Earthquakes cause problems for homeowners insurance customers in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Earthquake Insurance

Oklahoma homeowners are beginning to feel pressure associated with earthquakes Earthquakes in Oklahoma are beginning to cause some problems for those with homeowners insurance. The Oklahoma Insurance Department notes that many homeowners may be surprised to discover that their homes are not actually protected against earthquakes. The state has been experiencing an increasing frequency of earthquakes in recent years, with some state officials suggesting that tremblers may be linked to the controversial practice of fracking, which involves the use of oil injection wells. Most homeowners may lack the needed earthquake…

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1,100 homeowners insurance claims generated after Oklahoma storms

Oklahoma Homeowners Insurance

Oklahoma Insurance Department sheds light on recent disasters and offers advice The Oklahoma Insurance Department has released information that shows that 1,100 homeowners insurance claims have been generated by storms that hit the state earlier in the week. The state fell victim to powerful storms that generated tornadoes and caused a significant amount of property damage. Many homeowners were affected by the disasters that struck the state and more claims may be filed in the coming weeks as property owners continue to assess the damage. Tornadoes have caused significant damage…

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Health insurance law finds opposition in Oklahoma

Oklahoma Health insurance

Oklahoma refuses to take action on health insurance law Controversy has ignited in Oklahoma, where Insurance Commissioner John Doak has announced that the Oklahoma Insurance Department refuses to enforce the Affordable Care Act. The state agency is meant to ensure that the numerous provisions of the federal law are enacted throughout the state, such as the establishment of a health insurance exchange. The Affordable Care Act has been meeting strong resistance in Oklahoma, which may mean that the federal government will be taking over the enactment of the health care…

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Insurance news in Oklahoma could stop controversial anti-fraud vehicles

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A new bill would remove the police package cars that were purchased by the state’s department. A bill in Oklahoma is making insurance news as it has now been passed by a Senate panel which would bar the state’s Insurance Department from being able to use the police package vehicles that it purchased for use by its anti-fraud investigators. The vote on Monday was unanimous for stopping the “specialized motor vehicle” use. The Senate General Government Committee released their insurance news relating to the vote which occurred on Monday. It…

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Insurance news made when state senator criticizes Oklahoma department decision

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The “police posture” that has been taken has raised many eyebrows, particularly after seeing the bill. There has been massive controversy over the latest insurance news from Oklahoma, where a state senator has now publicly expressed his concern over the recent purchases that have been made by the state’s Insurance Department. Senator Harry Coates (R-Seminole) intends to introduce a new bill to put a stop to the agency’s efforts. Senator Coates feels that the agency has taken on a “police-like posture” with its recent purchase of police package vehicles, shotguns,…

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Insurance news from Oklahoma has state Insurance Department buying guns

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The state Insurance Department is spending $180,000 on guns and police vehicles for anti-fraud efforts. The latest insurance news from Oklahoma has revealed that the state’s insurance officials have spent over $180,000 on bulletproof vests, high-tech shotguns, and seven police package vehicles which the Insurance Department claims are necessary for the expansion of its anti-fraud crackdown. The department’s effort to fight criminal fraud has drawn the attention of the entire country. Questions and concerns are being directed at the department, as some lawmakers wonder why it would require the nine…

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Oklahoma Insurance Department sends aid for Oklahoma fire victims

Creek County Fires

Insurance officials dispatched to Creek County The Oklahoma Insurance Department has dispatched a dozen insurance officials to assist consumers that suffered from the recent wildfires that rampaged through Creek County. The insurance officials will assist those affected by the disaster with claims and provide them with the resources necessary to ensure that their claims are filed appropriately and what steps to take thereafter. The Insurance Department notes that the move is to show Creek County residents that the agency is committed to providing the assistance they may need to navigate…

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