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Insurance Industry Outlook: Is the Worst Behind Us?

In 2009 the recession caused a dramatic drop in premium revenue paid to insurance companies for business insurance policies that are primarily based on the now reduced gross sales and/or payroll. How are the property-...

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New AMA Study: 95 medical liability claims per 100 physicians

On average there is nearly one medical liability claim for every physician. This is one cost driver of higher medical fees passed on to consumers. The AMA reports the high number of claims is not an indication of...

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New Idaho ATV Registration & Licensing Requirements

As of January 1, 2010, Idaho owners of ATVs, UTVs, motorbikes and specialty off-highway vehicles are required to purchase Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) registration stickers. And, if you choose to travel on local...

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Liability lawsuits cost small businesses 33% out of pocket

A U.S. Chamber of Commerce study shows that small businesses paid $105.4 billion in 2008 driving up liability insurance costs and forcing labor and benefit reductions. Read more – Tort Liability Costs for Small Business...

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Free “lunch” and $700 savings over Mutual of Enumclaw

I met your agent, Dave Root, through golf and asked him about your “lunch on me” promotion to get quotes for all my personal insurance – home, cabin, autos, etc. I wanted to have a review of my coverage and to have an...

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Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act Signed into Law

President Obama signed into law on March 23, 2010 H.R. 3590, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. This sweeping and controversial reform law includes many provisions that will impact employers, employees and...

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Dependent Coverage for Children Extended to Age 26

One of the new provisions in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act mandates that health plans make dependent coverage available for your children until their 26th birthday. The under 26 child does not have to...

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Lender Spotlight: James Waham

We appreciate very much the many insurance referrals we receive from all our local lenders and mortgage brokers. Thank you James Waham of Wells Fargo Home Mortgage for the most lender referrals to American Insurance. “...

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Independence Day Fireworks & American Insurance

Do you know what happened 26 years ago on the 4th of July? Nothing… that was the year there wasn’t an aerial fireworks display in the valley. I was surprised and disappointed, and I wasn’t the only one. I talked about...

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Newsletter - Summer 2010

Feature articles include: 25 Year Sponsor - Independence Day Fireworks We Insure...Fun! (Boats, Motorcycles, RV's & ATV's) ATV Licensing $700 Savings - Ken Blakemen Health Care Reform Lender Spotlight - James Waham...

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