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Jury Threshold a Reason for High Auto
Insurance in Louisiana?

Let's spread the word. As we prepare for the next Legislative Session, could it be our year to see tort reform? Many don't believe we can do that with our current leadership. However, why not start getting the message out? It certainly can't hurt. Here are a few news stories already out there. Why not share these with your consumers?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFdzgQ-eKJo&feature=youtu.be

http://advocate.la.newsmemory.com/publink.php?shareid=08b09cb5b





Looking for Good Help?

PIA, along with other industry colleagues, are partnering with ULM Department of Risk Management and Insurance for the 2017 Risk & Insurance Talent Search. Mark your calendar for November 14 - 15, 2017 and plan to join us in Monroe — if you are looking for talented staff to bring in to your agency you won't want to miss this opportunity, including a welcome reception, career fair with exhibit booths, round table discussions, lunch and interviews. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. Meet us in Monroe to find your new insurance hire at RITS!

Registration Packet        Register Online       




Are You Aware of the New Agents' License
Renewal Process?

Act 154 of the 2017 Regular Legislative Session provides for revisions to the producer license renewal schedule. As a result of the passage of the legislation, licenses will be due for renewal based on each producer's license number, not by line of authority. The change will take effect January 1, 2018 and the Louisiana Department of Insurance will issue a bulletin outlining the changes. To view a PowerPoint presentation with more information and examples of how this will affect you, please click here.

Upcoming PIA Events
09/26/2017 -- CISR Personal Residential (Lafayette, LA)

09/27/2017 -- YIPS 13th Annual Bowl-A-Thon Sponsor Opportunities

09/27/2017 -- YIPS 13th Annual Bowl-A-Thon

09/27/2017 -- CISR Agency Operations (Shreveport, LA)

10/03/2017 -- North Shore Chapter Meeting

10/04/2017 -- CISR Agency Operations (Baton Rouge, LA)

10/05/2017 -- CISR Commercial Casualty II (Kenner, LA)

10/11/2017 -- Baton Rouge Chapter Meeting

10/11/2017 -- CISR Personal Residential (Shreveport, LA)

10/12/2017 -- New Orleans Chapter Big Easy Bash



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One More Time… PIA Disaster Fund
to Help Main Street Businesses

The PIA Insurance Foundation is raising funds to provide relief grants to Main Street business owners who were adversely impacted by catastrophic flooding resulting from Hurricanes Harvey & Irma.

The PIA Disaster Relief Fund, a project of the PIA Insurance Foundation, is soliciting charitable donations and providing relief grants to Main Street businesses that may be facing gaps in the insurance coverages or other assistance available to them. Grants are available in areas covered by Federal or state declarations of disaster related to the flooding events that resulted from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

To Donate to the PIA Disaster Relief Fund:
http://www.pianet.com/docs/2017/piadisasterrelieffunddonorform2017/

For questions, information, or addition donation methods, please email: IFDisasterReliefFund@pianet.org.






The 2017 PIA/Omnia Webinar Series

This year PIA members can attend a variety of member-only webinars—produced for those in customer service, sales, HR, and leadership roles. Most are free to PIA members.

This quarter we are focusing on Human Resources with these three webinars:

  • September 20: Employee Recruiting Methods to Hire Right the First Time
  • October 18: Power Interviewing
  • November 15: Onboarding Your New Employee for Success
To register and view the full schedule of webinars, visit
http://www.omniagroup.com/pia-webinar-registration/.






Thanks to Our 2017 PIA Partners:

Capital Premium Financing


Excalibur National Insurance Company


LUBA Workers' Comp

Markel FirstComp

SageSure Insurance Managers, LLC

Stonetrust Commercial Ins. Co.