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2011-07-15 07:00:00

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., July 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Insurance New and Market is proud to announce the launch of www.InsuranceNewsAndMarkets.com, an all-in-one news and information based website designed to revolutionize the industry by helping professionals to save both time and money. The website will also serve as a resource center for insurance professionals and public seeking to inform themselves on the latest insurance news and the best insurance products and services. The number...

2011-06-14 12:19:00

PODCAST AVAILABLE FROM THE I.I.I. ON THE THREE MOST IMPORTANT LIGHTNING SAFETY TIPS NEW YORK, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Because lightning is a common occurrence in most people's lives, this destructive force of nature does not get the respect it deserves, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). In fact, every year, lightning strikes the ground 30 million times and injures about a thousand people in the U.S., according to the Lightning Protection...

2011-04-25 09:44:00

Organized Scams Defraud Consumers And Insurers Alike, Costing Billions Of Dollars Annually NEW YORK, April 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- If you have been involved in an auto accident that just didn't feel right, it might not have been an accident at all. More and more criminals are devising elaborate staged vehicle accidents--complete with fake injuries--to collect on insurance policies, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). Not only can these staged accidents...

2011-04-06 12:28:00

THOSE 65 AND OLDER CAN SAVE MONEY AND MAXIMIZE COVERAGE BENEFITS, SAYS THE I.I.I. NEW YORK, April 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The first of the baby boomers will turn 65 years old this year. This huge group of Americans who came of age in the 1960s and early 1970s will likely have insurance questions and concerns that differ from those of their parents' generation, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). According to research by the Pew Research Center Populations...

2011-01-21 14:28:00

I.I.I. OFFERS TIPS TO INSURE YOUR NEW RIDE; MOTORCYCLE SHOW BEGINS TODAY IN NYC NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New York International Motorcycle Show, which begins today and continues through Sunday, January 23, at the Javits Center in Manhattan, exhibits the latest vehicle models and accessories but also marks a good time for motorcycle enthusiasts to review their insurance coverage, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). "Motorcycle insurance...

2011-01-20 13:11:00

Family, Career Status Should Be Reflected In Your Policy Coverage NEW YORK, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Major purchases and lifestyle changes such as marriage, divorce or retirement can have a profound effect on your insurance needs, so an annual coverage review is always a good idea, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). "Discussing your current insurance needs with your agent, broker or company representative to make sure your coverage is up-to-date is...

2011-01-19 14:08:00

Resources and Experts Are Available on Property/Casualty, Life Insurance Issues NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Reporters looking for insurance experts, research and analysis on auto, home and life insurance as well as annuities can reach out to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). For more than 50 years, the I.I.I. has educated the public about what insurance is and how it works. The following is a selection of I.I.I. resources available to reporters:...


Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin