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Carole Walker, RMIIA

RMIIA News Releases

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Carole Walker, Executive Director
(303) 790-0216
carole@rmiia.org

News Topics: Catastrophes | Crime | Insurance | Prevention | Traffic Safety

Catastrophes

May 23, 2017
Insurance News: Colorado Hailstorm on Pace to be Most Expensive in State History

May 9, 2017
Insurance News: Insurance Damage Claim Tips

January 13, 2017
#NoRoofScam Campaign Fighting Roofing Fraud in Colorado During Severe Weather

August 22, 2016
Insurance News: Colorado Springs "Hail Bomb" Storm Carries $352.8 Million Insurance Price Tag

July 13, 2016
Insurance News: Cold Springs Fire Insurance Damage Claim Advice

June 8, 2016
New Campaign Launched to Fight Roofing Fraud in Colorado

June 7, 2016
Insurance News: Insurance Damage Claim Tips

October 13, 2014
Colorado Fall Hailstorm Carries $213.3 Million Insurance Price Tag

September 9, 2014
September 2013 Colorado Floods: Insurance Wake-Up Call!

June 5, 2014
June Marks the One-Year Anniversary of the Black Forest Fire: Updated Insurance Damage Estimates from the El Paso County, Colorado Fire Total $420.5 Million

June 2, 2014
May 20-22 CO Storms Carry a $109 Million Insurance Price Tag

May 22, 2014
Clean-Up is Underway after Tornadoes, Hail & Heavy Rain Usher in Colorado's Severe Weather Season—Insurance advice for those impacted by this week's storms

September 12, 2013
Flash Floods Are Dangerous AND Damaging: Insurance Advice for Colorado Drivers & Homeowners

July 15, 2013
Preliminary Insurance Damage Estimates from the Black Forest Fire Total Approximately $292.8 Million

June 21, 2013
Insurance Claim Settlement Advice for El Paso County Homeowners as Residents & Insurance Adjusters Gain Access to the Burn Areas in Black Forest

June 12, 2013
Insurance Advice for Colorado Homeowners in the Path of Raging Wildfires

May 21, 2013
Deadly Oklahoma Twister is a Tragic Reminder that the Unthinkable Can Happen: Tomorrow Marks the Five-Year Anniversary of the Windsor Tornado—Colorado's Most Damaging Tornado

November 5, 2012
Hurricane Sandy Reminds Colorado Homeowners, Renters & Business Owners that NOW is the Time to Consider Flood Insurance

July 17, 2012
Insurance Damage Estimates from the Waldo Canyon & High Park Fires Total Nearly $450 Million—Making the Devastating 2012 Wildfire Season the Most Expensive in Colorado History

June 26, 2012
Colorado's Destructive Wildfire & Severe Weather Season is Exacting a High Price: June Storms Add Up to More than $320 Million in Estimated Insured Damage to Cars & Homes

June 25, 2012
Wildfires Explode Across Colorado: Insurance Advice for Residents Evacuated from Their Homes and for Those Returning to Damaged or Destroyed Properties

June 18, 2012
Wildfires Force More Coloradans Out of Their Homes—Others Will Return to Damaged or Destroyed Homes: Both Need to Understand How Their Insurance Works

June 11, 2012
Western Wildfires Rage Out of Control: Make Sure You Have a Plan & Are Insurance Ready

June 8, 2012
Eastern Wyoming Residents Begin the Recovery Process in the Aftermath of Yesterday's Twister near Wheatland, Wyoming

June 7, 2012
Coloradans Wake Up to Storm Damage from South Denver to Colorado Springs—Sounding the Alarm that Peak Severe Weather Season Has Arrived!

April 16, 2012
Insurance News: Devastating Twisters Sound An Alarm—Don't Wait Until Mother Nature Comes Knocking to Be "Insurance Ready" for Storm Season!

