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Reporting all losses: Do you have a policy?

June 6, 2018


“Small” losses can put an agent in a quandary: if a loss is reported and then closed with no payment, that’s still a claim on the customer’s record. However, if the “small” loss turns into something more substantial and was never reported to the insurer, there is a risk of the claim being denied due to no prompt notice.

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Florida’s CFO among the faces you’ll see at Convention

June 5, 2018


Attendees will have two opportunities to hear from Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis at Convention: during a campaign fundraiser Friday, June 15, from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m., and as the featured speaker at Saturday morning’s “Coffee & Connect” meeting.… 

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First DCA expands definition of “employer”

May 31, 2018


The First District Court of Appeal recently affirmed a final order of the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation that a payroll service provider is an employer (specifically, a “co-employer”) for workers’ compensation purposes. The ruling contradicts Florida law, which determines an employer/employee relationship exists if the employer …

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E&O Storm Stories Part 1 Webcast

7/6/2018
The hurricanes of 2016 and 2017 brought home many E&O issues that have (unfortunately) surfaced almost every time a hurricane makes landfall. During these classes (Part1 and Part 2) FAIA's chief "E&O ...

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E&O Storm Stories Part 2 Webcast

7/6/2018
The hurricanes of 2016 and 2017 brought home many E&O issues that have (unfortunately) surfaced almost every time a hurricane makes landfall. During these classes (Part1 and Part 2) FAIA's chief "E&O ...

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Top 10 Work Comp Risks Employers Unknowingly Assume Webcast

7/6/2018
Most employers, and some agents, think “work comp is work comp” and all that matters is getting the best price and rating plan. This class will use the example of an employer who believes the market h...

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PL-General Homeowners Section I Part 2 Webcast

7/9/2018
This two-hour webcast covers the homeowners policy based on the ISO policy. Topics include property not covered, perils-named and open, exclusions, conditions, and more.

Credit Hours: CE #8...

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Double Trouble: Certificates of Insurance and Business Auto

7/9/2018
This fast-paced class provides valuable information about insurance certificates and business auto endorsements. The certificates portion covers what a certificate can and cannot do; what at third par...

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Additional Insured Illusion & Contractual Risk Transfer

7/10/2018
This course examines contractual liability, additional insured, and certificates of insurance issues that are the subject of controversy in the insurance industry. Learn how to recognize the issues, u...

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PL-General PAP Parts D, E, & F Webcast

7/10/2018
This two-hour webcast covers Part D Physical Damage (coverage, exclusions, and payments), and Parts E & F Other Provisions (duties after an accident, fraud, contract conditions, and policy period ...

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E&O Storm Stories Part 2 Webcast

7/11/2018
The hurricanes of 2016 and 2017 brought home many E&O issues that have (unfortunately) surfaced almost every time a hurricane makes landfall. During these classes (Part1 and Part 2) FAIA's chief "E&O ...

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Agency Leadership Is Everyone's Job AIAM Webcast

7/11/2018
The bottom line for all agencies is to have loyal customers. That is what we strive for in this business. Making those clients loyal takes leadership from every level, from managers to entry-level sta...

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Personal Lines Myths - Part 1 Webcast

7/11/2018
IIn a fast-paced setting, this class looks at some of the myths about personal lines issues. A sample of the subjects includes: kid’s cars, agreed value vs. stated amount, Uber, UM stacking on one car...

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PL-Property & Liability Concepts Webcast

7/12/2018
Every great saga has a beginning, and insurance is no exception. There is no better place to start our Complete Coverage Series than with property and liability concepts. This two-hour webcast will co...

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GL-Insurance and BBQ-The Hidden Connection Webcast

7/12/2018
This class will look at an assortment of personal lines and commercial lines issues, illustrated with BBQ examples. The list of subjects includes business income and extra expense, newly acquired loca...

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GL-Tricks & Traps of the Dream Team Webcast

7/12/2018
The self-proclaimed "FAIA Dream Team" is back by popular request. Join David Thompson and Jay Williams as they navigate the world of insurance coverages, from personal lines to commercial lines, flood...

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Umbrella/Excess: A Blanket of Protection? Webcast

7/12/2018
Is it an umbrella or something else? What does it really cover? How do I compare one form with another? If agents are not already asking themselves these questions, they should be. This class will dis...

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AO-AIAM 120: BP in Customer Service Part 1 Webinar

7/12/2018
The first of two parts, this two-hour webinar explores why service matters most and why it is never enough. The class analyzes the different types of buyers and what customers want. Quick service and ...

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James K. Ruble Graduate Seminar

7/12/2018
Graduate Seminars feature a variety of topic selections along with real-life applications for the material. Use what you learn here to explain to your clients the presence of specified risks and the m...

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Thompson's Top Ten Topics Webcast

7/13/2018
Join David Thompson, FAIA’s “Chief Insurance Nerd,” as he brings you his top ten (plus or minus a few) topics that flow through his email each day. A sample of subjects will be his grandkids, BBQ, len...

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PL-General Homeowners Section 2 Part 1 Webcast

7/16/2018
This two-hour webcast covers the homeowners policy based on the ISO policy. Topics include what is an "Occurrence", Insuring Agreement, Motor Vehicle Exclusions, Business Exclusion and Wate...

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Certificates of Insurance • Emerging Issues & Other Stuff

7/16/2018
Certificates of Insurance is a document that verifies your insuance and coverage limits with your insurance company's name for a stated period of time. At least 1 in every E&O case involves a COI issu...

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AO-AIAM 120: BP in Customer Service Part 2 Webinar

7/16/2018
This session has been approved by the Department of Financial Services for insurance continuing education credit. Course ID# 71354, 2 hours, Intermediate Course Authority: 9902 Generic Life, General ...

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E&O Storm Stories Part 1 Webcast

7/17/2018
The hurricanes of 2016 and 2017 brought home many E&O issues that have (unfortunately) surfaced almost every time a hurricane makes landfall. During these classes (Part1 and Part 2) FAIA's chief "E&O ...

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E&O Storm Stories Part 2 Webcast

7/17/2018
The hurricanes of 2016 and 2017 brought home many E&O issues that have (unfortunately) surfaced almost every time a hurricane makes landfall. During these classes (Part1 and Part 2) FAIA's chief "E&O ...

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CL-Building Codes Are Bad for Your Insureds Webcast

7/17/2018
This course is designed to help agents gain a better understanding of one of the most overlooked coverages in Property Insurance-Ordinance or Law. Participants are expected to gain a deep understand...

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Let's Get Nerdy: Inside Tips on FL Workers' Compensation

7/17/2018
Workers' compensation insurance is complex, Florida laws and rules add confusion, and Professional Employer Organizations (PEOs) continue to influence the market. Agents who understand this comple...

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Agent Friendly Endorsements for CGL and BAC Forms Webcast

7/17/2018
This course examines some common—and not so common—Auto and General Lines endorsements that can make an agent’s life easier when it comes time to issue uncommon Certificates of Insurance or explain co...

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CISR Insuring Personal Residential Property Exposures

7/17/2018
This course gives you the expertise you need to guide your customers through the often complex and confusing process of purchasing homeowners insurance - and help them make decisions that insure their...

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IIA of Broward County: Cornhole & Cocktails

7/17/2018
Save the date! Join the IIA of Broward County for Cornhole & Cocktails on Tuesday, July 17, at 6:00 p.m....

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