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Hurricane Season: Preparation and Contingency

oswaldcompanies May 24, 2024
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With the 2024 Hurricane Season officially beginning on June 1, it is a good time to assess your personal and/or company plan to protect assets, people, property and profits. Initial forecasting predicts that this season’s activity has the potential to be extremely active. As a Unison Risk Advisors or Oswald Companies client, you have access to a team of experienced professional contingency planners ready to assist.

Start planning today:

HURRICANE PLANNING

DURING A STORM/POST-STORM

After the Storm:

  • Do what you can to secure all property from further loss. Cover roof damage with tarps and cover windows with plywood.
  • Contact a local contractor to come provide a scope of damage.
  • Contact your insurance Broker or Carrier to report any damage as soon as possible.
  • You may have more than one insurance policy that will respond to the damage.
  • Be sure you are reporting to all carriers where there could be coverage-Property, Auto, Flood and Windstorm.

If you have a claim to report, contact your carrier immediately. It’s the fastest way to get claims processed. Insurance carrier claims teams are available 24/7.


This post was originally published in September 2017; updated May 2024.

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