WHAT WILL BE COVERED Professionalism: Developing professionalism and professional relationships Functions of the Independent Agency, including: Relations with companies and relations with customers Automation in the agency Agency systems, including: Applications, policy issuance, binders, certificates of insurance, claims processing, renewals, cancellations and billing Ethics and Legal Obligations [+]
Personal Residential class analyzes the coverages provided by the HO Policy & Endorsements as well as explore common exposures excluded by unendorsed polices and much more... [+]
Let us help you get licensed in Life & Health.  Guaranteed results! Three days of class instruction to help you prepare for your state exam.  [+]
This course, like Commercial Casualty 1, will strengthen the participant's ability to have productive, assured interactions with customers in the area of commercial casualty exposures and coverages. The course focuses on Business Auto, Workers Compensation. [+]
Analyze the coverages provided by the PAP & its major endorsements. Learn how the PAP responds to owned, borrowed or rented autos. Examine the PUP & how it benefits your insured. Discover who is an insured. Explore avenues for avoiding E&O exposures. Get the most up-to-date, state specific information available, and much more.  [+]
Discuss automobile ride sharing arrangements (e.g. Uber and Lyft), and potential coverage problems for shared ownership automobiles and properties, such as condominiums. Evaluate how being a resident of the insured’s household affects coverage under Homeowners and Personal Auto policies. Evaluate the extent of coverage for business in personal lines policies. What liability insurance would be available if a parent is sued for negligent supervision of a minor? [+]
Don’t miss this chance to discover the truth about 10 significant commercial property and liability coverage issues that can affect your client. When does the duty begin and end in a liability policy? Investigate the extent of contractual liability protection provided under the CGL policy and how it compares to the BAP. Evaluate steps that can be taken to reduce potential problems when issuing Certificates of Insurance from the standpoint of the insured, certificate holder, insurance company, and agent. And more... [+]
Examine the difference in valuation methods based on Actual Cash Value, Replacement Cost, and Agreed Value. Evaluate significant differences in the level of protection for owned versus non-owned motorized “toys” under a homeowners policy. Examine how a personal umbrella policy can help fill in the potential coverage gaps. [+]
This is a two-part webinar. Qualifies for SwissRe credit.   Part 1: Review the concepts of the law of agency, including how the agency relationship is established. And More...   Part 2: Review exposures that may cause an uncovered claim in order to identify areas that require the attention of an agency’s risk management efforts. [+]
Who is an insured in a Commercial Liability policy can be very different from who wants to be an insured. Examine the extent of protection for a named insured and for others who are covered by the policy. Sole proprietor, partnership, joint venture, trusts, and newly acquired or formed entities will be discussed. Protection for prior entities, employees, volunteer workers, and an additional insured will be examined. Evaluate coverage for an insured who rents or leases property. And more.. [+]
Grand Island, Columbus and Ashland. Topics being finalized. [+]
This event will be held at the Yankee Hill Country Club with a 10 am - shotgun start. Cost is $100 per player (Includes green fees, cart, burger lunch, drink ticket, flag & flight prizes and more.) [+]
Instructor: John Dismukes - Topics: TBD. Mark your calendar for this incredible instructor. [+]
Embassy Suites, Lincoln [+]
Holiday Inn, Kearney [+]

Things You Should Know About From IIAN's Staff

Check in every week for useful tips and to see what's happening at the Nebraska Big "I"![+]

February E-Bulletin

Nebraska's 150th Birthday; IIAN supporting LB553[+]

Unicameral Update

The Unicameral starts floor debate on Tuesday, March 28th, with only two bills on our watch list having "priority" status. [+]


March 2017 Issue [+]

Big “I” Questions McCarran-Ferguson Repeal Efforts

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 22, 2017—The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) today expresses concern over the U.S. House of Representatives’ passage of H.R. 372, the “Competitive Health Insurance Reform Act of 2017,” by Rep. Paul Gosar (R-Arizona). H.R. 372 would repeal the limited antitrust exemption for health insurers established by the McCarran-Ferguson Act. [+]

Insurance Agent Mobile Application Joins Agents Council for Technology

ALEXANDRIA, Virginia, March 9, 2017—Insurance Agent Mobile Application is the newest company partner of the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America’s Agents Council for Technology (ACT). [+]

Big “I” Applauds Reintroduction of Flood Insurance Bill in Senate and House

WASHINGTON, D.C., March 8, 2017 — The Big “I” today applauded Sens. Dean Heller (R-Nevada) and Jon Tester (D-Montana) and Reps. Dennis Ross (R-Florida) and Kathy Castor (D-Florida) for introducing the “Flood Insurance Market Parity and Modernization Act.” [+]

Rep. Joe Kennedy to Address Big “I” Young Agents & InsurPac Leadership

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 28, 2017—The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA or the Big “I”) today announced at Rep. Joe Kennedy, III (D-Massachusetts) will address the Young Agents & InsurPac State Chairpersons Legislative Luncheon at the annual Big “I” Legislative Conference. [+]