Matching Colors And Policies: Insurers May Be On The Hook

When an insurer will be obligated to cover insured’s damaged and undamaged property and how insurance companies can mitigate that risk.

May 1, 2014

The forces of nature can wreak havoc on all aspects of a building, especially the roof, siding and facia. As the storm clouds part and give way to blue skies, property owners sometimes do not find a totally destroyed roof or wall of siding. Instead, only a few shingles or sections of siding may have suffered damage and need to be replaced. Under these circumstances, insurers often wonder if they are also required to pay for the replacement of the surrounding undamaged property.

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