June 17, 2020

Is Recent Riot Related Property Damage Covered Under Commercial Property Insurance Policies? Most likely, yes.

Hunter Claims has recently fielded questions as to whether riot damage related to the protests against racism following the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery and many others. Many legal blogs are also discussing coverage for riot or civil commotion damage. However, defining […]
June 10, 2020

Tropical Storm Cristobal Estimated to Cause $150 Million in Insured Losses

The Insurance Claims Journal noted on Wednesday that Karen Clark & Company expects total insured losses from tropical storm Cristobal to reach $150 million. https://bit.ly/2XNb2Oi The center of the storm barely missed the Florida panhandle when it made landfall along the southeastern cost of Louisiana. […]
June 4, 2020

First Court Finds Business Interruption Policy Provides Coverage for Business Interruption/Government Shutdown due to Covid-19 Pandemic

One of the biggest insurance questions surrounding the Covid-19 Pandemic is whether commercial property policies would respond to a business interruption loss caused by a government suspension brought on by Covid-19. Recently, a French court found that an order mandating closure of restaurants and bars […]
June 4, 2020

Contractors Who Manage Insurance Claims Need a Good Public Adjuster

In the great State of Florida, contractors are not allowed to serve as both the contractor and public adjuster on a claim. In such cases, insurance companies are filing counterclaims against the contractor seeking a declaratory judgment that the contractor does not have standing to […]
September 6, 2018

Get ready for disasters during National Preparedness Month in September!

National Preparedness Month, recognized each September and sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), provides an opportunity for insurance professionals to remind clients that we all must prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year for emergencies in our homes, businesses, schools […]