Colorado Attorney Natasha O’Flaherty has been assisting wildfire impacted households with insurance matters since a 2020 wildfire destroyed hundreds of homes in her community. In this Catch UP segment, she discusses approaches she took on behalf of clients who needed help finding temporary housing when available options were in short supply.
Vermont's is the first state high court to rule for a policyholder in a COVID-19 property/biz interruption claim.
Marshall and AK team submitted a brief supporting Huntington on behalf of @UPHelp
Statement by UP's @UPamy here:
AK's Marshal Gilinsky: "The Vermont Supreme Court's meticulous reasoning and adherence to pre-pandemic precedent is a powerful rebuttal to the too-common conclusion that the damage wrought by COVID-19 does not constitute 'direct physical loss or damage.”
California is leading the nation on helping people be safer from wildfires as I told members of Congress today. Thank you @RepMaxineWaters for the chance to speak about #insurance discounts & our fight to protect Californians from #climatechange. https://youtu.be/z5Q7o123T8U?t=15853
Today, in invited testimony before Congress, UP's Executive Director Amy Bach presented consumer viewpoints and initiatives that are underway to restore affordable insurance options for property owners in wildfire-prone regions.
RECOVER. 🔥 🏠❤️🔥
#AfterTheFire #WildfireSummit2022 #megafire #equity #wildfire #leadership #landmanagement #homehardening #community #collaborative #resiliency #insurance #innovation #summit #sonoma
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