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Information covered in the Illinois Insurance Hotline blog is intended to provide general information and guidance, and should not be considered legal advice.

Insurance Coverage for Earthquake Damage?

Sep 19, 2017, 2:00 PM

A serious earthquake can cause extensive damage. A survey conducted by the Insurance Information Institute found 29 percent of homeowners insurance policyholders mistakenly think they are covered for earthquake damage. In fact, homeowners insurance policies exclude coverage for earthquake-related loss.

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Protect your home and belongings from burglars - Part 1

Aug 16, 2017, 12:57 PM

Residential theft accounts for nearly 72 percent of all burglary offenses according to FBI crime data. The statistics go on to indicate the average residential theft loss is about $2,300. Homeowners can take pro-active steps to avoid home break-ins.

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