IIABW PIA Joint Conference

IIABW and PIA will again collaborate on an annual conference at the beautiful Tulalip Resort in Marysville. Attend to earn CE, network with hundreds of industry professionals and have fun. [+]
 

New Distracted Driving Law 7/23

Beginning July 23, 2017, it will be against the law for Washington drivers to use hand-held cell phones while they are driving. Tickets for driving while using hand-held electronics will go on your customer’s record and be reported to their insurance provider. [+]
 

OIC Passes New Anti-Rebating/Inducement Rules

The Office of the Insurance Commissioner has passed a rule which went into effect in January 2016 to clarify how our state's rebating laws impact charitable contributions and referral gifts.[+]
 

Big I Washington Magazine

View the latest issues of IIABW’s quarterly magazine[+]
 

Lower E & O Risk

Legal brief outlining agents' standard of care in Washington State with a court cases and case studies. [+]
 

OIC Guide to Agency Audits

This article explains the issues the OIC is looking for in their agency audits. [+]
 

Insurance Implications of Rideshare Services

IIABW provides this one-page flyer for agents to provide their customers to explain the insurance implications of rideshare services like Uber. Get a copy of it in MS Word so you can customize it (put your logo on it) by sending an email to dholst@wainsurance.org[+]

Big “I” Statement on Court Decision to Strike Down DOL Overtime Rule

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 1, 2017 — The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) today released the following statement by Charles Symington, Big “I” senior vice president of external, industry & government affairs:[+]

Big "I" Members Ready to Assist Hurricane Harvey Victims

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, Aug. 31, 2017— As families and businesses begin to recover from the devastating effects of the flooding and damage caused by Hurricane Harvey, members of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (the Big “I”) stand ready to help those affected by the disaster through the Trusted Choice Disaster Relief Fund.[+]

Big "I" Statement on Hurricane Aid Package and NFIP Extension

WASHINGTON, D.C., Sept. 8, 2017 — The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) today released the following statement by Charles Symington, Big “I” senior vice president of external, industry & government affairs. [+]
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