Hurricane Irma: DOCUMENT now to Speed Recovery After the Storm

Hurricane Irma

Based on 20 years of handling building insurance claims: To speed up recovery on your building insurance claims after Hurricane Irma the main action you need to take? DOCUMENT EVERYTHING BEFORE AND AFTER THE STORM Before you evacuate, photograph and video the condition of your building and contents.  Do this before you evacuate. Photograph and … Read more

Hurricane Irma Preparation

Hurricane Irma

In the Path of Hurricane Irma . . . What Now? Based on 20 years of helping hurricane victims recover–what Floridians should do now: Pay attention to weather reports, and be prepared to evacuate.  In the coming days, Floridians should carefully monitor the National Hurricane Center website for updates on Hurricane Irma:  Understand that … Read more

Texas HB1774 – Potential Impact to Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey

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  While search and rescue operations continue in Texas, it is difficult to think about recovery and build back.  However, this is time sensitive for those who are safe: Texans who may have wind damage, if at all possible, email or fax to your insurer (not the agent) a dated Notice of Hurricane Harvey claim … Read more

“Assignment of Benefits”: Florida lawmakers poised to sell you down the river . . . again

Yet again, the Florida Legislature is poised to take away the rights of its own constituents—building owners—in favor of insurance companies with “Assignment of Benefits” Legislation. Despite the gentle treatment by Mother Nature in the last decade, have you noticed your property insurance premiums going down?  Remember when insurance companies took away your sinkhole coverage … Read more