IIA Blog

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


Severe Weather Preparedness - Part 1

Mar 31, 2021, 4:28 AM

March is severe weather preparedness month. Changes in atmospheric conditions make strong winds, tornadoes, hail, lightning, and heavy rain more likely in the spring. Advanced planning is key to getting through a weather emergency. Click on the link for tips to keep loved ones safe and protect property.

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I may lose my job. What should I know about COBRA?

Mar 17, 2021, 7:54 AM

COBRA is a federal law that requires most employers with 20 or more workers to offer group health benefits to specified individuals if they lose coverage because of a qualifying event. Click on the link to learn more.

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Flood Preparations - Part 2

Mar 10, 2021, 4:04 AM

Just one inch of flood water can cause extensive property damage to your home. Repairs of $25,000 or more are not uncommon. A separate, single-peril flood insurance policy is the best way to manage flood-related financial hardship. Click on the link to learn more.

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Flood - Prepare for Nature's #1 Disaster

Mar 4, 2021, 2:50 AM

Floods are a genuine threat to all Illinoisans. Certain areas of the state are riskier than others. Still, none are immune to the possibility of flash flooding, inland flooding, or storm-related flooding. Swollen waterways, heavy downpours, poor drainage, even broken water mains can cause excess water accumulation on normally dry land. In fact, according to the U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency, flooding is an aftereffect of 90 percent of our country's natural disasters. Click on the link for tips to protect your family.

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