal; Published February 23, 2013)


"‘Storm of Money’ Leaves False Impressions by Omitting Facts" (Charleston SC Post and Courier; Published July 5, 2012)

"The Coming Storm in Flood Insurance" (Miami FL Herald; Published May 24, 2012)

"Congress' Inaction puts Flood Coverage in Limbo" (Sioux Falls SD Argus-Leader; Published May 5, 2012)


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