|Posted on 10/17/2017 1:24:00 PM.|
Open enrollment for the Medicare program is now until December 7th for 2018 plans.
State Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says this is the only time of the year when senior citizens can shop around for their plans and compare prices. More
|Medicare, open enrollment, Jim Donelon, LDI|
|Posted on 8/31/2017 11:59:00 AM.|
State Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon is pushing the importance of flood insurance, especially after the severe flood damage left by Harvey. Donelon says the sad thing is, it usually takes a horrific storm like the one that caused the August floods last year, for homeowners to take action and protect their homes.
|Jim Donelon, flood insurance, Harvey|
|Posted on 8/11/2017 4:35:00 AM.|
By Jeff Palermo
Louisiana moved up two spots to number two in Insure.com's ranking of states with the most expensive auto insurance rates. The website says Louisiana drivers average annual rate is $1,921, 46% higher than the national average. Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says an excessive amount of litigation is a factor.
|Jim Donelon, auto rates, usage-based insurance, minimum car insurance limits|
|Posted on 6/1/2017 3:52:00 AM.|
The state Department of Insurance is reminding policyholders to make sure they are fully covered as Hurricane Season begins today.
|LDI, Jim Donelon, flood insurance, Hurricane Season|
|Posted on 3/14/2017 5:55:00 AM.|
Louisiana car insurance rates are on the rise again and one big culprit could be the smartphone. The National Highway Safety Administration finds distracted driving is the cause for 20% of crashes in the state. State Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says drivers are having a hard time putting down the cell phone and focusing on the road.
|Jim Donelon, car insurance, distracted driving|
|Posted on 2/10/2017 2:08:00 AM.|
A survey by insuranceQuotes finds 39%of drivers in the U.S. have never shopped around to find cheaper auto insurance.
|LDI, auto insurance, Jim Donelon|
|Posted on 1/25/2017 12:25:00 PM.|
The Louisiana Department of Insurance announces they recovered $7.6 million for policyholders last year as a result of efforts by their consumer affairs division who work to resolve consumer complaints. Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says that money is in addition to what companies offered to pay customers, and it’s a significant increase over the previous year.
|Jim Donelon, LDI, consumer complaints|
|Posted on 1/3/2017 5:50:00 PM.|
State Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says rates for Workers’ Compensation policies have fallen for a fourth year in a row. He says this is good news for Louisiana businesses because it makes competing for jobs easier.
|Jim Donelon, workers compensation, insurance rates|
|Posted on 12/28/2016 10:14:00 AM.|
More and more Louisiana residents are buying flood insurance through the National Flood Insurance Program after two historic floods devastated Louisiana this year. That’s according to Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon, who says flood insurance is the best purchase a property owner can make, whether or not they live in a flood plain.
|Jim Donelon, NFIP, flood insurance, floods|
|Posted on 11/26/2016 12:35:00 PM.|
The Louisiana Department of Insurance urges families to compare rates for insurance and homeowners insurance to get the best protection.
Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon says a home and car are the biggest investments people make. He says on their website, ldi.la.gov, they provide a rate guide to help people find the best policy.
|Louisiana Department of Insurance, Jim Donelon, insurance rates|
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