Rachael Brennan has been working in the insurance industry since 2006 when she began working as a licensed insurance representative for 21st Century Insurance, during which time she earned her Property and Casualty license in all 50 states. After several years she expanded her insurance expertise, earning her license in Health and AD&D insurance as well. She has worked for small health insuran...

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Chris Harrigan has an economic degree from Limestone College and an MBA from Clemson University. He previously managed auto insurance claims for Enterprise Rent-A-Car. Currently, he is using his business and insurance expertise to provide insurance data analysis and visualizations to enhance the user experience.

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UPDATED: Apr 13, 2022

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Key takeaways...

  • Riot damage can happen at any time, anywhere
  • State-required insurance doesn’t cover riot damage, because it’s not a result of a car accident with another vehicle
  • The cost of riot damage can be extensive
  • Comprehensive coverage would provide you with the needed financial protection on your car insurance policy

Riots happen throughout the United States. Depending on how violent the riot is, it can cause damage to the cars in the general vicinity.

If your car is damaged from a riot, it’s important to know whether your car insurance policy will cover the damage.

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