Earthquake Insurance

5 September, 2017

Earthquake Retrofits and Insurance: Your Best Defense Against the “Big One”

By | 2018-01-04T18:20:28+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Earthquake Insurance, Earthquake Retrofit Benefits, Earthquake Retrofits, Earthquakes|

News accounts of the Northridge earthquake of 1994 presented shocking images of the widespread destruction, the loss of life, and the injuries suffered from the 6.7 magnitude blind-reverse-thrust quake, which produced the largest ground motions ever recorded in an urban environment in the U.S. Fifty-seven people were killed; more than 40,000 structures damaged. The quake [...]

22 May, 2017

Why Earthquake Insurance is on the Rise in California

By | 2018-01-18T23:58:03+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Earthquake Insurance|

(As published in California Apartment Association's Industry Newsletter) A record number of Californians are getting earthquake insurance, and more and more cities throughout the state are passing laws to make buildings safer in a quake. In 2016, the number of people signing up for an earthquake policy jumped more than seven-fold compared to previous years, [...]