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protect yourself this vacation season

Raleigh, NC – August 1, 2019 – Summer is vacation season, and August is one of the highest travel months of the year. Unfortunately, summer vacations can present additional risks whether you’re traveling away from home, spending time on the water, or taking an excursion on an ATV or in an RV. “Homeowners, renters, and other recreation-seekers are encouraged to review their insurance policies be safe, and help protect themselves against loss” said Russ Dubisky, a spokesman for the Insurance Federation of North Carolina (IFNC). Read more...

pool safety and insurance

Raleigh, NC – June 28, 2019 – Summer has officially arrived and with warmer weather many lucky Americans will cool off in a swimming pool. A pool can provide fund and enjoyment, but it also brings about added responsibility and risk for property owners. In fact, there are over 3,500 drowning deaths in the U.S. each year. Approximately 20% of those tragic cases involve children under the age of 14. Read more...

Be prepared this hurricane season

Raleigh, NC – June 1, 2019 – Researchers from North Carolina State University are predicting an average hurricane season in 2019, which could produce between 13 to 16 named storms in the Atlantic basin. Five to seven of those storms could become hurricanes, and two two three could develop into major hurricanes (Category 3 or higher). Read more...

April is distracted driving awareness month

Raleigh, NC – April 3, 2019 – April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Distracted driving is one of the “4 Ds” (drunk, drugged, drowsy, and distracted) that causes an estimated 75% of accidents, and resulted in at least 123 fatalities in North Carolina last year, according to AAA of the Carolinas. Read more...

Be prepared for possible winter weather and freezing temperatures coming to North Carolina

Raleigh, NC – January 29, 2019 – Meteorologists are calling for freezing temperatures this week across North Carolina, and parts of the state may even see some winter precipitation. Freezing conditions can be hazardous for motorists and properties. Read more...

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August 8 - NCDOI Launches First Criminal Investigations Reserve Unit to Fight Fraud

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has organized its first Criminal Investigations Reserve Unit to combat the extensive number of fraud cases in the state. Read more...

July 24 - Department of Insurance Encourages People to Check Flood Coverage

Realtors and insurance agents are being told at the North Carolina Department of Insurance Conference to remember: “If it rains, it could flood.” The Department of Insurance is training people on how to better inform you about your coverage. Read more...

July 16 - Causey: More Time Needed to Review Proposed North Carolina Homeowners’ Rate Increase

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner has extended the hearing scheduled for the proposed statewide average 17.4% homeowners’ insurance rate increase by one month from Sept. 4, 2019, to Oct. 2, 2019, saying he needs the additional time to review the documents filed by the North Carolina Rate Bureau (NCRB). Read more...

June 24 - North Carolina Department of Insurance Sets Up Flood Insurance Conferences Statewide

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey has set up five flood insurance conferences statewide to inform the public, insurance and real estate agents of the need to purchase flood insurance, regardless of where you live. Read more...

 

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