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Information covered in the Illinois Insurance Association blog is intended to provide general information and guidance, and should not be considered legal advice.


Lightning Safety & Homeowners Insurance - Part 2

Jun 28, 2017, 5:10 AM

Lightning strikes cost homeowners thousands of dollars in property damage each year. Homeowners insurance helps policyholders recover from unexpected loss, but adequate coverage must be in place before an incident occurs.

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Lightning Safety & Homeowners Insurance - Part 1

Jun 21, 2017, 6:39 AM

Lightning occurs throughout the year, but is most common in the summer months when the atmosphere is unstable and moisture is in the air. Strikes can carry 100 million to 1 billion volts of electricity, and cause serious injury or property damage. Be on the lookout for lightning; know how to be safe; and have a plan to protect belongings.

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Is cancer insurance a good idea?

Jun 7, 2017, 4:48 AM

Cancer insurance is not designed to replace comprehensive major medical coverage. These types of policies pay a cash benefit if you develop cancer during the policy period. A variety of insurers offer policies for critical illnesses like cancer, heart attack, stroke, and more.

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