New Louisiana insurance regulation will assist those affected by Hurricane Laura

Louisiana insurance regulation - Destruction after natural disaster

State residents who continue to be without electricity may benefit from the new rule. Survivors of the disaster left behind by Hurricane Laura may benefit from a new Louisiana insurance regulation until their electricity is turned back on. The new emergency rule applies to policyholders in the state implemented by Commissioner Donelon. The new emergency Louisiana insurance regulation allows homeowners and business policyholders to file claims during times when hundreds of thousands of residents of the Southwestern part of the state remain without electricity. It is meant to provide these…

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Assessing the damage after Tropical Storm Laura thundered across Arkansas farms

Tropical Storm Laura - Old Farm House in Decay

Farmers continue to calculate the size of the destruction left behind by the winds and rain. After the hurricane left a catastrophe behind in Louisiana, it moved inland, becoming Tropical Storm Laura. From there, its high winds, downpours and tornadoes smashed through Northeast Arkansas and large amounts of farmland. This was the first time Arkansas ever faced a tropical storm warning, said the National Weather Service. Farmers experienced extensive damage from Tropical Storm Laura, as drone footage revealed massive sections of “lodged” or flattened plants across the rice growing regions…

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86 percent of homeowners think they have their hurricane preparedness under control

Hurricane Preparedness - Hurricane Laura as a category 4

Many property owners aren’t taking into consideration the additional challenges from COVID-19. Even after the devastation left behind by the major storms last week, most homeowners feel they have made adequate hurricane preparedness efforts, according to a recent survey. When Hurricane Laura reached the US Gulf Coast, it struck as a highly powerful category 4. According to the research conducted by ValuePenguin, most homeowners – 86 percent – feel that the hurricane preparedness steps they have taken are enough. However, thousands of people who were in the path of last…

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