Tips for Keeping Your Home and Family Safe from Fire

According to, more than 2,500 people die and 12,600 are injured in home fires each year in the United States. An estimated $7.3 billion in property losses each year are due to home fires. Many of these dollars come out of homeowners’ pockets, and insurance companies pick up a large share

Every Boater Needs the Life Vest of Insurance

According to the U.S. Coast Guard, thousands of boating accidents take place on lakes and rivers across the country each year. In 2013 alone, 560 people were killed, more than 2,600 were seriously injured and approximately $40 million in property damage occurred due to boating accidents.

Giving a Valuable Gift? Don’t Forget the Insurance!

Birthdays, anniversaries, or “just because”—all great reasons to give a fabulous gift to that special someone in your life. After the initial excitement wears off, don’t forget that if you give (or receive) a valuable gift, you will likely need some special insurance coverage to protect it from

Does Home Insurance Cover Fireworks Accidents?

With summer upon us and Independence Day celebrations being planned, it is important to remember fireworks safety. Many households observe the Fourth of July, New Year’s and other milestone occasions with fireworks. They’re fun, entertaining and part of many families’ traditions. They can also turn

What You Need to Know About Louisiana Hurricane Insurance

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) recently predicted a near-normal or below-normal 2014 Atlantic hurricane season. NOAA predicts 8 to 13 named storms, with three to six becoming hurricanes, and one or two becoming major hurricanes. While the projections are for a normal