Year: 2010

More bad news about Minnesota weather and it is not even winter related!

More bad news about Minnesota weather and it is not even winter related! Reporting Bruce Hagevik By Bruce Hagevik, NewsRadio 830 WCCO ALBERT LEA, Minn. (WCCO) – Minnesota had more reported tornadoes in 2010 than any state in the nation with 145. The preliminary numbers were issued by the National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center.Texas took second place with 105 reports.  But there’s a difference... Read Article

Navigating The Auto Claim Process

Nobody ever wants to get into an accident. But should the unfortunate occur, your insurance company should be there to help you get back on the road. Claim practices can vary by company, so make sure to ask about the particular company's claim practices when purchasing insurance. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions we receive about the auto claim process. What should... Read Article

Minnesota Insurers May Face Worst Year Ever for Catastrophe Losses in 2010

This is more bad news about the property loss problems in the State of Minnesota. This is an article from BestWire about Minnesota insurance companies’ probable losses in 2010. This is bad news considering Minnesota is already the 3rd worse state for property claims. Expect to see double digit increases on homeowners’ insurance renewals and higher mandatory deductible minimums. OLDWICK, N.J. November 12, 2010 (BestWire) — Unusual... Read Article

Social Media-Companies-And The Risk for All

Social media is becoming a fixture in every aspect of our lives and sometimes not by choice.  Travelers Insurance has written the following article regarding the risk-exposures for companies involving Social Media and offered advice on managing the risk.  I think the article is very interesting, useful and would suggest everyone consider applying some of the advice when using social media for personal use.  Social... Read Article

Who’s afraid of the minimally-insured driver?

A short video from Safeco Insurance Company on why everyone should increase the un-underinsured motorist coverage on an auto insurance policy.... Read Article