Joint Webinar Hosted by I.I.I. and PCI to Provide Insurance Tips for Wildfire Recovery on August 13th

Kim Kirchner, Coburn Communication: (212) 536-9837; 

SACRAMENTO, Calif. August 9, 2018 —The Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) and the Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI) will host a joint webinar, “When the Smoke Clears: Wildfire Recovery and Preparation for Businesses and Consumers,” on Monday, August 13.

To date, there has been over 300,000 acres burned in the Mendocino Complex Fire with an estimated $1.5 billion in losses from the recent July/August fires throughout California.

Experts representing both I.I.I. and PCI will share insight on recovery and navigating the claims process to rebuild after a fire, and share tips on how to financially prepare for future wildfires.

The webinar details are as follows: 

Date: ​​​Monday, August 13, 2018

Time:​​​ 10:00 a.m., PT

Speakers:  Janet Ruiz, California Representative, Insurance Information Institute
Mark Sektnan, Vice President, State Government Relations, Property Casualty Insurers Association of America
Media will have the opportunity to ask questions and set up interviews after the presentation. To register, please click here.

Reporters who would like additional information about this webinar should contact Kim Kirchner, Coburn Communication, at or (212) 536-9837.

The I.I.I. has a full library of educational videos on its YouTube Channel. Information about I.I.I. mobile apps can be found here.

THE I.I.I. IS A NONPROFIT, COMMUNICATIONS ORGANIZATION SUPPORTED BY THE INSURANCE INDUSTRY. Insurance Information Institute, 110 William Street, New York, NY 10038; (212) 346-5500;

PCI promotes and protects the viability of a competitive private insurance market for the benefit of consumers and insurers. PCI is composed of approximately 1,000 member companies and 340 insurance groups, representing the broadest cross section of home, auto, and business insurers of any national trade association. PCI:

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