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  • Autos
    Auto insurance basics: Part 1
    Auto insurance is a tricky topic. How much coverage do you need? What kind? Is there anything you're not legally required to have, but should have anyway? An insurance agent should be able to answer these and other thorny questions about your...
  • Washington state Capitol
    Schoesler legislation aimed at gaining control of liability-lawsuit costs
    Washington state Sen. Mark Schoesler (R-Ritzville) figures the state Legislature could close the operating-budget gap by at least $40 million simply by protecting the state from paying more than its fair share of liability damages and subjecting...
  • Intermediate Firearms Carry Skills
    Intermediate Firearms Carry Skills class in Andersonville
    Andersonville, Georgia was the location for the Intermediate Firearms Carry Skills (Use of Force) class by Firearms Safety Training LLC on December 11, 2011. There were 6 students in the class, including 1 lady shooter.The class began with a short...
  • Remember to pay your marchamo before Dec. 31
    Remember to pay your marchamo before Dec. 31
    In Costa Rica, everyone that has a vehicle has to pay the marchamo, the obligatory “Liability” insurance. It must be renewed annually between November 1 and Dec. 31. If your car does not have the marchamo decal on the windshield, it...
  • Traffic snarled on I-90 near stateline due to travel accident
    Traffic snarled on I-90 near stateline due to travel accident
    511wi.gov says: Rock County; On July 4th at 2:10 PM local law enforcement reports I-39/90 NB is closed at Mile Post 187 near the IL State Line due to a crash. Traffic is being waved through on the shoulder.Southern Wisconsin travelers on I-90...
  • home business insurance
    Owner's find problems with home business insurance
    For years, Carrollton business owners have known the importance of having insurance coverage for their business. "It’s estimated that more than half of home-based business owners are underinsured and the Independent Insurance Agents of...
  • New auto insurance bill means lower mandatory liability limits
    New auto insurance bill means lower mandatory liability limits
    The new auto insurance policy liability limits bill has been signed into law by Governor Walker. This new bill, according to Walker allows for consumers to not be saddled with the presumed higher costs of insuring their vehicles. However, a deeper...
  • Two recent court cases than could affect your financial well being
    Two recent court cases than could affect your financial well being
    There were two court rulings this week, one taking place in Colorado and the other in New York, which open the door to potential pitfalls affecting citizens throughout the country.In the state of Colorado, the state Supreme court overturned a...
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    The high wind risks continue through Wednesday throughout Wisconsin areas
    The hot topic of news reports within the last 24 hours has temporarily shifted from the political arena to the massive wind storm sweeping across the Midwest. Here in Wisconsin, the risk of damage from the gale force winds continues through later...
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    Risks versus liabilities: Fall weather brings new insurance concerns
    It is the last full week in October and across Wisconsin, residents are noticing the changes. The leaves are turning colors and falling, the high temperatures are lower than the lows only a month ago, and the blustery weather conditions are...
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    Congratulations on the rescue efforts: Understanding the risk is real
    The Madison Insurance Examiner from Examiner.com wishes to express on behalf of all of us in Wisconsin a huge Congratulations and Welcome Back to the men rescued from the mine in Chile. Additionally, a mighty Thank You is due to those involved in...