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IRMI Provides Free Tips on Surviving the Hard Insurance Market

Dallas, TX, September 20, 2002International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI), today published "The IRMI Hard Market Survival Guide 2002" on its website. The article provides 20 practical recommendations to help business executives, risk managers, and insurance professionals deal with the current hard insurance market.

The action list covers topics such as how to negotiate tricky coverages (e.g., terrorism, mold), getting harried underwriters to look at your renewal submission with favor, evaluating your firm’s property loss exposure including debris removal, and examining alternatives to the traditional insurance marketplace.

IRMI President Jack P. Gibson says, "We’re doing our best here at IRMI to help risk professionals navigate the hard market’s turbulent waters so that they can sail right through the storm to calmer markets in the future."

To view these tips, visit and link to the article from the description at the top of the page.

Founded in 1978, International Risk Management Institute, Inc., is a Dallas-based research and publishing organization specializing in risk management and insurance reference manuals, books, and newsletters. These references and the firm's website,, provide practical strategies and tactics for insurance buyers, human resources professionals, risk managers, agents, brokers, underwriters, claims adjusters, and attorneys. IRMI is also the sponsor of the annual IRMI Construction Risk Conference, which is the only national symposium devoted exclusively to managing and insuring construction risks. Visit IRMI, or call 1-800-827-4242 for more information.

About IRMI

For more than 40 years, IRMI has helped our customers save lives and livelihoods as the premier provider of risk management and insurance information, tools, education, and training. IRMI helps risk management, insurance, and legal professionals make better decisions for their companies and clients with unbiased expertise and balanced, comprehensive content. 

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