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If you having been following our posts on the engineering reports on the Hurricane Sandy claims, you know that homeowners had coverage wrongfully denied and both FEMA and the courts are calling for transparency and an evaluation of draft engineering reports. 

Read More:
http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/2015/02/articles/insurance/the-report-from-your-insurance-companys-expert-could-be-unreliable/index.html

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As a result of an East County Magazine (ECM) inquiry, San Miguel Fire District’s Board voted this week to make its finance committee a permanent standing committee, which means that the committee’s meetings will now be open to the press and public. 

Read More:
http://www.eastcountymagazine.org/san-miguel-fire-votes-open-finance-committee-public-press

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The California Earthquake Authority announced Tuesday that it is working with the City of Napa to learn more about how single-family houses fared in the South Napa earthquake that occurred Aug. 24.

Many of the older houses in Napa are particularly vulnerable to earthquakes. Experts hope that by understanding how those homes were affected by the quake, they will gain insight into the effectiveness of retrofitting techniques that can be used elsewhere around the state, according to the CEA. 

Read More:
http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2015/02/24/napa-earthquakes-effect-on-single-family-houses-subject-of-new-study-offering-gift-cards-to-homeowners/

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Inspirational Quotes

It is foolish to tear one's hair in grief, as though sorrow would be made less by baldness.

Cicero

Testimonials

I attended Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday partial loss only session. Each of the meetings I learned something very useful by your presentation and by the interaction from other attendees. Your looking out for our welfare is a blessing and God sent. You already know that what we are going through is harder than any of us realize since you have experienced this yourselves and helped in many catastrophes. Your looking out for our welfare is a blessing and God sent. I want to personally thank you and CARe for what you do. Your heartfelt compassion and teaching what matters to people that have been in harms way is a cause that touches many and gives hope in a world that is so full of anything but care and compassion.

Waldo Canyon Fire Survivor, 2012