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Tips for Disaster Survivors

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

All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming.

Helen Keller

Testimonials

...had it not been for CARe's workshops, we shudder to think what the end result would have been for us in dealing with the aftermath of the fire and particularly the insurance company....the kindness and GENUINE "CARing" (!), their incredible bank of knowledge, and consistent support is almost beyond comprehension. We hope to be able to pass this same caring and "know-how" on to future victims (God forbid) when the need arises.

2003 Cedar Fire Survivor, San Diego CA