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"As of October 15, 2014, Governor Neil Abercrombie signed an emergency proclamation in anticipation of the arrival of Tropical Storm Ana, which is forecast to impact the state this weekend, possibly as a hurricane. 

 

Pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes (“HRS”) § 431:9-201(b), Insurance Commissioner 
Gordon I. Ito has determined that nonresident adjusters can operate in the state without a Hawaii 
license to assist with the anticipated amount of work that could be more than the current capacity 
in the islands. "

Source: DECLARATION FROM THE STATE INSURANCE COMMISSIONER

  • 16 October 2014
  • Author: Roy
  • Number of views: 51
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Pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes (“HRS”) § 431:9-201(b), Insurance Commissioner Gordon I. Ito has determined that nonresident adjusters can operate in the state without a Hawaii license to assist with the anticipated amount of work that could be more than current capacity in the islands. 

The Insurance Division wants to ensure that adjusters and insurance companies will be able to respond to the homeowners' needs within a reasonable time.  Nonresident adjusters must comply with the following in order to operate in the state without a license pursuant to this statute for up to 30 days from the date of registration:  see the attached pdf for additional details

  • 8 August 2014
  • Author: Roy
  • Number of views: 489
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Hawaii and Hurricanes

“The last hurricane that hit Hawaii was Hurricane Iniki in 1992, and Kauai took the brunt of the damage,” said Insurance Commissioner Gordon Ito. “Hurricane Iniki caused almost $2 billion in damages, which is about $3 billion in today’s dollars. It can take just one major storm to cause severe property damage, and we urge you to be prepared.”

  • 27 July 2014
  • Author: Roy
  • Number of views: 731
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Texas Department of Insurance - COMMISSIONER'S BULLETIN #B-0014-14

TO: ALL COMPANIES, CORPORATIONS, EXCHANGES, MUTUALS, RECIPROCALS, ASSOCIATIONS, LLOYDS, OR OTHER INSURERS WRITING PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE IN THE STATE OF TEXAS AND TO THEIR REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS, AND TO ADJUSTERS, PUBLIC ADJUSTERS, ROOFING CONTRACTORS, AND THE PUBLIC GENERALLY

RE: House Bill 1183

 The Texas Department of Insurance issues this bulletin to remind insurers, insurance adjusters, and public insurance adjusters that the 83rd Texas Legislature (2013), enacted House Bill 1183, effective September 1, 2013, which establishes prohibited conduct of insurance adjusters, public insurance adjusters, and roofing contractors. 
  • 6 June 2014
  • Author: Roy
  • Number of views: 1359
  • Comments: -

Procedure for Catastrophic Adjusters

NCDOI Bulletin 14-B-03
The purpose of this bulletin is to outline procedures your company will need to follow if a catastrophic event were to occur in North Carolina. NC Emergency Management staff will not allow any adjuster access to a declared disaster area unless the adjuster is carrying proper identification. 
 
  • 29 April 2014
  • Author: Roy
  • Number of views: 450
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Texas HB 272 -  Relating to the operation of the Texas Windstorm Insurance Association

Highlights from the Bill

Deadline for Filing Claim: (1)require an insured to file a claim under the policy not later than the first anniversary of the date on which the damage or loss that is the basis of the claim occurs; The commissioner, on a showing of good cause by a person insured under this chapter, may extend the one-year period described by Subsection (a)(1) for a period not to exceed 90 days.

The association may not pay or settle a claim described by Subsection (a) unless the person filing the claim provides evidence satisfactory to the association that, on the date of the loss that is the basis of the claim, the property insured under the association policy was also covered by a flood insurance policy in the amount required for issuance or renewal of the association policy under Section 2210.203(a-1).
 
Not later than the 30th day after the date a person insured under this chapter files a claim with the association, the association shall provide the person notice of whether the claim is accepted or denied and, if the claim is accepted, a written appraisal of the damage to the insured property

 

  • 23 March 2011
  • Author: Roy
  • Number of views: 2933
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To amend the National Flood Insurance Act of 1968 to provide for the national flood insurance program to make available multiperil coverage for damage resulting from windstorms or floods, and for other purposes.
  • 19 July 2007
  • Author: Roy
  • Number of views: 1242
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