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PCI and Develop New Online Video News Report for U.S. P&C Industry

"Property Casualty Briefing" will inform the P&C insurance community about important public policy issues and industry trends.

    NEW YORK, NY, August 02, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The Property Casualty Insurers Association of America (PCI), the leading property casualty trade association, composed of 1,000 member companies that represent 40 percent of U.S. property casualty insurance, and World Risk and Insurance News (, the online video news network for the global insurance community, announced a new monthly video news report focusing on public policy and other trends affecting the property and casualty industry in the state, federal, and international areas.

The new "Property Casualty Briefing" will feature leaders from PCI providing insight on recent legislation and regulation, economic data and trend analysis, and other issues important to consumers and the industry. PCI and will produce Property Casualty Briefings at least once each month to ensure those in the industry are kept informed on a timely basis.

Commenting on the new video report, PCI's senior vice president for public affairs, Marguerite Tortorello said, "The Property Casualty Briefing is an important communication tool to help promote and protect the viability of a competitive private insurance market for the benefit of consumers and insurers. Working with enables us to explain the nuances of public policy in a way that can only be accomplished through online video."

" is pleased to be working with PCI on the Property Casualty Briefing," said President John P. Greene. "We are uniquely positioned to work with associations like PCI to leverage online video and social media to improve communication within the industry."

In the first edition of "Property Casualty Briefing", PCI's Jeffrey Junkas, Regional Manager of State Government Relations reviews legislation that threatens underwriting freedom and would limit the use of information such as credit-based insurance scoring in classifying risk.

"Property Casualty Briefing" will appear on and, and be distributed through email alerts and newsletters, as well as social media including Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Reddit,, Stumbled Upon, Tumbler and Twitter.

About The Property Casualty Insurers Association of America
PCI is composed of more than 1,000 member companies, representing the broadest cross-section of insurers of any national trade association. PCI members write over $195 billion in annual premium, 39 percent of the nation's property casualty insurance. Member companies write 46 percent of the U.S. automobile insurance market, 32 percent of the homeowners market, 37 percent of the commercial property and liability market, and 41 percent of the private workers compensation market.

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