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Go Big 2022: Key Takeaways

One of the first managers I worked for gave me a great piece of advice when I was preparing to attend my first conference. “Lisa, if you take away one thing from this conference it will have been worth your time to attend. That one thing may be new information, a new idea, a new contact or new inspiration."[+]

Big I NY's Photo Inspection Reform Bill Just Passed the Legislature

​The New York State Senate​ recently passed Big I NY's Auto Insurance Consumer Relief Act, our bill to make CARCO inspections optional at the discretion of insurance carriers. Earlier this year, the bill passed the Assembly. Now, all that remains is for it to be signed by the Governor. [+]

Industry Roundup: ​3 Unintended Consequences of Well-Intentioned Cyber Regulations; Autonomous Vehicles: Predictions vs. Truth; North Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins with Ripe Conditions for Above-Average Activity; Acrisure Touches $23B in Valuation

Victim of New York Subway Shooting Sues Gunmaker Glock and Parent Company; Europe Seeks G-7 Coordination on Russian Oil Insurance Ban; Lowering Interstate CDL Age Limits Brings More Risk Than Reward; Ransomware Attacks Up More Last Year Than in Prior Five Years: Verizon; & More[+]
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Brendan Higgins, Thousand Islands AgencyJeff Joseph, Mitchell-Joseph InsuranceJeff Joseph, Mitchell-Joseph InsuranceSteve Ferrar, Ferrar Insurance Agency, Inc.Toshiko Glatterman, TIG Insurance Agency

Using your information and research, we were able to get the company to reverse their position in favor of our client. This is such a great story of the value of being a Big I NY Member which gives the retail independent agent the opportunity to prove their value when needed the most.

Brendan Higgins, Thousand Islands Agency

As always Tim, your assistance is invaluable. Of all the benefits we derive from our membership, your expertise is by far the most helpful. Thank you for the excellent input!

Jeff Joseph, Mitchell-Joseph Insurance

Thank you for all of the work you do on behalf of the NY insurance agents!! You are an invaluable asset to us all.

Ed Hughes, Pilger Skidmore Associates, Inc.

I use Big I NY almost exclusively for stand-alone umbrella and I also have my E&O with you which contains some added enhancements for Big I members. I also use the Virtual University frequently to research issues, and when I send questions to Tim Dodge he always finds the answers for me.

Steve Ferrar, Ferrar Insurance Agency, Inc.

I can always rely on the Big I. A lifesaver for independent agents/brokers. Thank you!

Toshiko Glatterman, TIG Insurance Agency

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