Websites and the ADA

Posted on 6/4/2020
Big "I" has notified us that independent agencies in Florida (and other states) are facing a wave of legal demand notices alleging that their websites are not accessible for visually impaired customers. Although website accessibility claims usually

In Memoriam - Insurors Member Billy J. O'Kain

Posted on 6/4/2020
Longtime Insurors member Billy Joe O'Kain, formerly of O'Kain and Clark Insurance Agency in Oak Ridge, passed away on April 28 at the age of 89.

NCCI's New CSP Filing

Posted on 6/4/2020
The Construction Service Provider law was enacted in 2011 and since that time questions have remained surrounding “direct labor” on commercial construction projects.

Gov. Lee Announces C-19 Business Relief Funds

Posted on 6/4/2020
Governor Bill Lee, Lt. Gov. Randy McNally, House Speaker Cameron Sexton and the Financial Stimulus Accountability Group have announced that a new relief program has been developed for businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Tennessee Busine

Pandemic Risk Ins. Act Introduced in US House

Posted on 6/4/2020
On May 22, Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-New York) introduced legislation to create a federal backstop to prevent economic losses from future pandemics. The bill, H.R. 7011, and known as the Pandemic Risk Insurance Act (PRIA), is based on the Terrorism Ris

Last Chance to Register for Agency Growth Conference

Posted on 6/4/2020
As you hopefully have already seen, we are moving our Agency Growth Conference to an online format. The new date will be Thursday, June 11 and it will be presented via our ABEN platform. We have kept much of our content and speakers in place, and hav

In Memoriam - Insurors Member John C. Clarke

Posted on 6/4/2020
Longtime Insurors member, John Clarke, president emeritus of John Bailey Company in Knoxville and father of Insurors Board member Brandon Clarke, passed away suddenly in Highlands, NC on May 18 at the age of 72.

Riot Damage: Covered?

Posted on 6/4/2020
With many demonstrations and protests in recent days, some individuals have left the peaceful portion and resorted to damaging property and even committing theft. In cases where these claims result from "riots, civil commotion and vandalism," what co

WC Registry Updates

Posted on 6/4/2020
On June 10 the Secretary of State will be rolling out an updated online filing system for initial and renewal exemption filings.

Call to Action: Support COVID-19 Business Liability Protection

Posted on 6/4/2020
One of the most important issues that the Tennessee Legislature is considering – in this unusual legislative session during a pandemic – is a bill to provide protection to businesses from frivolous lawsuits of customers, employees or others claiming

In Memoriam - Insuror of the Year Alan Johnson

Posted on 6/4/2020
Longtime Insurors member, former Board member and past Insuror of the Year, J. Alan Johnson, CPCU, ARM-P, AIS, AINS, of Johnson Risk Management in Madisonville has passed away at age 67.