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Temporary Accommodations Modernizes Reimbursement Process with Self-Service Receipt Capture Technology
Temporary Accommodations, the most trusted source for temporary housing in the industry, has raised the bar for technology in the Additional Living Expense space. After introducing their policyholder self-service platform, TA InsuredTrak, early last year, Temporary Accommodations has now introduced a pioneering ‘receipt capture’ function within the platform. Their goal is to relieve an age-old headache in the P&C industry, managing reimbursable receipts.
Volcanic Eruption Coverage for Homeowners - Shifting Ground Part 5

Volcanoes are one of the most dazzling features of landscapes on Earth. In fact, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park attracts over two million tourists each year. Though magnificent in nature, volcanoes pose real risks to people and property. The below map identifies the volcanoes that represent the most significant threat.

Mudslide, Landslide, and Avalanche Insurance - Shifting Ground Part 4

The only thing worse than sustaining home damage from a landslide, is realizing that a homeowners insurance policy will not cover the home damage. A standard homeowners insurance policy does not cover damage resulting from earth movement events such as mudslides, landslides, and avalanches. Given that property damage from this type of peril is often significant, homeowners need to understand the potential exposure for these events in order to determine if they need additional insurance.

Insuring a Home on a Disappearing Lot - Shifting Ground Part 3

Many homeowners dream of owning a beach house. A relaxing and blissful place to get away with friends and family on a regular basis. While a coastal home is certainly an exciting venture, risks remain. One notable concern for homes on the coast is erosion. The long-term damage caused by coastal erosion can be difficult to see due to its slow, seeping nature. In this article, we explore the impacts of coastal erosion and the insurance options for homeowners looking to protect their beach houses.

 

So, Your House was Swallowed by a Sinkhole? Shifting Ground Part 2
Homeowners must consider all potential hazards in order to make sure their home has comprehensive insurance. One rather unusual and difficult to detect hazard is a sinkhole. The United States Geologic Survey (USGS) defines a sinkhole as “a depression in the ground that has no natural external surface drainage." Basically, this means that when it rains, all of the water stays inside the sinkhole and typically drains into the subsurface.
Earthquake and Tsunami Insurance - Shifting Ground Part 1

Homeowner insurance policies provide protection from perils such as storms, fires, hail, and wind. Many homeowners, however, do not consider less prominent risks when making a decision about insurance coverage. Earthquakes and tsunamis are two examples of risks that do not happen often but could lead to significant damage. Does a homeowner's insurance policy cover earthquakes and tsunamis? In the below article, we answer this question and look closer at the risks posed by both tsunamis and earthquakes.