September 28, 2017

In a landmark decision, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court recently affirmed in Rancosky v. Washington National Ins. Co. that a policyholder victimized by unreasonable conduct by an insurance company does not need to also show the conduct was malicious or intentional.  The holding, which upheld the arguments advanced in UP’s “friend of the Court” brief, preserves a policyholder’s remedies when an insurance company withholds insurance benefits recklessly or without a reasonable basis.  Put another...

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September 27, 2017
 
If you have insurance – home, flood and/or auto – and you have had damage, then before you clean or clear or change anything, consider first 1) photographing/videotaping things as you found them, and 2) sending an email to your insurance company telling them when you intend to clear or change or clean your property from its present condition.
 
Get a receipt for everything you are doing (buying gas,...
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September 18, 2017

Hurricane Harvey (2017) damaged as many as 500,000 vehicles in the Houston area alone, according to preliminary estimates.  This number is much higher than Superstorm Sandy (2013) or Hurricane Katrina (2005). Hurricane Irma (2017) damaged an additional ...

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September 18, 2017

 

Thank you Board member Jennifer Rosdail for distributing Roadmap to Recovery Guides to Hurricane Harvey Victims in Texas and being a highly effective UP volunteer.  Jennifer is pictured here doing relief work in the Lone Star State this week with a KW Cares team member and son Elvis...

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September 14, 2017
Irma

If your home or business has been damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Irma, United Policyholders' Roadmap to Recovery® program will help guide you in valuing and documenting your loss, understanding insurance rules, settling your insurance claims fairly and finding qualified professional, charitable and government help.

At this time, take care of your family's immediate needs first.  If you are in a mandatory evacuation zone, you may be able to access insurance funds through your ...

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