Cat and dog obesity rate rises for seventh consecutive year

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As pets become increasingly overweight, insurance claims connected to excess weight keep climbing. Among humans, one of the most common New Year’s resolutions is weight loss, but the new cat and dog obesity rates should likely have pet owners doing the same for their furry family members. For the seventh straight year, the obesity rates among our most beloved pets are on the rise. Cat and dog obesity isn’t just a matter of the way they look. As is the case with people, obesity places them at risk of a…

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California wildfire loss totals grow among insurance companies

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Nationwide has already revealed that it expects to face a loss greater than $1.3 billion from the state’s fires. Nationwide Insurance has announced that it predicts its California wildfire loss will be more than $1.3 billion. Blazes ripped through the state in October and another sparked near Los Angeles, forcing evacuations in Ventura County as the fires reach the Pacific Ocean. The Tubbs wildfire alone generated a loss of what is expected to be about $1.2 billion, with other fires adding. That California wildfire loss only grew with the Atlas…

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Bullmastiff that ate a spatula wins weirdest pet insurance claim award

A dog from Lake Charles, Louisiana won the award by consuming the kitchen utensil. A Nationwide pet insurance claim involving a dog that ate a spatula might have been scary at the time, but ended up being an award-winning tale. The owners of the unfortunate pooch were relieved to have an insurance policy to pay for their dog’s care. The Lake Charles, Louisiana bullmastiff won the insurer’s most unusual pet insurance claim of the year award for 2017. This was certainly good news after the poor dog was required to…

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Insurance company Super Bowl commercial gives viewers the creeps

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A well intended ad from Nationwide was not at all well received by TV watchers on Sunday. An insurance company joined the Seattle Seahawks on the losing side of Super Bowl Sunday, as the NFL team suffered from an interception at the last minute, while Nationwide released a commercial that viewers found to be depressing and downright creepy. The insurer felt that it was a good idea to share a very important message about preventable accidents. With this in mind, the Nationwide Insurance company released a Super Bowl commercial that…

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Insurance company signs Peyton Manning for national ads

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The quarterback from the Broncos is now stepping into yet another industry to back one insurer. While Peyton Manning is already a quarterback for the Denver Broncos, is well known as a motivational speaker, and is even considered to be a skilled pizza maker as a Papa John’s pizza representative, he has now signed on with an insurance company to be featured in their U.S. ads over the next season. Nationwide Insurance has managed to sign him in order to feature Manning in next season’s advertising. This insurance company endorsement…

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Auto insurance bill amendment in North Carolina builds angry debate

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The industry in the state has been brought to the level of feuding as an old battle is brought back in the light. The internal battle among the auto insurance companies in North Carolina over the ways in which the rates are regulated by the state is back, once again, for a few more rounds in the back rooms and hallways of the legislature. Though the effort to recreate the state regulatory system was lost this spring, its supporters haven’t given up. A coalition of auto insurance companies, FAIR NC,…

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Insurance news about Nationwide’s management of the security breach is covered up

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The massive insurer’s lawyers are being used to protect the details of the occurrence last October. Nationwide is currently doing its best to try to keep its insurance news as small as possible, regarding the investigations into the security breach that occurred last October, which exposed the information of 1.1 million Americans. The insurer is taking considerable efforts, through the use of a law firm, to protect the secrecy of the issue. Both state and federal investigators are currently looking into this insurance news, in order to better understand precisely…

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Insurance news from Nationwide reveals a massive computer breach

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The insurer has announced a network attack that has compromised data from 1.1 million people. Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. has just revealed that back in October, someone hacked into a part of their computer network, making insurance news when the data of over 1.1 million people was breached. The attack occurred on October 3 and involved the same network that is used by Allied. It has now discovered that this insurance news involves a breach that has compromised personal data from customers which can include names, birth dates, driver’s license…

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Nationwide Insurance falls victim to hacking

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Nationwide Insurance customers targeted by data breach Nationwide Insurance has announced that it has fallen victim to a security breach from an intrepid hacker. According to the South Carolina Department of Insurance, the breached compromised the information of thousands of consumers and a significant amount of personal information was stolen from the Nationwide Insurance system. The agency suspects that the hacker stole social security numbers, drivers license numbers, and even dates of birth from consumers in South Carolina and Georgia. Information of thousands of consumers stolen The South Carolina Department…

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Homeowners insurance companies are already responding to Hurricane Sandy claims

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Insurers are deciding whether or not to dispatch mobile claims units. Following the superstorm, homeowners insurance companies are already working to respond to the claims that have already started pouring in, including the decision as to whether or not mobile claims units will be justified and required. They want to process as much as possible before others return to their homes to see the damage. There are still some customers who live in regions where they are not yet able to go back to their homes in order to see…

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