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AIA's Steve Bennett points out some issues with first responder workers' comp laws in Business Insurance

September 19, 2018 - "We have a lot of respect and admiration for police and firefighters who respond to tragic incidents. That said, we do not like there to be presumptions because the claimant should always have the burden of proof to prove injury is work-related."...

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AIA's Mike O'Malley explains the purpose of D&O liability insurance in Yahoo Finance

September 18, 2018 - Generally, he said, D&O coverage excludes lawsuit coverage from deliberate criminal acts, but if the board of directors’ actions did result in a stock drop, the coverage could apply....

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AIA's Jim Whittle advises homeowners impacted by the gas explosions in Massachusetts to act quickly in Insurance Business America

September 17, 2018 - American Insurance Association associate general counsel Jim Whittle added that homeowners should not panic if they lose any documents in the fire – they should not delay their claims and should contact their insurers regardless...

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AIA offers a report following the gas explosions in Massachusetts in Value Penguin

September 14, 2018 - The amount of coverage you receive depends on your individual policy, but a report from the American Insurance Association cites a common policy equals 20% of the total home coverage....

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AIA's Jim Whittle urges Massachusetts residents harmed by gas explosions to file claims quickly in the Boston Globe

September 14, 2018 - The important thing is to not delay. “The sooner you begin, the sooner you recover,” said Jim Whittle, associate general counsel for the American Insurance Association. ...

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AIA’s Tom Santos explains what you need to know about flood insurance in USA Today

September 14, 2018 - “We have been telling folks that these storms like Florence and Harvey with days’ worth of heavy rains are happening with more frequency,” Santos said. “More people increasingly need flood insurance.”...

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AIA's Tom Santos explains the ins and outs of flood insurance on WCVE

September 13, 2018 - “Even if someone purchased it today, it would not be effective until 30 days from now,” said Tom Santos with the American Insurance Association....

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