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Apr 10, 2014, 10:23 ET

NYIA Urges Legislature To Adopt A Zero Tolerance Policy For Fraud At Assembly Hearing

 The New York Insurance Association is asking lawmakers to act and put an end to insurance fraud. Auto insurance companies call upon the...

Nov 25, 2013, 13:28 ET

New York Insurance Association Elects 2014 Officers And Board Of Directors

The New York Insurance Association (NYIA) elected its 2014 officers and board of directors at the association's Annual Meeting on Nov. 14, 2013 at...

Oct 29, 2013, 16:47 ET

Better Preparing New York For Disasters

NYIA Issues White Paper on Lessons Learned After Sandy and Possible Ways to Strengthen New York The one year anniversary of Sandy is an...

Nov 29, 2012, 17:12 ET

New York Insurance Association Confirms Insurance Companies Responding To Historic Volume Of Claims Quickly

Governor Cuomo announced several regulatory changes today that the New York Insurance Association (NYIA) views as unnecessary. "We agree with...

Aug 06, 2012, 11:47 ET

Governor Cuomo Considers Signing Anti-Consumer Measure

Flawed legislation severely limits consumer choice and could increase the cost of insurance  The New York Insurance Association (NYIA)...

Jul 02, 2012, 13:39 ET

Auto Insurance Legislation Passed At The End Of Session Negatively Impacts Consumers

Governor urged to veto flawed legislation that could raise the cost of insurance The New York Insurance Association (NYIA) today called on...

Dec 20, 2011, 14:34 ET

Holiday Party Etiquette: A Good Host Is a Responsible Host When It Comes To Serving Alcohol

  HOMEOWNERS CAN BE SUBJECT TO SOCIAL HOST LIABILITY LAWS WHEN SERVING LIQUOR  The holiday season means party time for many...

Aug 22, 2011, 14:38 ET

Heading off to College? Be Sure You're Protected With Adequate Insurance Coverage

NYIA Offers Tips for Insuring College Students' Possessions The days of going to college with a few clothes, pen, paper and a typewriter have long...

Aug 04, 2011, 15:10 ET

New Report Finds 2000 Honda Civic Is Most Frequently Stolen Car In New York State

The New York Insurance Association said the 2000 Honda Civic is again the most frequently stolen vehicle in New York State. The Hot Wheels 2011...

Apr 26, 2011, 09:39 ET

New York is in an Auto Accident Fraud Crisis, Broken Laws Need to be Fixed Now, NYIA to Testify at Senate Hearing

Immediate reform of New York's fraud-riddled no-fault automobile insurance system is needed to stop criminals from cheating the state's citizens...

May 18, 2000, 01:00 ET

High Costs of Auto Injuries, Accident Rate - Not Profits Are Key Factors Behind Price of New York Auto Insurance

NEW YORK, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The high costs of injury claims and large number of damage claims from auto accidents in New York are far above...

Nov 04, 1999, 00:00 ET

New York's Fight Against Insurance Fraud Aided by New Insurance Rules, Says N.Y Insurance Association

ALBANY, N.Y., Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- New insurance regulations will help the insurance industry fight fraud and control auto insurance costs,...

Jul 26, 1999, 01:00 ET

Trade Association Responds to Senator Schumer Re Auto Insurance Rates

ALBANY, N.Y., July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Bernard N. Bourdeau, President of the New York Insurance Association Inc., a trade association...

Feb 20, 1998, 00:00 ET

Independent Agents Win New York State Approval of Insurance Card

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has approved the use of ACORD's Insurance...

Feb 20, 1998, 00:00 ET

Insurance Association Plans Conference for Small Agencies

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The Independent Insurance Agents Association of New York, Inc. (IIAANY) will hold its Main Street Agents...

Dec 12, 1997, 00:00 ET

Independent Agents Target Auto and Homeowners Insurance Issues for Upcoming Albany Session

MT. VERNON, N.Y., Dec. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Independent Insurance Agents Association of New York, Inc. (IIAANY) has released its 1998...

Sep 18, 1997, 01:00 ET

IIAANY Urges Consumers to Know 'Rights' When Purchasing Insurance from Banks

SYRACUSE, N.Y., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- The Independent Insurance Agents Association of New York (IIAANY) is urging consumers to know their...

May 02, 1997, 01:00 ET

New York Property Insurance Pool Stops Accepting New Business Applications

NEW YORK, May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- A state-created insurance pool which provides property insurance to high risk properties in New York state is no...