Top News   October 13, 2010
WEB EXCLUSIVE: Allstate Files $3 Million Subro Suit Against Toyota
Last week Allstate filed a multi-million dollar lawsuit against Toyota Motor Corp. to recover what it has paid for accident claims involving vehicles recalled for unintended acceleration issues. Will other carriers follow this insurer's lead? Read more

Water, Not Fire, A Common Foe for N.C. Homeowners
A typical concern amongst insureds is that of home blazes, but N.C. residents in particular need not discount the potential perils of water, according to Travelers Insurance. Read Travelers' data here.

Deer-Vehicle Accidents Increasing
With deer breeding season in full swing, state officials and insurers are warning motorists to be aware of increased activity, as the number of collisions between deer and vehicles is on the rise. Ohio is just one example, but click here to read about the jump in deer-vehicle accidents on the national level.

Tweet Suite Digest — October 13, 2010
Claims Magazine is twittering every day about breaking news and timely topics, not to mention keeping readers up to date on the latest postings to What can Twitter do for you? Click to find out.

Fraud of the Week: Keeping Up With the Joneses
Thirty-four-year-old Aaron Jones and his family seemed to have it all. That is, until it all went up in smoke and Jones was tried on felony convictions. Read more

Claims IQ

Each week we test readers on their claim knowledge. This week's question is:

Deer migration and mating season generally runs from ___. During this period, more deer-vehicle collisions occur than any other time of year.

A. August through November
B. October through February
C. September through January
D. October through December

Answer Here!

Last week's question was:

Allstate filed a subrogation lawsuit against Toyota to recoup what it paid on accident claims related to alleged manufacturer defects. How much compensation is the insurer seeking?

A. $500,000
B. $1.5 million
C. $3 million
D. $60 million

A hair less than half of e-News readers have been following the recently lodged subrogation lawsuit against Toyota. Be sure to check out this week's Web Exclusive for more information about the suit and the possible implications for other insurers. Let's jump to a new trivia question and see what you know about one furry foe to drivers.

Here are the final results for last week:

A. 2%
B. 9%
C. 49%
D. 40%

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