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AIA Offers Tips to Those Preparing for Hurricane Michael in InsuranceNewsNet

October 9, 2018 - As Hurricane Michael threatens the Florida panhandle, the American Insurance Association offers these tips for those who are preparing for the storm....

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AIA’s Steve Simchak discusses NAFTA’s replacement in AM Best

October 4, 2018 - “In particular, we are pleased to see that the new agreement contains a strong commitment on cross-border data flows and storage that will benefit the insurance industry” Simchak said....

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AIA's Steve Bennett says the workers' comp market remains healthy in WorkCompCentral

October 4, 2018 - Steve Bennett, the American Insurance Association's associate general counsel, disputes the characterization, stating, "The frequency of workplace injuries is significantly down and employers in many states are now enjoying sizable rate decreases."...

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AIA's Tom Santos discusses changes to the NFIP in AM Best

October 3, 2018 - “It’s not ideal to put pressure on companies where we shouldn’t be putting pressure on companies,” Santos said....

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AIA joins a coalition of U.S. and U.K. financial services organizations in Insurance Business

October 3, 2018 - AIA's Steve Simchak says, "We felt it was very important that the insurance industry both in the United States and in the United Kingdom be part of the collaborative efforts amongst the financial services industries to engage with both of our governments on bilateral trade and regulatory issues."...

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AIA's Mike O'Malley says insurance is a key recovery tool if a school is attacked in the Des Moines Register

September 27, 2018 - “When catastrophes strike, insurers are there to help their policyholders get back on their feet as fast as possible," said Mike O’Malley, the American Insurance Association's senior vice president of public policy....

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AIA's Jim Whittle explains how drones can help process claims after a disaster in Toolbox Tech

September 25, 2018 - “If you had a good line of sight, for example, but you were stopped by nature or law enforcement from entering an area, you could put a drone in the area and get access to that property,” said Jim Whittle, Chief Claims Counsel for the American Insurance Association. ...

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