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September 2006 - Posts

My son is studying at the University at Buffalo since July 1, 2006. He will be there the rest of this year and next year as well. If he takes auto insurance in New York state, is he obliged to take a New York State license plate for his car, or can he Read More...
Posted on September 30,2006

I'm searching for a company who will insure my truck. It's an antique fire truck (1963) for a small business in Quebec, Canada. I haven't been able to find anyone interested in insuring me.Answer:Because you live in Canada, I started my search with Read More...
Posted on September 30,2006

I just renewed my wind policy with American Strategic Insurance and sent them a check.  They cashed it on and then I got a letter from my agent saying the policy has been cancelled! Can they do this? Why cash the check and then cancel me?Answer:The Read More...
Posted on September 30,2006

I have a life insurance policy with you and I cannot find a telephone number to contact you about my policy. Will you please e-mail me a telephone number? I have questions on my policy. Answer:A gentle reminder to those who visit our site and mistake us Read More...
Posted on September 29,2006

What company now owns Life Of Virginia policies?Answer:I couldn't find anything online that would give me a trace to Life of Virginia. I even contacted the Department of Insurance for Virginia, and didn't get an answer back. So, I was stumped. A reader Read More...
Posted on September 29,2006

My friend and I have just taken over a stable yard with 20 boxes and 13 acres. We are already insured with Countryside Alliance and we are making sure our customers are as well. There won't be any riding lessons going on; we will just be a livery yard. Read More...
Posted on September 27,2006

What company issues a homeowner policy that insures the peril of a breaking water main going into your home?Answer:I used your telephone number to figure out that you are located in Pennsylvania. Then I contacted the Pennsylvania Department of Insurance Read More...
Posted on September 26,2006

I have an old policy with Connecticut National Life Insurance. I would like to check on my policy.Answer:As far as I can tell, Connecticut National Life Insurance is now Washington National Insurance Company (which includes a number of companies, Read More...
Posted on September 25,2006

How do I find out if a company is still in business?Answer:You have a variety of sources to find that information. Probably your most direct route for any insurance company in the US is to contact your state's department of insurance. Another way to Read More...
Posted on September 24,2006

What is the rating for Century Surety?Answer:I can only assume that you mean financial ratings. I found these at the A.M. Best site, which rates all current insurance companies. You can become a member free of charge just by signing up -- this will allow Read More...
Posted on September 22,2006

My wife and I are in our mid-twenties and will be moving back to the Vermont next month from the UK.  I will be self-employed and will consequently need to look for private health insurance for the two of us.  We run a few times a week, eat healthy, and Read More...
Posted on September 22,2006

My name is Bessie McCullough and I have been paying on my life insurance for over 10 years, through United Security Life Insurance Company Of Illinois. I need to get a phone number in order to contact them. My bank account has changed, and United's Read More...
Posted on September 22,2006

I have a bank statement in front of me from my mother.  She has an eletronic withdrawal for a Shen Life Ins Co, but I cannot seem to find any information about this company.  Can you tell me who, what and where this company is, or tell me where to Read More...
Posted on September 22,2006

I'm trying to get the telephone number of the Penn Mutual Life Insurance Company to check the status of some policies that I've located. Answer:Here's what I've found for Penn Mutual:Mailing Address:  P O Box 178  Philadelphia PA 19105-0178 Office Read More...
Posted on September 21,2006

My Grandfather bought a policy form National Home Life in 1938 for my Mother. What resources are available that will help me find this company and/or its name change?Answer:I can't believe that I actually managed to find a company for you! I went to the Read More...
Posted on September 21,2006

Please will you give me an address and telephone number for Scottish Legal Life? I have several historic policies that I need information on.Answer:Here's the information I was able to find: The Scottish Legal Life Assurance Society Limited, 95 Bothwell Read More...
Posted on September 21,2006

I am looking for an insurance company that used to be in Des Moines, IA.  Then called USLife Ins Co.  I was an employee there until the company moved to Texas around 1980.  I am trying to locate them because I was in a pension fund and am now wondering Read More...
Posted on September 21,2006

My question concerns Rural Life Insurance Company of Dallas that operated in the '40's & '50's and maybe '60's. Our policy was bought April 28, 1954. Sometime in the next few years, we received a letter saying that the company had been bought. We cannot Read More...
Posted on September 21,2006

I'm trying to find an Insurance company in Ontario, Canada that will have insurance for Certified Canine and Equine Masseuses to cover malpractice, errors and omissions. Would you be able to help me with this?Answer:I did some research on this, and Read More...
Posted on September 6,2006

How do I find an insurance company name by using the company's insurance code?  I need to locate an Auto Insurance company who has a driver that wrecked my car. The police officer wrote the insurance code and not the name of the company. Answer:I've Read More...
Posted on September 6,2006

How do I get a directory from insurance companies where I could see phone numbers, fax numbers and e-mail addresses?Answer:The only way to get such directories is to approach the insurance companies themselves and request such information. Since the Read More...
Posted on September 2,2006

I have a question regarding insurance coverage on financed vehicles in the state of California.  Is it a requirement that the purchaser of the vehicle maintain full coverage on the vehicle (i.e. comprehensive and collision) during the entire period of Read More...
Posted on September 2,2006

Does anyone in Florida issue insurance during the severe weather warning? I have a client wanting to close on a new home.Answer:Virtually no private insurance carrier will be willing to issue insurance during a severe weather warning. If you need to get Read More...
Posted on September 1,2006
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