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For Businesses Digging Out From the First Blizzard of 2016, a Guide to the Insurance Claims

For Businesses Digging Out From the First Blizzard of 2016, a Guide to the Insurance Claims Filing Process What Is—and Is Not—Covered by Business Owners’ Policies JANUARY 26, 2016 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York Press Office: (212) 346-5500; media@iii.org NEW YORK, January 26, 2016 — Business owners who suffered damage due to the blizzard that struck a […]

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How Can I Save Money On Auto Insurance?

The price you pay for your auto insurance can vary by hundreds of dollars, depending what type of car you have and the insurance company you buy your policy from. Here are some ways to save money. 1. Shop Around Prices vary from company to company, so it pays to shop around. Get at least […]

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How to Save Money on Your Homeowners Insurance

The price you pay for your homeowners insurance can vary by hundreds of dollars, depending on the size of your house and the insurance company you buy your policy from. Here are some ways to save money. Shop Around Prices vary from company to company, so it pays to shop around. Get at least three […]

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Get the Facts on Flood Insurance

Flood Insurance NOVEMBER 2015 THE TOPIC Flooding is the most common and costly natural disaster in the United States, causing an average of $50 billion in economic losses each year. Most U.S. natural disasters declared by the president involve flooding. There is no coverage for flooding in standard homeowners or renters policies or in most […]

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What Determines the Price of My Auto Insurance Policy?

The average yearly auto insurance premium is around $800, but there is wide variation around this average. Many factors can affect your premium, and they all help determine how likely you are to have an accident. Perhaps surprisingly, many of them do a better job than just your driving record. Not all companies use all […]

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As South Carolinians File Auto, Flood Claims – Tips For Filing Claims

As South Carolinians assess the property damage caused by this month’s severe inland flooding and prepare to rebuild, it is important to understand the claims filing process, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). When filing an auto or homeowners claim, the first step is to call your insurance professional as soon as possible to […]

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‘Giant’ Lessons From a ‘Rebel Without a Cause’

‘Giant’ Lessons From a ‘Rebel Without a Cause’: Remembering James Dean, 60 Years After His Fatal Auto Crash Despite Gains in Auto Safety Since 1955, U.S. Drivers Between the Ages Of 20 and 24 Remain at High Risk SEPTEMBER 29, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York Press Office: (212) 346-5500; media@iii.org NEW YORK, September 30, […]

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September Is National Preparedness Month; Make Sure Your Business Is Disaster Ready

Disasters come in all shapes and sizes, from natural catastrophes like a hurricane, flood or wildfire, to man-made events such as civil disorder or a terrorist attack. But one thing is certain—a disaster can devastate your business if you’re not properly prepared, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). “Businesses that prepare for a disaster—which […]

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Coverage 101: Insuring College Students’ Possessions Away From Home

Coverage 101: Minor Steps Can Prevent Major Headaches When Insuring College Students’ Possessions Away From Home Review Homeowners, Renters and Auto Policies Before Heading Off to Campus AUGUST 17, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York Press Office: (212) 346-5500; media@iii.org NEW YORK, August 18, 2015 — Before your college student heads off to campus, it […]

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Use of a Variety of Rating Factors Beyond Driving Record Makes For a Competitive Marketplace

MEDIA ADVISORY: Use of a Variety of Rating Factors Beyond Driving Record Makes For a Competitive Auto Insurance Marketplace I.I.I. Experts Available For Media Interviews on Underwriting and Auto Insurance Pricing AUGUST 3, 2015 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York Press Office: (212) 346-5500; media@iii.org NEW YORK, August 3, 2015 — Recent surveys of insurance pricing […]

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