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Is That Covered? Roof Collapse Due to the Weight of Ice or Snow

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 business property or homeowner's...

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The Ice Dam Cometh: Insurance Coverage and Solutions For Roof Damage

B y Rich Vetstein As we shovel out from the snowiest winter in history, the Greater Boston area will soon be facing a new and potentially more destructive situation — ice dams and roof collapses. This could be the worst winter ever for ice dams and roof issues due to the ridiculous amount of...