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    Small & Regional Carriers: Still Raring to Go, After 2011 Cat Losses

    March 15, 2012

    After enduring a catastrophe-filled 2011, small and regional carriers emerge wiser and committed as ever to the personal-service edge they enjoy over their larger competitors.

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    Claims From October Snowstorm Piling Up

    November 02, 2011

    The snow from a freak pre-Halloween snowstorm in the Northeast may have melted, but hundreds of thousands of residents remain without power, and damages in some areas rival those caused by Hurricane Irene.

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    New NAMIC Chairman Puts Emphasis on Leadership

    September 22, 2011

    Effective leadership within the membership of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies will promote increased success for the association and its members, says the associations new chairman.

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    NAMIC Execs Voice Support for Independent Agent System

    September 20, 2011

    As mutual insurers increase their dependence on technology to sell and service insurance, companies must demonstrate their value to independent agents while not cutting them out of the client relationship, says the incoming chairman of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies.

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    NAMIC’s Parrillo: Keep the Passion Alive

    September 19, 2011

    Mutual insurance executives need to express their passion for the industry by telling their stories and pointing to the mission that the protection of policyholders is the backbone of insurers business, says the outgoing chairman of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies.

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    Hurricane Irene: Up To $6B in Losses Expected; Insurers Take Stock of Claims

    August 30, 2011

    Catastrophe modeler AIR Worldwide says it expects between $3 billion and $6 billion in insured losses in the U.S. from Hurricane Irene.

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    NFIP: The Next Move

    March 31, 2011

    The National Flood Insurance Program historically has been subject to constant lapses due to delayed reauthorization, upsetting agent/client relationships and hampering home sales. Now, recent shakeups in Congress could finally mean real reform to the troubled program.

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    NFIP Hearing Yields Support For Extension Bill, Privatization Discussions

    March 11, 2011

    It is urgent that certainty be created in the National Flood Insurance Program by enacting a long-term extension of the program, insurance industry trade groups told Congress.

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    Parrillo Sworn-In As NAMIC Chairwoman

    September 22, 2010

    Sandra Parrillo was sworn in yesterday as chairwoman of the board of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies, during the association's 115th annual conference held in San Diego.

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    Unique Business Model Helps Mutuals Weather Catastrophes, Economic Storms

    September 19, 2010

    Mutual insurers have lived long and prospered thanks in large part to their unique business model, focusing on the concerns of policyholders rather than outside investors, the incoming chair of NAMIC says.