Insurance News

Deer Vehicle Collisions Total More than 1.6 Million Per Year

November 17, 2010 No Comments »

If you’re still thinking about skimping on your car insurance, know that there are more than 1.6 million deer-vehicle collisions each year, according to the Insurance Information Institute. And though the number of miles driven by U.S. motorists over the ... Read More »

Insurance Industry Customer Satisfaction Declining

November 15, 2010 No Comments »

Who knew customer satisfaction was ever really that great to begin with? Insurance professionals take this information with a grain of salt, as insurance premiums have been increasing slightly over the past couple of years. As you may expect, there ... Read More »

Allstate Mayhem: What Exactly Should We Be Worried About?

September 8, 2010 No Comments »

Well, if Allstate has their way, we should worry about everything unless they are our insurer. Normally known as the “Good Hands People,” Allstate has switched gears with this campaign in an attempt to capture a larger market share by ... Read More »

Average Cost of Homeowner’s Insurance

August 26, 2010 No Comments »

If you’re wondering how much homeowner’s insurance costs, you’ve come to the right place. The average cost of homeowner’s insurance has been rising steadily over the past decade, according to data from the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC). In ... Read More »

Online Auto Insurance Purchases Climb In 2009

June 22, 2010 No Comments »

American consumers submitted 38.8 million online insurance quote requests and purchased a record 2.8 million auto insurance policies online last year, according to a recent study conducted by comScore. Both requests and purchases were up more than 20 percent versus ... Read More »

Teenage Girls May See Higher Car Insurance Rates

June 9, 2010 No Comments »

Although car insurance rates are cheaper for women than men, new technologies seem to be making teen girls a greater risk behind the wheel, according the Allstate 2009 State of Teen Driving survey. Of the 1,063 teens who participated, 51% ... Read More »

Auto Insurance Now Mandatory in Wisconsin

June 1, 2010 No Comments »

As of today, liability auto insurance is mandatory in the state of Wisconsin. Going forward, drivers in the state will be required to carry minimum car insurance coverage and proof of insurance. The minimum liability limits in Wisconsin are $50,000 ... Read More »

Chinese Drywall Insurance Coverage

May 26, 2010 No Comments »

The “Chinese drywall” problem is just starting to snowball. According to Independent Agent Magazine, “the property loss from Chinese drywall could exceed every U.S. hurricane except Katrina (2005) and Andrew (1992).” How much is that? The expected property loss settlements ... Read More »

An Insurance Lesson from Hulk Hogan

May 24, 2010 No Comments »

A widely publicized 2007 car accident involving Hulk Hogan’s son, Nick Hogan, left his passenger in a coma. As a result, “The Hulkster,” whose real name is Terry Bollea, had to pay out an undisclosed amount of money in damages ... Read More »

Average Cost of Car Insurance

May 21, 2010 1 Comment »

If you’re actively shopping for car insurance, you may be curious what others are paying for their coverage. While it’s hard to get an apples to apples comparison given all the options and variables, such as driver history, type of ... Read More »