November 5, 2017

Recent media coverage has spotlighted the handful of insurance companies that offer "private fire protection" to clients who can afford the cost.  AIG was the first on the block and several others have...

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November 1, 2017


Workshop Topic: Navigating the "Dwelling" portion of your claim

United Policyholders is hosting its second Roadmap to Recovery workshop in Santa Rosa for North Bay wildfire survivors in partnership with Jewish Family and Children's Services.  The workshop will start at 6PM and will be right down the street from the Local Assistance Center at 547 Mendocino Ave. at the Unitarian Universalist Church in Santa Rosa. 

This workshop will cover navigating the "Dwelling" portion of your claim.  There will be a Q&A...

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October 20, 2017
The Hotchalk case highlights a coverage defense that some D&O insurers have aggressively asserted and courts across the country have struggled to address. What is the scope of the “professional services” exclusion in D&O liability policies issued to private companies?
Such policies issued to private companies provide sweeping coverage for a wide variety of claims asserted directly against the company.  Subject to certain exclusions, they cover companies against claims asserted asserted against them alleging “acts, errors, omissions,...
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October 6, 2017

Placer and Mariposa County Officials John McEldowney and Rosemarie Smallcombe have been coordinating with United Policyholders to help their residents keep and maintain quality insurance on their homes.  Pictured here UP Executive Director Amy Bach before a Spring, 2017 meeting of the Insurance Subgroup of CA Governor Brown's Tree Mortality Task Force in Sacramento.

United Policyholders launched a Wildfire Mitigation and Insurance Project in California in 2016 to help...

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