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Posts tagged "Property Insurance Issues"

What many homeowners find out too late about flood insurance

"I thought it was covered under my homeowners' insurance policy." This is a repeating refrain from people whose property gets damaged by water or mold after a flood. Unfortunately, that common misconception means many aren't covered when a storm hits and the waters rise. A separate flood insurance policy is what's needed to protect homeowners from the kinds of losses they experience after a flood. 

Wind/tornado damage property insurance claims in Louisiana

One of the types of claims property insurance companies sometimes receive from policyholders are claims related to wind or tornado damage. How common are such property insurance claims in Louisiana? Some recent data from a major insurance company provides some insight into this.

Be prepared for increase in property claims during the holidays

The holiday season is upon us, with Thanksgiving just days away. Many homeowners are unaware of the risks they face during the holidays, and the increase in the number of property claims that are filed during this time of year.

Property insurance claims and Halloween

There are many things people associate with Halloween: trick-or-treating, costumes, ghosts, jack-o'-lanterns, candy, etc. One thing one might not immediately think of when one thinks of Halloween is property insurance claims. However, the Halloween holiday season is a time of the year that can give rise to many such claims. 

April showers bring May…fraud?

Louisiana has already seen the first severe storms move thought the state, and last weekend dangerous storms threatened the state and struck neighboring areas in Texas and Arkansas. In recent years, the predictability of storms seems to have been reduced, while the volatility has increased.

Insurance disputes continue long after Superstorm Sandy

Most policyholders do not understand their insurance policies. Until they need them. Then, they begin to climb the learning curve. This can result in numerous policy coverage disputes, disgruntled policyholders, claims of bad faith and eventually, insurance litigation.

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