State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company

GEICO’s Advertising Spending Slows But Still Tops $1 Billion: SNL

March 20, 2014 - After two years of double-digit percentage increases in advertising spending, GEICO Corp. boosted its ad spend by just over five percent in 2013, according to research by SNL Financial. GEICO, with...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2014/03/20/323788.htm

GEICO Passes Allstate to Become 2d Largest U.S. Auto Insurer: SNL

December 16, 2013 - Based on third quarter reports, GEICO Corp. has surpassed Allstate Corp. to become the nation's second-largest private auto insurer. According to data compiled by SNL, GEICO logged $4.89 billion in...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2013/12/16/314530.htm

Car and Deer Collisions Cause 200 Deaths, Cost $4 Billion a Year

October 24, 2012 - Cars and deer can be a lethal combination. An increase in urban sprawl and more roads being built through wildlife habitats have displaced deer from their natural habitat, leading to a rise in...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2012/10/24/267786.htm

State Farm Lowering Alabama Auto Rates

October 26, 2011 - Drivers in Alabama insured through State Farm will be paying slightly less for coverage beginning next month. State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. announced it would reduce its Alabama auto...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2011/10/26/221727.htm

State Farm Raises Rates on Alabama Inland Homes

October 7, 2011 - For the second time in three years, one of the largest homeowners in Alabama has indicated it will not raises rates along the coastline in lieu of a statewide average five percent increase on...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2011/10/07/219089.htm

Texas Insurance Commissioner Geeslin to Step Down

January 5, 2011 - Texas Insurance Commissioner Mike Geeslin has announced that he will not seek another term as head of the Texas Department of Insurance. His term ends Feb. 1, 2011. Geeslin has been with TDI for...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southcentral/2011/01/05/116172.htm

Test Your 2010 Insurance News IQ: 25 Questions

December 31, 2010 - Are you an insurance news hound? Test your insurance news IQ and find out. The following questions and answers (at bottom of the page-- don't cheat!) were developed based on news stories published...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2010/12/31/116071.htm

11 Arrested in Florida on Staged Accident Charges

December 30, 2010 - A year-long investigation targeting insurance fraud has resulted in 11 arrests and three pending arrests connected with four Florida chiropractic clinics. In January, the Collier County Sheriff's...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2010/12/30/116032.htm

Rates Rising But Florida Home Insurers Report Still Losing Money

December 28, 2010 - Many Florida homeowners expected relief from the higher property insurance bills that followed the busy 2004 and 2005 hurricane seasons. But more than 4 million homeowners are about to get hit by...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2010/12/28/115935.htm
Insurers Drywall Litigation Success

Insurers’ Recent Success a Milestone in a Year of Chinese Drywall Litigation

December 23, 2010 - A federal judge in Louisiana recently let 10 insurance companies being sued by Louisiana homeowners over property damage resulting from the installation of defective drywall from China off the hook...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southcentral/2010/12/23/115924.htm
Top Insurance Stories of 2010

2010’s Top Insurance Stories in the West

December 23, 2010 - In 2009, independent insurance agents and brokers faced a "perfect storm" with the economic downturn, premiums at a fraction of what they used to be, and unemployment and home foreclosure rates up,...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2010/12/23/115934.htm

Hundreds Victim to California Rainstorms

December 22, 2010 - Following a series of powerful storms that brought heavy, record-setting rain, snow and high winds to California, insurers report their employees are on-hand to help victims. Meanwhile, Gov. Arnold...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2010/12/22/115894.htm

Texas November Enforcements Result in Nearly $215K in Fines, Restitution

December 21, 2010 - Enforcement actions taken by the Texas Department of Insurance that became final during November 2010 include 10 license revocations, and fines and restitution totaling $214,632. Copies of...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southcentral/2010/12/21/115839.htm

Young Agents Survey:

December 20, 2010 - Why Young Agents Stand by Their Career Choice Most enter the insurance business by accident but for young independent insurance agents, the decision to stick with insurance as a permanent career is...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/magazines/features/2010/12/20/160591.htm

Georgia Supreme Court Upholds Insurers in 2 Uninsured Motorist Cases

December 16, 2010 - The Supreme Court of Georgia has ruled in favor of insurance companies in two cases involving how much people injured in car wrecks should get under uninsured motorists coverage. At issue was...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2010/12/16/115724.htm

Insurer Launches Ad Campaign Within Facebook Game ‘Car Town’

December 15, 2010 - Building its brand messages directly into the game play of the popular social game Car Town – the only game on Facebook built around licensed automotive brands –State Farm today...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2010/12/15/115668.htm

Insurer, Agent Help Rebuild West Virginia Fire Station

December 13, 2010 - Sissonville Volunteer Fire Department is getting $10,000 from State Farm Insurance to help replace a fire station and three fire trucks destroyed in a blaze. The insurance company announced Friday...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southeast/2010/12/13/115591.htm

Insurers, Feds Jointly Pursue Financial Sector Cybersecurity Measures

December 13, 2010 - Leading insurance and other financial services companies have signed a research agreement with federal homeland security officials to improve cybersecurity in the financial sector. Through a...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/national/2010/12/13/115602.htm

California Approves Pay-As-You-Drive Insurance Programs

December 2, 2010 - California Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner has approved filings by the Automobile Club of Southern California and State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance to offer pay-as-you-drive insurance....
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/west/2010/12/02/115356.htm

Study: Arkansas Ranks High in Road Safety Improvements

December 1, 2010 - A national study indicates Arkansas ranks second nationally in advancing its road safety laws during the past two years. The national scorecard produced by the Emergency Nurses Association noted...
https://www.insurancejournal.com/news/southcentral/2010/12/01/115292.htm