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Deep freeze might have cost economy about $5 billion

...disrupts activities."The insurance industry has yet to estimate costs, but Robert Hartwig, president of the Insurance Information Institute in New York, said insurers plan for about $1.4 billion in winter storm catastrophe losses in any given...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-01-09/deep-freeze-might-have-cos
Insurance provides 68,000 jobs in Georgia

...state's economy that extends well beyond its responsibilities to collect premiums and settle claims.The Insurance Information Institute, based in New York, reports that Georgia employs thousands of professionals, pays significant taxes to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2012-11-05/insurance-pr
Your Money: In auto-deer collision, insurance might cover more than thought

...to receive. You might be surprised to see what is included and what's not.According to the nonprofit Insurance Information Institute, on average a deer-vehicle collision costs $2,800 per insurance claim; $10,000 if there is injury...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2012-10-15/your-money-a
Jewelry and electronics top targets for home break-ins

...break-ins and robberies? According to the Insurance Information Institute, as of 2011, jewelry tops the list with...renters purchased renters insurance, a 2011 Insurance Information Institute poll conducted by ORC International found...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2012-06-09/jewelry-and-
Cold weather precautions urged

...unchecked flooding can go even higher."Winter storms are the third-largest cause of catastrophe losses, the Insurance Information Institute reports. In fact, according to the Insurance Services Office, winter storms accounted for 7.4 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-12-06/cold-weather-precautions-urg
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Homeowner coverage important

...our attention to the protection we need for where we live, as a homeowner or a renter.Here's how the Insurance Information Institute explains basic homeowner coverages:- Coverage for the structure of your home- Coverage for your personal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2011-02-19/homeowner-c
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Georgia steps up insurance fraud fight

...These individuals cost just about all of us a great deal of money, time and often injury or even death.The Insurance Information Institute estimates that fraud accounts for about 10 percent of the property/casualty insurance industry's incurred...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-04-24/georgia-steps-insurance-fr
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Know your policy before storm hits

...fires, explosions, the aftermath of flooding, plane crashes and earthquakes, just to name a few.The Insurance Information Institute says if a tree hits a home or other insured structure, such as a detached garage, standard homeowners insurance...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-06-11/know-your-policy-storm-hit
Oldest, youngest drivers most at risk

...training lasting only 10 hours has produced impressive reductions in driving risk and crashes, according to the Insurance Information Institute.Why are motor vehicle crashes the leading cause of death among 15- to 20-year olds? Immaturity and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-07-30/oldest-youngest-drivers-mo
Irene will show up on insurance bills

...year's natural catastrophes had caused about $18 billion in damage to insured properties, according to the Insurance Information Institute. Irene will add $3 billion to $5 billion, said Robert Hartwig, an economist and president of the group...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2011-08-29/irene-will-show-insurance-