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NAMIC Presents Inaugural Award in Innovation

The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies presented the inaugural Award in Innovation on June 25 at its 2014 Management Conference in Williamsburg, Va. Mutual of Enumclaw Insurance Company, Enumclaw, Wash., walked away with the win for its commitment to staying relevant in the mutual insurance industry. (Posted: 6/25/2014 11:12:31 AM)

NAMIC Opposes New York Car-Sharing Bill

State legislation proposed in New York to regulate car-sharing programs would likely result in lawsuits arising out of disputes over coverage, according to the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies. (Posted: 6/19/2014 11:50:41 AM)

NAMIC Opposes Rhode Island Repair Shop Classification System

The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies provided testimony to the Senate Judiciary Committee opposing S. 2834 that would create a dual licensing classification system for auto collision repair shops. (Posted: 6/5/2014 2:25:34 PM)

Hurricane Season Arrives June 1, The Time to Prepare for It is Now

Even though federal forecasters are expecting a slower-than-usual hurricane season that begins on June 1, the country’s largest property/casualty insurance trade association says residents of coastal regions should nonetheless be prepared. (Posted: 5/29/2014 12:34:55 PM)

NAMIC Urges Connecticut Governor to Veto Storm Shutter Legislation

The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies urged Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy to veto H.B. 5502, which prevents carriers from requiring current and potential policyholders who present a heightened risk for storm damage from having to install storm shutters. (Posted: 5/20/2014 2:18:52 PM)

Mutual Insurers Group Weighs in on D.C. Ridesharing Proposal

The largest property/casualty insurance trade association in the country has told the D.C. Council that it is concerned about what kind of insurance covers the growing ridesharing industry, and under what circumstances. (Posted: 5/13/2014 1:42:46 PM)

Tennessee Would Be First State in Nation to Enact Law Regulating Lawsuit Financers

Tennessee would become the first state in the country to enact legislation limiting the rate of interest that could be charged by “lawsuit financers” if Gov. Bill Haslam signs recently adopted legislation, according to the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies. (Posted: 4/10/2014 9:32:33 AM)

NAMIC Opposes Rhode Island Flex-Rating Repeal

The National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies (NAMIC) opposed Rhode Island legislation, H. 7795, that would repeal the state’s flex-rating law for personal lines. (Posted: 4/4/2014 11:15:59 AM)

Louisiana Proposal Could Hike Cost of Insurance for Consumers

A proposal in the Louisiana state Legislature to reduce the maximum deductible on named storms and require winds in excess of 125 miles per hour before the deductible could be applied would likely result in higher insurance costs for consumers if enacted, according to the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies. (Posted: 3/31/2014 2:25:12 PM)

Knowing Who Bad Drivers Are Keeps Insurance Costs Lower

Safe drivers in Wisconsin will not have to subsidize the cost of insurance for drivers cited for moving violations, as state legislators adjourned earlier this week without enacting on a proposal that would have had that effect. (Posted: 3/25/2014 4:10:49 PM)

NAMIC Opposes Legislation to Restrict Use of Aftermarket Parts in Rhode Island (3/19/2014 2:07:02 PM)

NAMIC Supports Stronger Confidentiality Provisions in Massachusetts (2/27/2014 1:00:59 PM)

NAMIC Supports Prohibition on Billing for Emergency Response Services in Massachusetts (2/27/2014 11:22:33 AM)

NAMIC Commends New York Court for Vacating Prior Decision on Insurance Coverage (2/19/2014 9:23:01 AM)

Colorado: NAMIC Supports Workers’ Compensation Form Approval Modernization Legislation (2/13/2014 1:53:18 PM)

NAMIC Opposes Oregon Legislation on Waivers as Being Anti-Consumer Choice, Anti-Contractual Rights (2/11/2014 12:23:37 PM)

NAMIC Supports Oregon Legislation That Provides Insurance Consumers With Electronic Delivery, Web Posting (2/11/2014 12:05:44 PM)

Hawaii: NAMIC Opposes Unnecessary, Anti-Insurance Consumer Prompt-Pay Bill (2/6/2014 9:16:33 AM)

NAMIC Supports Criminal Code Bill on Motor Vehicle ‘Chop Shops’ in Colorado (2/5/2014 11:06:47 AM)

NAMIC Supports Alaska Pro-Administrative Efficiency Workers’ Compensation Medical Fees Bill (2/4/2014 9:12:03 AM)

‘Why Not the Best?’ CFA Gives Wrong Answer on Auto Insurance Rate Regulation (11/13/2013 9:14:19 AM)

Accessing, Obtaining Insurance Documents in Wisconsin May Soon Be Easier (10/8/2013 2:01:38 PM)

Mutual Insurers’ Group Offers Hurricane Tips (10/4/2013 2:29:46 PM)

NAMIC Opposes Massachusetts Legislation to Set Auto Labor Rates (6/20/2013 1:58:54 PM)

Nevada Governor Protects Businesses, Insurance Consumers From Joint And Several Liability Bill (6/11/2013 1:26:14 PM)

Mutual Insurers’ Group Offers Wildfire Precautions (5/2/2013 1:25:29 PM)

Florida: Lawmakers Urged to Keep Tax Credit for Florida Jobs in Place (4/24/2013 4:22:16 PM)

NAMIC Advocates for Strong Building Codes in Maryland, Submits Testimony (2/22/2013 10:31:27 AM)

Connecticut Considers Reducing Flex Band; NAMIC Opposes (2/1/2013 1:53:33 PM)

NAMIC Applauds Virginia Senate General Laws’ Opposition to Accident Response Fees (1/22/2013 9:36:37 AM)

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