Private Investigators may engage in insurance investigations, insurance fraud investigations, or the investigation of insurance claims.
Following are websites that provide information about the insurance industry, insurance associations, and insurance industry news.
Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers – The Council represents leading commercial insurance agencies and brokerage firms. Only the top one percent of all agents and brokers qualify. The Council’s members in more than 3,000 locations, place 80 percent – well over $90 billion – of all U.S. insurance products and services protecting business, industry, government and the public at-large, and they administer billions of dollars in employee benefits. Since 1913, The Council of Insurance Agents & Brokers has worked in the best interests of its members, securing innovative solutions and creating new market opportunities at home and abroad. Includes industry links and news.
Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America – The Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA) is a national alliance of 300,000 business owners and their employees who offer all types of insurance and financial services products. Includes insurance industry studies.
Insurance Information Institute – Links to state and national associations.
Insurance NewsNet – Up-to-the-minute insurance industry news, analysis and commentary. Reliable, focused information from more than 12,000 sources.
Insurance.com – Brings top insurance companies together in one place, to compete for your business. You can compare multiple rates, and buy the policy that’s right for you, all in one easy step, either online or by talking directly with our knowledgeable and helpful licensed agents.
National Association of Insurance Commissioners – Assists state insurance regulators, individually and collectively, in serving the public interest and achieving the following fundamental insurance regulatory goals in a responsive, efficient and cost effective manner, consistent with the wishes of its members:
The following are various types of insurance. Investigators should be aware of the various types of insurance that are available to provide a broad range of insurance investigation services to their clients: Car, Auto, Health, Travel, Life, Home, Homeowners, Dental, Medical, Term life, Renters, Whole life, Boat, Motorcycle, Liability and more.
Following are acronyms associated with the insurance industry:
- CIAB – Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers
- IIABA – Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America
- III – Insurance Information Institute
- LTC – long term care
- LTCI – long term care insurance
- P/C – Property/Casualty
- RIMS – Risk and Insurance Management Society
- SMART – State Modernization and Regulatory Transparency Act
See our List of Insurance Companies.
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