FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. If you own a condo, two major insurance policies will cover you for losses. There will be your condo association’s HO-6 insurance coverage that protects against damage to the common areas and the building, and there will be your personal condo insurance coverage which will protect your unit and the items inside […]
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. If your home has been damaged due to a natural disaster or due to another reason covered by your insurance policy, you may be in the process of making an insurance claim. You may be asking contractors to give you estimates of repairs or asking for estimates for the cost to rebuild. […]
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. According to the Insurance Information Institute, a standard homeowner’s insurance policy will cover damage to your home due to natural disasters. Standard homeowner’s insurance includes coverage to repair your home’s structure, coverage to replace damaged belongings, and liability protection. Standard homeowner’s insurance may also cover your living expenses should you be displaced […]
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. If you own a condo, there are typically two types of insurance claims you might find yourself negotiating: your condo association’s insurance policy, also known as an HO6 and your individual unit insurance. According to SFGate, your association’s policy will generally cover common areas in your building and the building’s external walls. […]
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. Whether you own a condo or a detached home, it is important to understand what is and what isn’t covered in your policy. According to Florida Today, a condominium complex is still fighting its insurance company for a $10 million claim. The condo association cites storm damage as the cause of the […]
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. According to the Tampa Bay Times, homeowners, business owners, and insured individuals have made 125,356 claims with losses estimated to be around $3.43 billion due to Hurricane Michael. The hurricane struck the Florida panhandle on October 10th, and families are still struggling to recover from the devastation. The aftermath of a storm […]
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. There are two main types of claims that a person can make after suffering a loss or damages: first-party insurance claims and third-party insurance claims. In a first-party insurance claim, you are making a claim against insurance you have purchased to protect yourself. If you purchased homeowner’s insurance and your roof was […]
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. As the American population ages, more couples and families are taking out long-term care insurance. Long term care insurance can protect your family from the unexpected costs of emergency nursing home care, assisted living care, home nursing services, and long-term rehabilitation needs.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. The Orlando Sentinel reports that an estimated 100,000 people have made hurricane Michael insurance claims. Approximately 71,000 claims are related to residential property damage, with 64,000 claims remaining open. Insurers estimate losses of $680 million in claims. According to News4Jax, the number of claims is expected to increase in the coming months.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. Many people remain homeless in Panama City after Hurricane Michael. According to the New York Times, residents of Panama City are asking FEMA to move more quickly to provide housing for the people whose homes have been destroyed or damage due to the storm. According to the Times, an estimated 10,000 to […]
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. Hurricane Michael has caused widespread devastation across the Florida Panhandle and into Georgia. While the focus in the coming weeks will be on the homes damages and homeowner’s insurance claims, if your car was damaged in the storm, you also may have the right to make a claim. According to Business Insider, […]
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. Hurricane Michael left a trail of devastation when it made landfall on the Florida Panhandle. The New York Times reports that in some neighborhoods, flooding went as high as the roof of homes. Other homes were left shattered and destroyed. If you or your family lived in the storm’s path, you may […]
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. In just two days, Hurricane Michael escalated from a tropical storm to a category 4 hurricane. The result was that many Florida residents in the path of the storm had little time to prepare. Some didn’t even have the time to evacuate. According to the New York Times, researchers have gotten quite […]
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. Condo insurance is a little different than home insurance. Your HOA may have insurance to cover the building. But the building’s insurance may not cover damage that occurs to your individual condo unit. If you have a mortgage, your bank will require you to have individual insurance in addition to having your […]
FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. Many people who suffered flooding after Hurricane Florence may not have coverage. According to the New York Times, it is estimated that millions of people might have experienced flooding, but only 335,000 homes might actually be protected with flood insurance. While homeowners in listed flood zones are required to have flood insurance, […]
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