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Below you will also find a list of map information services that the Guilford County Planning and Development Department provides. All inquiries can be directed to Frank Park, the Floodplain Administrator at 336-641-3753.
Guilford County will assist in finding the following information:
• Whether the property is in an SFHA.
• The community number.
• The panel number and suffix.
• The date of the FIRM’s index (cover panel)
• The FIRM zone e.g., A, C, X, V, AE, A2, AO etc.
• The base flood elevation (the depth in AO Zones) where shown on the FIRM.
• The elevation datum used on the FIRM, if other than the NGVD.
• Any historical information about the property that we may have.
• Any information about streams and wetlands on the property.
More information is available at:
Guilford County Floodplain Management: http://www.myguilford.com/planning-and-development/watershed-protectionstormwater-management/floodplain-management/
National Flood Insurance Program: www.floodsmart.gov
NC Flood Insurance Rate Maps: http://fris.nc.gov/fris/Home.aspx?ST=NC
If you have any questions or comments please free to contact me at 336-641-5565 or Frank Park, Floodplain Administrator at 336-641-3753.
We are excited to let you know that we have launched a new social media campaign with tips on how to prevent errors and omissions claims.
We will be posting a new tip every Thursday for the next couple of months.
We encourage you to check out our posts and LIKE and SHARE them to help spread the word.
Thank you for your partnership.
Mark Angelucci, CPCU, ARM
Errors & Omissions Business Segment Officer
Courtesy of the Insurance Journal
Dog bites and other dog-related injuries accounted for more than one third of all homeowners liability claim dollars paid out in 2017, costing almost $700 million.
That’s according to the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) and State Farm, the largest writer of homeowners insurance in the United States.
An analysis of homeowners insurance data by the I.I.I. found that the number of dog bite claims nationwide increased to 18,522 in 2017, compared to 18,122 in 2016, which was a 2.2 percent increase.
The average cost per claim increased by 11.5 percent. The average cost paid out for dog bite claims was $37,051 in 2017, compared with $33,230 in 2016.
“The increase in the 2017 average cost per claim could be attributed to an increase in severity of injuries,” said Kristin Palmer, chief communications officer with the I.I.I. “But the average cost per claim nationally has risen more than 90 percent from 2003 to 2017, due to increased medical costs as well as the size of settlements, judgments and jury awards given to plaintiffs.”
This article is a Public Service from PIANC for those who have or had or getting ready to repair or build new home in coastal/inland areas along Eastern/Gulf USA or anywhere from Hurricanes, storms etc., bring your coastal/inland home up to FORTIFIED CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS for about 15% more in building costs.
Now that Hurricanes Florence, Michael, Northeasters have wreaked havoc among our coastal/inland properties, how can property owners repair, rebuild or new home built that can probably withstand these storms? It is called: FORTIFIED HOMES!
For more information on Fortified Construction Standards for New and Existing Buildings/Homes from: Insurance Institute For Business & Home Safety, go to: https://disastersafety.org/fortified/ and look how FORTIFIED CONSTRUCTION STANDARDS can improve your coastal property for about 15% more in costs.
Work with our Diamond Action Partner, AmTrust North America. Review the advantages of partnering with the AmTrust team.
The North Carolina Rate Bureau (Bureau) would like to update you on upcoming changes that may impact you in 2018. Please take a few moments to review these changes as they may impact how you respond to the needs of your clients.
While some carriers have left the flood insurance market or sold their books of business, we want to assure you that PIA’s national flood partner, The Hartford, is here to stay. The Hartford is one of the largest flood insurance writers in the country, having written flood insurance through FEMA’s National Flood Insurance Program for over three decades.
The Hartford wants to be your go to flood market for both personal lines and commercial lines. Their dedicated flood sales and transfer teams want to earn your business by making it easy to do business and providing exceptional service for both you and your customers.
PIA members that work with The Hartford experience:
If your agency is searching for a top-notch flood insurance program, please consider PIA’s program with The Hartford, now in its fourteenth year. The program is available to PIA members and their policyholders in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
For more information about the PIA/Hartford flood insurance program, please visit www.pianet.com/hartfordfloodinsurance or contact Joseph M. Surowiecki, Jr. of The Hartford at 860-547-5006 or email@example.com.
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by Dan Cabral, SCLA, AIC
E&O Claim Supervisor
Utica National often sees Agents' Errors & Omissions (E&O) claims from insureds as the result of errors when moving a client's claims-made policy to a new carrier. This usual occurs when a carrier decides to non-renew a risk and the agency must find a market to write replacement coverage. When securing replacement coverage for claims-made risks, there are several issues to address before coverage is written with a new carrier.
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