Allstate to raise rates on homeowners insurance in Chicago after spate of recent disasters

Allstate is looking to raise rates on homeowners insurance in Chicago. The company has plans to raise rates by an average of 10% throughout the state, citing a rise in water, wind and hail damage claims over the past year. State regulators will not need to review the rate proposal, as the average rate increase does not exceed the 10% mark. The insurer plans to enact the new rates on March 26 this year. 2011 has become notorious for its natural disasters. These natural disasters took a toll in Chicago…

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Insurers bring in teams from surrounding areas just to keep up with major storm activity

Severe thunderstorms and tornadoes tore their way through Wisconsin on Sunday. Businesses all over the state shut down as owners begin to assess the damage wrought by the unruly weather system. The state’s insurance companies are beginning to field claims from both business and home owners as they prepare for what has been a particularly devastating storm. The storm is expected to have a considerable impact on hundreds of jobs all over the state as several manufacturing companies temporarily close their doors to recover. Six businesses in the Merrill area…

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