Dallas-Fort Worth tornadoes spur concerns of insurance premiums

Report on Dallas tornado insurance claims Several powerful tornadoes cut a swath of destruction in the Dallas-Fort Worth area of Texas this week. The tornadoes caused a significant amount of damage to homes and businesses in the area but no death has been reported thus far. Claims adjusters have been streaming into the state from companies like Nationwide and Allied Insurance to help process the claims generated by the disaster. Insurers and state officials are encouraging all those that have storm-related claims to get in touch with an agent and…

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Key Lime Interactive performs study on leading mobile presences by American car insurance companies

Key Lime Interactive (KLI) – a firm that is widely known in the industry as a top tester of the mobile commerce experience – has announced the results of the second level of their renowned review of competing top American car insurance companies. The study was performed in November 2011, and gave the top place for Best Mobile Website to State Farm Insurance, while USAA received the top position for the Best Mobile App. Many different elements of the mobile experience were examined by KLI, particularly those parts of the…

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Seventeen Connecticut homeowners insurers waive Irene damage hurricane deductibles

According to the Malloy administration, almost 70 percent of the homeowners insurance companies in Connecticut have announced that they will be forgiving the more expensive deductibles for damage claims relating to Tropical Storm Irene. According to a statement made by Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Insurance Commissioner Thomas Leonardi, “Failure to do this would result in many homeowners paying tens of thousands of dollars out-of-pocket.” Even though Irene had been downgraded to a tropical storm by the time it reached the state, the clause for hurricane deductibles became effective for…

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