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12
May

Dog bites account for $570 million in homeowners insurance liability claims in 2015

Dog bites (and other dog-related injuries) accounted for more than one-third of all homeowners insurance liability claim dollars paid out in 2015, costing in excess of…

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10
May

Obama Administration announces efforts to increase community resilience through building codes, standards

Building codes set the baseline for the safe design and construction of our homes, schools, and workplaces, providing the minimum requirements to adequately safeguard the health,…

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29
Apr

IBHS launches emergency preparedness, response planning guide for small businesses

To help prepare small businesses in times of emergencies, the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety has launched the EZ-PREP, an emergency preparedness and response…

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27
Apr

2016 Alabama Tornado Preparedness Guide & Insurance Tips

Five years ago, more than 200 people lost their lives and more than 2,000 injuries were reported from the April 27 tornado outbreak that swept across…

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08
Apr

The most common, costliest homeowners claims

When it comes to insurance claims, there are common and costly claims that many homeowners need to know about. Based on a review of its U.S. homeowners…

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01
Apr

Infographic: PCI offers driving safety tips for Distracted Driving Awareness Month

The Property Casualty Insurers Association of America is offering its support for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s “One Text or Call Could Wreck It All”…

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09
Mar

Renters often pay more for auto insurance

Renters in some cities may be paying significantly more for auto insurance than homeowners. A new analysis by the Consumer Federation of America of auto insurance premiums…

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07
Mar

[PHOTOS] A quick look at the 2016 National Tornado Summit, EOC and NWS

Members from the Alabama Center for Insurance Information and Research had the opportunity to attend the 2016 National Tornado Summit in Oklahoma City, Okla. last week.…

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04
Mar

IBHS launches High Wind and Hail programs at National Tornado Summit

Hundreds of individuals from the insurance industry, weather world and more gathered in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma this past week to attend the 2016 National Tornado Summit.…

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26
Feb

PCI gives homeowners advice, tips on what to do after storms strike

[caption id="attachment_1519" align="aligncenter" width="980"] Jill Nance/The News & Advance via AP[/caption] After storms swept through the southeast recently causing turmoil in communities throughout Mississippi, Louisiana, Alabama…

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