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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.

Are You Prepared for an Earthquake?

Sep 18, 2019, 5:29 AM

Illinois is home to two major fault lines. The New Madrid Seismic Zone runs through southern Illinois and the Wabash Valley Seismic Zone is located in southeastern Illinois. In northern Illinois, geologists have identified the Sandwich Fault Line and Plum River Fault Line as potential earthquake zones as well. Earthquakes occur periodically in all four areas. Most register below 5.0 on the Richter Scale, but this may not always be the case. Residents should have a response plan should a damaging earthquake occur in the future. Click on the link to learn more.

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8 Tips to Avoid a Homeowners Insurance Coverage Surprise

Aug 14, 2019, 9:51 AM

People invest significant amounts of money in their homes and belongings. These investments can be damaged or destroyed in a matter of moments by unexpected events like fire, tornado, theft and more. Insurance allows policyholders to share the cost of rebuilding, repairing or replacing damaged property with an insurance company. Follow the link for tips to avoid a coverage surprise.

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