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FAIR releases interactive business interruption insurance explainer

Explore information about what business interruption insurance covers, how surplus helps pay for covered perils such as hurricanes and wildfires, how insurers have stepped up to help policyholders during the COVID-19 crisis, and the need for a federal solution to financially support businesses impacted by the pandemic.

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Disasters + Preparedness Wildfires: insurance and recovery resources

To assist in the recovery process after a wildfire, the Triple-I has compiled useful information around post-disaster safety, insurance coverage questions, and detailed guidance on how to file a claim. In addition, resources specific to those in California and Colorado affected by wildfires are also included. Wildfire protection for businesses | 3 key steps to simplify filing claims

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2020 Consumer Poll: US motorists get insurance relief; homeowners lack understanding on coverage

The 2020 poll, conducted during pandemic lockdowns, found that many auto insurers offered consumers a wide variety of benefits to consumers — premium credits, partial refunds, forgiveness of late payment and more. Homeowners have made strides in disaster prep, but lack understanding on coverage.

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I.I.I. Glossary

TIME DEPOSIT- Funds that are held in a savings account for a predetermined period of time at a set interest rate. Banks can refuse to allow withdrawals from these accounts until the period has expired or assess a penalty for early withdrawals.

MORTGAGE GUARANTEE INSURANCE- Coverage for the mortgagee (usually a financial institution) in the event that a mortgage holder defaults on a loan. Also called private mortgage insurance (PMI).

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Financial Empowerment Is Key to Escaping an Abusive Relationship

For immediate release Loretta Worters: (212) 346-5575; media@iii.org   NEW YORK, Oct. 20, 2020 – Securing access to essential financial resources can make all the difference to domestic violence victims when deciding to leave an abusive relationship, according to the Insuran… Read More

Insurance Industry Provides Interactive ‘Explainer’ To Help Navigate Business Interruption Insurance

For immediate release New York Press Office: (212) 346-5500; media@iii.org   NEW YORK, Oct. Read More

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Lightning Rounds for Resilience and Pre-Disaster Mitigated Innovations
October
22
2020
Please join us on October 22, 2020, at 10 a.m. central time as we showcase emerging and growth-stage technologies, products and services that mitigate the impact of severe weather on homeowners, businesses and communities. Website
PRMA Summit
October
29
2020
Virtual edition: Website
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