People

People

Stonetrust Commercial Insurance Company has announced the hiring of Jeff Skaggs as senior vice president of underwriting and marketing; Dawn Boniol as manager of compliance, quality control and claims support, and Richard Perkins as loss prevention outreach...
Meetings & Education

Meetings & Education

The Federation of Insurance Women of Texas has moved its 76th Annual Convention to a virtual event, Oct. 20-24. Sessions will offer four hours of continuing education credit and classes are open to all. Fees to attend the C.E. classes are $25 for members, $35 for...
Fundraiser

Fundraiser

The Independent Insurance Agents of Houston will host its
Second Annual
Fishin’ with a Mission Tournament
on Oct. 29 through Oct. 31. Tournament headquarters is the Beachfront Pavilion in Rockport.

NIAC

NIAC

Longtime insurance consumer advocate Birny Birnbaum proposed a model law to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners during an online meeting of the Consumer Liaison Committee. Birnbaum’s proposal would define fair and unfair discrimination in insurance;...
Flood Coverage

Flood Coverage

After Hurricane Harvey inundated Southeast Texas, the number of flood insurance policies in the Corpus Christi area increased. But new federal data shows those gains are eroding. Nearly all Corpus Christi-area counties have fewer federal flood policies in place than...
TDI

TDI

The Texas Department of Insurance is circulating an informal working draft of a new rule on pet insurance that will classify pet insurance as inland marine insurance and allow insurers to sell it through individual or group policies. The change would designate pet...