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41% of Homeowners Making Claims Over $30,000 Report Disagreements with Insurers

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. According to the New York Times, the higher your insurance claim, the more likely you are to face resistance from your homeowner’s insurance. This means that the more devastating your losses, the more you may have to fight your insurance adjuster to get the settlement you believe you deserve. For families […]

By |2018-05-29T15:27:47+00:00May 29th, 2018|Blog, First Party Insurance|Comments Off on 41% of Homeowners Making Claims Over $30,000 Report Disagreements with Insurers

More Insurers Being Sued After Hurricane Irma

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. According to the Sun Sentinel, Hurricane Irma has resulted in increased lawsuits against insurers. Florida’s top 20 property insurers received 10,933 lawsuits between January 1 and March 31. The Sun Sentinel reports that this is a 61percent increase in lawsuits over previous years.

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By |2018-05-15T18:45:29+00:00May 15th, 2018|Articles, Blog, First Party Insurance|Comments Off on More Insurers Being Sued After Hurricane Irma

How to Pick a Contractor After Hurricane Irma

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. It can be tough to live with a broken window or a damaged roof after a hurricane, but it is important to take the time to find the right contractor to fix your home to ensure long-lasting repairs. Unfortunately, in the aftermath of the storm, dishonest contractors may use the confusion and […]

By |2018-04-27T20:43:03+00:00April 27th, 2018|Articles, Blog, First Party Insurance|Comments Off on How to Pick a Contractor After Hurricane Irma

Choosing the Right Homeowner’s Insurance

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. Many of the problems that Fort Lauderdale homeowners have faced in the wake of Irma could have been avoided had homeowners selected the proper insurance policies. High deductibles, limitations on coverage, managed repairs clauses, and other issues with the insurance policy have created problems when individuals made claims following the storm. Families […]

By |2018-04-27T16:20:47+00:00April 27th, 2018|Blog, First Party Insurance|Comments Off on Choosing the Right Homeowner’s Insurance

Citizens Insurance Re-Opens Irma Claims

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. According to the Sun Sentinel, over one-third of Hurricane Irma claims have been re-opened by Citizens Property Insurance Corp. As many as 24,500 claims have been re-opened to give policyholders or their insurance claims lawyers the ability to present new information about the claims. Some homeowners may have believed that their […]

By |2018-04-16T14:47:48+00:00April 16th, 2018|Blog, First Party Insurance|Comments Off on Citizens Insurance Re-Opens Irma Claims

Still Have an Open Claim From Hurricane Irma?

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. According to the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation, approximately 92,098 Hurricane Irma insurance claims remain open. If you are one of those homeowners or those commercial property owners whose claim remains open, the stress can be immense. You may have had to pay for repairs out of pocket and may be […]

By |2018-04-12T15:44:40+00:00April 12th, 2018|Blog, First Party Insurance|Comments Off on Still Have an Open Claim From Hurricane Irma?

Five Signs Your Roof May Be Damaged

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. Roof damage, when left unfixed, can lead to more costs down the line. In addition to being more-costly going forward, if you fail to address a leaky roof or make repairs when they are needed, your insurance company may later reject a claim, claiming that your failure to mitigate your damages made […]

By |2018-04-04T14:33:18+00:00April 4th, 2018|Articles, Blog, First Party Insurance|Comments Off on Five Signs Your Roof May Be Damaged

Insurance Companies Suing Policyholders When Exercising Their Option to Repair

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. More and more in Florida, insurance companies are putting clauses in their insurance policies that require homeowners to use the insurance company’s “preferred contractor.” This practice, also known as “option to repair” or “managed repair” has been causing some serious problems for homeowners who have had to make claims after Hurricanes Irma […]

By |2018-03-15T17:48:37+00:00March 15th, 2018|Blog, First Party Insurance|Comments Off on Insurance Companies Suing Policyholders When Exercising Their Option to Repair

Unpaid Insurance Claims After Irma and Maria

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. Many insurance claims remain unpaid after hurricanes Irma and Maria. According to the Palm Beach Post, approximately 50% of insurance claims remain unpaid or delayed after Irma in Florida. Homeowners have been forced to finance repairs themselves while they wait for insurance companies to come through. For some families, this means […]

By |2018-03-12T21:26:53+00:00March 12th, 2018|Articles, Blog, First Party Insurance|Comments Off on Unpaid Insurance Claims After Irma and Maria

Work from Home? Your Homeowner’s Insurance May Not Cover Your Losses

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida. Many Americans work from home or run a home business. Others are part of the gig economy and take on part-time jobs for which they are considered contractors or are self-employed. If you don’t see clients in your home or don’t have customers visiting your home, you may think that you don’t […]

By |2018-03-09T19:13:31+00:00March 9th, 2018|Blog, First Party Insurance|Comments Off on Work from Home? Your Homeowner’s Insurance May Not Cover Your Losses
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