Through a series of four major reports, the Community Action Plan for Seismic Safety (CAPSS) project studied the most pressing earthquake risks facing the City and recommended seventeen important...Read more
1. NOTIFY YOUR AGENT AND CARRIER PROMPTLY THAT YOU HAVE SUSTAINED DAMAGE AND ARE FILING A CLAIM Even if you do not carry an "earthquake" policy, or believe your damage may not exceed your deductible...Read more
When you live in earthquake country, there are some easy first steps to get prepared. Here we share our favorites, organized by the best “bang for the buck.” If you have $0 and only 2 minutes, choose...Read more
This guide was written by David Shaffer, ARM, CPRIA, with David Shaffer Insurance Services in Laffayette, CA. David was part of the working group that formed United Policyholders in 1991. He's a...Read more
San Diego got an eye-opening report last week about its earthquake risk. The Earthquake Engineering Research Institute reported that San Diego's Rose Canyon fault could trigger a 6.9 magnitude quake...Read more
On October 20, 2015, the Oklahoma Department of Insurance issued Bulletin No. PC 2015- 04. The Department asked that all companies providing insurance coverage for earthquakes issue a clarifying...Read more
To make an educated decision about insuring your home against the risk of an earthquake, you'll need to get a few quotes from competing insurers. Read UP's buying tips to get a sense of the dollar...Read more
Only about ten percent of insured homeowners in California have earthquake insurance. Many homeowners assume earthquake insurance is prohibitively expensive, but they also haven’t crunched the...Read more