Topic: State Farm
Murfreesboro, TN – Lightning Safety Awareness Week is June 19-25, which is primetime for electricity in the atmosphere. According to State Farm® Insurance, Tennessee ranked sixth nationwide in lightning claims in 2015.
Policyholders filed 791 claims statewide at a cost of $5.7 million. The good news is that there are some simple things you can do to protect yourself and your property.
Murfreesboro, TN – Independence Day is upon us. As you celebrate the nation’s birthday, be aware that July is the third busiest month for theft claims.
According to State Farm®, Tennessee had 2,786 claims in July 2015. Kentucky had 1,400 claims.
Murfreesboro, TN – Spring is upon us and many people use this time as an opportunity for a quick vacation with their children while they are out of school.
Most vacations require some degree of planning. So does protecting your residence against home invasions during your absence.
State Farm lists some simple things you can do to help protect your home while you’re away.
Murfreesboro, TN – As you celebrate watching the big game with family and friends, it’s a good idea to educate yourself about your responsibilities as you welcome your party revelers.
While we intend for our guests to eat, drink, and be merry, sometimes accidents happen – and that can be a costly headache for a homeowner.
Murfreesboro, TN – Space heaters provide welcome warmth in chilly rooms, but that warmth comes with a big warning label: Each year space heaters cause more than 25,000 residential fires and send 6,000 people to the ER for treatment of burns, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
Small space heaters are typically used when the main heating system is inadequate or when central heating is too costly to install or operate.
Murfreesboro, TN – Tis the season for peace on earth and goodwill towards men, but it’s also the time of year for people to steal your stuff.
According to State Farm, Tennessee is ranked ninth on the list of states for December theft claims in 2014. «Read the rest of this article»
New State Farm® data shows odds Kentucky and Tennessee drivers will collide with a deer are declining
Murfreesboro, TN – Kentucky drivers are about five percent less likely to collide with a deer than they were last year, according to new claims data from State Farm. The odds drivers will hit a deer in Kentucky are 1 out of 113, above the national odds of 1 in 169.
Meanwhile, Tennessee drivers are about four percent less likely to collide with a deer than they were last year, according to new claims data from State Farm. The odds drivers will hit a deer in Tennessee are 1 out of 170, just below the national odds of 1 in 169.
Consumer Reports digs into Car Insurance Quote Secrecy, Prices Are Rife With Inequities and Unfair Practices
Poor Credit May Raise Premiums Higher Than a Drunk Driving Conviction
Yonkers, NY – The amounts drivers pay for their car insurance premiums are based on confounding algorithms that increasingly have more to do with socioeconomic factors than driving habits, according to extensive research conducted by Consumer Reports.
The organization, which believes that knowledge about the going rate of any product or service is a fundamental consumer right, has released the findings of a two-year, in-depth car insurance investigation. The report analyzed more than 2 billion price quotes for sample drivers that were obtained in August and November 2014 from more than 700 companies across all 33,419 general U.S. ZIP codes. «Read the rest of this article»
State Farm® Releases Top States for Lightning Claims; Joins IBHS for Lightning Awareness Week
Murfreesboro, TN – Lightning may not seem as destructive as other natural disasters, yet a strike can cause serious damage to business equipment and electrical appliances, disrupt electrical service for long periods of time, and spark wildfires.
In 2014, State Farm paid nearly $149 million dollars for insurance claims as a result of damage from lightning strikes.
Help Your Teens Get There and Back Safely With These Tips
Murfreesboro, TN – Across the country, high schools are entering into prom season. This is a magical time to create lasting memories. To ensure that those memories are all positive, it’s important to make sure your teenagers are prepared.
“There are several things you can do to protect your teens,” said State Farm spokesman Kip Diggs. “Talk with them and give them the information they need so they can make responsible choices.” «Read the rest of this article»
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