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Department Of Insurance Experts Deployed To Assist Clover Fire Evacuees With Homeowners' Insurance Coverage
Posted on 26 Sep 2013 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

The California Department of Insurance (CDI) is currently tracking evacuations due to wildfires in the state, including the recovery efforts after the Clover Fire near Redding that left 68 residences destroyed, five damaged and the death of 56-year-old... Read More

Responding to Concerns About Affordability, Congress Pulls the Plug on 2012 Flood Insurance Reforms
Posted on 23 Apr 2014 by Columbia Law - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

Ethan I. Strell, CCCL Associate Director and Fellow President Obama has signed into law the Homeowner Flood Insurance Affordability Act of 2014 (2014 Act), [ enhanced version available to subscribers ], whose stated purpose is to “delay... Read More

The Napa Earthquake – The Time To Think About Insurance Coverage Is Now
Posted on 30 Sep 2014 by LexisNexis Insurance Law Newsroom Staff

By David Smith Last month's Napa earthquake served as a wake-up call for everyone living and working in the Greater Bay Area. As with all natural disasters, after the immediate clean-up is over the analysis will begin as to how to make buildings... Read More

Is That Covered? Roof Collapse Due to the Weight of Ice or Snow
Posted on 6 Feb 2014 by McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC

As a result of our snowy Winter in 2013-14, policyholders may be faced with the issue of whether insurance covers damage to a business facility or home due to a roof collapse from the weight of heavy snow or ice? The answer depends on whether the policyholder's... Read More