Insurance claims pour in as snow falls in Georgia

snow insurance claims

Polar vortex sends snow to Georgia, causing serious damage to insured property and vehicles Georgia became a victim of unexpected snow storms recently. The state is unaccustomed to experiencing such events and, as such, the snow caused a great deal of damage to homes and vehicles. The snow storms that Georgia has been experiencing are linked to the so called polar vortex phenomenon that has cause temperatures to plummet throughout the U.S. States that typically experience very mild winter seasons have seen heavy snowfall as a result of the polar…

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Insurance claims spike following intense winter weather

Winter Storms insurance claims

From flooded basements to burst frozen pipes and damage to vehicles, insurers have been kept busy. The wild weather this winter has caused an influx in insurance claims as well as calls to contractors and repair companies as everyone from homeowners to vehicle owners have been facing damage as a result of various issues relating to the extreme conditions. From the heavy snowfalls and the extremely low temperatures to the sudden thaws, filings are way up. Insurers have been reporting that insurance claims have experienced a significant increase over the…

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Homeowners insurance tips for winter claims prevention issued by industry

homeowners insurance tips

A video featuring “Uncle Insurance” is the next in the series to help to avoid damage and claims. As wintery weather becomes more visible, the industry is renewing its previous reminder of the many homeowners insurance tips that are available to help to winterize a home and prevent damage from freezing temperatures, snow, and ice. Although the best time to prepare the house is ahead of the lousy weather, these changes are better done late than never. Many meteorologists – and The Old Farmer’s Almanac, for that matter – are…

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