January 27, 2011

Earlier this year, an elderly man went to the hospital for stomach pains. The doctors advised him that he had gallstones. Days after the emergency room visit, the man and his wife purchased some life insurance. Only later did they learn that the "gallstones" were cancer. Now the insurer is refusing to pay.

"He died pretty quickly," says Michael Young, a Sherman, Texas, attorney...

January 26, 2011

Since auto insurance
companies typically offer less expensive roadside assistance plans than their
competitors, for the many drivers who experience a flat tire or cracked
windshield every year, these companies are often the first place they turn when
in a rut.

As a result, many drivers may wonder whether these emergency
calls could come back to increase...

January 25, 2011

California Insurance Commissioner Steve Poizner said a group of insurers, that represent 72.1 percent of the homeowners' multi-peril insurance market, have agreed to comply with voluntary reforms to the claims handling process -- the effect of which means consumers will have more-responsive claims handling practices.

January 13, 2011

As a public service to residents, the Financial Planning Association of San Diego is answering financial questions for readers of...

January 12, 2011

Grass is beginning to grow on the vacant sites where homes once stood
four months after the fatal San Bruno explosion and fire, leading
residents to consider restarting their lives but some may have questions
about the details of construction.

January 12, 2011

Life insurance is an important monetary investment, and you don’t want to buy an unsuitable policy or discover that you’ve purchased too much or too little. But if the fear of making a bad life insurance decision is stalling your effort, know that ...

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January 11, 2011

Raúl and Laura Zamora, like many homeowners in the Crestmoor neighborhood who were affected by the Sept. 9 fire, still haven’t been able to figure out how they’re going to move forward. 

January 11, 2011

When your car battery dies or you get a flat tire, having a roadside assistance plan can be a godsend. Car insurance companies generally...

January 11, 2011


For Immediate Release

 Contact: Amy
Bach, United Policyholders, (415) 393-9990