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Vote for Best of the West 2019!

May 14 2019 TIME AGAIN TO VOTE - AMERICAN INSURANCE was voted "Best of the West" under the Insurance Agency category last year. If you think we are still the best choice we would appreciate your vote... more

Q & A: Do I need to insure my ATV?

May 10 2019 We printed this Q&A column in the May 10, 2019 edition of The Lewiston Tribune. Q: Do I need to insure my ATV? - A: Generally, “YES”, for two reasons – it may be required by law and... more

Are Shifting Worker Demographics Affecting Claims?

Apr 29 2019 Even though the number of employees age 55 and older has doubled since 2000, workers compensation claims have been declining. Why? That question led to some surprising answers in the... more

Idaho Extends Wage Claim Deadline

Apr 11 2019 On March 18, 2019, Idaho Governor Brad Little signed legislation (H.B. 113) extending the time in which a claim for unpaid wages could be made to the Idaho Department of Labor, or in... more

Q & A: Is Identity Theft Growing?

Apr 10 2019 We printed this Q&A column in the April 10, 2019 edition of The Lewiston Tribune. Q: Is Identity Theft Growing? - A: Yes, unfortunately Identity Theft is one of the most common... more

Email scams that target small business

Apr 3 2019 How I Locked Up My Computer Network - As published in our Spring 2019 newsletter I fell victim to a ransomware email scam in 2015 and want to share my story so you won’t make my mistake.... more

Welcome Natasha Sullivan

Apr 3 2019 As published in our Spring 2019 newsletterWe were looking for someone who would be naturally helpful, friendly and courteous for customer service as well as organized, detailed and prompt... more

Idaho Takes Aim at Uninsured Drivers

Mar 14 2019 Idaho law has required mandatory auto liability insurance since 1988 by means of the owner’s signature of compliance when registering a vehicle. Despite that, about one out of every eight... more

Free Indoor Document Shredding Week Set April 15-19

Mar 12 2019 AMERICAN INSURANCE customers are invited to bring their sensitive personal and confidential documents for our free indoor shredding event. Guard against identity theft by keeping your... more

Q & A: Is Uninsured Motorist Auto Coverage Required?

Mar 10 2019 We printed this Q&A column in the March 10, 2019 edition of The Lewiston Tribune. Q: Is Uninsured Motorist Auto Coverage Required? A: Idaho and Washington residents are required to... more

Review controls, policies to prevent employee dishonesty

Mar 1 2019 Employee Dishonesty – Review your controls & policies According to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, employees steal an estimated $30 billion to $100 billion per year from their employers.... more

Q & A: When should I re-shop my auto insurance?

Feb 10 2019 We printed this Q&A column in the Feb. 10, 2019 edition of The Lewiston Tribune. Q:&A: When should I re-shop my auto insurance? A: We recommend re-quoting auto insurance about... more

Shawn Sullivan named President at American Insurance

Jan 11 2019 Fourth generation takes helm of family owned agency - Shawn D. Sullivan, CIC, is now serving as President of American Insurance effective Jan. 1, 2019. The announcement was made at the... more

We won! Business of the Year Award 2018

Jan 10 2019 AMERICAN INSURANCE was chosen as the “Business of the Year for 2018” by the Lewis Clark Chamber of Commerce. This recognition from the business community is an true honor. We strive to... more

Q & A: Can I buy medical insurance when Exchanges are closed?

Jan 10 2019 We printed this Q&A column in the Jan. 10, 2019 edition of The Lewiston Tribune. Q: Can I buy medical insurance when Exchanges are closed? A: The answer is “NO” – unless you qualify... more

103,000 sign up through Idaho Exchange for 2019

Jan 8 2019 More than 103,154 Idahoans enrolled in health insurance coverage for the 2019 plan year during open enrollment held from Nov. 1 through Dec. 15, 2018, through Your Health Idaho, the state’s... more

Embarrassing Moments 2018

Jan 4 2019 #1 EMBARRASSING MOMENT: 13 people in a party limo with loud music and champagne - what could go wrong? The Lewiston staff of American Insurance took a stretch-limo to our new Moscow office... more


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