Ana Marie Insurance Agency, LLC Blog: 2_2013
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Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Anti-texting proposals have advanced across the U.S. this month as lawmakers in several states continue to seek ramped-up fines and stiffened penalties against distractions behind the wheel.
The pieces of legislation follow a steady stream of reports and studies from traffic safety advocates a... READ MORE >>
Thursday, February 21, 2013American Family Insurance completed its previously announced acquisition of Nashville, Tennessee-based Permanent General Companies and other subsidiaries of the PGC Holdings Corp. on Dec. 31.The $239 million transaction with previous majority owner Capital Z Partners required approval of the Ohio... READ MORE >>
Monday, February 18, 2013Ever wondered how exactly to determine the best insurance company? It can be very difficult to shop and compare coverages by yourself. There are two main types, independent agencies that represent several carriers, and captive agents, which solely represent one carrier. READ MORE >>
Thursday, February 14, 2013Question: I need to get insurance for my car, and want to know how much I have to get. What does the law require? What do I do if I can’t get insurance? Answer: Illinois law requires two basic kinds of car insurance. First, you’ve got to insure against the harm you could cause others. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, February 13, 2013The Illinois Department of Insurance is warning consumers that a Florida-based company is illegally marketing home warranty services to Illinois residents. The agency said that Arkidus Home Protection continues to market the warranties despite a previous cease and desist order from the Illinois Insurance Department. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, February 12, 2013The electrifying 108-yard kickoff return by the Baltimore Ravens’ Jacoby Jones that started the second half of the Super Bowl earned some lucky shoppers a cash rebate on recent purchases. That was one of the Super Bowl-related promotions retailers ran with help from Dallas-based SCA Promotions, a firm that specializes in insuring promotions and prizes. READ MORE >>
Monday, February 11, 2013The penalty for driving without auto insurance is different in every state. In some states, the driver faces hefty fines, while in others, the driver’s vehicle registration or license is suspended. However, despite the differences, every state is obvious with the message they wish to portray: car insurance is a necessity. READ MORE >>
Thursday, February 7, 2013New coverage laws in Florida, licenses for undocumented immigrants in Illinois, closed Superstorm Sandy claims in New York and allegations of insurers placing a higher value on customers' education and income than on their driver records. The following summary sheet wraps up some of the most significant auto insurance news developments in January 2013: READ MORE >>
Wednesday, February 6, 2013The state of New Jersey has created a new website to help used car buyers identify flood-damaged vehicles. Superstorm Sandy’s massive storm surge and widespread flood damage inundated cars all across the Tri-State Area. The cars may have dried out, but officials warn danger could still be lurking. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, February 5, 2013 Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn signed a bill into law this week that creates a licensure program for undocumented immigrants as the state joins rare company nationwide granting such driving rights. SB 957 was passed in the state Legislature earlier this month after a wide spectrum of big-name supporters joined to back to the bill, including Chicago Mayor Rahm Emmanuel and Quinn himself. READ MORE >>