Ohio Insurance Institute Insurers Report Millions In Claims From April Storms By Jim Letizia • May 11, 2016 A group representing Ohio insurance companies estimates property damage in Franklin and three other counties from storms in early April was between 53 and 58 million dollars. Ohio Auto, Home Insurance Premiums Expected To Rise By Jim Letizia • Jan 29, 2015 The Ohio Insurance Institute says home and auto rates are expected to rise this year. Few Ohioans Purchasing Earthquake Insurance By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Sep 18, 2014 Several Ohio Earthquakes have been linked to fracking, but Ohioans so far have mostly passed on purchasing earthquake insurance. Ohio Leads U.S. In Metal Theft Claims By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • May 8, 2014 The National Insurance Crime Bureau says Ohio continues to lead the nation in metal thefts. Insurers Report Costly Winter Storm Damage By Jim Letizia • Feb 28, 2014 Insurance companies say the cold snap that hit the state last month caused at least 98 million dollars in damages. Industry Report Says Ohio Has Lowest Auto Insurance In The Nation By Alison Holm • Feb 26, 2014 Ohio has the lowest car insurance rates in the country, according to a industry report released today, despite a dramatic increase last year. July Storms Cause Millions In Insured Damages By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Sep 17, 2013 The Ohio Insurance Institute says the severe storms in July resulted in insured losses of at least 71 million dollars. Lawmakers Consider Plan Allowing E-Proof Of Insurance By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Jun 14, 2013 The Ohio House Transportation, Public Safety and Homeland Security committee is reviewing a bill that would allow drivers to show proof of insurance via a wireless device. Insurer Adding Jobs By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Jan 3, 2013 Allstate says it's planning to add 136 new jobs in Ohio. Deer-Vehicle Crashes Decline By Jim Letizia & Ohio Public Radio • Sep 28, 2012 The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says there were more than 22-thousand deer-vehicle collisions in Ohio last year.