March 27, 2012
Insurance Advice for Homeowners Impacted by the Lower North Fork Fire: Fire & Smoke Sound an Alarm that Wildfire Season Has Arrived

July 19, 2011
Wild Weather Week: A Costly One for Colorado & Wyoming

July 13, 2011
Insurance Adjusters Survey Damage from Yesterday's Cheyenne Hail Storm

June 1, 2011
June Marks the Start of Colorado's Peak Hail, Flood & Severe Weather Months—With Temperatures Heating Up Colorado Residents Need to Be Prepared!

March 25, 2011
Colorado Wildfires Sound Alarm: Homeowners Need to Do An Insurance Check Up!

September 20, 2010
Insurance Damage Estimates from The Fourmile Canyon Fire Total More Than $200 Million—Making the Devastating September Blaze the Most Expensive Wildfire in Colorado History

September 14, 2010
Insurance Claim Settlement Advice for Boulder County Homeowners As Residents & Insurance Adjusters Gain Access to the Burn Areas in Fourmile and Sunshine Canyons

September 7, 2010
Insurance Advice for Residents in the Path of Boulder County's Fourmile Canyon Wildfire

June 4, 2010
Mother Nature Sounds the Alarm for Colorado's Summer Storm Season with Last Week's Storms Adding Up to An Estimated $70 Million in Insured Damage

May 18, 2010
Final Insurance Damage Estimates for Colorado's 2009 Summer Storm Season Puts the Official Tally at $1.4 Billion—Making It the Most Expensive in State History

August 4, 2009
Last Week's Pueblo Hailstorm Adds to Colorado's High Priced Summer Storm Season—Damage to Battered Homes and Cars Estimated at $105.8 Million in Insured Losses

July 30, 2009
Insurance Adjusters Survey Damage from Yesterday's Pueblo Hail Storm

July 27, 2009
Last Week's Hail and High Winds Cost an Estimated $350 Million in Insured Damage—Making It the Second Most Costly Storm in Colorado History

July 21, 2009
Insurance Adjusters Survey Damage from Last Night's Powerful Storms

June 16, 2009
Colorado's Wild Week of Severe Weather Carries a $161.1 Million Price Tag—the State's 5th Highest Insured Losses from Storm Damage

June 8, 2009
Coloradans Affected by Yesterday's Storms Urged to Contact Insurers

May 19, 2009
Windsor Tornado One Year Later: Final Insurance Costs for Cars and Homes Damaged in Last May's Windsor Tornado Add Up to $193.5 Million in Auto & Homeowners Insurance Claims Paid Out

April 20, 2009
Colorado's April Snow Storm Piles onto Spring Flood Threat—Reminding Homeowners & Renters that NOW is the Time to Consider Flood Insurance

January 2, 2009
Tuesday's Gusts Blow in Colorado's 4th Most Expensive Windstorm

June 11, 2008
Insurance Industry Group Alerts Colorado Consumers Not to Fall Prey to Apparent Insurance Scam Following Windsor Tornado

May 27, 2008
Last Week's Tornado and Hail Add Up to $147 million in Estimated Insurance Damage— Making it Colorado's Most Costly Tornado and the 4th Most Expensive Insured Disaster

May 23, 2008
Colorado Residents Affected by Yesterday's Storms Urged to Contact Insurers

March 17, 2008
The fifth anniversary of Colorado's most expensive snowstorm reminds homeowners that spring cleaning should include an insurance checkup

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Crime

August 4, 2015
It's Never a Good Time to Have Your Car Stolen—Coloradans Against Auto Theft's New Campaign Launch: "Lock It or Lose It!"

