renter’s insurance News

When Electric Scooters Crash, Who Pays the Bills?

NEW YORK — We’ve all seen reports about head injuries, traffic accidents and even deaths that electric scooter riders have suffered as the popular new mobility option has pushed onto the streets in more than 100 cities worldwide. Despite the …

Progressive Survey Reveals Renters Left Doors Unlocked 16 Times Within Past Year

Locking the door behind you when you leave your home or apartment may seem like a no brainer, but according to a recent survey of 1,000 renters conducted by the Progressive Group of Insurance Companies, renters admit to leaving their …

Survey Finds More Than 50% of Renters are Hispanic, Most Uninsured

Only twenty nine percent of Hispanics who rent their homes report having renters insurance, according to a new survey by State Farm. In fact, among respondents without renters insurance more than one third (34 percent) said they had never heard …

Inquiries About Renters Insurance Climb After Central Illinois Tornadoes

An insurance agent in central Illinois says he’s noticing an increase in the number of inquiries about renters’ insurance following the deadly November tornadoes. The (Peoria) Journal-Star reports one of the newly insured is Jesse Hunter. The Washington man and …

Many Renters Are Still Uninsured According to I.I.I. Poll

Although the majority of homeowners purchase insurance for their home, when it comes to renters, only 65 percent have renters insurance, according to a poll conducted for the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). The number of renters is steadily increasing. According …

Claims Valued at $35M Filed Over Reno Wildfires

About 1,100 claims valued at $35 million have been filed as a result of two major wildfires around Reno, Nev., in recent months, according to insurance carrier reports. The Nov. 18 Caughlin Ranch Fire burned nearly 1,900 acres and destroyed …

North Dakota Woman Faces More Insurance Fraud Charges

Bismarck woman facing an insurance fraud charge related to a March vehicle crash now faces more felony charges related to alleged fraud schemes involving renter’s insurance policies. The Bismarck Tribune reports that Ella Bowen-Davis faces forgery and insurance fraud charges …