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Agents in Indiana Say Insurance Increased Prior to Home Explosion

The girlfriend of a man accused of blowing up an Indianapolis, Ind. house, devastating a subdivision and killing two neighbors, nearly doubled the insurance coverage for the contents of her home 11 months before the explosion, two insurance agents testified …

USAA to Offer Pilot Ridesharing Coverage in Colorado

USAA announced it will offer auto insurance coverage in Colorado that will protect ridesharing drivers from the moment their ridesharing mobile apps are turned on until they are matched with a passenger. The pilot program, which will begin in February, …

Oregon Business Paying For Lack of Insurance

A garbage collection business that serves the Eastern Oregon community of Pilot Rock has been ordered to pay the state more than $75,000 for not providing workers’ compensation insurance. Owner and operator Randee McKague told the East Oregonian newspaper her …

LSU Flagship Campus Authorized to Buy Its Own Insurance

Lawmakers have given Louisiana State University (LSU) the authority to leave the state-run insurance program and buy its own coverage in a first-of-its-kind arrangement for a Louisiana public college. University System President F. King Alexander said the move could save …

Louisiana Commissioner to Ridesharing Drivers: Check Insurance Coverage

Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon is urging potential drivers for ridesharing services like Uber to make sure they closely check their insurance policies before signing up with one of the companies. The companies use mobile application software to link people …

NRA Insurance Enables Oregon Shooting Ranges to Reopen

Shooting ranges in White City, Ore. are reopening after the National Rifle Association agreed to provide insurance coverage. The 18 ranges were forced to close July 1 because their insurance carrier dropped coverage after a man filed a claim after …

Arizona Joins Fray Over Ridesharing Services

Arizona has joined a number of states debating how to regulate so-called ridesharing programs that have popped up around the country and riled traditional taxi and limousine establishments. An amendment to an unrelated bill being debated in a Senate committee …

Louisiana Town May Lose Police Protection Over Insurance Coverage

With just five days remaining until liability insurance coverage for the Sorrento Police Department ends, officials in the Louisiana town are quickly running out of options to continue police protection for residents. The Advocate reports options presented to council members …

Ohio Insurance Director: Watch Out For Deer

Ohio’s insurance director says fall is the peak season for deer-related crashes in the state and is urging drivers be on the lookout. Insurance Director and Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor says drivers should be extra careful in the morning and …

Iranian Trade with India Hit by Insurance Delay Sources Say

Oil and container trade between India and Iran has been disrupted due to uncertainty over insurance cover, leaving some ships stranded outside ports in both countries, industry sources said. The delays had occurred because New Delhi had not yet extended …