Hurricanes Archive

Reminder to Insurance Agents: Florida Workers’ Compensation

North Carolina insurance agents may have contracting clients who are planning to go to Florida for cleanup and restoration work.  There are several requirements for out-of-state contractors working in Florida of which you should be aware. Constructing industry employers with one or more full-time or part-time employees must provide coverage for all employees. Construction industry

Lessons Learned from Irene

Two interesting discoveries have arisen during the aftermath of Hurricane Irene. First, apparently some insurance companies do not understand that when they write essential property insurance in Coastal North Carolina excluding wind, they are responsible to adjust the wind claim on behalf of the North Carolina Insurance Underwriting Association (Beach Plan). This responsibility is clearly set

North Carolina Isn’t In the Top Eight…or the Bottom Eight

“How’s your wife.  Compared to what.”  Henny Youngman For once, being in the middle of the pack may be a good thing. Sperling’s Best Places, who publishes city rankings on different criteria, has put out a map of the riskiest places to live and the least risky places to live. They have merged hazard maps from NOAA, The