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Do You Have Flood Insurance in Florida?

In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma’s heavy rains and torrential floods, many homeowners around Florida have learned the hard way that foregoing flood insurance could be a costly mistake. The problem is that Florida has some of the highest flood insurance rates in the country, and despite efforts to make policies more affordable in […]

By |2017-10-13T15:15:59+00:00October 9th, 2017|Articles, Blog, Flood Insurance Claim|Comments Off on Do You Have Flood Insurance in Florida?

What Should I Do If My Hurricane Damage Claim Is Denied?

In the wake of Hurricane Irma’s 124 mph winds and torrential floods, it has never been more important for Americans to stand together and help one another bounce back from such a historic catastrophe. If you are fortunate enough to have homeowner’s insurance, you probably expect your insurance company to do the right thing and […]

By |2017-10-13T15:15:59+00:00September 14th, 2017|Articles, Blog, Flood Insurance Claim|Comments Off on What Should I Do If My Hurricane Damage Claim Is Denied?

Will My Homeowners’ Insurance Premiums Decrease If I Install Wind-Resistant Features on My Home?

It goes without saying that Florida is prone to hurricane damage, which is why our state has the highest homeowners’ insurance rates in the country. To reduce the overall impact of a major hurricane, a law went into effect on June 1, 2002 (Fla. Stat. Ann. § 627.0629) that requires homeowners’ insurance carriers […]

By |2017-10-13T15:15:59+00:00August 24th, 2017|Articles, Blog, First Party Insurance, Flood Insurance Claim|Comments Off on Will My Homeowners’ Insurance Premiums Decrease If I Install Wind-Resistant Features on My Home?

7 Steps to Take When Filing a Homeowners’ Insurance Claim for Fire Damage

Few forces in nature can match the destructive power of fire. If your home was severely damaged or destroyed by a fire, the cost of repairs or replacement can be exorbitant. Even if you carry homeowners’ insurance, your provider will look for any possible reason to dispute your claim, so it is important that you […]

By |2017-10-13T15:16:00+00:00August 17th, 2017|Articles, Blog, Flood Insurance Claim|Comments Off on 7 Steps to Take When Filing a Homeowners’ Insurance Claim for Fire Damage

What Types of Water Damage Are Covered by Homeowners’ Insurance?

Water damage is one of the most common claims filed by homeowners in Florida. Unfortunately, many people find themselves in a slippery situation when they discover that the damage to their home is only partially covered or not covered at all.

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By |2017-10-13T15:16:00+00:00July 28th, 2017|Articles, Blog, First Party Insurance, Flood Insurance Claim|Comments Off on What Types of Water Damage Are Covered by Homeowners’ Insurance?

Floridians Turn to Flood Insurance after Record-Breaking Rainfall—Fort Lauderdale Insurance Lawyer Insights

Heavy rains throughout Broward County have left many residents wondering how they will contend with the flood damage and restore their homes and businesses. Florida is one of the most flood-prone states, so you might be surprised to learn that most basic homeowner’s insurance policies do not cover flood damage.  Most homeowner policies do not […]

By |2017-10-13T15:16:00+00:00June 9th, 2017|Articles, Blog, First Party Insurance, Flood Insurance Claim|Comments Off on Floridians Turn to Flood Insurance after Record-Breaking Rainfall—Fort Lauderdale Insurance Lawyer Insights

Did Your Homeowner’s Insurance Contractor Botch the Repairs after Hurricane Matthew?

Hurricane Matthew wreaked havoc on the southeast, causing damage in excess of $10 billion, according to the Associated Press. Floridians and their homeowner’s insurance companies are footing much of that bill as they attempt to restore the Sunshine State to its pre-disaster condition.

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By |2017-10-13T15:16:01+00:00October 31st, 2016|Articles, Blog, Flood Insurance Claim|Comments Off on Did Your Homeowner’s Insurance Contractor Botch the Repairs after Hurricane Matthew?

Rental and Condo Insurance: Are You Truly Aware of What Your Policy Will Cover?

They are beautiful, luxurious, and provide a number of different amenities for you and your family to enjoy. Condominiums and apartments are sprouting up all around the state of Florida as the demand to live in the Sunshine State rises. But do you really know what you’re getting yourself into when you elect to purchase […]

By |2017-10-13T15:16:01+00:00September 12th, 2016|Articles, Blog, First Party Insurance, Flood Insurance Claim|Comments Off on Rental and Condo Insurance: Are You Truly Aware of What Your Policy Will Cover?

Hurricane and Flood insight and tips

Some insight and tips shared with me from a friend with some minor revision from me:

Were you preparing for a flood from Hurricane Hermine that hit with some warning or even if it surprised you, most flood policyholders are in the same position: “Where do I go from here and what do I do regarding […]

By |2017-10-13T15:16:01+00:00September 6th, 2016|Articles, Blog, First Party Insurance, Flood Insurance Claim|Comments Off on Hurricane and Flood insight and tips
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