State Farm car insurance claims fall by as much as 50 percent in some states

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The largest auto insurer in the country has been reducing its rates in response to the trend. State Farm car insurance rates have been reducing across the country due to the trends relating to the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of the insurer’s latest data has made it clear why it has been willing and able to make these reductions. Since the pandemic crisis began, the number of miles driven by Americans has plummeted. As a result, there have been far fewer State Farm car insurance claims, meaning the coverage is more…

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State Farm Life Insurance must pay $34M class-action plaintiffs, federal appeals court

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The 8th US Court of Appeals has upheld the ruling that policyholders in Missouri must be repaid. State Farm Life Insurance must repay Missouri policyholders more than $34 million for having charged them undisclosed fees, ruled the 8th US Court of Appeals. The class action lawsuit was filed on behalf of 25,000 policyholders back in 2016. The plaintiffs in the class action lawsuit were people who had purchased policies from State Farm Life Insurance between 1994 and 2004. The lawsuit alleged that the insurer’s policy premiums were said to be…

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State Farm pet insurance launched for dogs and cats through Trupanion

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The coverage will protect animal owners against many veterinary costs for their furry family members. State Farm pet insurance has been launched through a partnership with Trupanion to provide animal owners with the opportunity to purchase medical coverage for their fuzzy friends. Dogs and cats are regularly considered to be non-human family members, but veterinary care is expensive. As Americans become increasingly attached to their pets, the world of veterinary medicine has skyrocketed forward. Animal owners demand the type of medical care they would otherwise expect for their human family…

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Arizona State career development program gets a boost from State Farm donation

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ASU received $30 million from the insurer for its “Pathways for the Future” program. Arizona State University (A.S.U.) has received a substantial $30 million State Farm donation directed right into the new “Pathways for the Future” career development program. The university’s new program offers students with financial aid when they enroll in online courses. Students from A.S.U. and Maricopa County Community College can use the program to receive financial aid when they register for online courses at the university. Other students who can benefit from the State Farm donation to…

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Shannen Doherty files lawsuit against State Farm Insurance over Woolsey Fire

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In the suit against the insurer, the actress revealed that she has terminal stage 4 breast cancer. Celebrity Shannen Doherty has filed a lawsuit against State Farm Insurance. Though the suit is over the insurer’s actions following the Woolsey Fire in 2018, it also revealed the severity of the actress’s illness. The celeb has yet to be able to return to her home following the wildfire and is battling terminal cancer. Court documents in the Shannen Doherty lawsuit against State Farm say that the celebrity is “dying of stage 4…

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State Farm partners up with an Arizona autonomous vehicle consortium

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The partnership makes the insurer the first one to join forces with this automotive technology group. The Institute for Automated Mobility (I.A.M.) and State Farm Insurance have announced that they are entering into an autonomous vehicle partnership. The consortium was launched a year ago and was formed to move ahead the development of automated vehicles. The partnership represents the first entry of an insurer into this effort. Governor Doug Ducey made the first announcement of this new tech and insurance partnership. Arizona Governor Ducey made the announcement that State Farm…

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Insurance groups offer Texas storm preparedness tips for homeowners

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As the spring storm season gets fired up, insurers are hoping home insurance customers are ready. Texas storm preparedness can help to make a big difference in the risk of damage throughout the spring season. This year, insurance groups are offering policyholders added advice to help protect themselves against rains, winds and other severe weather risks. These helpful recommendations will reduce the risk of damage and make the claims process easier. The right Texas storm preparedness can make it possible for homeowners and vehicle owners to keep their property safe.…

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