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Winter Home Maintenance

By damage, ERIE

(Erie, PA., 12/08/10) – Just as you start to appreciate the rustle of autumn leaves, you’ll inevitably realize slick roads and shovels are soon to follow. Although some of us may not want to think about it yet, winter is just one snowfall away. And the season can cause devastating damage to your home if you do not prepare ahead…

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Q and A on Insurance Scoring

By Auto Insurance, Credit Score

1. What is an insurance score? How does it differ from a financial credit score? An insurance score results from a credit-based statistical analysis of a consumer’s likelihood of filing an insurance claim within a given period of time in the future. This data can help Agents and underwriters better assess risk exposure prior to granting insurance coverage. A financial…

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Insurance Commissioner Provides Keys to Insurance Recovery from Storm Damage

By Business Insurance, damage

Baltimore, MD (September 30, 2010) — As Maryland faces potential losses from recent storms, Acting Maryland Insurance Commissioner Beth Sammis has the following tips for residents and commercial businesses that incur damage from the storm. “Following the tips below will make it easier for you to receive the full benefits of your insurance policy,” says Sammis. “If you encounter a…

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Navigating Property Damage Insurance Claims

By Auto Insurance, Claim

Heavy rains over the past few days have caused water seepage and flooding around the metro area. Over-saturated ground could loosen some tree roots and cause further property damage before the wet weather is over. Mike McCartin, national spokesperson for The Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America, joined us with a look at navigating property damage claims resulting from…

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