Insurance News You Can Use Week of Oct 8th 2018

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5 Ways Your Home Insurance Should Be Ready For Halloween

 

Transgender woman shocked by higher car insurance rates for …
She says her ability to drive didn’t change when she transitioned from life as a man to life as a woman, but her insurance rates sure did.

Transgender woman shocked by higher car insurance rates for women in Michigan

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What you probably don’t know about pot and your auto insurance
Recreational marijuana is going to become legal on Wednesday, and concern is growing about people driving while impaired.

The federal government has rolled out tough new rules on impaired driving and a saliva test that detects THC, the psychoactive ingredient in marijuana that gives you the high.

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Distracted drivers trigger double-digit hikes in auto insurance premiums, La. insurance commissioner says
Louisiana and other states had experienced a reprieve in double-digit hikes in auto insurance premiums in recent years, but the high number of distracted drivers tide has led to another spike.

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5 Ways Your Home Insurance Should Be Ready For Halloween
Vandalism and property damage are just some scary Halloween insurance concerns. Here are some of the most common Halloween events that might trigger an insurance claim.

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Why Hospitals Charge Auto Insurance, Workers’ Compensation Patients Much More Than Health Insurers

Insurer market power matters in hospital pricing. Patients with automobile, workers’ compensation, and other non-conventional commercial insurance plans paid much higher prices than patients with HMO/PPO health insurance coverage for hospital services in Florida, new research confirms.

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Cop pays for homeless family’s auto insurance
A homeless family in Jonesboro, GA got the surprise of their lives when they were pulled over by the police – and got their van insured in the process.

Source: www.insurancebusinessmag.com
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