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September 29, 2016

Are You Dealing with Property Losses After Hurricane Hermine?

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The first hurricane to make landfall in Florida since 2005, Hurricane Hermine exited the Gulf of Mexico around 1:30am on the morning of Thursday, September 2, 2016. Parts of Florida experienced wind gusts above 70 mph throughout the day on Thursday, and as much as 22 inches of rain fell on some regions of the state. Much of this rain fell before Hurricane Hermine made landfall, with record storm surges as high as six feet above Mean Higher High Water further contributing to the risk of damaging floods.

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September 27, 2016

What Florida Homeowners Need to Know about the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)

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If you currently own a home or are considering purchasing a home in South Florida, you need to make sure that you carefully consider your options for purchasing flood insurance. Standard homeowner’s insurance policies do not cover flood damage, so this is a separate policy you will need to purchase in order to protect your home.

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September 22, 2016

Whose Insurance Covers Damage Caused by a Neighbor’s Tree?

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While many suburban neighborhoods are prized for their lush greenery and mature landscaping, large trees can present major dangers – especially during South Florida’s hurricanes and tropical storms. As a homeowner, you generally expect to have to pay if your own tree falls on your house or damages your property; but, what if it is a neighbor’s tree that causes your loss?

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