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The Insurance Institute of Kentucky is a non-profit corporation dedicated to educating, supporting and assisting the Kentucky insurance consumer, market and industry.

IIK News


2013 EKU Paper Competition


IIK sponsored a scholarship completion for Eastern Kentucky University students who submitted a paper on a topic related to property and casualty insurance.  The scholarship award winners were announced at the Annual EKU Insurance Day on April 16, 2013.

Pictured above are IIK Executive Director Mark Treesh, 2nd place winner John Schmidt, 1st place winner Claire Holsapple, and 2013 IIK Chair Bobby Owens.

The two winning papers and one honorable mention may be seen here:

Rep, Jim Gooch receives Sumner Award

2011 Sumner Award

IIK honors Rep. Jim Gooch for legislative leadership at its 2011 Spring Meeting.


IIK-EKU Spring Seminar

Current Issues: Tort Law and
Property and Casualty Insurance

IIK is once again offering a CE/CLE seminar in collaboration with Eastern Kentucky University's Risk Management and Insurance Program. Topics for the seminar include the following:

  • Ethics and the King's Speech
  • Tort and Insurance Legislative Update Panel Discussion
  • Good/BadFaith Claims Handling
  • Kentucky No-Fault Insurance: A Primer
  • Emerging Issues and Trends Panel Discussion

The program will be offered at the following times and locations:

June 3, 2014 - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Hilton Lexington Downtown
369 West Vine Street
Lexington, Kentucky 40507

June 4, 2014 - 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Holiday Inn Louisville East
1325 S. Hurstbourne Parkway
Louisville, Kentucky 40222

CLE for Attorneys: Each seminar offering has been approved for 6.0 units of CLE including 1 hour of ethics by the Kentucky Bar Association Continuing Legal Education Commission.

CE for Insurance Agents and Adjusters:  Each seminar offering has been approved for 5.0 hours of CE including 1.0 hour of ethics by the Kentucky Department of Insurance.

To see a seminar brochure and registration information click here or call (859) 622-1579 to register or for more information.

Insurance 101

IIK has distributed a CD containing information on the basics of insurance as well as a brief look at a couple of key issues that affect insurance consumers.

The information on that CD is now available here on our website. Just click here to take a quick tour.

We would be glad to provide a CD free of charge. Just click here to make your request.

Our Issues
Read about the issues that IIK is working on

When Natural Disasters Strike

Does your insurance cover you in the event of a flood, earthquake, or tornado? Read more here