Avoiding Contractor Fraud After Hurricane Michael

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, […]

By |2018-11-13T16:58:04+00:00November 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Avoiding Contractor Fraud After Hurricane Michael

What to do If Your Car Was Damaged During Hurricane Michael

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 […]

By |2018-10-15T20:51:38+00:00October 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What to do If Your Car Was Damaged During Hurricane Michael

Hurricane Michael Insurance Claim Checklist

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 […]

By |2018-10-15T20:49:03+00:00October 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hurricane Michael Insurance Claim Checklist

Hurricane Michael Has Devastating Impact on Florida

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, […]

By |2018-10-15T20:46:27+00:00October 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Hurricane Michael Has Devastating Impact on Florida

What is Covered in Condo Insurance?

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 […]

By |2018-10-10T15:57:39+00:00October 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What is Covered in Condo Insurance?

Federal Flood Insurance May Have Gaps

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 […]

By |2018-10-08T14:34:34+00:00October 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Federal Flood Insurance May Have Gaps

Things to Consider When Filing a Home Insurance Claim After Hurricane Florence

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. If you have been in affected by Hurricane Florence or if you have suffered home damage due to a recent weather event, it is important to make a claim with your homeowner’s insurance as soon as possible. According to AJC, in the aftermath of a storm, hundreds or […]

By |2018-09-27T14:49:35+00:00September 27th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Things to Consider When Filing a Home Insurance Claim After Hurricane Florence

7 Things to Do After a Hurricane Hits

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. CNN reports that hurricane Florence might hit North and South Carolina this week. Residents in other states are closely watching the tropics for other looming storms. As these states put emergency preparations in place to get everyone ready for the hurricane, homeowners can take steps now to prepare […]

By |2018-09-19T21:06:50+00:00September 19th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 7 Things to Do After a Hurricane Hits

After Hurricane Lane, Hawaii Homeowners May Face Challenges with Some Claims

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. While Hawaii avoided a direct hit from Hurricane Lane, CBS News reports that the hurricane dumped about four feet of rain on the Big Island. The flooding damaged homes and businesses and put people at risk. Now, as homeowners assess their damages, they may find that their homeowner’s […]

By |2018-09-05T16:25:35+00:00September 5th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on After Hurricane Lane, Hawaii Homeowners May Face Challenges with Some Claims

Rent Out Your Home on Airbnb? Check Your Homeowner’s Insurance Policy First

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. According to Airbnb, the company provides hosts with insurance coverage that protects hosts from liability. However, the coverage is subject to limitations and exclusions, and the policy could impact your ability to make a claim against your homeowner’s or renter’s insurance. For example, it is possible to see […]

By |2018-08-22T21:00:44+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Rent Out Your Home on Airbnb? Check Your Homeowner’s Insurance Policy First

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