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September is the most common month for hurricanes making landfall in the U.S. Thirteen tropical storms have formed in the Atlantic Basin in 2017, seven of which, including Maria most recently, became hurricanes.

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Disasters + Preparedness Earthquake insurance for homeowners

Earthquakes have inflicted damages in all 50 U.S. states. As urban development and other factors have increased vulnerability to quakes, it makes sense to minimize their seismic impact on your family and property with these facts and suggestions.


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POLITICAL RISK INSURANCE- Coverage for businesses operating abroad against loss due to political upheaval such as war, revolution, or confiscation of property.

AGENT- Insurance is sold by two types of agents: independent agents, who are self-employed, represent several insurance companies and are paid on commission; and exclusive or captive agents, who represent only one insurance company and are either salaried or work on commission. Insurance companies that use exclusive or captive agents are called direct writers.

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Has Your Business Suffered a Loss from Hurricanes Harvey or Irma? I.I.I. Offers Five Steps for Filing an Insurance Claim

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York Press Office: (212) 346-5500; media@iii.org NEW YORK, September 12, 2017 — Business owners who have suffered damage due to Hurricane Harvey or Irma should contact their insurance professional as soon as possible to get the claims process started, according to the… Read More

Hurricane Irma Likely to Make Landfall in Florida or the Southeast U.S.; Devastating Winds and Storm Surge Expected

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Verisk 2017 Risk and Analytics Summit
October
04
2017
The Risk and Analytics Summit is ideal for property/casualty insurance professionals who want to gain strategic and competitive insight into insurance issues.   Event website
Insurance Leadership Forum 2017
October
07
2018
The Insurance Leadership Forum is the industry’s premier marketplace meeting for the commercial property/casualty industry's top-tier broker executives and their carrier partners. Event website
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