Hurricane insurance claim deadline looms

Hurricane insurance Isaac 2012

Policyholders who intend to make a claim related to flooding from Isaac must do so by today. Today marks the last day in which residents of Louisiana will be able to make hurricane insurance claims relating to losses from flooding that occurred as a result of Isaac. The National Flood Insurance Program has already applied three extensions to this deadline. Typically speaking, hurricane insurance for flooding has a claims deadline of 60 days from the time of the loss itself. However, the NFIP has given three different extensions to provide…

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Homeowners insurance online tool for rates available to Louisiana residents

Louisiana homeowners insurance computer tool

State officials have released a web based tool for home and auto policy rate comparisons. The Louisiana Department of Insurance has just announced the launch of a new online tool that is available for residents of the state who are shopping for auto and homeowners insurance, to allow them to compare rates. This interactive online tool will help them to discover the best rates for suiting their needs. The automobile and homeowners insurance rate comparison guide is an online system that was created to allow residents to find the best…

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Homeowners insurance policyholders step away from Citizens

Homeowners Insurance

A growing number of customers in Louisiana are seeking coverage elsewhere. According to the homeowners insurance commissioner in Louisiana, there have been 6,877 policies that have now left Citizens and that are now being covered by private insurers. These property owners will benefit from the change because they will likely have lower premiums. Citizens homeowners insurance is currently facing a legal requirement which forces them to have to increase their premiums. By law, that insurer must now charge more. Therefore, the customers that have now moved their policies to private…

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