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Harvey’s Catastrophic Flooding Hits Uninsured Hard

Hurricane Harvey’s second act across southern Texas is turning into an economic catastrophe – with damages likely to stretch into tens of billions of dollars and an unusually large share of victims lacking adequate insurance, according to early estimates. Harvey’s …

Natural Disasters Prompt Attention to Climate Change in Assessing Risk

According to the National Climate Assessment, a report released by the U.S. Global Change Research Program, climate change increases the probability of heat waves, drought, heavy downpours, floods, hurricanes and creates more extreme winter storms. With experts suggesting the most …

$8,000 in Uninsured Equipment Taken From Vermont Jazz Center

The Vermont Jazz Center says someone has stolen more than $8,000 in mixers, speakers, amplifiers and other equipment from its studio in Brattleboro. Executive Director Eugene Uman tells the Brattleboro Reformer the equipment was taken from the studio in the …

No CGL Insurance for Louisiana Recreation District

A Louisiana auditor says a Lacombe-area recreation district went uninsured for a year despite paying a Slidell insurance agency $10,000 for a commercial and general liability policy. The auditor says the St. Tammany Parish’s 4th Recreation District paid the Mike …

Insurance Divides Haves From Have-Nots After Sandy

Standing in the driveway next to the charred shell of his house on Long Beach, Long Island, with the hood open to his water-logged, brand-new 2012 Subaru Outback, Bill Long heard the words so many in the path of superstorm …

Virginia Tornado Damage Rises

New Kent County, Va., officials said Friday twice as many homes were damaged by a tornado that struck Thursday than they originally thought. New Kent County was one of three areas of the state where suspected tornados struck, along with …

Ark. High Court: Policy Does Not Limit Insurer’s Liability in Uninsured Driver Case

The Arkansas Supreme Court has denied an insurer’s appeal of a lower court finding that the language of its insurance policy at issue in a case involving an underinsured driver is ambiguous. Philadelphia Indemnity Insurance Company Inc. was the insurer …

State Offering Flood Assistance in Southern Ohio

Gov. John Kasich says the state provide $750,000 to assist uninsured homeowners and renters who suffered damages from flash flooding in seven southern Ohio counties on May 10 and 11. The governor’s office said Tuesday that the State Assistance program …

Oklahoma Senate bill Targets Uninsured Motorists

Uninsured motorists involved in a traffic accident would be unable to receive compensation for pain and suffering damages under a bill approved in the Oklahoma Senate. The Senate voted 28-20 Wednesday for the bill over the objection of Democrats who …

New York Ranks Among Lowest in Nation for Uninsured Drivers

Approximately five percent of New York State motorists may be driving uninsured -among the lowest in the country, according to the New York Insurance Association (NYIA). NYIA cited a study from the Insurance Research Council which reported that 5.4 percent …