Nevada bill blocks home insurance companies from discriminating against dog breeds

Home insurance - bill to stop discriminating dog breeds

Pet owners will now be able to choose any breed they want without risk of challenges from their insurers. Dog owners will now face fewer challenges from housing and home insurance companies regardless of the breed of pet they have or want to adopt. Certain breeds or sizes of dog are often not accepted in apartments and affordable housing. Dogs such as German Shepherds, Pit Bulls or even any large breed are commonly not acceptable in apartments or affordable housing. There are also many home insurance companies that will refuse…

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Insurance companies want Marshall fire victims in Colorado to contact them now

Insurance companies - Fire in Colorado

The insurers recommend that evacuees call them right away for support with living expenses. Approximately 30,00 people have been evacuated due to the Marshall fire in Boulder County, Colorado, and insurance companies are recommending that they contact them as soon as they can to obtain available support. Around one thousand homes are believed to have been lost as a result of the massive blaze. Though the final tally of affected homes or even of evacuees has yet to be counted, the fast-moving Marshall fire has forced thousands out of their…

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State Farm launches new ad campaign featuring NBA stars

State Farm - NBA game arena

The campaign included the commercials run during the popular Christmas Day games State Farm launched its new NBA ad campaign, which ran its first commercials during the popular Christmas Day games. It is the next step of the insurer’s Surprisingly Great Rates messaging that was first rolled out during last year’s season. This season, the insurance company is focusing on a new and very specific concept. The idea behind State Farm’s campaign this year is that people usually try to live their lives based on their own assumptions, but that…

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Louisiana insurance companies to pay $100 million for Ida losses of 2 failed insurers

Louisiana Insurance - Payout

The insurers operating within the state will be paying that amount to cover the claims from the hurricane. Louisiana insurance companies are gong to be charged at least $100 million to make the payments for the claims owed by two insurers in the state that failed in the wake of Hurricane Ida. Ultimately, the cost of paying off the insolvent insurers’ claims payments will land on the state. The Louisiana insurance companies that make the payments on behalf of the failed insurers will eventually recover the money they paid out…

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Mercury Insurance company chooses artificial intelligence underwriting tools

Insurance company - AI technology

The insurer has chosen to adopt the CAPE Analytics AI property solutions into its workflows. The Mercury Insurance company has chosen a new suite of property artificial intelligence solutions from CAPE Analytics to incorporate into its underwriting workflows. The insurer will use this AI solution to apply a property’s qualities and risk scores. The new artificial intelligence suite from CAPE Analytics will allow the insurance company to use a property’s characteristics and risk scores to instantly assess an individual property’s risk across all the states in which the insurer operates,…

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Florida DFS hires 10 new property insurance fraud investigators

Insurance fraud

The Department of Financial Services has hired sworn law enforcement officers for the investigations. The Florida Department of Financial Services (DFS) has hired 13 new employees, 10 of whom are law enforcement officers who will be investigating property insurance fraud, said Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis. The state Legislature approved the investigation squads in 2020, and the hiring is now complete. The insurance fraud investigators are based in Orlando and Tampa. They will be granted the authority to work with other law enforcement units as well as with the insurance…

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How does home insurance protect the gifts you bought on Black Friday?

Home Insurance - Gifts

Many people forget to make sure they have the necessary coverage for big ticket items. While consumers shop for the best deals on the hottest holiday gift items this year, many forget to consider the way that home insurance factors into the situation. It’s not uncommon for homeowners to be unaware of the coverage they need in case the worst should happen. Home insurance companies across the country are hoping to spread the message that standard policies will provide some protection in case gifts are stolen from within the home…

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