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.


Beware of unsolicited contractors offering to check for roof damage.

Apr 12, 2023, 9:42 AM

Unscrupulous contractors and public adjusters often appear in storm-ravaged communities to offer 'free' damage inspections. These scam artists pressure homeowners to sign contracts for cleanup, repair, or claim services. Storm victims with property damage are better served to contact their local homeowners insurance agents. These professionals are equipped to review policy coverages, check deductibles, submit a claim for damages, and discuss the settlement process. Click on the link to learn more.

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Ready for spring weather? - Part 2

Apr 5, 2023, 11:48 AM

Severe storms can damage or destroy property. Homeowners often turn to an insurance company for assistance with storm-related repair bills. Make sure your homeowners insurance policy provides adequate protection before a loss occurs. Click on the link to learn more.

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Ready for spring weather? - Part 1

Mar 29, 2023, 10:44 AM

March is Severe Weather Preparedness Month, a reminder that tornadoes and strong storms with wind, rain, hail, and lightning will occur in the weeks ahead. Don't be caught off guard. Click on the link below for tips to protect your family and home.

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Medicare Supplement Options for Those Approaching 65

Mar 22, 2023, 10:23 AM

Medicare supplements (also called Medigap policies) help with deductibles, coinsurance, and copayments not paid by Medicare. Open enrollment lasts six months from the first day of the month you turn 65 and are enrolled in Medicare Part B. You may also need Medicare Part D for prescriptions. Click on the link to learn more.

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