What’s the #1 Fall Driving Danger if You Live in Virginia?

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Did you know that the fall is one of the most dangerous seasons of the year on Virginia highways? In October 2019, the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles reported 12,568 traffic crashes statewide, which resulted in 86 fatalities and 6,036 injuries, the highest totals for any other month in 2018. September and November bring their own unique challenges for Virginia drivers and car insurance.      With summer in the rearview mirror and kids...

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What Trees are Good to Plant Around Your House?

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Fall is the best time of year in Virginia to plant trees around your home. They can create four seasons of amazing curb appeal with their foliage and blooms. But in our many years of home insurance claims, we've seen our share of costly property damage from trees. The good news is that your home insurance can cover the cost of that damage. Check out the experience the Duvalls had with a mature tree at their Charlottesville home.    {%...

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How to Prevent Cyber Attacks | NNINS

in cyber security, coverage, cyber insurance, how-to, phishing, protection, How to prevent hacking, How to avoid hacking, hack protection, identity theft, cybercrime, cyberbullying, cyber theft, identity theft protection Jun 4, 2021

If you're concerned about the constant flow of outrageous breaking news reports about cybercrime, we are too. As the fastest-growing criminal activity in the U.S., cybercrime is wreaking havoc by maliciously disabling and damaging computers, breaching systems to mine personal data, gaining unauthorized access to networks, and even disrupting global production.

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The 2021 Hurricane Season: Top 4 Risks For Your Virginia Home | NNINS

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May is Hurricane Preparedness Month, Virginia! An above-average season is forecasted for 2021 by the National Weather Service, predicting thirteen to twenty named tropical storms between June 1st and November 30th in the Atlantic hurricane basin. Three to five of those could turn into major hurricanes, category three or higher. Here at NNINS, we never underestimate the possible impact any big storm can have on Virginians, and for good reason....

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Is Your Virginia Home Covered for Flood Damage?

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At NNINS, we know two things: some Virginians are subject to the effects of flooding and many believe their home is covered for flood damage with their homeowners insurance. The fact is standard home insurance policies do not cover flood damage. Let us explain, clear up any confusion, and help your family be as prepared as possible.

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