TITLE

Spend Some Time Putting Out Fires

AUTHOR(S)
Spencer, Scott
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Best's Review;May2008, Vol. 109 Issue 1, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides information on the tips that agents and brokers must offer to their home-owning customers that reduce the risks of wildfire damage in the U.S. The author stated that the home construction and landscaping risk mitigation tips include using fire-resistant roofing construction materials, screening all vent openings and removing all dead plants, trees and debris. He added that the most effective retardants are designed specifically for structure protection.
ACCESSION #
31925909

 

Related Articles

  • Appraisal-New York Legislature Closes a Gap. Trupin, Jerry // Insurance Advocate;5/10/2010, Vol. 121 Issue 9, p28 

    The article presents information regarding the appraisal legislation in New York. It mentions that since the first standard fire insurance policy law was enacted, the appraisal provision has been a universal feature of property insurance policies in the state. It also presents and discusses the...

  • Belgian hotel is insured for New Year's Eve fire losses. Larner, Digby // Business Insurance;1/16/95, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p50 

    Reports on the property and liability coverage policies of Switel Hotel in Antwerp, Belgium. Policies covered by Sun Alliance & London Insurance P.L.C.; Law for the speeding up of Belgium's public liability claims procedure.

  • Quake resistant buildings improve safety, cut premiums. Roberts, Sally // Business Insurance;6/12/2006, Vol. 40 Issue 24, p13 

    The article focuses on the efforts of building owners to implement earthquake mitigation efforts which were rewarded by underwriters. Among the mitigation efforts implemented by building owners include building retrofits, seismic bracing of automatic sprinkler systems and seismic gas shut-off...

  • FIRE INSURANCE RATES: PROBLEMS OF COOPERATION, CLASSIFICATION, REGULATION. Reigel, Robert // Quarterly Journal of Economics;Aug16, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p704 

    The article examines the problems of cooperation, classification, and regulation of fire insurance rates in the U.S. Among the factors that complicate the solution to fire insurance rates are the technical difficulties of estimating fire hazard, the diversity of risks, and the almost inevitable...

  • Mold liability woes creeping up on commercial lines. Parekh, Rupal // Business Insurance;8/16/2004, Vol. 38 Issue 33, p4 

    While mold is turning out to be a shorter-lived liability nightmare than had been initially feared for personal lines insurers, commercial lines companies continue to face considerable exposure to mold-related lawsuits, experts say. As first-party mold claims have waned since insurers have...

  • Two Year Suit Limitation Period in Property Insurance Policy is Not Waived or Estopped Just Because Insurer Said Not To Worry About It. Rogak, Lawrence N. // Insurance Advocate;10/29/2010, Vol. 121 Issue 18, p34 

    The article discusses a court case wherein the defendant allegedly failed to notify the plaintiff thatthe insurance policy contained a two year limitations period. The plaintiff filed an adjustment to its insurance claim after his house was burned in November 7, 2002. The plaintiff's claim was...

  • NUKED COVERS? Harris, Craig // Canadian Underwriter;Apr2003, Vol. 70 Issue 4, p20 

    Focuses on the issue of excluding of nuclear explosion from fire insurance coverage in Canada as of April 2003. Potential catastrophic incidents which are not covered in the insurance legislation in the country; Reason for introducing such exclusions; Implications for insurers and reinsurers.

  • Egypt: Insurers re-examine fire underwriting in wake of fires.  // MiddleEast Insurance Review;Jun2016, p19 

    The article reports on the move of Egyptian insurers to re-examine their underwriting policy for fire cover to reduce losses.

  • UAE Companies Urged to Take up Fire Insurance.  // MiddleEast Insurance Review;May2008, p21 

    The article reports on the call made by people in the insurance industry in the United Arab Emirates to urge companies to take up fire insurance due to several fire accidents happening in the area. Ahok Sardana, Managing Director of Continental Insurance Brokers, stated that it is necessary for...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics