IA&B News

New Delaware Law to Help Lift Producers’ Surplus Lines Administrative Burden

Delaware insurance producers’ administrative burden when placing business in the surplus lines market will be lighter thanks to passage of House Bill 40 on Tuesday in the state General Assembly, the Delaware Association of Insurance Agents & Brokers (IA&B) said. …

IA&B Adds to Sales Center Staff in Pennsylvania

Insurance Agents & Brokers (IA&B), a tri-state trade organization based in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, hired John Angstadt as business development specialist and Cheryl Shiffer as professional lines account manager for its Sales Center. Angstadt comes to IA&B with 13 years of …

IA&B in Pennsylvania Hires Foster as CFO/COO

Insurance Agents & Brokers (IA&B), a tri-state trade organization based in Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, has hired Keith E. Foster, CPA, as chief financial officer/chief operating officer.

IA&B Announces Officers for New Administrative Year

Insurance Agents & Brokers Service Group (IA&B) in Mechanicsburg, Penn., and its partnership of agents’ associations in Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania announced officers for the new administrative year that begins in the fall. The following directors have been elevated to …

IA&B Survey: Agencies Report Slight Decrease in Commercial Carrier Satisfaction

Insurance Agents & Brokers (IA&B) — a partnership of three agents’ associations serving Pennsylvania, Maryland and Delaware — said its latest survey shows its members’ overall satisfaction with commercial lines carriers has decreased slightly. IA&B reported its 2013 Company Satisfaction …

Insurance Agents & Brokers of Pennsylvania Adds New Board Member

The Insurance Agents & Brokers of Pennsylvania announced Joseph Pastor, CEO of Barr’s Insurance in Oil City, Penn., has joined the association’s statewide board.The Insurance Agents & Brokers of Pennsylvania is a statewide association of independent insurance agents, delivering programs, …

Pennsylvania Ponders Workers’ Comp for Small Business Owners

Agents in Pennsylvania will urge lawmakers today to pass legislation that would allow insurers to cover owners or partners of small businesses through a workers’ compensation policy. The legislation changes insurance laws in the state to allow coverage for sole …

Pennsylvania Considers Tort Reform

Pennsylvania lawmakers are once again eyeing a tort reform package — a resurrection of the “Fair Share” act — that many in the insurance industry say would help put downward pressure on premiums and rein in what critics say is …