Maria Strengthens to a Category 4 Hurricane

Hurricane Maria, the newest storm in the topics, has officially strengthened to a category 4 hurricane. The storm has doubled in strength over the past 48 hours with current wind speeds of up to 130 miles per hour. Maria is following the same path as Hurricane Irma and will make landfall at approximately¬†8 pm this evening. Numerous Caribbean islands, that are still recovering from Irma’s aftermath, are under a Hurricane warning and...

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Signs Insurance Company Is Delaying Claims

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When you’ve suffered storm or hurricane damages, filing your insurance claim and receiving compensation for damages should always be a top priority. The longer you wait, the less likely you will be to receive the full benefits you deserve. Insurance ¬†agents know this and will often use it as a tactic to avoid paying what they owe policyholders. On the other hand, delays are common in a hurricane situation due to the fact that insurance...

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The McKinsey Model: An Insurance Conspiracy

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This hurricane season, you may want to be extra vigilant of your insurance company’s business practices when it comes time to file your claim. After faithfully paying your premiums for months or years, it only makes sense to expect your insurance provider to be there for you when you need them. After all, that’s what you’re paying them for, isn’t it? Unfortunately, a new business model rising in popularity among major...

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Ways Insurance Companies Cheat You

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Let’s face it. Insurance companies aren’t always interested in doing what’s right and honoring your insurance policy the way they should. Often, they’re more interested in making a profit, and receiving an onslaught of insurance claims after a hurricane can threaten that. This is why you will find that many companies tend to cut corners and take shortcuts when it comes to reimbursing you for hurricane damages. It’s...

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The Damages From Juliette

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As Juliette decreases in power, it continues to cause problems for the Mexican Baja California Peninsula. The storm currently has been decreased to a post tropical cyclone and becomes a remnant low, however, the storm has in total caused at least one death. As of Thursday, August 29, Juliette was located 205 miles northwest of Cabo San Lazaro, Mexico and 80 miles south southeast of Punta Eugenia, Mexico. At its lowest, post tropical cyclone...

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Prepare Your Boat For A Hurricane

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So you’ve prepped your home for upcoming hurricanes, but what about your boat? Persons who own properties along the coast or near a lake may also posses a boat or other similar vehicles. And, preparing your boat for a hurricane is a no-brainer. Taking action and implementing safeguards before a storm can: decrease the risk of damage to your boat and other belongings reduce the chances of having to pay for costly repairs prevent damage to...

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