Tag Archives: flood

Flood cars: How to avoid purchasing a washed-up vehicle

Tips for spotting auto fraud The facts about flooded cars Like other natural disasters, floods can create enormous damage to properties and vehicles. Flood vehicles offer a tempting opportunity for criminals to defraud unsuspecting consumers.…

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Oroville Dam Crisis Highlights Importance Of Flood Insurance, Preparedness

ACRAMENTO, CA, February 14, 2017 —Homeowners and businesses in California’s Butte, Sutter and Yuba counties who have flood insurance will be covered if the Lake Oroville Dam’s auxiliary spillway fails, according to the Insurance Information…

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Get the Facts on Flood Insurance

Flood Insurance NOVEMBER 2015 THE TOPIC Flooding is the most common and costly natural disaster in the United States, causing an average of $50 billion in economic losses each year. Most U.S. natural disasters declared…

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As South Carolinians File Auto, Flood Claims – Tips For Filing Claims

As South Carolinians assess the property damage caused by this month’s severe inland flooding and prepare to rebuild, it is important to understand the claims filing process, according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.). When…

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September Is National Preparedness Month; Make Sure Your Business Is Disaster Ready

Disasters come in all shapes and sizes, from natural catastrophes like a hurricane, flood or wildfire, to man-made events such as civil disorder or a terrorist attack. But one thing is certain—a disaster can devastate…

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Five Insurance Mistakes to Avoid… And Still Save Money

We are all concerned with saving money and it is important to shop around when looking for insurance coverage. However, simply reducing your coverage or dropping important coverage altogether can leave you dangerously under insured…

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Maximize Your Insurance Dollars While Avoiding Five Common Insurance Mistakes

Resolved to Save Money in 2013? Maximize Your Insurance Dollars While Avoiding Five Common Insurance Mistakes FEBRUARY 5, 2013 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York Press Office: (212) 346-5500; media@iii.org NEW YORK, February 5, 2013 —…

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Does My Homeowners Insurance Cover Flooding?

Standard homeowners and renters insurance does not cover flood damage. Flood coverage, however, is available in the form of a separate policy both from the National Flood Insurance Program - NFIP (888-379-9531) and from a…

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New App from Insurance Information Institute Helps Users Prepare For a Catastrophe

A free mobile disaster preparedness app from the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) delivers checklists, communication tools and vital safety tips to prepare users for hurricanes, wildfire, severe winter weather, earthquakes and other disasters. The best…

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