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Hurricane Insurance

Make Sure Your Family Has a Disaster Plan

Jason Alderman | Posted 08.18.2014 | Business
Jason Alderman

Even though we can't always predict natural disasters, we can anticipate their likely aftermaths, including property loss, power or water service disruption, scarcity of food and supplies and overtaxed relief organizations.

Sandy Victims Lose Out On Thousands In Insurance

AP | DAVID B. CARUSO | Posted 10.29.2013 | Business

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Many homeowners who got slammed by Superstorm Sandy are finding their flood insurance checks are nowhere near large enou...

Lawmakers Approve Limit On State-Run Insurance

Reuters | Bill Cotterell | Posted 07.03.2013 | Miami

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla., May 2 (Reuters) - The Florida Senate sent Governor Rick Scott a bill on Thursday designed to redu...

Prepare Now for Natural Disasters

Jason Alderman | Posted 03.06.2013 | Business
Jason Alderman

Once your physical safety has been assured, you'll inevitably need to access important financial and legal records. Taking these few steps now will make accessing such information much easier when the time comes.

Fine Art Vs. Hurricane Sandy

Posted 10.30.2013 | Arts

In the second episode of this season's "The Madness of Art," Jim Kempner (of Chelsea's Jim Kempner Fine Art gallery) reassures all that the impending ...

Disaster Insurance: Many Don't Have Enough To Rebuild Home After Disaster

Posted 11.01.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Ben Berkowitz) - Nearly one in five homeowners does not have enough insurance to rebuild his home if it is destroyed in a disaster, mark...

Elected Officials Deny Climate Science as Climate-Related Losses Grow

Shawn Lawrence Otto | Posted 10.29.2011 | Green
Shawn Lawrence Otto

Will a hard hurricane slam to the East Coast change any minds in Washington? Doubtful, but what might do it is if the insurance industry gets tired of footing the bill for the lack of D.C. leadership.

Hurricane Ike: Bad Insurance Winds Blowing

Deborah Senn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Deborah Senn

Thousands of Texas Gulf Coast storm victims who are now picking up the pieces after Hurricane Ike may be in for a shock when they file insurance claims.

New York Regulators Propose Hurricane Insurance Fund

New York Times | Joseph Treaster | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

New York regulators are proposing that insurance companies set aside extra money to pay for damage in the event of a significant hurricane, seeking to...