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Weekly Dispatch: Sept. 29, 2022

Weekly Dispatch: Sept. 29, 2022

Vermont Supreme Court allows novel ‘physical damage’ COVID-19 theory to proceed. The Connecticut Insurance Department allows defense within limits for fiduciary and cyber liability policies. A photo-inspection bill has been introduced in the New Jersey state Assembly. And, the New Hampshire Insurance Department has approved the National Council on Compensation Insurance 2023 WC loss cost decrease of 7%. Plus, you can read about state-specific industry news, compliance issues, advocacy updates, technical resources, education opportunities, upcoming events and information you may have missed in this issue of the Weekly Dispatch.

N.J.: Photo inspection bill introduced

N.J.: Photo inspection bill introduced

A bill (A-4643) that would amend the law related to physical damage inspections—often referred to as photo inspections—was introduced in the state Assembly last week. Currently, insurers are prohibited from providing physical damage coverage for an automobile prior to...

Automate social-media marketing

Automate social-media marketing

Automation plays a significant role in our lives. Of course, much of it is technology based. Moreover, it is a central driver within our professional, independent insurance agencies. It helps agency owners and employees work smarter. Done right, it saves us time and...

The FLSA: Attack of the overtime

The FLSA: Attack of the overtime

“What do you do?” We have heard that question a thousand times. It is one of those standard conversation pieces along with: “What do you think of this weather?” and “How about that local sports team!” Every time you meet someone new, it is a virtual guarantee that you...

Weekly Dispatch: Sept. 22, 2022

Weekly Dispatch: Sept. 22, 2022

Have you been looking for information on credit reports and insurance scores to help you educate your clients? PIA Northeast has resources that can help. Recent restitution payment of $100M stresses the importance of proper employee classification for all businesses. New Jersey’s Cannabis Safe-Harbor bill was reported out of the state Assembly Financial Institutions and Insurance Committee. Plus, you can read about state-specific industry news, advocacy updates, technical resources, education opportunities, and upcoming events in this issue of the Weekly Dispatch.