State Farm auto insurance rates drop in several states (including the most expensive)

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The insurer has announced that drivers in many states will be feeling a bit of relief from their rates. State Farm auto insurance rates are falling in a number of states, including two of the most expensive places to drive in the country. Two states that will experience relief over what they had been paying include Michigan and Louisiana. Michigan drivers – who pay, on average, more than any other motorists in the country – will see an average State Farm auto insurance rate reduction of 3.5 percent. In total,…

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Allstate auto insurance rates are going up for Illinois drivers

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The insurer has increased premiums in the state by an average of 6 percent, following a statewide trend. Allstate auto insurance customers are about to face an increase in the rates they’re paying for their policies. This announcement was made only 6 months after a similar one was made State Farm, the largest car insurance company in the state. The average increase for drivers in the state with Allstate coverage will be about 6 percent. The original filing to increase Allstate auto insurance rates was made in January. An Illinois…

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Geico auto insurance rates headed skyward in Illinois

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The average premiums increase is expected to be 3.5 percent, according to state records. Geico auto insurance will be increasing its rates in Illinois next year. The company, which is owned by Berkshire Hathaway, will raise premiums by an average of 3.5 across the state. The new Illinois auto insurance rates will become effective on February 6, 2017 for policy renewals. This is not the only increase being issued by Geico auto insurance. In fact, the insurer has been making similar announcements across the country. Throughout 2016, the average policy…

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Auto insurance digital proof cards legal in Illinois

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The state has now passed a law that allows drivers to use their smartphones to prove their coverage. Drivers in Illinois will soon be able to choose whether they would like to prove that they have auto insurance using the traditional printed cards or whether they would rather use their smartphones to display a digital copy of this information. Some believe that this could mean that they days of digging through glove compartments may soon be over. On Friday, the bill to allow the digital auto insurance proof in Illinois…

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Auto insurance minimum requirements may rise in Illinois

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The General Assembly is waiting for the governor to decide whether or not he will sign off on it. The last time that Illinois established a minimum mandatory auto insurance level for motorists was in 1989, at which time $20,000 was felt to be sufficient coverage for liability coverage. However, over the years, that amount has been able to cover a decreasing portion of medical bills for people injured in accidents. Nearly a quarter of a century later, the state is now passing legislation to increase the required liability auto…

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Auto insurance minimum may raise in Illinois

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Drivers who carry the smallest amount of coverage may find that they will soon be paying more. The Illinois House has just passed legislation that would increase the minimum liability coverage required in auto insurance that must be carried by drivers within the state, meaning that these motorists could be paying higher premiums beginning in 2015. The minimum will be increasing for the amount that is covered to pay for the injuries of other people. The auto insurance minimums will rise to $25,000 for injury or death of one person,…

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Esurance aims to raise auto insurance rates in Illinois

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Esurance introduces new rate hike for Illinois market Esurance, a leading online auto insurance provider owned by Allstate, is looking to raise the rates of  its coverage in Illinois. The auto insurance company has plans to raise rates by an average of 5% throughout the state by December 11.Esurance suggests that the increase comes after a review of the Illinois insurance market. The company has determined that a rate increase is necessary in order to remain competitive and account for some of the risks that are emerging within the market…

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