Insurance companies have teams ready for Hurricane Ida response

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Home and auto insurers are confirming their availability for customers who need to reach them. Insurance companies always recommend that anyone affected by major events contact their insurers sooner rather than later. This is the case in the aftermath of Hurricane Ida as news releases remind policyholders of what they need to do to file a claim. GEICO has announced that its Response Team is in place and prepared to assist customers. This year, like last year, insurance companies face the additional challenge of helping their customers while preventing the…

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5 Ways You Can Slash Your Spending on Homeowners Insurance

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When investing in a policy that’s meant to protect you from unexpected financial costs, a cost-effective deal can offer you more value for money. In fact, according to ValuePenguin.com, homeowners who ended up researching insurance policies for approximately 15-30 minutes were able to make significant savings on monthly insurance premiums. This is mainly because comparing quotes allowed them to be informed about fair prices. So, if you want to lower your spending on homeowner’s insurance too, here are a few strategies to try out: 1. Take Time to Shop Around There’s…

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7 Important Things Delivery Drivers Should Know About Insurance

7 Important Things Delivery Drivers Should Know About Insurance

In the last few months, online delivery businesses have taken off in a major way. The Coronavirus pandemic has unleashed the Ecommerce beast in almost all industry niches. If data is to be believed, Americans spent more than $11 billion in Pizza deliveries alone in 202-2021.  With groceries, medicines, food items, take outs, pets supplies and other essential and non-essentials getting delivered online, the same has fueled growing and profitable delivery businesses. This means vehicles and drivers that are doing last mile deliveries and delivering to the doorsteps of the…

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7 Steps To Filing An Auto Insurance Claim

7 Steps To Filing An Auto Insurance Claim

While a car accident can occur in the blink of an eye, the aftermath of the incident can linger for weeks, months, or even years. After an accident, you may be left with vehicle damage, medical expenses, and other costs. Particularly if you’re able to prove auto negligence or the other party is at fault, you may be able to get compensation for these expenses; but to do so, you’ll need to see the insurance claims process through to completion. Submitting an insurance claim after a traumatic accident can be…

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Is Driving A Truck Or SUV Better For A Family?

Is Driving A Truck Or SUV Better For A Family?

In the US, the number of vehicles on the road is increasing at an alarming rate. As a result, many families are now choosing between SUVs and trucks. The question is, “Is driving a truck or SUV a better choice for a family?” The answer depends on several factors. Some of the factors are the type of vehicle, how many people will be in the car, how many children will be in the vehicle, how much storage space is needed, and what type of vehicle is needed for the family’s…

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Network of Employers for Traffic Safety adds State Farm Insurance to board

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The NETS has announced that the insurer has joined the Board of Directors. The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) has announced that State Farm Insurance has now been added to its Board of Directors. Two representatives from the insurer have been added to the NETS Board of Directors. “The Board of Directors welcomes State Farm Board representatives Scott Winn, Small Business Insurance Loss Control Administrator, and Liz Pulver, Transportation Safety Research Senior Program Manager, to NETS,” read a statement from Network of Employers for Traffic Safety Board Chair…

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Allstate survey shows motorists shut off nuisance driver assistance technology

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As vacation season begins in Canada, the insurer is encouraging motorists to use the tech properly. Vacation season is heading into full swing in Canada, where a recent Allstate survey has found that motorists are annoyed by driver assistance technology and have been shutting it off. The insurance company is hoping to emphasize the importance and benefit of using the tech as recommended. To an increasing degree, vehicles are being equipped with driver assistance technology as a standard feature. These include vehicle proximity alerts, rear-view cameras and others. Some of…

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