News Releases

October 2017

PCI Elects New Officers to the Board of Governors
October 16
PCI Statement on NAFTA Negotiations
October 10
PCI: Addressing AOB Abuse is Urgent Priority for Florida Homeowners
October 10 | Florida
Insurers Offer Guidance for Hurricane Nate Recovery
October 9
October Fires: Wake Up Call to Get Financially Prepared with a Wildfire Reality Check
October 9 | California
Property/Casualty Insurance Industry’s Net Income Drops 29.2 Percent in First-Half 2017
October 6
Insurers Encourage Storm Preparation for Tropical Storm Nate
October 5
Florida Insurers Stress Importance of Claims Process in Preparation for Tropical Storm Nate
October 5 | Florida
PCI Applauds Senate Action to Include Critical Data Access in AV START Act
October 4 | Federal

September 2017

FSOC Announcement Reaffirms Traditional Insurance Activities are not Systemically Risky
September 29 | All States, NAIC, Federal, International, District of Columbia
PCI Applauds Bipartisan Duffy-Heck FIO Reform Bill
September 29 | Federal
AV START Act Fails to Address Critical Data Access Issues
September 28
Joint Insurance Trade Statement on Federal Tax Reform Framework
September 28 | Federal
PCI Encourages House Passage of FAA Reauthorization Package
September 25
Deadly Earthquake in Mexico is Wake Up Call for US Residents: Insurance Experts Available
September 22 | All States, NAIC, Federal, International, District of Columbia
New Poll Finds Significant Natural Disaster Preparedness Gap Among Americans
September 21 | All States, NAIC, Federal, International, District of Columbia
MEDIA ADVISORY: Avoiding Unlicensed Contractors Following Hurricane Irma
September 20 | Florida
PCI Hosts Briefing to Assist Communities with Natural Disaster Preparation and Recovery
September 18
PCI Offers Suggestions About Vehicles Flooded By Hurricane Irma
September 13 | Florida
Valley Fire Anniversary: Wake Up Call to Get Financially Prepared with a Wildfire Reality Check
September 12 | California
Consumer Alert: Unlicensed Vendor Fraud Common after Severe Weather
September 12
Florida Insurers Offer Guidance for Hurricane Irma Recovery
September 11
Western Wildfires: Wake Up Call to Get Financially Prepared with a Wildfire Reality Check
September 6 | Multiple States
PCI Encourages Improvements to SAFE DRIVE Act
September 6
Florida Insurers Encourage Storm Preparation for Hurricane Irma
September 5 | Florida
MEDIA ADVISORY: Insurers Ready to Help Floridians as Hurricane Irma Looms in Tropics
September 1 | Florida
Insurers Offer Recovery Advice to Texans Impacted by Hurricane Harvey
September 1 | Texas

August 2017

Insurers Offer Labor Day Travel Advice
August 30
PCI Calls on Congress to Pass NFIP Extension
August 30 | Federal
Insurers Respond to False Social Media Posts on Harvey Insurance Claims
August 29
Insurers Offer Advice for Residents as Tropical Depression Harvey Quickly Approaches
August 23 | Multiple States
Hurricane Andrew 25th Anniversary: Insurers Warn Floridians to Always be Prepared
August 22 | Florida
AOB Abuse is a Threat to Insurance Policyholders
August 16 | Florida
Back-to-school weeks bring added distractions, congestion to already dangerous roads
August 16
Peak Hurricane Season: Take Time Now to Get Prepared
August 8
Florida Insurers Offer Guidance for Tropical Storm Emily Recovery
August 1 | Florida
Auto Insurance Customer Satisfaction at Historic High; Cost Remains Top Concern
August 1 | All States, NAIC, Federal, International, District of Columbia

July 2017

MEDIA ADVISORY: Insurers Stand Ready as Governor Scott Prepares State for Tropical Storm Emily
July 31 | Florida
PCI Applauds House Small Business Committee for Raising Awareness on Role of Cyber Insurance to Protect Businesses
July 26 | Federal
Insurers Offer 5 Bike Safety Tips
July 25
Missouri Governor Signs Tort Reform Legislation Addressing Claim Settlement Abuses
July 12 | Missouri
Summer Traffic Increases Chances for Windshield Damage; PCI Warns Floridians of Auto Glass Fraud
July 11 | Florida
Insurers Offer Advice to Flood Victims in Texas
July 10 | Texas

