Homeowners insurance group seeks financial protection against hurricane season

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Homeowners insurance group responds to threats of hurricane season With the peak of the 2013 hurricane season fast approaching in the U.S., Louisiana’s Citizens Property Insurance is looking to protect itself from the financial impact of possible storms. The state-run organization accounts for the majority of the homeowners insurance policies currently in effect throughout the state and primarily provides coverage to properties in coastal areas. Louisiana, like Florida, often falls victim to tropical storms and hurricanes during the hurricane season, but unlike Florida, the state has not managed to avoid…

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Hurricane season draws more attention to homeowners insurance

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Homeowners insurance becomes top priority as hurricane season approaches Hurricane season in the U.S. is fast approaching, which means that many states along the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf Coast are beginning to take steps to raise awareness of prominent homeowners insurance issues. In the past, powerful hurricanes have caused significant damage in several states. The most recent example of how much damage can be caused by one of these natural disasters can be seen in 2012’s Hurricane Sandy. The homeowners insurance sector continues to reel from the disaster even…

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Insurers blast Florida lawmakers for inaction on Catastrophe Fund and Citizens Insurance

The Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers (ABIR) have begun criticizing Florida lawmakers over their inaction on the state’s Hurricane Catastrophe Fund. Legislators are also coming under fire from ABIR over their failure to take action on the troubled Citizens Property Insurance Corp., the state run insurance organization that accounts for the majority of coverage in the state. Both the Catastrophe Fund and Citizens Insurance are being crippled by financial problems, which could put the state in a very dangerous position once this year’s hurricane season kicks off. Insurers had…

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