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The Results Are In: How NFL QBs/Insurance Salesmen Mahomes, Rodgers, Mayfield Rate

Last week, Insurance Journal polled football fans, asking them to compare three NFL quarterbacks who also appear in insurance TV ads. The poll asked readers to rate Green Bay Packers future Hall-of-Famer QB Aaron Rodgers who sells for State Farm; …

How do NFL QBs Rodgers, Mahomes and Mayfield Rate as Insurance Salesmen?

Three well-known television insurance salesmen competing for business are also competing in the National Football League playoffs. Only those totally cut off from television could not have seen at least one of the insurance commercials starring NFL quarterbacks. Green Bay …

Progressive CEO Says Move Into Life Insurance Possible: ‘More to Come’

Progressive Corp. could soon expand its horizons into life insurance. “We actually are considering that,” Chief Executive Officer Tricia Griffith said when asked about a possible move. “We have a life-insurance company filed in Ohio. More to come on that.” …

Commissioner Notes New Auto Insurance Rate Reductions in Louisiana

Louisiana’s insurance commissioner has approved new rate decreases for private passenger auto policies for two major auto insurers in the state. Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon has approved Progressive Insurance Group’s filing for a rate decrease of 2.3% on new business …

Arkansas Insurance Department Warns of Fake Auto Policy Scam

Arkansas Insurance Commissioner Allen Kerr is warning consumers in his state to be wary of individuals posing as car insurance agents to sell fraudulent policies at car dealerships. In a media release, Kerr said the Criminal Investigation Division at the …

Progressive’s Flo Turned Into Chatbot

Convinced that Americans are dying to speak with its human TV spokes-icon Flo, Progressive Insurance is bringing a Flo Chatbot experience to Facebook Messenger. This tool, enhanced by artificial intelligence and quoting technology, is now available for all Messenger users …

Former Iowa Firefighter Again Pleads Guilty to Insurance Fraud

A former Iowa firefighter pleaded guilty to insurance fraud related to a string of cases spanning Buchanan, Clayton and Delaware counties, the Iowa Department of Insurance reported. Terry Russell Groth, a former Strawberry Point firefighter, entered the plea on Feb. …

Progressive Introduces Coverage for Rideshare Drivers in Texas

Progressive Insurance said it is now offering coverage for drivers of transportation network companies (TNCs) in Texas. The coverage will be a personal policy endorsement that fills most of the coverage gap between a personal auto policy and the commercial …

Florida High Court Removes Judge Over Misconduct in Progressive Injury Cases

A Broward County judge will be removed from the bench for misconduct committed eight years before she was elected to the post. The Florida Supreme Court ruled June 18 that Judge Laura Watson isn’t fit to serve as a judge …

Idaho Man Sentenced For Insurance Fraud Against Progressive

An Idaho Falls, Idaho man has been sentenced for filing false car insurance claims. The Idaho Attorney General’s Office says Robert C. MacNeilage was sentenced last week to an intensive treatment and education program at a minimum-security prison, with an …