Allstate Study: Discounts for Prepared Customers Could Save Millions

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Economic Study Highlights Massive Savings Through Climate Resilience Investments As natural disasters become more frequent and severe, Americans face a growing number of billion-dollar calamities each year. A recent economic study by Allstate, in collaboration with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, reveals that proactive investments in climate resilience and preparedness could save both communities and insurers substantial sums. The study shows that for every dollar spent on resilience and preparedness, communities can save $13 in damages, cleanup costs, and economic impacts. This finding…

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State Farm settles life insurance suit with $65 million payment

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The insurer has agreed to pay tens of millions to settle the suit involving overcharges State Farm Life and Accident Assurance Company are issuing life insurance settlement checks as pay out for a class action lawsuit against the companies. The lawsuit was filed in a federal court and involved overcharging accusations Attorneys representing the class action lawsuit accused State Farm in a Missouri federal court of having overcharged its customers for life insurance policies.  The massive settlement involves allegedly overcharging about 450,000 policyholders who purchased universal coverage between 1986 and…

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$350M Ukraine war insurance available from Aon, Development Finance Corp

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The coverage program is designed to support capital investment and economic recovery in the country Aon and the US International Development Finance Corporation are collaborating to offer a $350 million war insurance program meant to help Ukraine with capital investment and economic recovery. The program is in two main parts The program includes $300 million in coverage for the healthcare and agriculture sectors in Ukraine, and another $50 million in war insurance, that is, additional coverage for the insurers providing protection there. The reinsurance strategy was designed in a partnership…

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Nationwide Insurance to End Coverage for Pet Policies in Major Overhaul

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Nationwide Insurance to Non-Renew Pet Insurance Policies In a surprising move, Nationwide Insurance has announced it will be non-renewing approximately 100,000 pet insurance policies across the United States. The decision, attributed to the rising costs of veterinary care and other financial pressures, was disclosed in a company statement on June 14. The announcement has left many pet owners scrambling, especially those with pets suffering from pre-existing conditions. Nationwide, which began its pet insurance operations under the name Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI) in 1982, has long been a leader in the…

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State Farm is keeping some California home insurance customers after all

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Still, the coverage that they will be receiving won’t be the same as what they’re used to State Farm has announced that it will be making it possible for some California home insurance customers to renew their policies, after having previously announced that it would no longer be selling or renewing property coverage in the state. That said, there is an important change to the coverage it will be providing While this does mean that homeowners will be able to keep their home insurance coverage, they should be aware that…

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