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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.


Buy Flood Insurance to Cover Flood-Related Damages!

Apr 12, 2017, 5:57 AM

It takes just a few inches of water to cause significant property damage. People often turn to a homeowners insurance company for help when unexpected property loss occurs. However, homeowners insurance excludes flood damage. Insurance for flooding is available, but must be purchased as a stand-alone policy.

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Prepare for Spring's Severe Weather - Part 2

Apr 5, 2017, 5:04 AM

When severe weather rips through an area there is often widespread property damage. Storm victims often turn to an insurance company for assistance, but appropriate coverage must be in place before damage occurs.

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Prepare for Spring's Severe Weather - Part 1

Mar 29, 2017, 6:46 AM

Tornadoes, straight-line wind, lightning, hail, heavy rain, and flooding can occur throughout the year, but are most common in March, April, and May. Individuals should be familiar with severe weather terms and plan for a worst-case scenario.

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