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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.


Prepare for Lightning - Part 2

Jun 14, 2023, 9:25 AM

Fire is possible if lightning hits a building. Excess electricity from lightning may damage appliances, computers, and other electronic equipment. Next week is Lightning Awareness Week and a perfect time to review your plan for lightning-related property damage. Click on the link to learn more.

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Prepare for Lightning - Part 1

Jun 7, 2023, 10:10 AM

Lightning strikes are dangerous. An individual struck by lightning may suffer serious injury, even death. June 18 - 24 is 'Lightning Awareness Week' and an ideal time to identify dangers and review safety practices when storms approach. Click on the link to learn more.

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Safe Driving Strategies - Part 2

May 24, 2023, 10:26 AM

Even careful drivers sometimes have accidents. It's essential to understand and verify you have adequate auto insurance beforehand. Illinois law requires liability coverage on all licensed motor vehicles. Physical damage (comprehensive and collision) is optional, but lenders insist on it. Review auto policy coverages, limits, and deductibles. Confirm all vehicles and household members are properly insured. Place a current insurance identification card in the glove box of each vehicle. Click on the link for an overview of basic auto insurance coverages.

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