Category Archives: Homeowner’s Insurance

California’s drivers revealed as the nation’s worst

A mix of rising drunk driving incidents, distracted driving, and gridlocked highways has given California the dubious honor of hosting the nation’s worst drivers. Previously in second place, the Golden State now ranks first in the annual study on bad drivers by online insurance marketplace website QuoteWizard, which described the state’s drivers as “firmly the… Read More »

What you don’t know about CLUE can harm you!

Editorial [comments]:  Bob Walton | December 18, 2015 | So, after you filed an insurance claim, your homeowner’s policy was non-renewed, and you couldn’t find another company to insure you for a reasonable premium.  Or, perhaps, your automobile insurance premium was raised because you filed for bankruptcy.  Is this possible?  Yes, it is quite possible,  say the writers at… Read More »

Uptick in homeowners “telematics” raises serious privacy concerns

Thanks to our friends at Insurance Business America –     Author: Caitlin Bronson – October 20, 2015 | A decade ago, telematics devices revolutionized a significant portion of the auto insurance industry. Today, the usage-based insurance model is coming to homeowners policies, and raising serious questions about privacy along the way. In the past year,… Read More »

Does Homeowner’s Insurance Cover Damage From Falling Trees & Limbs?

Author: Todd Duvall, Demand Media  | According to the Insurance Information Institute, typical homeowners insurance covers tree-related damage. Let’s say a falling tree branch crashes through your roof during a storm, causing not only damage to your roof, but to the room below that was saturated with rain water.  As long as your home is insured,… Read More »

Homeowner’s Policy Host Liquor Liability Coverage, On & Off Premises Events

Author:  The State of Ohio PIA (Professional Insurance Agents)  | Editorial comments are enclosed within the [ ] brackets. The Homeowners Personal Liability insuring agreement [Section II] says the insurance company will “pay up to our limit for damage for which an ‘insured’ is legally liable; and provide a [legal] defense.” [In addition to the… Read More »

The Big “I” and Trusted Choice® provide the following tips for holiday hosts and guests.

Author: Independent Insurance Agent’s of America “Big-I” & Trusted Choice  | [Editorial Note: This material applies to any home event where liquor is hosted.  Off-Premises events will be dealt with in a later post.] The Trusted Choice® survey found that about one-third of homeowners did not think or did not know if they could be… Read More »