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Homeowners + Renters Insurance How to file a homeowners claim

When an unfortunate event strikes close to home, you might need to file a claim with your insurance company. Here's a guide that explains the rules and procedures that both your insurer and you must follow.

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Business Insurance Does my business need flood insurance?

While damage caused by some types of natural events—such as lightning or wind—will usually be covered by commercial property insurance, you need a special policy if you want protection from flood damage. This Q&A will help you understand this type of coverage and determine whether your business needs it.

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About the Industry How Insurance Drives Economic Growth

When asked what insurance does, most people are likely to say that it provides protection against the financial aspects of an unexpected loss. However, the industry’s contribution to the economy goes much further.

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I.I.I. Glossary

INTERNET LIABILITY INSURANCE- Coverage designed to protect businesses from liabilities that arise from the conducting of business over the Internet, including copyright infringement, defamation, and violation of privacy.

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION / ADR- An alternative to going to court to settle disputes. Methods include arbitration, where disputing parties agree to be bound to the decision of an independent third party, and mediation, where a third party tries to arrange a settlement between the two sides.

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I.I.I. News Wire

MEDIA ADVISORY: I.I.I. Experts Can Provide Information on Flood Insurance Issues Raised by Recent Northeast Flooding in New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kim Kirchner, Coburn Communication: (212)-536-9837; Kim.Kirchner@coburnww.com New York Press Office: (212) 346-5500; media@iii.org NEW YORK, August 15, 2018—Thousands of New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania residents and businesses are either recovering from—or dealing with—p… Read More

Joint Webinar Hosted by I.I.I. and PCI to Provide Insurance Tips for Wildfire Recovery on August 13th

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kim Kirchner, Coburn Communication: (212) 536-9837; Kim.Kirchner@coburnww.com  SACRAMENTO, Calif. Read More

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Events Calendar

Presentation by I.I.I. CEO Sean Kevelighan at FEMA PrepTalks Symposium
September
06
2018
Washington, DC
Wharton Insurtech Hackathon
September
07
2018
Philadelphia, PA
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