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Residents Forced Out of Virginia Condo Complex After Building Sinks

Several dozen people still cannot return to their Alexandria, Va., homes over fears that their condominium building could collapse. The building, part of River Towers Condominiums, was evacuated Sunday afternoon after officials say significant water damage to some of the …

Flood, Flood, or Flood: What Insureds Really Mean when they Report a ‘Flood’ Loss

“We’ve had a flood,” says the insured. “Oh, no!” the agent says, “What happened?” What really happened, and the coverage implications of what happened, is what must be considered before the loss occurs – not when this call comes. “What …

Is it Flood or Water Damage – Part IV of Flood, Flood or Flood

To review prior articles, links are here for Part I, Part II, and Part III.  Part IV What the Insured Said Let’s bring this discussion back full circle to discuss what happened. What did the insured actually mean by “We …

Insurer Using Imaging Technology to Spot Home Hazards Before They Cause Damage

A new imaging technology being deployed by Fireman’s Fund Insurance Co. can help reduce the risk of catastrophic damage, injury and loss of life due to fire. It can also spot potential water damage to homes and personal property before …