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August 2020

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Altieri COO Craig Kobel presents best practices for property insurance claims

Altieri Insurance Consultants is pleased to help giving back to the insurance industry through community events and education.   Craig Kobel, Altieri Insurance Consultants Chief Operating Officer will present best practices for property management claims to the Suncoast Community Association in St. Petersburg on the 10th of September.  This is a great event that features dozens of topics helping industry professionals with their contineued… View More

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Hurricane Laura in Retrospect

Earlier this week, on August 27th, Hurricane Laura made landfall in Louisiana as a category 4 storm, packing sustained winds up to 150 mph. The powerful storm became the 10th most powerful storm (by wind speed) to make landfall in the United States of all time. Preliminary reports of insured damage for Texas and Louisiana are estimated around 8-12 billion dollars (data from CoreLogic).  In Louisiana,which was the most hard hit state… View More

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Hurricane Laura Damage

Property Damaged by Hurricane Laura?  Some quick steps to help. Continue to be safe and cautous - Life safety issues is still imperrative with many dangers not obvious.   Stay tuned into local and state government emergency announcements. Preserve evidence as much as possible - Take many photos and videos of the damanged area, try to find photos or videos of the area prior to Hurricane Laura's… View More

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Back To Back Hurricanes? It is not the First Time its Happened...

There are currently two active storms in the Gulf of Mexico that are both expected to affect parts of Texas, Louisiana, Alabama, and Florida. Post Tropical Storm Marco and Hurricane Laura are only a couple of hundred miles apart from each other and will certainly create dangerous conditions for parts of the gulf coast states. This is not the first time that two storms have synchronously churned in the warm Mid-Atlantic and Gulf… View More

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Hurricane Irma Claim Deadline:

Hurricane Irma struck the west coast of Florida back in September of 2017 and caused an estimated 77 billion dollars in losses. There is still time to file an insurance claim for damages caused by this extremely powerful hurricane; however, the deadline to file a claim is closer than you might think. All insurance claims for damage caused by Hurricane Irma must be filed no later than September 9th, 2020. This is a result of statutes of… View More

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Altieri Rebranding Announced

Altieri Insurance Consultants is now the new name for the 25-year-old public insurance adjusting business. Along with the new branding identity, a new website was launched at http://www.altieriinsuranceconsultants.com. The website and other media will now carry forward the company’s strategic vision of helping residential and commercial insurance clients… View More

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A Pre-Storm and Post-Storm Checklist

An unfortunate consequence of living in Florida is thunderstorm and hurricane damage to property that will often impact residential and commercial real estate. This is a valid concern during hurricane season and particularly stormy periods in both July and August. The prolific nature of hurricane damage and flooding has led insurance providers to take steps regarding the nature of policies. It is important for a residential or commercial… View More

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Hurricane Isaias- Landfall in the Carolinas:

The 2020 Hurricane Season is now entering, from a historical perspective, the most active phase of the season between the months of August and October. Just this previous week (on August 4th), Hurricane Isaias made landfall in Isle Beach, North Carolina marking the first hurricane landfall on the eastern seaboard. Isaias was a category 1 storm, producing peak winds of 85 mph, and caused over 100 million US dollars in damage. Although most of… View More

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Case Study: North Carolina Coastal Village Hurricane Damage

A premium vacation resort destination of 31 stand-alone homes/buildings, also referred to as “cottages,” on an island in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of North Carolina, was hit by Hurricane Florence in September, 2018. Ownership representatives of the resort understood they had damage to all 31 of their 2 bedroom/2 bath and 3 bedroom/3 bath cottages, but were concerned that the damage may not be as obvious, since the location did not… View More

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How to Prepare for a Hurricane

A quiet hurricane season can lull us into complacency, but it’s important for homeowners in hurricane-prone areas to stay on top of weather reports and their insurance policies. “It’s important to keep in mind that even one major hurricane can do catastrophic damage and it’s important to be prepared just in case one strikes in 2014,” says Bonnie Schneider, national television meteorologist and author of “Extreme… View More

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Press Release: Raymond Altieri jr. Named NAPIA "Man of the Year"

NAPIA is extremely proud to announce that at our Annual Meeting in June, Past President Raymond Altieri Jr., of Altieri Insurance Consultants (formerly Altieri Transco) has been named our “Man of the Year”. He will be presented with the award at our Mid-Year Meeting in December! From the Archives: Dated 7 July… View More

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Florida Public Adjuster Offering Commercial Insurance Claim Assistance in the Wake of Hurricane Matthew

Altieri Insurance Consultants (formerly Altieri Transco American Claims), one of the nation’s top public adjusting firms and a leader in handling insurance claims for commercial property owners in Florida, announced on Thursday that it planned to make its experienced public adjusters available for quick deployment along Florida’s Atlantic coast in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. The experienced public adjusters from Altieri… View More

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Altieri Insurance Consultants Discusses Tropical Storms

Altieri Insurance Consultants (formerly Altieri Transco American Claims), a public adjuster serving clients in Tampa Bay as well as the better part of Florida, announced on Wednesday that it would be including articles on its websites regarding the Florida tropical storm season. The company is encouraging all current and former clients, as well as Tampa homeowners in general, to visit their blog and check-out the weekly article series… View More

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Filing an Insurance Claim

Your house is more than a roof and four walls; it is an important part of your family! Your home is filled with family heirlooms, keepsakes and precious memories. It is important to get everything back to the status quo and move on with your life if there has been a fire or flood. Here are simple things you can do before you move ahead with filing an insurance claim, please keep in mind that Altieiri Insurance Consultants (formerly Altieri… View More