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NY, NJ, CT, MD Homeowners Will NOT Pay Hurricane Deductibles After Sandy

Two weeks ago Wednesday, Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York announced that, just as those in New Jersey, Maryland, and Connecticut, homeowners in his state will not have to pay hurricane deductibles for their Sandy-related claims. Speaking to the press, Governor Cuomo said, “Homeowners should not have to pay hurricane deductibles for damage caused by […]

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Hurricane Sandy Recovery Resources

It’s no secret that Hurricane Sandy wreaked havoc up and down the entire East Coast, but New Jersey was the hardest hit state. The video we’re sharing is of President Obama and NJ Governor Chris Christie after their tour of the shore. Below it, please find links to pages with emergency resource information and insurance […]

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Half of Arkansas Under Exceptional Drought

The various weather services which serve the United States all say that El Niño is coming within the next two months. For some people along the West Coast, that’s bad news, but for much of the South and Midwest, the increased chances of rain, and the cold, wet winter can’t get here soon enough. Arkansas […]

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Hurricane Tips from New Jersey Department of Insurance

Hurricane season on the Pacific Coast of the US technically began in May, and on the Atlantic Coast it began last week. While the bulk of hurricanes happen in the latter part of the season, when temperatures reach their highest points, they can happen any time during the warm summer months. The New Jersey Department […]

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Video: Hail Coverage

It’s springtime, which means not just rain, but hail, for much of the southern and midwestern USA. We all know that hail can damage car windows and roofs, but what about the roof of your home? This video shows you what damage to look for, and when to call your homeowners insurance agent.

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Goodnight Irene, Hello Irma

We’re a month out from the start of the Atlantic Hurricane Season, so this is our reminder to check your homeowners, wind, and flood insurance if you live in any area where hurricanes are a threat. In other hurricane-related news, we’ve heard from the folks at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that because […]

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Stormy Weather? 7-Day Hurricane Warnings a Possibility

Bill Read, director of the National Hurricane Center spoke to reporters at a conference in South Carolina earlier this month, and predicted that the time will come when we will have reliable hurricane forecasts seven days in advance of a storm, but that that time is still two to five years away. The National Weather […]

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Allstate Requests Rate Hike on Louisiana Homeowners Policies

Allstate Corp., the second-largest home insurer in Louisiana, has asked for an insurance rate increase for 144,000 homeowners who get their coverage from two of the corporations local subsidiaries. According to the Louisiana state insurance department, Allstate wants an average increase of 5.9 percent for 73,000 homeowners with policies from Allstate Indemnity Co, and an […]

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Suffolk County, NY Tops Hurricane Irene Loss List

The numbers are in, and the “winner” in the “who had more damage from Hurricane Irene” contest is Suffolk County, NY, at least if you’re measuring by the total amount of insured property loss. Overall, the three states that saw the most damage to insured property (topping $500 million) were New Jersey, New York, and […]

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