AOA Publishing e-Book, “E&O Loss Control & Risk Management Program for Insurance Agents and Brokers,” in Early 2012

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AgentsofAmerica.org creates Risk Management Program for Insurance Agents & Brokers

"AgentsofAmerica.ORG is an association dedicated to the personal and professional growth, stability and management of its agent members and their agencies," says Angelo J. Gioia,

AgentsofAmerica.ORG (AOA) announced today that it will publish “E&O Loss Control & Risk Management Program for Insurance Agents and Brokers” in early 2012. This e-Book, which has 26 distinct chapters plus an Appendix on Best Practices, represents a collaborative effort by more than 25 top E&O insurance attorneys and experts from across the country. Check out the Table of Contents, including a list of our Experts in." Meet the Authors

Professor James Kallman, of St. Edwards’ University, is the Editor in Chief of the eBook. “I am happy to work with AgentsofAmerica.ORG and with this country’s leading E&O attorneys to provide insurance agents and brokers and their E&O insurers with a first-of-its-kind cutting edge loss control and risk management tools,” says Dr. Kallman. “We are bringing the best talent and resources together to create the nation's first risk management initiative geared in helping agents reduce claims, as well as provide them with a practical guide to their agency operations. The expectation is that we will be able to create a CE component. Thus making the content even more valuable to both the agents and their carriers."

AoA’s Editorial Board for the eBook is supporting Professor Kallman. The members of the Editorial Board include Minneapolis E&O defense attorney Britton Weimer of Jones Satre & Weimer PLLC, Professor Andrew Whitman of the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management, New York Attorney Colleen Murphy, Chair of Goldberg Segalla, LLP Insurance Agent and Broker E&O Subgroup, E&O insurance expert Curtis Pearsall of Pearsall Associates Inc. and Roy Little, President and CEO at Insurance Educational Association

“This loss control initiative is what AOA is all about,” says Britton Weimer. “The primary responsibility of the Advisory Board will be to help identify new topics as well as additional authors. Our expectation as a Board is that we will continue to draw interest from experts from around the country and throughout the industry, thus keeping the content fresh the initiative always moving forward.” Anyone interested part of this project should contact them at info(at)agentsofamerica(dot)org.

The book provides E&O loss control techniques and a compendium of the relevant law from the quoting process up through claims reporting. It also features special chapters on licensing, security and privacy, social media, placements in the London market, as well as best practices check lists for hands-on use at the agencies and brokerages. AOA is in the process of partnering with a third-party provider to obtain continuing education accreditation for the project, which will serve as a platform for the creation of E&O loss control webinars and seminars.

AOA is actively also partnering with insurance companies and insurance associations and organizations, which can use this valuable resource with their insured’s or members and to assist in decreasing the number and severity of E&O claims.

"AgentsofAmerica.ORG is an association dedicated to the personal and professional growth, stability and management of its agent members and their agencies," says Angelo J. Gioia, founder of AOA. “It has become one the nation’s number top resources for connecting agents with other agents, industry professionals, highly relevant news, and agency revenue building products, services, opportunities, and continuing education.”

About AgentsofAmerica.ORG
AgentsofAmerica.ORG is an Insurance Agent's Association and indispensable resource for news, products, services, education, and industry information throughout America. The organization's mission is to deliver the BEST people, products, information, and services to agents all designed to help them manage and grow their business and provide ongoing value to their clients. Our motto is "Bringing the BEST Together." AgentsofAmerica.ORG is offering a FREE MEMBERSHIP to anyone interested in learning about the valuable benefits the new organization offers. All members are eligible for additional discounts and access to an extensive array of other membership programs. Visit http://www.agentsofamerica.org for more information.

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