October 14, 2016

Today began with a 7:30 briefing call hosted by the Coalition for Sustainable Flood Insurance, of which United Policyholders is a member.  This "can-do" coalition seeks to make flood insurance affordable and available through the National Flood Insurance Program.  They are aware of parallel efforts to bring flood coverage back into home policies and stimulate the growth of a private flood insurance market.  But their current focus is on improving the NFIP so it can be a more financially viable "take all comers" source of financial protection for homeowners who want to...

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October 6, 2016

If your home or business was damaged or destroyed by Hurricane Matthew, you can access guidance and tools through United Policyholders' Roadmap to Recovery® program for overcoming insurance claim challenges and reaching fair settlements. Scroll down for key tips and a menu of resources.  

Focus on completely inventorying and valuing all damage and costs to repair or replace your property, regardless of your...

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October 3, 2016

In this section you will find tips, tools and resources for recovering from a partial or total wildfire loss. Our main focus is on helping you navigate your insurance claim toward a full, fair and prompt settlement, but we also offer guidance on emotional recovery, debris removal, temporary living arrangements, government aid, construction issues, hiring professional help, and deciding how and if you will repair, rebuild or buy a replacement home.

Attention Clayton Fire survivors:...

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September 13, 2016

In his latest article, expert policyholder attorney Kirk A. Pasich explores when insurance company advertising slogans may be admissible lawsuits alleging bad faith, unfair competition, unfair business practices, fraud, or misrepresentation.  

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August 31, 2016

United Policyholders is hosting its first Roadmap to Recovery workshop for Clayton Fire survivors in partnership with UMCOR and Team Lake County on September 6, 2016. The workshop will start at 6PM and will be at the Clearlake United Methodist Church, 14521 Pearl Ave, Clearlake, CA 95422. Karen Reimus will cover insurance recovery orientation and will provide...

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