Recent Posts OII members share tips to keep you safe all summer-long
Although summer isn’t official until June 19, many of us have already taken to the outdoors and travel planning. While making plans to enjoy all that summer has to offer, OII members remind us to take note of seasonal safety measures. In this edition of OII Insurance Matters, we share a number of their summer safety tips. (VIEW POST) 2016 I-Day Presentations Online
Posted online are slides from three key presenters from 2016 I-Day: From Drones to Driverless Cars. Special thanks to Kim Hazelbaker, IIHS/HLDI; Jeff Spaulding, Fire and Explosion Consultants, LLC; and Ridge Muhly, Gen Re for sharing their expertise and their presentations. And to our attendees, we thank you and look forward to seeing you next year! (VIEW PRESENTATIONS) Wind damage? Resources to guide you through an insurance claim
Damaging winds across the Buckeye State over the April 2-3 weekend may have some Ohio home and business owners seeking info on insurance coverage and claims. Losses typically covered by insurance include wind-related damage caused by downed-trees and damage to roofs, walls and ceilings. Some property losses are covered under standard policies and others may be covered by policy endorsements. Auto damage is covered under the comprehensive portion of an auto policy. See OII’s updated release on losses typically covered by high winds along with tips to help you recover. (VIEW RELEASE) OII members share tips to keep your car in ship-shape
NOTE: OII plans to survey its members on Ohio insured losses from this storm event. We expect to release results in late April-early May.
Weather is a culprit in a large chunk of crashes here in Ohio and across the country. In fact snow, rain or icy conditions were present in 30% of Ohio crashes in 2014, according to ODPS Ohio Traffic Crash Facts. Although we may not be able to control the weather, we can control vehicle upkeep, leading to fewer crashes. Last month, OII members shared helpful car care tips and reminders. OII Insurance Matters shares their blogs to help keep your car in safe mode. (VIEW POST) 2016 OII premium trend report: What’s driving Ohio’s auto & homeowners insurance environment?
With the March 1 Ohio Department of Insurance announcement of Ohio’s auto and homeowners insurance premium rankings, the Ohio Insurance Institute (OII) delves into the factors affecting them. OII reports that although Ohioans will likely see an uptick in their insurance premiums, they’ll likely not be as severe as in most other parts of the US. See our 2016 Ohio Auto and Homeowners Insurance Trend Report for details. (VIEW REPORT) Effective March 23: Key provisions of Ohio’s ride-hailing (TNC) bill
(UPDATED) Ohio’s Transportation Network Company (TNC) bill, Sub. HB 237, becomes effective March 23. OII supported statewide insurance-related coverage regs, noting that it’s the best approach to protecting the safety of Ohio TNC drivers, passengers and pedestrians. OII sent a letter to the Governor in support of the bill before he signed it into law. In this edition of OII Insurance Matters, we share the key provisions of HB 237. (VIEW POST)