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Extra DUI patrols out in force on area highways

Troopers with the Idaho State Police and Washington State Patrol want drivers to know that extra patrols are out in force now through Labor Day focused on finding DUI drivers. In 2019, DUI fatalities increased by nearly...

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COVID19: Impact on business insurance rates

What a difference 6 months makes! In my January article Forecasting 2020 Commercial Insurance Rates, I said, “most commercial insurance rates trended modestly higher in 2019 and increases are expected to accelerate...

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Q & A: What is Classic Car Insurance?

We printed this Q&A column in the Aug. 10, 2020 edition of The Lewiston Tribune. Q: What is Classic Car Insurance? A: Classic cars aren't just antiques, they also include restored cars, street rods, low riders,...

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COVID-19: Workers Compensation – claim prevention

Employers are challenged with two liability concerns regarding COVID-19 transmission – customers and employees. The latest liability exposure to manage is how to prevent claims for workers compensation or employer...

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Q & A: I’ve lost my health insurance! Now what?

We printed this Q&A column in the July 10, 2020 edition of The Lewiston Tribune. Q: I’ve lost my health insurance! Now what?A. We can help! If you’ve lost your health insurance because of a business closure,...

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Idaho Hands-Free Cell Phone Law Begins

Beginning Wednesday, July 1, 2020, drivers throughout Idaho will be responsible to follow a new law meant to keep drivers safe and engaged while behind the wheel. The new Idaho State Code 49-1401A requires electronic...

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Commercial Lines department grows to 4 employees

Rapid growth in the number of business insurance accounts has prompted the need to expand our Customer Service staff to four with the recent addition of Brittney Allen. We welcome Brittney, who previously worked for...

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Welcome to Mitch Keller as new agent

Mitch Keller has joined American Insurance as a licensed Property-Casualty insurance agent. Prior to starting his insurance career, Mitch worked in customer service for Regence BlueShield of Idaho and most recently as a...

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Aerial fireworks display will happen July 4th

For 35 years, American Insurance has been a major sponsor of the Lewis-Clark Valley aerial fireworks display on July 4th. The big, spectacular aerial fireworks display will go on as usual but the pre-show at Adams Field...

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Q & A: Will the valley Independence Day fireworks happen?

We printed this Q&A column in the June 10, 2020 edition of The Lewiston Tribune. Q: Will the valley Independence Day fireworks happen?A: YES! For 35 years, American Insurance has been a major sponsor of the Lewis-...

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