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Insurance companies warn holiday theft, fire can lead to costly claims

...9,000. Electrical is double, with claims averaging $18,000.Jamie Kimbrough, the executive director of Georgia Insurance Information Service, said a home's electric or gas heating system should be inspected, and people should use...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-12-07/insurance-companies-warn-hol
Carl Sanders is only Georgia letterman elected governor

...who should own the ball club: his old Chi Phi fraternity bother at Georgia, Rankin Smith, who owned the Life of Georgia Insurance Co. He invited Rankin to meet him and Rozelle at the governor's mansion, and a deal was struck.Sanders was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-11-20/carl-sanders-only-georgia-let
Severe weather updates

...Latest weather info2:45 p.m. TIPS FOR STORM VICTIMS Atlanta ? After severe weather throughout the day across Georgia, Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens recommends that victims of the storms take the following steps to ensure protection of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-10-14/severe-weather-updates
Fireworks-related burns common during Fourth of July

...as 40 patients before the holiday period is over. "Our staff is expecting a surge."In a news release Monday, Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner Ralph Hudgens urged people to use extreme caution when using fireworks at home. More...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-02/fireworks-related-burns-comm
Augusta homeowner's insurance claims from ice storm continue

...involving a large volume of claims, might take time to complete.Jamie Kimbrough, the executive director of the Georgia Insurance Information Service, said it's possible that a contractor could find additional damage that wasn't at first...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-07-09/augusta-homeowners-insurance-
Georgia retirees, teachers and state workers complain about insurance changes

...her a Christmas card, they do appreciate her for bringing them all together. She founded Teachers Rally Against Georgia Insurance Charges, or TRAGIC, as a protest against the State Health Benefit Plan insurance options that took effect Jan...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-19/georgia-retirees-teacher
State seeking more choice in 2015 health plan

...retirees that grew to thousands of members. Ashley Cline, founder of the group, called Teachers Rally to Advocate for Georgia Insurance Choices (TRAGIC), said state officials chose budget savings over the welfare of state employees with the health...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-04-15/state-seeking-more-choice-2015-heal
Owners facing increase in flood insurance premiums

...Coleman said he's still not sure what to tell his insurance clients asking who will get a break and who won't.Georgia Insurance Commissioner Ralph Hudgens said he worries higher premiums will hurt the coastal real estate market."We've talked...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-23/owners-facing-increase-flood-
Georgia alters state employee health plan

...of the 2014 State Health Benefit Plan," said Ashley Cline, founder of the group called Teachers Rally Against Georgia Insurance Changes, or TRAGIC."It does not address all of the shortcomings in the current plan, and we will have to examine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2014-01-27/georgia-adjust-state-emp
Health plan critics see cause for hope

...Facebook group now has more than 10,000 members, she said.The group is called TRAGIC, or "Teachers Rally Against Georgia Insurance Changes.''She said Friday that it's important not just to have more than one insurer, but also to offer different...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-01-24/health-plan-critics-see-caus