Blog - Illinois Insurance Hotline

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

Lightning Safety & Homeowners Insurance - Part 1

Jun 21, 2017, 6:39 AM

Lightning occurs throughout the year, but is most common in the summer months when the atmosphere is unstable and moisture is in the air. Strikes can carry 100 million to 1 billion volts of electricity, and cause serious injury or property damage. Be on the lookout for lightning; know how to be safe; and have a plan to protect belongings.

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Is cancer insurance a good idea?

Jun 7, 2017, 4:48 AM

Cancer insurance is not designed to replace comprehensive major medical coverage. These types of policies pay a cash benefit if you develop cancer during the policy period. A variety of insurers offer policies for critical illnesses like cancer, heart attack, stroke, and more.

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Auto Insurance + Accident Check List

May 24, 2017, 5:20 AM

Even responsible drivers sometimes have accidents. Crash-related repairs can be expensive, and people often turn to an auto insurance company for assistance. Policyholders should check coverages, and be familiar with the claim process before an accident occurs. Consider the following tips.

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Summer Driving Tips

May 17, 2017, 6:20 AM

Construction zones, traffic congestion, and additional time behind the steering wheel are routine in the summer months. The Illinois Insurance Hotline offers safe driving tips for the months ahead.

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