Monthly Archives: December 2014

NCCI Files For 3.7% Decrease of Iowa Workers’ Compensation Rates [Updated]

As the 2015 new year approached we thought it was time to update this short article originally posted in August, 2014.  At that time the Iowa workers’ comp loss costs (rates) were only advisory with no final approval.  After rereading the article, we quickly realized it was not only narrow in scope, but also quite boring in nature.  It really needed something to pep it up.  After making several attempts, we had… Read More »

The US Senate Adjourns Without Passing Terrorism Bill

Thanks to our friends at Insurance Business America –     Author:  Caitlin Bronson – December 17, 2014 | The 113th US Congress adjourned last night without taking action on a bill addressing two critical insurance industry issues, leaving the future of several lines of insurance in doubt. The House-passed bill to renew the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act… Read More »

FEMA announces substantial changes to flood insurance [Again!]

From Insurance Business America:     Author: Caitlin Bronson – December 8, 2014  |  Insurance agents working with victims of 2012’s Superstorm Sandy may have reason to celebrate this week. Faced with continued pressure from Sandy victims and their advocates, the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced a number of significant reforms to the National Flood Insurance Program… Read More »