Travelers Insurance company sees catastrophe losses double

Insurance company - Home insurance losses double

The insurer’s size often means that it is viewed as a reflection of what the industry is experiencing. Travelers Insurance company has announced that its catastrophe losses have doubled in its most recent quarter, and the insurer experienced a loss as severe wind and hailstorms struck several regions and brought on an increase in claims. Claims have been rising because of the impact of climate change on natural disasters. The rising frequency of claims relating to extreme weather, such as wildfires, hurricanes, hail and high winds are causing disruptions throughout…

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Home insurance policies should be reviewed as holiday shopping begins

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Even before the Christmas tree goes up, coverage should be consulted to be sure it’s enough. The last thing a homeowner wants to do is to make a claim on home insurance policies over the holiday season. However, this coverage can play an integral role in putting things right if the worst should happen. The risks of peril and of loss usually spike over the holidays. Therefore, homeowners are being advised to make sure the coverage they have is enough for their needs. Burning candles, piles of gifts, icy sidewalks…

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Does Home Insurance Cover Insect or Pest Damage?

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Most standard home insurance policies purchased today cover damages caused by storms, fire, and theft. It may be possible to find coverage for  collateral damage caused by insects and other pests, but generally this  type of protection is not available. The question of whether or not your home insurance covers insect or pest damage can be answered by first determining how the insurance company views  this type of risk as an insurable event and the type of infestation problems you are experiencing in your home. The Purpose of Home Insurance…

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