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Inside Special Events Insurance for Concerts

By ISC Editor | Feb 5, 2024

Concerts are a thrilling experience, no matter the size. From intimate, acoustic performances to stadium tours, concerts can become the memory of a lifetime for attendees. But despite rigorous preparations, there’s always the risk that something goes awry – during…

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Insurance Market Overview, 2024 Projections By Matt Grossberg, ISC CEO

By ISC Editor | Jan 29, 2024

The market has been consistently hardening, with many reinsurers continually evaluating the types of business they want to write or downsizing their lines of authority due to catastrophic exposure, climate-related risks, the ongoing wars, geopolitical issues, and generally poor underwriting…

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Look at What Caught Your Eye: ISC’s Top Performing Articles of 2023

By ISC Editor | Jan 25, 2024

Our goal with the ISC Insider is to bring you the latest insurance market trends, issues impacting today’s business and individual consumers, industry sector updates, marketing strategies, and more. We also want to inform you about what’s new at ISC…

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How to Respond to Common Objections for Builder’s Risk Insurance

By ISC Editor | Jan 24, 2024

Builder’s Risk insurance provides coverage for buildings and structures while under construction, renovation, or remodeling. The policy, written for a specific time frame (3, 6, 9, or 12 months), is designed to protect against various risks that can occur during…

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Paramount Gives Back over the Holiday Season, Participates in the East Texas Food Bank

By ISC Editor | Jan 23, 2024

When Paramount, an ISC company, decided it would be great to participate in the East Texas Food Bank in Tyler, everyone was eager to help. “Every department and person at the company hopped on board immediately,” said Sarah Morrow, Endorsement…

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What Are the Most Common Winter Claims?

By ISC Editor | Dec 21, 2023

In most parts of the country, it’s cold outside, with snow and icy conditions already here or on their way. With Old Man Winter rearing his head again, it’s wise to take stock of some of the most common claims…

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We’ve Made Cyber Insurance Easy to Quote, Bind, and Deliver

By ISC Editor | Dec 19, 2023

While huge data breaches and other types of cyberattacks against companies like Bellagio, Mandalay Bay, and 23andMe make headlines, small businesses are attractive prey for hackers. Cybercriminals assume that weaker security measures will make small businesses more accessible to crack…

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Add Special Events Insurance to Your Client’s Holiday Party To-Do List

By ISC Editor | Dec 15, 2023

With the holidays right around the corner, talk to your clients about Special Events insurance to protect against potential liabilities, property damage, and unforeseen events. Typically, holiday parties engage large gatherings of people, especially if the event includes spouses and…

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The Not-So-Merry Side of Holiday Parties

By ISC Editor | Dec 15, 2023

It’s the season when companies get together to celebrate the holidays and the beginning of a new year. But amid the celebration, things can and do go wrong. Let’s take a look at a few holiday party claims of the…

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Film Production Back on Track with Writer, Actor Strikes Over

By ISC Editor | Dec 13, 2023

The writers’ strike in Hollywood lasted 146 days and ended officially on October 9 when members of the Writers Guild of America (WGA) ratified a new contract with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television (AMPTP). The actors ended their…

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Common Construction Liability Claims

By ISC Editor | Dec 4, 2023

General Liability insurance is a must-have coverage for general contractors, subcontractors, and artisan contractors, protecting them against third-party bodily injury and property damage, personal and advertising injury, and products and completed operation risks. When meeting clients and prospective customers, it’s…

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ISC Partners with the Jessie Rees Foundation, Assembles 300 JoyJars!

By ISC Editor | Nov 30, 2023

As part of ISC’s Charitable Giving Program, last month we partnered with the Jessie Rees Foundation TeamNEGU: Never Ever Give Up! Trevor Sybert, our Sales Operations Manager, nominated the foundation in honor of his son who was a recipient of…

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ISC Is Pleased to Announce the Launching of Our Marine Division

By ISC Editor | Nov 29, 2023

ISC is excited to announce the formation of our new Marine Division, which will be headed by Kevin Wolfe and include John Kiernan and Marquam (“Marq”) Wolfe. We will be providing the following coverages. General Cargo Coverage ISC will offer…

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Comparing Email Marketing Platforms for Insurance Agents

By ISC Editor | Nov 28, 2023

As all insurance agents know, email marketing is one of the best ways to reach new and existing clients. With the right drip campaigns, targeting, and email flows, you can increase your conversion rates and actually grow your business. And…

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For Your Clients and Prospects: Why Buy General Liability Insurance

By ISC Editor | Nov 16, 2023

A new survey of 1,000 small businesses conducted by Hiscox found that 75% of these firms are underinsured, while 70% don’t understand what commercial insurance covers, including a General Liability (GL) policy. According to Hiscox, the majority of small business…

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How to Get More Out of Your Insurance Blogs

By ISC Editor | Nov 16, 2023

In the insurance industry, attracting new leads is crucial for maintaining steady business. Today, one of the best ways to find new customers and pitch them on your products and services is through online blog posts. But unfortunately, no matter…

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ISC Launches ADVANTAGE Contractor GL Program, Submit-Quote-Bind Online

By ISC Editor | Nov 16, 2023

ISC is pleased to make available an additional General Liability (GL) program for contractors. Our new “A” rated ADVANTAGE Contractor GL program is an ISO-based coverage form and provides competitively priced broad protection. “The ADVANTAGE GL program provides our agency…

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Understanding Today’s Personal Lines Market

By ISC Editor | Nov 16, 2023

Individuals are seeing their Auto and Homeowners insurance premiums rates increase – some more than others, depending on where they are located in the country. Your clients and prospects are asking you why their rates are spiking. Here is an…

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State of the Homeowners Insurance Market

By ISC Editor | Nov 1, 2023

With weather-related losses at an all-time high, the homeowners insurance market continues to be hard hit. AM Best recently revised its outlook for the segment from stable to negative as a result of three consecutive years of net underwriting losses…

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ISC Gets Together with Wholesalers, the E&S Industry at WSIA’s 2023 Annual Marketplace

By ISC Editor | Oct 31, 2023

The Wholesaler & Specialty Insurance Association (WSIA) held its Annual Marketplace in San Diego September 18-20. ISC was excited to once again be a part of the yearly event, where more than 7,500 industry colleagues attended. It was an opportunity…

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Insurers Use Technology to Assess Climate Risk

By ISC Editor | Oct 26, 2023

Insurance companies continue to experience record losses from weather-related events. In addition to natural catastrophes such as hurricanes, floods, and earthquakes, there are secondary perils such as hail storms, tornadoes, thunderstorms, and wildfires that are causing more frequent and severe…

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