Paying For A Superstorm

Guest Host:

Marc Fisher
Paying For A Superstorm

Our region may have dodged the worst of Superstorm Sandy, but experts say now's the time to check your insurance policy to make sure you're covered when the next storm hits.

Superstorm Sandy ravaged much of the Northeastern seaboard, causing some $20 billion in property damage alone. Insurance companies, homeowners and businesses are now in the process of sorting out what's covered and what's not, and many people are finding they're on the hook for more than they expected. Our region may have dodged the worst of this storm, but experts say now's the time to make sure you've got the coverage you need.

Guests

Billy Simons

Owner, Rust Insurance Agency

Bob Hunter

Director of Insurance for the Consumer Federation of America, former Insurance Commissioner for Texas

Chris Graae

President, Insurance Information Institute

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