December 1, 2014
Puff...Puff...Poof! Statewide Winter Public Awareness Campaign Reminds Colorado Drivers: Puffer Theft Can Happen Anytime, Anywhere

July 17, 2014
Coloradans Against Auto Theft New Summer Campaign Heats Up During National Auto Theft Prevention Month

March 12, 2014
Harrowing High-speed Chase & Carjacking: Auto Theft is a Dangerous, Gateway Crime

January 27, 2014
Annual Puffer Week Drives Home Need for Auto Theft Awareness—New Statewide Survey: Public Perception Out-of-Step with the Reality of Colorado's Serious Auto Theft Problem

January 27, 2013
Law Enforcement and Community Awareness Groups Put the Freeze on Auto Theft "Puffer Week" Enforcement Slated for January 28-February 1

December 5, 2012
"Puffer" Awareness Initiative Aims to Ruin The Holidays for Car Thieves

January 12, 2012
"Puffer Week" Enforcement January 15-21, 2012

June 29, 2009
Colorado Auto Thieves Are Put on Notice: 34 Colorado Law Enforcement Agencies Receive Grants to Fund Joint Efforts to Combat Auto Theft

April 22, 2009
New Insurance Report Ranks Albuquerque in Top Ten U.S. Cities for Auto Theft: New Mexico Insurance and Business Communities Team Up with Law Enforcement and Government Officials to Fight Back

July 3, 2001
Don't Leave Home This Week Without Taking Steps to Protect Your Home and Your Summer Vacation Plans

April 10, 2001
Albuquerque Ranks 13th In National Survey on Auto Theft Rates - Study Shows Border Cities Are Prime Hotspots For Car Thieves

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Insurance

May 23, 2017
Insurance News: Colorado Hailstorm on Pace to be Most Expensive in State History

March 20, 2017
Insurance News: Boulder Sunshine Fire Insurance Wake-Up Call!

January 13, 2017
#NoRoofScam Campaign Fighting Roofing Fraud in Colorado During Severe Weather

November 14, 2016
Insurance News: Colorado Insurance Organization Recognizes Wildfire Partners as Model Community Wildfire Mitigation Program

June 8, 2016
New Campaign Launched to Fight Roofing Fraud in Colorado

June 7, 2016
Insurance News: Insurance Damage Claim Tips

January 12, 2016
Top 3 Insurance New Year's Resolutions

May 11, 2015
Mother Nature Makes a Mother's Day Statement: Flooding, Hail, Snow! Are YOU Insurance Ready for Severe Weather Season?

October 13, 2014
Colorado Fall Hailstorm Carries $213.3 Million Insurance Price Tag

June 5, 2014
June Marks the One-Year Anniversary of the Black Forest Fire: Updated Insurance Damage Estimates from the El Paso County, Colorado Fire Total $420.5 Million

May 8, 2014
Colorado's First Round of Severe Weather Sounds An Alarm—Don't Wait Until Mother Nature Comes Knocking to Be "Insurance Ready" for Storm Season!

April 1, 2014
SB 125 Unfairly Forces All Colorado Drivers to Subsidize TNCs' Insurance Costs

July 15, 2013
Preliminary Insurance Damage Estimates from the Black Forest Fire Total Approximately $292.8 Million

November 5, 2012
Hurricane Sandy Reminds Colorado Homeowners, Renters & Business Owners that NOW is the Time to Consider Flood Insurance

July 17, 2012
Insurance Damage Estimates from the Waldo Canyon & High Park Fires Total Nearly $450 Million—Making the Devastating 2012 Wildfire Season the Most Expensive in Colorado History

June 26, 2012
Colorado's Destructive Wildfire & Severe Weather Season is Exacting a High Price: June Storms Add Up to More than $320 Million in Estimated Insured Damage to Cars & Homes

June 11, 2012
Western Wildfires Rage Out of Control: Make Sure You Have a Plan & Are Insurance Ready

April 16, 2012
Insurance News: Devastating Twisters Sound An Alarm—Don't Wait Until Mother Nature Comes Knocking to Be "Insurance Ready" for Storm Season!

March 27, 2012
Insurance Advice for Homeowners Impacted by the Lower North Fork Fire: Fire & Smoke Sound an Alarm that Wildfire Season Has Arrived

July 19, 2011
Wild Weather Week: A Costly One for Colorado & Wyoming

June 28, 2011
Insurance Advice for Residents in the Path of the Las Conchas Wildfire & A Warning for All New Mexico Residents to Be Prepared During Wildfire Season

June 1, 2011
June Marks the Start of Colorado's Peak Hail, Flood & Severe Weather Months—With Temperatures Heating Up Colorado Residents Need to Be Prepared!

