Category: Insurance Claims-Losses-Safety

Hands Free Not Risk Free

Though most Americans well understand that talking on a cellphone or sending a text message increases the chances of getting into an accident, potentially leading to an auto insurance claim, a majority of motorists believe that this risk is reduced by using a hands-free device as an alternative. But according to the National Safety Council, though common, this belief couldn't be further from the truth.... Read Article

Top Phishing Scams Play On Emotions

Phishing has become one of the most common ways to circumvent the security of your PC. The key to taking over your system is convincing you to click on a link that seems legitimate at the time. The themes and “bait” used to get you to click can be compelling and nearly always try to exploit an emotion. Be wary, and exercise the firewall between... Read Article

Auto Insurance Cost Could Be On The Rise

New NHTSA Study Shows Motor Vehicle Crashes Have $871 Billion Economic and Societal Impact on U.S. Citizens   Economic costs alone are nearly $900 for each person living in the U.S. WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today released a new study that underscores the high economic toll and societal impact of motor vehicle crashes in the United... Read Article

National Dog Bite Prevention Week

With approximately 70 million registered dogs throughout the country, America clearly loves canines. It's easy to understand why, considering the endless amounts of pure, unadulterated excitement they show their owners the moment they walk through the door. Unfortunately, however, there are also millions of dog bites that occur on annual basis, often serious enough to require medical treatment. In most of these cases, though, they... Read Article

Booster Seats Working-Highway Fatalities Among Children Plummet

CDC: Highway fatalities among children plummet Due to greater awareness on the road and improved safety systems, the number of auto insurance claims involving the loss of a child during an accident has dropped substantially, based on information analyzed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. According to the government report, in the past 10 years, childhood fatalities stemming from a crash fell by... Read Article