Subject: Disaster News

Trusted Choice Disaster Relief Fund: Help for agents from agents

 October 18, 2018     FAIA Newsroom

The Trusted Choice Disaster Relief Fund helps agency members, their employees, and others in the event of unrecoverable losses caused by a hurricane like Michael or other natural or man-made disaster. Assistance is provided through cash grants made directly to those affected.

After hurricane hits, mitigate and document property damage

 October 16, 2018     FAIA Newsroom

After a storm strikes, insureds should prevent further damage to their home or business, and document any steps they take to do so.

Post-Michael: What insureds need to know about insurance and hurricanes

 October 16, 2018     FAIA Newsroom

Here are the top five things policyholders need to understand about insurance and hurricanes.

OIR Issues Emergency Order on Cancellations and Non-Renewals Related to Hurricane Michael

 October 16, 2018     Laura Pearce

The OIR has issued an Emergency Order on cancellations and non-renewals related to Hurricane Michael. The Order activates Rule 69O-142.015(2), F.A.C. The rule applies to policies written on risks located in these counties: Bay, Calhoun, Franklin...

Hurricane Michael update: FAIA in action

 October 15, 2018     FAIA Newsroom

Earlier today, FAIA’s Catastrophe Response Vehicle (CRV) departed Tallahassee for Panama City to assist agency members in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael. A team of six association staff members are accompanying the CRV to undertake a comprehensive needs assessment and establish a presence at the DFS-designated Insurance Village.

Cat Extra Expense Coverage available to Westport/Swiss Re insureds

 October 15, 2018     FAIA Newsroom

Good news for FMS-insured agencies affected by Hurricane Michael: Westport and First Specialty errors and omissions coverage includes Catastrophe Extra Expense Coverage for costs an agency incurs to help customers with storm-related claims...

Disaster Command Postings: Insurance villages, loans available

 October 14, 2018     FAIA Newsroom

Get the details about the Panama City insurance village and information about available interest-free and low-interest loans.

Report all losses (including your own!)

 October 09, 2018     FAIA Newsroom

How do you meet your customer’s needs while steering clear of a potential E&O minefield? FAIA’s E&O partner Swiss Re Corporate Solutios/Westport offer the following dos and don’ts: Promptly report all losses