Insurance for Evacuees

posted 13 days ago by lizaloop from LO*OP Center, Inc. Labels: insurance business

"Sonoma County residents forced to evacuate because of the Kincade fire could be reimbursed for their expenses while away from home by their homeowner insurance company.

The caveat is that those policyholders would have to be displaced under a mandatory evacuation order issued by Sonoma County Sheriff Mark Essick to be eligible for any reimbursement from their insurers. About 190,000 county residents have been evacuated in the past week, though some have been allowed to go back to their homes.

Those who lost power as result of the preemptive PG&E blackouts are not eligible for any reimbursements from their homeowner insurers, said Janet Ruiz, the West Coast representative for the Insurance Information Institute, a New York-based nonprofit group."

Check out the rest of this article from the North Bay Business Journal


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