Auto body shops are busy repairing vehicles that were flooded in Wednesday’s storm, and a car doesn’t have to be underwater to be totaled.
Insurance industry spokeswoman Carole Walker said Monday the Sept. 29 storm pounded thousands of vehicles and roofs, causing an estimated $213 million in insured losses.
Wednesday morning’s wild police chase along three highways caused all kinds of problems for innocent drivers sharing the road. And while the incident was extremely rare, there is a lesson to be learned.
Flood insurance isn’t a standard part of homeowners insurance. It’s an extra provided through the National Flood Insurance Program.
Scores of new homes are springing up just one year after the Waldo Canyon Fire ravaged a Colorado Springs neighborhood.
Some people who lost their homes to the High Park Fire say insurance companies are not doing enough to help them rebuild.
Groups of private firefighters hired in recent years have been protecting homes with high-end insurance policies in wildfire evacuation zones.
Many of the people forced out of their homes by the High Park Fire are now turning to their insurance agents for help.
A bill designed to protect consumers as they get their roof repaired is headed to the Governor’s desk for final approval. Critics of the bill have started a massive campaign to get the bill vetoed.
Many people are spending the weekend picking up debris in their yards from the wind and snow. But with so much damage, homeowners are wondering if they should file a claim with their insurance company.