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Minn. May Lead US In 2013 Natural Disaster Claims

Move over, Florida. New numbers show that Minnesota could finish first when it comes to disaster insurance claims. Last year, Minnesota generated nearly $800 million in claims, and that’s only through the third quarter. If you’re wondering why your premium is going through the roof, you can blame what’s falling on your roof. Hail from storms on Aug. 6 damaged roofs, windows and siding all over the south metro.

01/09/2014

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Local Couple Sues Am. Fam. For Deceptive Insurance Practices

It’s the second-largest insurer for homeowners in Minnesota. And now a local couple says American Family has been overcharging them for years.

02/18/2013

Birth Control, Pills, Yaz, The Pill

Reality Check: Truth About Insurance And Birth Control

The truth: Insurance companies operating in Minnesota are required by law to cover at least 28 separate benefits, eight types of patients and 13 different health care professions. That’s the sixth highest number of mandates in the country.

03/07/2012

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Good Question: Are Car Insurance Ads Taking Us For A Ride?

Geico will save you 15 percent. 21st Century says, if you leave Geico, you’ll save $460. Progressive customers save hundreds when they switch, too. So, how can all these car insurance companies save you money?

05/04/2011

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A Catastrophic Year For Insurance Companies

Insurance companies in Minnesota are calling this year catastrophic.

12/30/2010