When disaster strikes your home, business, or other property, the steps that you must take can seem overwhelming as you try to figure out how to rebuild and start again. Most people feel lost in the process, especially when it comes to filing an insurance claim. Below are 5 simple tips that will help any…

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An arbitration agreement or clause is a part of a contract in which parties agree that certain types of disputes may be handled through arbitration instead of litigation. If you sign a binding arbitration agreement, you relinquish your rights to pursue a remedy in court. But what if you are unhappy with the arbitration clause…

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You have obtained liability insurance as a responsible property owner. In addition, you have paid your insurance premiums on time. Holding up your end of the bargain, you certainly have a right to expect your insurance company to be there for you if you become the object of a liability claim or suit. However, what…

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The average person doesn’t always read his or her insurance policy, except in one or two instances – when it becomes necessary to file a claim or when an insurance claim is denied by the insurer. We understand why: these contracts are often filled with dense legal jargon, and reading them can seem like an…

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Having bricks installed on the exterior of your Tennessee home helps improve the overall appearance and value of the home. The problem with bricks, though, is that insurance companies often try to avoid paying for matching materials when repairs are required. Today, we’d like to look at why that is. Why are bricks problematic? Bricks…

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Tennessee has a lot of condominiums. When condo owners suffer losses, they sometimes face challenges that single-family homeowners don’t. The insurance company may deny the claim based on exclusions, or lowball the claim based on the type of damage done. Your personal condominium insurance policy, known as an HO-6 policy, will most often cover losses…

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Residential and commercial builders are now using drones to perform aerial views of properties, enabling them to use the recorded images and data for more efficient and accurate construction activities. Drone videography and photography services are also used by real estate agents and property developers to market listings and prospect for land development opportunities, respectively.…

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Homeowners Insurance

A class-action lawsuit filed recently in Philadelphia state court claims that Travelers is selling rot insurance to homeowners while concealing the actual terms of the proposed coverage. According to the lawsuit, Travelers Home and Marine Insurance Co. allegedly markets and sells add-on homeowners’ insurance to consumers that is supposed to provide coverage for rot and…

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In a notice filed with a Texas federal court on October 17, Lloyd’s of London underwriters and the International Insurance Co. of Hannover SE told a Texas federal court that the owner of a condominium complex must arbitrate a $1 million dispute over a denied insurance claim. The Winfield IT Condominium Association filed a lawsuit…

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