Insurance co. to pay ‘miracle’ Joplin tornado survivor’s claim: ‘It’s a big worry off my mind’

By Associated Press, Published: October 24 ST. LOUIS — Mark Lindquist, whose against-the-odds story of survival and heroism in the Joplin tornado touched people around the world, got some good news Monday: The insurance company that initially denied his medical claim agreed to pay. Lindquist, 51, was hurt while trying to protect group home residents […]

SIAA Semi-Annual Business Meeting. New Carrier Coming to MIAA!

Below are highlights from the SIAA Regional Headquarters Convention in San Antonio:   GMAC coming soon to MIAA as a partnership carrier New APS Programs at www.apsmarketfinder.com including a Tow Truck writing market Strengthened partnerships with our existing national strategic partnership carriers Look for Foremost Auto (formerly Bristol West) to become more competitive in your […]

Minnesota Insurance Guaranty Association Law Requirement

“Midwest Insurance Agency Alliance (MIAA) will provide any assistance for our insurance agents we can if there are questions about this new law change.  Please contact us by calling, emailing or submitting your question through www.miaainsurance.com.” Minnesota Insurance Guaranty Association Law Requirement  September 29, 2011 (Supplied by Midwest Insurance Agency Alliance, Inc. partnership carrier MetLife) […]

Chubb Exec Sees D&O Growth Opportunities for Agents

For Insurance Agents of Midwest Insurance Agency Alliance, Inc., what are your thoughts about Directors and Officers (D&O) insurance?  In the article, Tony Galban (senior vice president and global D&O product manager for Chubb) says ‘While there are opportunities in this line for insurers and agents, the complexity of the product and patience needed to […]

Nationwide To Acquire Harleysville Insurance for $1.63B

I thought this article would be important for our insurance agents.  Harleysville and Allied are both partnership carriers of Midwest Insurance Agency Alliance (MIAA).  What are your thoughts of this merger?  How do you think it will affect our insurance agency group? Article By MARK E. RUQUET, PROPERTYCASUALTY360.COM  Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. will acquire Harleysville Mutual Insurance […]