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Why are some earthquake policy holders experiencing a premium increase?

2020-09-29T17:16:16-05:00

By Beat Koszinowski, CIC, CIRMS; The Buckner Company - Silver Sponsor 2020 HELPFUL LINKS Data provide by University of Utah and Utah Emergency Management http://www.seis.utah.edu (aka quakutah.edu) https://www.utah.gov/beready/documents/roots_earthquake_low.pdf EARTHQUAKE ANXIETY? Utah Emergency Management says calm down and take action. Recent history: Utah experienced more than 2,300 earthquakes in 2019, but most were so small no one felt Wednesday’s Magna quake resulted in some damage and no deaths or “We got through it with a memorable wake-up call.” Aftershocks are expected to continue for “days or weeks.” This is “completely normal and does not mean a stronger or larger earthquake is coming.” [...]

Why are some earthquake policy holders experiencing a premium increase?2020-09-29T17:16:16-05:00

Encouraging Municipalities to Adopt a Post-Disaster Debris Collection Ordinance

2020-03-19T15:25:00-05:00

By Quinn A. Sperry, Attorney at Morris Sperry Most governing documents of community associations state that the association should be operated and governed to promote the health, safety, and welfare of its members and residents.  Being proactive in preparing for disasters is one way to accomplish this responsibility.  Some suggestions to prepare for disasters are: Create a disaster response plan for your community association. Ensure that your community’s insurance policies provide adequate coverage for potential disasters that may occur in your particular region. Encourage residents to participate in Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training, usually sponsored by your local fire department. [...]

Encouraging Municipalities to Adopt a Post-Disaster Debris Collection Ordinance2020-03-19T15:25:00-05:00
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