Earthquake Insurance

4 June, 2020

Retrofits Lower Risks, Insurance Costs for S.D.’s new Grim Scenario

By |2020-06-17T23:49:03+00:00June 4th, 2020|Earthquake Insurance, Earthquake Retrofit Benefits, SDCAA|

San Diego is more seriously at risk of earthquake devastation than previously thought.

A new, five-year study unveiled this year by the Engineering and Environmental Research Institute projects grim outcomes for the San Diego area should the Rose Canyon fault explode with a devastating 6.9-magnitude earthquake:

  • $38 billion in building and […]
5 September, 2017

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

By |2018-01-04T18:20:28+00:00September 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 […]

22 May, 2017

Why Earthquake Insurance is on the Rise in California

By |2018-01-18T23:58:03+00:00May 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 […]