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Winter Driving and Auto Claims Tips

Winter storms often bring a rash of auto claims. Winter driving can be dangerous, so it is essential to stay alert and be smart. Let’s talk about winter driving safety tips, and steps to simplify the claims process should you be…

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Collision or Comprehensive: Which Coverage Applies?

With all the deer roaming around this time of year, it can be dangerous for people traveling on the road (see our recent blog post Oh Deer! Drive Defensively this Season). We also know that ice and snow are coming soon (if it…

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When Life Brings Storms, a Personal Umbrella Policy Protects You!

Many personal insurance policies provide liability coverage to protect you if you are sued as a result of an injury for which you are responsible, whether it is bodily injury or personal injury. We all know that lawsuits can stem…

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Does your college student know what to do if they are involved in a car accident?

Going away to college is a big deal, and it comes with a lot more responsibility. One of them is being a responsible driver. What if they are in an accident or accused of hitting someone else’s car? Do they…

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Make Road Safety a Top Priority This Harvest Season

With farmers in and out of fields for harvest season, it’s important for everyone to do their part to help keep our farmers and motorists safe. One study by the University of Iowa indicates that equipment-related accidents in the nine…

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Prepare Ahead to Prevent the Panic

While on your much-anticipated family vacation, you decide to take everyone to a top-rated mini golf course you’ve heard so much about when you notice you’ve missed your turn.  As you quickly try to figure out where you’re going, you fail…

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Precious Cargo: Keeping Your Children Safe in the Car

Every 33 seconds, a child is involved in a car crash. [1] Car crashes continue to be a leading cause of death of children in the United States. [2] An average of 11 children per week died in motor vehicle…

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Two Important Tips for Handling a Total Loss Vehicle Claim

“Your vehicle is a total loss.” These are words you probably never want to hear from your insurance company. But what does “total loss” really mean?

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How Are Your Damages Estimated?

If you’ve ever been involved in an auto accident, one of the first questions you might ask is, “What will it cost to repair my vehicle?” This can be an intimidating question since most of us are not in the auto repair business…

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After an Accident: What’s my Vehicle’s Repair Status?

Have you ever been involved in an auto accident that required repairs to your car? Once you file your claim and your vehicle goes in the shop, you may not see it until it is returned to you, often several…

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