When disaster strikes

Parent, Tawn
May 1995
New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);5/22/95, Vol. 15 Issue 46, p15
Reports on the investigation by insurance policy holders in New Orleans, Louisiana of their policies in the wake of the May 1995 floods. Risk classification of homes and businesses; Amount of insurance caps; Cost of lack of coverage; Work of insurance adjusters; Other types of casualty insurance.


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