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The insurance industry is a major U.S. employer, providing some 2.8 million jobs that encompass a wide variety of careers, from tradional industry jobs such as claims adjusters, underwriters and actuaries, to other roles such as data scientists, art historians and drone pilots. 

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Disasters + Preparedness How to prepare an effective evacuation plan

In the event of a sudden emergency such as a wildfire, flood, or hurricane, you may have just minutes to gather your family and important papers, and get out of your house, possibly for good. Here are 5 steps to get you and your family to safety.

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Insurance Industry 2017 - Commentary on first half results

From an underwriting profitability perspective, 2017 will likely turn out to be a tough year. The first half of 2017 produced a $4.5 billion underwriting loss. And thanks mainly to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, the third quarter will likely deliver a third straight quarter of underwriting losses, making it especially hard to end the year with an underwriting profit.

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I.I.I. Glossary

EMPLOYMENT PRACTICES LIABILITY COVERAGE- Liability insurance for employers that covers wrongful termination, discrimination and other violations of employees’ legal rights.

GRAMM-LEACH-BLILEY ACT- Financial services legislation, passed by Congress in 1999, that removed Depression era prohibitions against the combination of commercial banking and investment banking activities. It allows insurance companies, banks and securities firms to engage in each others’ activities and own one another.

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A helpful Q&A on #insurance coverage and #wildfires. https://bit.ly/2yQYJFg NBC Bay Area Consumer Investigator Chris Chmura

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Affected by the CA #wildfires? Here are three important steps to take to start the #insurance claims process: https://bit.ly/2x3VuWL

Learn how to file a homeowners #insurance claim in the event of a disaster. https://bit.ly/2yOHlkK #CAwildfires

Get ready to Drop, Cover, & Hold On on 10/19! Register for the Great #ShakeOut to test your #earthquake preparedness https://bit.ly/2xtQhqt

Learn how thousands of #insurance professionals are giving back to their communities: https://bit.ly/2yMAV1f #insurancegivesback IICF

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Beginning October 12, Nationwide’s mobile Catastrophe Response Unit (CRU) is in Santa Rosa, Calif., to help those who've experienced losses in the recent wildfire outbreak. Members wishing to speak directly with a Nationwide claims professional can stop by Finley Community Center at 2060 West College Avenue in Santa Rosa, The CRU will also serve as a base for Nationwide claims associates who will be out in the field assisting members affected by the Santa Rosa fires. Operating hours: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Finley Community Center 2060 West College Avenue Santa Rosa, Calif., 95401 For more information, or to begin the claims process, call 1-800-421-3535.

Allstate mobile catastrophe response unit representatives will be assisting policyholders affected by recent California #wildfires. Friday-Saturday, October 13-14, reps will be at Finley Park - South Gazebo 70 Stony Point Road Santa Rosa, CA 95401 Hours of operation: Mon - Fri: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Sat - Sun: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. For more information, visit: https://al.st/2hFrUQE Please check back with this page for news of other insurer outreach events.

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AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah (NCNU) is reaching out to members affected by California #wildfires. An AAA emergency response unit will be stationed at: Sonoma County Fairgrounds, 1350 Bennett Valley Road, Santa Rosa. The mobile response unit will be staffed by trained experts who can answer members questions and assist with insurance claims and other needs. Members can also find personal care and comfort items for members of their household. Operating hours are 7 AM - 7 PM.

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Farmers Insurance will be sending onsite representatives to help policyholders affected by California #wildfires: Thursday, 10/12/17's locations: Napa Valley College Gym 2277 Napa Vallejo Hwy Napa, CA 94558 Elks Lodge 1200 Hastings Rd Ukiah, CA 95482 The Home Depot 4825 Redwood Dr Santa Rosa, CA 94928 Please check back with this page for news of other insurer outreach events.

Via @Berkeleyside, resources to help #CA residents stay informed, seek relief, help others affected by #wildfires https://bit.ly/2yHfnqL

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The Road To Recovery: Three Important Steps California Wildfire Victims Need To Know To Get The Claims Process Started

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York Press Office: (212) 346-5500; media@iii.org California Press Office: (707) 490-9365; janetr@iii.org   SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA, October 17, 2017 — Insurance adjusters, catastrophe personnel and mobile claim centers have been deployed to staging areas in Norther… Read More

MEDIA ADVISORY: As California Governor Declares State of Emergency, I.I.I. Experts Are Available to Discuss Insurance Implications of Wildfires

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kim Kirchner, Coburn Communication: (212) 536-9837; Kim.Kirchner@coburnww.com       ROHNERT PARK, CA, October 11, 2017 — Reporters covering the California wildfires are encouraged to contact the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) for information on insuranc… Read More

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LIMRA Annual Conference
October
22
2017
The LIMRA Annual Conference is one of the largest gatherings of senior executives representing diverse sectors of the financial services industry. Our members and partners come together for strategic industry insights and high-level networking — a must-attend for executives looking to help their companies respond to the consumer imperative. Event website 
2017 Society of Insurance Research Annual Conference
October
22
2017
Disruption. For some companies it marks the end of their time as a market leader, for others it is an opportunity to move ahead, and for a few forward-thinking companies it is an opportunity to disrupt their business model into something better than before. Come join us in Milwaukee to hear from speakers who understand the intricacies of the transition our industry is going through and who can help us build strategies to move past the market disruption to a competitive advantage. Learn how they leverage research, analytics, competitive intelligence and analysis techniques to move past the noise and develop strategies to move their company into the future. Event website
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