Allstate To Lay Off 3,800 EmployeesNorthbrook-based Allstate announced Wednesday that it will be laying off 3,800 employees – or 7.5 percent of its workforce – as part of a restructuring plan.
Insurance Company Does About-Face After CBS 2 Report On Abla Gharib, Woman Denied New Motorized WheelchairFrom Chicago to California, people have reached out asking for updates and offering help since we shared the story of a North Side woman who was denied insurance coverage on her motorized wheelchair.
Woman Who Lost Much Of Her Legs, Hands Is Now Being Refused A New Motorized Wheelchair By Insurance CompanyAbla Gharib said about a year and a half ago, her motorized wheelchair broke down. And she has another challenge now – this time from an insurance company.
For Looted Businesses, Insurance Isn't Always An Easy SolutionSome people believe the looting and vandalism that has transpired in recent days will not impact businesses because they have insurance.
Legal Battles Loom As Businesses Hit By Coronavirus Sue Insurers Who Won't Pay ClaimsMillions of shuttered businesses nationwide have turned to their insurers to help recoup their losses following state-mandate closures, which combined may exceed $300 billion a month.
Some Shuttered Small Businesses Find Their Insurance Refuses To Cover COVID-19 LossesSmall businesses across Chicago are turning to their insurance agents to recoup some of their losses from COVID-19 – only to learn the policies do not cover this kind of disaster.
Woman Appalled After Being Denied Health Insurance Because Of Sex Assault-Related PTSDVictimized again – that’s how a suburban woman feels after she said an insurance company denied her one level of coverage because of her past mental health issues.
UnitedHealth Beats Expectations All AroundUnitedHealth covers nearly 50 million people internationally as the largest U.S. health insurer, but it also has been stoking growth in its Optum segment for several years now.
5 Hyundai, Kia Models Have High Fire Insurance Claim RatesKia spokesman James Bell said the company is cooperating with NHTSA "and will take any necessary corrective action in a timely manner."
Retired City Workers Hoping For Continued Medical CoverageA sizeable group of retired city workers are set to lose their health insurance just days from now and are scrambling to figure out how they will afford coverage.
More Illinois Residents Sign Up For 'Obamacare' PlansOfficials say more than 68,000 Illinoisans have selected health plans using the Affordable Care Act's insurance marketplace, up nearly 1,400 compared to the same time last year.
The Need For Actuaries Is Calculated To Grow In ChicagoThe often overlooked position of an actuary is in fact one of the most respectable and well-paying jobs in the United States; due to the abundance of insurance companies in Chicago, there is a great need for in the Windy City.
Chicago Insurance Underwriters Are Insured For Many Jobs OpeningsAn insurance underwriter is responsible to determine if a potential customer will be offered insurance, along with the coverage, the terms and also the cost. Th
Want To Rent Out Your Place During Lollapalooza? Don't Forget Taxes, InsuranceIf you're thinking about renting out your place downtown during Lollapalooza in a few weeks, there's a couple things to consider first. Websites like Airbnb, Homeaway, and VRBO make putting your condo or home up for rent easy; but before you take the plunge as a temporary landlord, make sure you cover yourself.
What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?