The III’s Michael Barry briefs our membership every week on key insurance related stories. Here are some highlights.
- The CBS Evening News and CBS This Morning broadcast stories on a Louisiana law firm which earned millions of dollars in FEMA-paid National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) legal fees after 2012’s Superstorm Sandy.
- I.I.I. chief actuary James Lynch had an op-ed published in the Spokane, WA, Spokesman-Review and the Reno, NV Gazette Journal which said the public underestimates the risks posed by cannabis-impaired drivers.
- The Tinder Fire in Arizona’s Coconino County has consumed more than 11,000 acres of land and prompted the evacuation of 1,000-plus people since it started on Friday, April 27.