Our Mission

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

2014 EKU Winner2014 EKU 2nd

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 22, 2014.

First-place winner Cheryl Fuller won a $1,000 scholarship and Amanda Roberts won second place and a $500 scholarship. To learn more and to see the two winning papers plus two honorable mention papers just click here.

Results from the 2013 competition 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.


Insurance Fraud:
Property and Casualty Insurance

IIK and Eastern Kentucky University's Risk Management and Insurance Program will be sponsoring a CLE/CE seminar for attorneys and claims professionals in May, 2015. The seminar will deal with the topic of insurance fraud and will be offered at the following times and locations:

May 20, 2015
The Brown Hotel, Louisville, KY

May 21, 2015
Marriott Griffin Gate, Lexington, Kentucky

CLE for Attorneys – 6.0 units:  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 7.0 hours of CE including 1.0 hour of ethics by the Kentucky Department of Insurance.

For more information please click here to see a brochure with detailed information. Registration is available online here. IIK members qualify for a discounted rate.

Insurance 101

IIK has produced a program containing information on the basics of insurance as well as a brief look at a some key issues that affect insurance consumers. This program, called Insurance 101, has been distributed on a flash drive which is available free of charge upon request. Just click here to ask for one.

Insurance 101 Flash Drive

Insurance 101 is also available here on the website. Just click here to take a quick tour.

Our Issues

Read about the issues that IIK is working on:

The Use of Credit in Setting Premiums
Accident Taxes
Local Government Insurance Premium Taxes
Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Reform
Lawsuit Loans

When Natural Disasters Strike

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