Insurance Claims Update: The impact of stage 4 Coronavirus restrictions on property insurance claims.
The effect of recent natural disaster catastrophes, and the Coronavirus (COVID-19) on the claims insurance market.
The last six months have seen an unprecedented number of insurance ‘catastrophes’ declared in Australia. Many homes, cars and businesses experienced serious damage, resulting in a major spike in insurance claims across the nation. Unprecedented catastrophes in Australia Insurance events declared catastrophes over the last 6 months are as follows:
Monsoonal deluges and the flooding that ensued became a terrible catastrophe for thousands of Townsville residents earlier this year. Severe flooding caused widespread damage to an unprecedented number of properties, including residential strata. In the aftermath of a flood, many depend on their insurance to help recoup losses. Sadly however,
If your client receives a Letter of Denial for their insurance claim, it isn’t a particularly welcome outcome, especially if they feel the insurance claim should have been covered under the policy. However, they are able to take comfort from the fact that a denial letter doesn’t have to be
Running a small business out of a residential strata unit may cause major issues in relation to insurance. Not only can it increase the risk of a public liability claim, but it can also change the property classification from residential strata to commercial strata. A change in property classification almost
The rapid rise of apartment-style strata living across Australian cities has coincided with a significant increase in the number of people using storage cages to store their belongings. This trend has come about due to the limited space in many modern apartments. Unfortunately, an increase in the use of storage
Do your OC clients know what steps to take if their apartment or unit is damaged in a storm? Renee Cassidy, Claims Manager at Resolute Property Protect advises her top tips for you to share with your clients should their property suffer damage during a severe weather event. It’s a wintery
As Strata Managers, your days are spent ensuring the needs of the Owners Corporation are met. Owners expect quick and timely action on all matters particularly when it comes to claims. However, in our experience, Strata Insurance claims that involve more than one party can result in unnecessary delays if