Storm Is Brewing Over Climate Change & Property Insurance

Policyholders are feeling the heat over climate change and its impact on their insurance claims.  Stronger and more frequent natural disasters – hurricanes, fires, windstorms, tornadoes and floods – are destroying structures at record-breaking rates.  The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency notes how rising global average temperatures will cause more persistent and intense weather events that […]

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The Unfortunate Truth About Flood Insurance

Severe flooding had led to widespread devastation in Eastern Kentucky, costing substantial loss of life and potentially billions in physical damage to homes and businesses.  Battered infrastructure has hampered the search for the missing, and many survivors say there was no time to escape the deluge.  Flooding is highly destructive, with the potential to damage […]

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What Natural Disasters Are Covered By Homeowners Insurance?

Every day we hear news reports of devastating fires, flash floods, lightning strikes, windstorms, hail, and tornadoes.  A record number of severe storms and fires are impacting Americans from coast-to-coast in large part due to global warming and climate change.   In Florida, what natural disasters can you expect to be covered by your homeowner’s […]

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Price of Paradise:  Get Peace of Mind Before a Storm Strikes

Batten down the hatches.  Hurricane season is here, and that means an increase in the frequency and severity of severe storms.  Multiple tropical threats and disturbances appear in the Atlantic as the July 4th holiday week kicks off.  A combination of factors – La Nina, climate change, warmer ocean waters, and the Gulf of Mexico’s […]

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Inside Florida’s Property Insurance Crisis

Another hurricane season is weeks away, and policyholders are loyally paying their premiums to ensure they are covered should disaster strike. But if you are a property owner in Florida, chances are your insurance rates are increasing at an unprecedented pace – sometimes by as much as 111% – or your policy has been dropped. […]

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Storm Season ‘22:  What To Do & How Corless Law Group Can Help You

Another monster hurricane season is on tap.  Long-range forecasts show we may face an extreme hurricane season, with as many as 16 to 20 named storms developing and six to eight of those becoming hurricanes.  Of those hurricanes, forecasters believe three to five will strengthen into major hurricanes with top sustained winds of 111 mph […]

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A Rising Tide Sinks All Homes: Climate Change’s Impact on Florida Policyholders

World leaders have outlined climate commitments at the COP26 summit in Glasgow, Scotland.  Delegates are asked to commit to more ambitious cuts in their countries’ emissions, all in an effort to curb the climate crisis.  From sea levels rising to dangerous hurricanes, the effects of the climate crisis can be felt throughout the Sunshine State.  […]

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Heart of Hurricane Season: Forecast Update

“It only takes one storm hitting an area to cause a disaster, regardless of the overall activity for the season. Therefore, residents, businesses, and government agencies of coastal and near-coastal regions are urged to prepare every hurricane season regardless of this, or any other, seasonal outlook.”  –  National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)  Peak hurricane […]

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Special Report: Tropical Storm Elsa Insurance Claim? Florida’s Premier Property Damage Lawyers Can Help

The full extent of Tropical Storm Elsa’s damage and destruction is not yet known.  However, of this we are certain:  Florida storms are capable of destroying homes, businesses, and communities in a matter of seconds.  Tropical Storm Elsa has lashed the Sunshine State with heavy winds and unrelenting rain bands.  Elsa battered western Florida as […]

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