Insurance is an important part of our lives. We have listed some important auto insurance FAQS in a Question and Answer format to help you answer some of the most common questions. Please feel free to call us with any questions.
These questions and answers come from the: INSURANCE INFORMATION INSTITUTE - www.iii.org
Motorcycle insurance protects you against financial loss if you have an accident. It is a contract between you and the insurance company. You agree to pay the premium and the insurance company agrees to pay your losses as defined in your policy.
Motorcycle insurance provides property, liability and medical coverage:
Property coverage pays for damage to or theft of your motorcycle.
Liability coverage pays for your legal responsibility to others for bodily injury or property damage.
Medical coverage pays for the cost of treating injuries, rehabilitation and sometimes lost wages and funeral expenses.
A motorcycle insurance policy is comprised of six different kinds of coverage. Most states require you to buy some, but not all, of these coverage's. If you're financing a motorcycle, your lender may also have requirements.
Most motorcycle policies are for six months to a year. Your insurance company should notify you by mail when it’s time to renew the policy and to pay your premium.
Homeowners insurance provides financial protection against disasters. A standard policy insures the home itself and the things you keep in it.
Homeowners insurance is a package policy. This means that it covers both damage to your property and your liability or legal responsibility for any injuries and property damage you or members of your family cause to other people. This includes damage caused by household pets.
Damage caused by most disasters is covered but there are exceptions. The most significant are damage caused by floods, earthquakes and poor maintenance. You must buy two separate policies for flood and earthquake coverage. Maintenance-related problems are the homeowners' responsibility.
There are essentially two kinds of heath insurance -- Fee-for-Service and Managed Care. Although these plans differ, they both cover an array of medical, surgical and hospital expenses. Most cover prescription drugs and some also offer dental coverage.
Fee-for-Service - These plans generally assume that the medical professional will be paid a fee for each service provided to the patient. Patients are seen by a doctor of their choice and the claim is filed by either the medical provider or the patient.
Managed Care - More than half of all Americans have some kind of managed-care plan. Various plans work differently and can include: health maintenance organizations (HM0s), preferred provider organizations (PPOs) and point-of-service (POS) plans. These plans provide comprehensive health services to their members and offer financial incentives to patients who use the providers in the plan.