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That Time When A Recycling Bin Was A Vehicle And How Policy Exclusions Are An Expensive Oversight

In claims handling and litigation, a little creativity with definitions can help advance a case forward. Occasionally, though, that creativity gets pushed a little too far. Fireman’s Fund recently won a declaratory judgment ruling they did not owe coverage to a luxury apartment building. The case hinged on the interpretation of a relatively simple word in the insurance policy - “vehicle.”

President Trump Extends National Flood Insurance Program, But Concerns Remain

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In the wake of an aggressive hurricane season doing extensive damage to the southeast part of the United States, many homeowners are realizing that their basic homeowner’s policy does not cover flood damage.  Instead, flood damage insurance in the United States has to be purchased separately.  Most people who have flood insurance policies purchase their policies through the National Flood Insurance Program.  That Program faces a number of challenges moving forward that may affect the affordability of its offerings.

Why Are Shutoff Switches So Important On Solar Panels? [Infographic]

Green Energy has become more affordable, and therefore more attainable for many homeowners, building management companies, and business owners. With more brands, options, and price points available consumers have many choices to make. With the most important thing to remember is to have a shutoff or interrupter/ isolator switch installed, but it is often neglected- resulting in expensive property damage and danger to occupants and workers.

FAQ Hurricane Insurance Coverage And Named Storm Endorsements

 

The Atlantic hurricane season has already been underway for a couple of months now, running officially from June 1 to November 30, 2015.  The 2015 hurricane season is expected to be relatively tame, with various agencies projecting a below average season with 3 to 5 hurricanes, only 1 or 2 of which will qualify as major hurricanes.

How To Speed Up The Claims Process In 6 Steps


The property claims loss process can pose complications, particularly for companies unfamiliar with it. We have put together a list of six steps that you can take to ensure they get the help you need.

Don’t Buy That Commercial Drone Until You Read These 5 Facts!

 

 

Drones are barely (if even that) legal for use by businesses at this time, but the drone industry is already predicting massive economic impacts. Estimates have put the number of commercial drones in operation by 2018 at around one million. Other prognosticators expect the drone industry to be a $14 billion within the next three years. Some of the industries expected to benefit from this technology include agriculture, realtors, researchers, and media.

When This Old House Becomes An Extreme Makeover

Building Ordinance coverage is a vital but often overlooked area for property owners. The events that trigger this type of coverage can be obscure, but its absence can be catastrophic.

Damaged Structures Uncover Fractured Insurance Coverage

Building Ordinance coverage is a vital but often overlooked area for property owners. The events that trigger this type of coverage can be obscure, but its absence can be catastrophic.

Consequential Damages: A Business’s Life Support

 

Tips For Buying A Home In Florida

Due to severe weather that routinely impacts Florida, the state has adopted some of the toughest building codes in the country, especially for wind. Before falling in love with a property in the sunshine state, consider these tips when buying a primary or second home there.