Tornado season is here. Time to review your insurance policies’ coverage and limits.

Tornado season is right around the corner here in the United States.  May and June are typically the most active months of the year for tornado genesis across the Great Plains.  Tornado Alley, as the nickname goes, sees a very large number of super cell thunderstorms which are perfect producers of...
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Midwest/Chicago area winter thaw highlights snowmelt as impetus for water intrusion

Chicago, IL and most of the Midwest are currently experiencing a mid-winter thaw that has resulted in flooded buildings and basements throughout the region.  The unseasonably warm air that pushed through the area over the past two days has created a new risk for building owners and managers in the ...
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Hail damage, insurance coverage and business risks

Business or risk managers reviewing storm related insurance coverage often focus on wind and flooding as the key points of exposure.  An often overlooked storm effect is hail, which can result in catastrophic damage to business property, landscaping, equipment and people. “The National Weather Se...
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