How Important Is Earthquake Insurance? All Your Questions Answered.

Yesterday on AirTalk we talked about a series of small earthquakes that rattled SoCal starting on May 31st with a quake in Ojai, followed by a few in El Sereno and a trio of quakes in Costa Mesa. Today, we’re talking about earthquake insurance. Californian state law requires insurance companies to offer earthquake insurance along with the purchase of homeowners insurance. But how many people actually take the offer? Do you need it? How do you purchase an earthquake insurance policy? What do you need to know when buying a policy? Joining us today on AirTalk to discuss is Amy Bach, executive director of United Policyholders, a non-profit information resource for insurance consumers.

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