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July 31, 2017

What Florida’s Beachfront Property Owners Need to Know about Home Insurance

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Whether you live on the beach or you own a rental property in Fort Lauderdale, obtaining and maintaining adequate homeowner’s insurance should be among your top financial priorities. Owning property near the water inherently involves some unique risk and liability-related considerations, and not having the insurance you need when you need it could have drastic consequences. Read More

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July 24, 2017

Covered or Not? Sinkhole Damage to Florida Homes

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Sinkholes are a persistent threat in Florida. Every year, we see several news stories about sinkholes, including one recent one where a woman discovered a large sinkhole just outside her front door.

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July 17, 2017

Not All Homeowners’ Insurance Policies are Created Equal: Which Policy Do You Have?

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In Florida, while most homeowners’ insurance policies are considered “standard,” there are different standards for different types of properties. As a result, your coverage in the event of a hurricane or other accident will depend not only on the options you have chosen for your policy, but on the options that you were offered based upon the location, age and construction of your home. Read More

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June 30, 2017

Preparing for a Hurricane? Prepare for Your Property Insurance Claim, Too

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As we prepare for the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season to reach full swing, it is important for homeowners to get ready. While this means stocking up on provisions and making any necessary home repairs, it also means getting ready to file a claim under your homeowner’s insurance policy. Read More

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June 23, 2017

10 Insurance Resources for South Florida Businesses

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As a business owner, insurance coverage is one of the best tools you have available to mitigate against the risk of loss from unexpected disasters and liabilities. But, how do you decide what type(s) of coverage do you need, and how do you make informed decisions about filing claims under your business insurance policies? These articles from the insurance claim lawyers at Saavedra | Goodwin provide some practical insurance tips for business owners in Broward County and throughout South Florida: Read More

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June 16, 2017

Covered or Not? Mold from Sudden and Long-Term Water Intrusions

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As a homeowner, few realizations can cause more worry than discovering that there is mold in your home. Indoor mold exposure is known to have a variety of potential health risks, and interior mold growth is an issue that should generally be addressed right away.

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May 26, 2017

10 Insurance Resources for South Florida Homeowners

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If your home was damaged in a storm, you need to be prepared to deal with your insurance company. Filing a successful homeowner’s insurance claim is a process, and the more you know about your rights, the better able you will be to protect yourself when your insurance company attempts to deny your claim or falls short of its obligations under your policy or Florida law. Read More

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May 19, 2017

Florida’s 25 Percent Rule: Protection for Homeowners with Storm-Damaged Roofs

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For South Florida homeowners, the threat of roof damage is a persistent concern. From downed trees to tropical storms and hurricanes, all types of natural hazards can cause leaks, damage and total destruction. Read More

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May 12, 2017

Documenting Lost Revenue for a Business Interruption Insurance Claim

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When seeking insurance coverage for business interruption resulting from a hurricane or other casualty event, it is critical to arrive at a well-documented valuation of your company’s lost revenue. Insurance companies rely on trained adjusters and accounting firms to reach their own conclusions; and, to avoid having a less-than-favorable calculation dictate the amount of your coverage, you need to make sure you paint a clear picture of your business’s lost revenue. Read More

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May 5, 2017

The Atlantic Hurricane Season Begins June 1, 2017: What Homeowners Need to Know

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It’s hard to believe, but another hurricane season is right around the corner. After last year’s spike in activity, including Hurricanes Hermine and Matthew, experts are expecting a return to near-average conditions in 2017. According to Weather.com: Read More

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