North Carolina property owners to see dwelling insurance rate spike by 8 percent

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Commissioner Mike Causey announced the average rate increase across the state. North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has announced that following negotiations with the dwelling insurance market, there will be an average 8 percent rate increase across the state. The increase is substantially lower than what was requested The North Carolina Rate Bureau had been seeking an average increase to dwelling insurance rates of 50.6 percent.  That means that following negotiations, it was reduced by 42.6 percent to arrive at the average that will be implemented in the state. This…

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Judge Rules on Allstate’s Million-Dollar Typo

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A case that pitted a Bend, Oregon couple against Allstate Insurance over a mistakenly high settlement offer culminates with the insurer’s error deemed non-binding by federal court. Court Rejects Allstate’s $1M Error The legal saga unfolded when Debra and Kevin Kilroy thought fortune had smiled on them, misled by a typo-infested settlement letter from Allstate which followed Debra’s traumatic encounter with an off-leash dog in 2020. A Painful Mishap with Life-Altering Consequences Debra, while walking on a local trail, suffered multiple fractures after being injured by the Great Pyrenees. The…

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Coastal home insurance costs rising in Massachusetts

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This situation is starting to cause concern for officials in the state, where sea levels are a growing problem. Property owners along the seaside and riverside in the state are facing a double level of concern regarding the rising sea levels and the cost of coastal home insurance that is going along with it. The damage caused by Superstorm Sandy is being used as an example of what Massachusetts could one day see. Although the majority of the damage along the coastline was to New York City and New Jersey,…

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North Carolina home insurance rates could rise by over 25 percent

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Insurers in the state are seeking a massive average increase to follow large hikes over recent years. If the proposals of insurers of the state are accepted, the North Carolina home insurance rates could increase by an average of 25.3 percent, representing yet another major spike in the amount that residents will need to pay in order to maintain their coverage. The amount that is being sought in terms of increases varies from one region of the state to the next. For example, the changes requested for the rates of…

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Homeowners insurance in Florida to become more expensive

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Homeowners insurance rates to spike in Florida Florida is home to some of the highest homeowners insurance rates in the U.S. Next week, those rates may reach new heights thanks to the state’s Citizens Property Insurance Corp. News of rate increases coming from the state-run insurer has been circulating for some time, but now the organization’s board of directors seems to be ready to take rate hikes into serious consideration. Executives are currently schedules to meet next week in Miami in order to discuss a range of rate hikes, all…

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