March 25, 2011
Colorado Wildfires Sound Alarm: Homeowners Need to Do An Insurance Check Up!

February 7, 2011
New Mexico Insurance Officals Offer Claims Advice for Dealing with Frozen Pipes

February 4, 2011
Colorado's Deep Freeze Has Left Many Residents Mopping Up & Filing Water Damage Claims For Frozen Pipes: Insurance Advice For Homeowners & Renters

December 20, 2010
'Tis the Season for Holiday Mishaps, So Add Checking Insurance to Your "TO DO" List

September 20, 2010
Insurance Damage Estimates from The Fourmile Canyon Fire Total More Than $200 Million—Making the Devastating September Blaze the Most Expensive Wildfire in Colorado History

September 14, 2010
Insurance Claim Settlement Advice for Boulder County Homeowners As Residents & Insurance Adjusters Gain Access to the Burn Areas in Fourmile and Sunshine Canyons

June 22, 2010
Insurance Advice for Residents Both In and Out of the Path of Colorado Wildfires

June 4, 2010
Mother Nature Sounds the Alarm for Colorado's Summer Storm Season with Last Week's Storms Adding Up to An Estimated $70 Million in Insured Damage

May 18, 2010
Final Insurance Damage Estimates for Colorado's 2009 Summer Storm Season Puts the Official Tally at $1.4 Billion—Making It the Most Expensive in State History

May 6, 2010
Tennessee Flooding: A Flood Insurance Wake-Up Call—Reminding Colorado Homeowners & Renters that NOW is the Time to Consider Flood Insurance

March 1, 2010
If History Repeats Itself, Homeowners Should Prepare for March Weather to Come in Like a Lion—Insurance Experts Warn Coloradans to Protect Themselves as the State Enters Its Worst Month for Spring Snow Storms

September 23, 2009
Colorado Insurance Industry and Better Business Bureau Sound Alarm: Historic Summer Hail Season Results in Record Number of Contractor Scam Artists

August 4, 2009
Last Week's Pueblo Hailstorm Adds to Colorado's High Priced Summer Storm Season—Damage to Battered Homes and Cars Estimated at $105.8 Million in Insured Losses

July 27, 2009
Last Week's Hail and High Winds Cost an Estimated $350 Million in Insured Damage—Making It the Second Most Costly Storm in Colorado History

June 16, 2009
Colorado's Wild Week of Severe Weather Carries a $161.1 Million Price Tag—the State's 5th Highest Insured Losses from Storm Damage

May 19, 2009
Windsor Tornado One Year Later: Final Insurance Costs for Cars and Homes Damaged in Last May's Windsor Tornado Add Up to $193.5 Million in Auto & Homeowners Insurance Claims Paid Out

November 11, 2008
New Colorado Insurance Law Drives Consumer Education

July 31, 2008
Pinching Insurance Pennies Can Help Consumers Tighten Their Belts in Bad Economy

May 27, 2008
Last Week's Tornado and Hail Add Up to $147 million in Estimated Insurance Damage— Making it Colorado's Most Costly Tornado and the 4th Most Expensive Insured Disaster

May 23, 2008
Colorado Residents Affected by Yesterday's Storms Urged to Contact Insurers

April 22, 2008
New Mexico Wildfire Sounds Alarm:  Homeowners Need to Do An Insurance Check Up

April 21, 2008
Colorado Wildfires Sound Alarm:  Homeowners Need to Do An Insurance Check Up

January 8, 2008
Add "Saving Money on Car Insurance" to Your 2008 New Year's Resolutions!

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Prevention

March 20, 2017
Insurance News: Boulder Sunshine Fire Insurance Wake-Up Call!

