Claims

Hurricane Sandy

I may not be in NYC anymore, but many of my friends and loved ones still are.  Luckily all those I care about are safe and sound.  The same cannot be said for many others.  In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, many people in the NY metro area are without homes today.  Untold numbers are […]

Hurricane Preparedness Week (May 27-June 2)

This week is “Hurricane Preparedness Week”  Is your home protected in against windstorms and hurricanes?  As the Summer begins, it is important to review the safety measures we have in place and make ourselves aware of any weak points that need to be addressed.  Many policies have a 2% to 5% deductible for Hurricanes & […]

Umbrella Insurance – Protect your assets.

EVERYONE with assets, (of any kind) needs to have an umbrella policy! Imagine paying for a lawsuit for the rest of your life, and losing all your assets in the process. Scary. I recently ready this article in The NY Times.  I had previously struggled with finding ways to impart to our clients just how […]

What To Do If There’s a Claim??

Did I Notify My Insurer? With an insurance policy, an insurer makes a promise to protect you against certain types of loss, but it can’t follow-through unless it knows about a loss. Prompt notification is so important that it is a formal policy requirement. A policyholder that fails to meet this obligation could result in […]