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July 2020

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Press Release: Ray Altieri of Altieri Insurance Consultants American Claims Elected President of NAPIA

Click on the PDFs below to read the full statements. NAPIA President Press Relase NAPIA President Altieri Q&A Press… View More

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Press Release: Maddux News Wire

To read the full article, click the link below. Altieri - Nationally Recognized… View More

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Press Release: SBEIC Awarded to Altieri Insurance Consultants

To read the full statement, click on the link below. SBIEC Excellence Award Given to… View More

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Press Release: From the Archives

To read this archived press release from 1991, click on the link below. FAPIA Quarterly… View More

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Case Study: Marco Island Condominium Hurricane Damage

After Hurricane Irma came upon Marco Island and made its way north through Naples, in September of 2017, she left a path of heavily damaged structures behind her. One of those damaged properties, within the communities mentioned, included a condominium complex with 87 buildings. This location was an upscale community of luxury condominiums, lush tropical grounds, and was very well maintained. All of the two and three story buildings had… View More

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The Lightning Capital of the World

The State of Florida area is well known as a lightning hotspot; although somewhat inaccurate, it is often called “the lightning capital of the world” by locals. Even though this title may be slightly overblown, it is indisputable that Florida is at an above average risk for lightning strikes and thus, damage caused by lightning strikes. Sometimes, the effects of lightning strikes can be serious; they can start fires, damage electrical… View More

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Case Study: Wind (Hurricane)

A hurricane hit a Florida community. One client, a 2 story-47 building condominium complex, suffered damage to all of their buildings. The condominium association Board of Directors initially felt they were in good hands with their property management team, general contractor, and insurance company adjuster handling their claim. Four months later, the insurance company made the Association their claim settlement offer: $300,000.00… View More

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Case Study: Panama City Beach Condominiums Hurricane Damage

A condominium complex in Panama City Beach, with two 18 story towers and additional community buildings, was significantly damaged by Hurricane Michael in October 2018. After applying some board up measures to scores of blown out windows and sliding glass doors throughout each floor of both towers and then realizing if they were going to stand any chance at a successful financial recovery, the Board of Directors of the association hired… View More

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Hurricane Season Ramping-Up

The 2020 Hurricane Season is currently ramping up and we are now seeing some of the first major storms of the season. Currently (on July 23rd 2020), there is one named storm (Tropical Storm Gonzalo) and one numbered storm (Tropical Depression 8) in the Atlantic basin. While no major landfalls have occurred from storms of the 2020 Hurricane Season as of yet, official predictions from government officials have called for above average storm… View More

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Case Study: Water

A family returned home from vacation to find the interior of their home under 8 inches of water. A pipe had broken in the ceiling. They immediately called their insurance agent who directed the family to contact the carrier’s “preferred” restoration contractor. In the spirit of cooperation, the family did as directed. The carrier’s “preferred” restoration contractor responded to perform water extraction and a damage report… View More

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The 2020 Atlantic Hurricane Season - What You Need To Know

The 2020 Hurricane Season officially started back on June 1st, and according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), it is going to be a “above-normal” season. The officials at NOAA have called for 13-19 named storms, of which 6-10 of these storms will become hurricanes. This is a concerning statistic as it means that the projected impact of this year’s hurricane season is also higher than average; exposing… View More

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Case Study: Fire Damage

A small fire occurred in a 2 story apartment building that was originally built in 1922. The building owner, a developer and owner of multiple properties who possessed many resources, made the decision to employ Altieri Insurance Consultants immediately after the loss. He was not to be disappointed. Upon engaging the services of Altieri Insurance Consultants, the client felt the effect of his decision impact his claim immediately.… View More

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I Don’t Understand Why I Need a Public Adjuster

Your property insurance policy is a contract between yourself and the insurance provider. Policies impose very specific obligations on the policyholder and also on your insurance company. The most important being the fact that, in order to get the insurance company to pay a penny, it will be necessary to prove your insurance claim is valid. If you try to prove your claim yourself, you should realize that you are going to need to… View More

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When is The Right Time to Hire a Public Adjuster

If you are like most people we know, you probably have not learned by rote the specifics of your home insurance policy. These details are vital in case your home or property ever suffers damage in a hurricane, fire or another disaster. Even if you did memorize your policy from back to front, you likely found it filled to the brim with language fit for a lawyer. The positive news is that in most cases of property or home damage it is… View More