June 2017

Insurers Offer Recovery Tips for Nebraska Hail Damage
June 30 | Nebraska
PCI Applauds Introduction of Repeatedly Flooded Communities Preparation Act
June 28 | Federal
Fourth of July Warning: PCI Cautions Fire-Prone States to Prepare Finances for Wildfires
June 26 | Multiple States
PCI’S Manna Named Among Insurance Industry’s Elite Woman in 2017
June 26 | All States, NAIC, Federal, International, District of Columbia
PCI Welcomes and Congratulates Newly Appointed Florida CFO Jimmy Patronis
June 26 | Florida
Property/Casualty Insurance Industry’s Net Income Drops 42.2 Percent in First-Quarter 2017
June 26
PCI Disappointed in House Passage of H-5531, Urges Senate to Oppose Unnecessary License Plate Scanning Legislation
June 26 | Rhode Island
PCI Applauds House Markup of NFIP Reauthorization and Reform Package
June 21 | Federal
Insurers Offer Advice to Tropical Storm Cindy Flood Victims
June 21 | All States, NAIC, Federal, International, District of Columbia
Insurers Encourage Storm Preparation for “Invest 93-L”
June 19
PCI Applauds Alaska Gov. Walker for Signing Ridesharing Bill
June 16 | Alaska
Insurers Offer Tips for Teen Drivers
June 13
Insurers Offer Advice to Flood Victims in Florida
June 8 | Florida
PCI Encourages Support for the Financial CHOICE Act
June 6
Insurers Commend Governor Abbott for Signing Texting While Driving Ban in Texas
June 6 | Texas
Nevada Becomes 23rd State to Modernize Insurance Laws Allowing E-Card, E-Delivery and E-Posting
June 1 | Nevada
2017 Hurricane Season Begins; PCI Launches “Get Prepared” Insurance Toolkit
June 1
PCI Bolsters Advocacy Operations, Hires Financial Services and Tax Experts
June 1

May 2017

9 States Fight Distracted Driving Epidemic with Tougher Laws in 2017
May 30 | Multiple States
PCI Says Illinois Workers Compensation Legislation could have Negative Consequences for the State
May 26 | Illinois
Insurers Respond to Mississippi Auto Body Repair Consumer Guide
May 25 | Mississippi
Avoid Distraction: Keep Your Eyes on the Road
May 24 | All States, NAIC, Federal, International, District of Columbia
Consumer Federation of America’s Latest Study is Further Proof that Auto Insurance Is Competitive
May 22 | All States, NAIC, Federal, International, District of Columbia
Texting While Driving Ban Zooms Out of the Texas Senate
May 19 | Texas
Insurers Support Ban on Texting While Driving in Texas
May 16 | Texas
Senate Tentatively Passes Texas Hail Bill
May 16 | Texas
South Carolina Consumers One Step Closer to Going Paperless for Insurance Documents
May 11 | South Carolina
PCI Applauds Governor Scott Signing Rideshare Bill into Florida Law
May 9
Insurers Weigh in on 2017 Legislative Session
May 9 | Florida
Insurers Issue Statement on Florida Workers Compensation Rate Ruling
May 9 | Florida
Property/Casualty Insurers Report $4.7 Billion Net Underwriting Loss in 2016
May 8
Texas Hail Bill Tentatively Passes House
May 4
Insurers Offer Tornado Recovery Tips
May 1 | Texas

April 2017

HB 1774 Protects Texans From Lawsuit Abuse
April 27 | Texas
PCI Commends House Financial Services Hearing to Benefit Consumers and Defend State-Based Insurance Regulation
April 26
Autonomous Vehicle Regulations Should Clarify Insurance Requirements and Make Accident Data Available
April 25 | California
Rising Storm Damage Totals Highlight the Need for Financial Literacy Regarding Insurance
April 25
Florida Insurers Commend House Government Accountability Committee for Addressing Distracted Driving
April 24 | Florida
Spring is Here and Severe Storms are Brewing
April 24
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