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How to Avoid the Worst Insurance Claims Scams

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 […]

By |2018-12-11T22:12:49+00:00December 11th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Avoid the Worst Insurance Claims Scams

What is the Difference Between a First-Party Insurance Claim and a Third-Party Insurance Claim?

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 […]

By |2018-12-10T21:30:47+00:00December 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What is the Difference Between a First-Party Insurance Claim and a Third-Party Insurance Claim?

What You Need to Know About Long Term Care Insurance Claims

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. […]

By |2018-11-20T22:22:21+00:00November 20th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on What You Need to Know About Long Term Care Insurance Claims

Over 100,000 People File Hurricane Michael Insurance Claims

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 […]

By |2018-11-15T16:39:12+00:00November 15th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Over 100,000 People File Hurricane Michael Insurance Claims

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

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