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 By Nw Insurance Council    News    November 15, 2012

Winterize your home or business now to prepare for Old Man Winter’s arrival

SEATTLE – Freezing temperatures, ice, snow and wind can devastate homes and businesses if they are not properly winterized. Winter storms are the third-largest cause of property loss in America, resulting in about $1.3 billion in insured losses...

 By Nw Insurance Council    News    July 2, 2012

Fourth of July: fireworks spark concerns about safety and insurance

SEATTLE – The Fourth of July is a day of celebration for millions of Americans. Picnics, barbecues and fireworks are all part of the festivities. Independence Day, however, can be dangerous if safety is not a priority. Fireworks caused 15,500...

 By Nw Insurance Council    News    June 26, 2012

Washington Auto Theft Rates High: Spokane 4th in the nation, Yakima jumps to 5th, Seattle rises to 12th place

SEATTLE – Washington continues to be a hotbed for auto thieves in spite of a slight 1.6 percent overall decline in the number of auto thefts last year, as both Yakima and Seattle rose higher in the national theft-rate rankings, according to...