January 23, 2017
2017 Puffer Week Warns Colorado Drivers: Puffer Vehicles Have Dangerous Consequences

November 14, 2016
Insurance News: Colorado Insurance Organization Recognizes Wildfire Partners as Model Community Wildfire Mitigation Program

January 25, 2016
January 24-30: Colorado's #PufferWeek - 2016 Puffer Week Combines Education and Enforcement to Combat Auto Theft

August 4, 2015
It's Never a Good Time to Have Your Car Stolen—Coloradans Against Auto Theft's New Campaign Launch: "Lock It or Lose It!"

December 1, 2014
Puff...Puff...Poof! Statewide Winter Public Awareness Campaign Reminds Colorado Drivers: Puffer Theft Can Happen Anytime, Anywhere

July 17, 2014
Coloradans Against Auto Theft New Summer Campaign Heats Up During National Auto Theft Prevention Month

January 27, 2014
Annual Puffer Week Drives Home Need for Auto Theft Awareness—New Statewide Survey: Public Perception Out-of-Step with the Reality of Colorado's Serious Auto Theft Problem

December 3, 2013
Puff...Puff...Poof! A Statewide Winter Public Awareness Campaign Urges Colorado Drivers to Take Action with a Simple Crime Prevention Message

April 24, 2013
NFPA Announces first Colorado Wildfire Preparedness Day of Service

January 27, 2013
Law Enforcement and Community Awareness Groups Put the Freeze on Auto Theft "Puffer Week" Enforcement Slated for January 28-February 1

December 5, 2012
"Puffer" Awareness Initiative Aims to Ruin The Holidays for Car Thieves

January 12, 2012
"Puffer Week" Enforcement January 15-21, 2012

October 25, 2011
As Old Man Winter Makes His First Major Appearance in Colorado—Drivers and Homeowners Need to Gear Up on Their Insurance Know How!

September 1, 2011
WILDLIFE ON THE MOVE! September 1 marks the reinstatement of Wildlife Zones and lowered nighttime speed limits on some key corridors

June 24, 2011
Unsafe Fireworks Use Sparks Millions of Dollars in Damages and Thousands of Fireworks-Related Injuries

June 10, 2011
Car Thieves Are in The Spotlight of The New Coloradans Against Auto Theft Campaign

June 1, 2011
June Marks the Start of Colorado's Peak Hail, Flood & Severe Weather Months—With Temperatures Heating Up Colorado Residents Need to Be Prepared!

February 15, 2011
Colorado Statewide Task Forces Putting Auto Theft on Lockdown: Governor Proclaims "Colorado Auto Theft Prevention Week" February 13-19, 2011

November 30, 2010
Car Thieves Celebrate "Puffer Season!" Colorado Enforcement Agencies Warn: Cold Temperatures & the Holiday Season Make Your Car the Perfect Gift for a Thief

June 30, 2010
Unsafe Fireworks Use Sparks Millions of Dollars in Damages and Thousands of Fireworks-Related Injuries

January 8, 2007
Homeowners Need to Take Steps to Protect Themselves Against Heavy Snow and Ice Damage

May 23, 2002
Colorado Summers are No Picnic

November 15, 1999
Tinderbox Conditions Spark Concern for Colorado Homeowners - With no Relief in Sight, Residents in High Risk Areas Need to Take Action Against Wildfire Threat

August 5, 1999
Flash Flood Threat Rises - Are Homeowners Ready for the Downpour

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Traffic Safety

October 16, 2012
Migration season has begun, more wildlife seen near roadsides: Data show wildlife-vehicle collisions trending downward since 2006

June 2, 2009
Survivor and Family of Teen Drunk Driving Crash Announce Use of Vehicle to Carry Tragic Reminder to Teens: Make Safe Choices Behind the Wheel!

November 13, 2007
Survey shows Colorado teens text while driving

June 26, 2006
Motorcycle Sales Rev Up to All Time High - Colorado's Motorcycle Crash Rates Unfortunately Keep Pace

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