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The Insurance Information Network of California is a non-profit, non-lobbying organization dedicated to informing consumers and the media about the property/casualty business. With roots dating back a half-century with the Western Insurance Information Service, IINC is the recognized leader in communications for California insurance consumers.

From automotive safety to disaster readiness, the IINC staff encourages Californians to lead safer lives and prepare themselves for risk. By educating consumers about the role that insurance plays in their lives, IINC helps consumers protect themselves and save money by choosing the insurance products that best fit their needs. 


The Evolution of Earthquake Insurance
Published 03/10/2014 | Earthquakes
According to the U.S. Geological Survey, there is a 70 percent probability that an earthquake of magnitude 6.7 or larger will strike the San Francisco Bay Area during the next 30 years. However, while Californians live with earthquakes, an estimated 13 percent of California homeowners purchase earthquake insurance.
Insurers Boost The State Economy By $30.2 Billion
Published 01/30/2014 | Press Releases
California has a near $2 trillion economy that ranks it as a global financial power, thanks in part to a multi-billion dollar boost from the property/casualty insurance industry, according to a new report.
    
Insurers contributed $30.2 billion to California’s 2011 gross state product, accounting for about 1.6 percent of the state’s GSP, according to the report, released today by the Insurance Information Network of California.
Ride Sharing: Know The Risk Before You Share The Ride
Published 01/24/2014 | Auto
Ride-sharing companies that use smartphone apps to match drivers with riders have become popular transportation alternatives. Startups like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar created what they call “no hassle” ways for people to get from point A to point B.
     
However, many drivers for these startups may not understand the important role of auto insurance.