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Catastrophes Coronavirus: Issues and impacts

The spread of the coronavirus and COVID-19 – and how governments, businesses, and individuals react to it – raises many issues relevant to property/casualty insurers and their customers. We've created a page that tracks and reports on these multi-faceted issues to help you find what you need, organized by topic. 


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Life Insurance 8 smart steps for buying life insurance

Life insurance can form a vital part of your family’s financial stability and well-being but, if you’re like most people, you may find the thought of shopping for the right type of coverage a little daunting. Fortunately, these eight simple steps can guide you along the way.


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Will workers comp claims for COVID-19 be paid?

Whether workers compensation claims related to COVID-19 will be paid is a question to be answered case by case and state by state. While some occupations – for example, health care workers and first responders – might be said to have a higher probability than others for exposure to COVID-19, whether the disease is compensable under workers comp is uncertain.

I.I.I. Glossary

VALUED POLICY- A policy under which the insurer pays a specified amount of money to or on behalf of the insured upon the occurrence of a defined loss. The money amount is not related to the extent of the loss. Life insurance policies are an example.

ANNUITY ADMINISTRATIVE CHARGES- Covers the cost of customer services for owners of variable annuities.

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Triple-I: Insurers Are Engaged In the COVID-19 Crisis

For immediate release New York Press Office: (917) 923-8245; media@iii.org     NEW YORK, March 28, 2020—U.S. Read More

Triple-I: Insurers Well-Positioned to Confront COVID-19’s Challenges

For immediate release New York Press Office: (212) 346-5500; media@iii.org   NEW YORK, March 20, 2020—The U.S.’s auto, home, and commercial insurers have the financial resources to meet its obligations during the COVID-19 crisis, according to a presentation the Insurance Information Institute (… Read More

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