Devastated by Dorian? Insurance experts give their tips for filing claims

Dorian may have moved on from Atlantic Canada, but insurance claims are expected to start pouring in now that the storm is gone.

“There is going to be quite likely a high number of claims and the industry is ready, we’ve been getting ready for days and days,” said Amanda Dean, vice-president Atlantic for the Insurance Bureau of Canada, an industry association that represents many of Canada’s private insurers.

The powerful storm battered the Maritimes this weekend, with Nova Scotia particularly hard hit. From trees falling on homes to roofs being blown off and basements filling with water, homeowners have a lot of insurance claims to submit.

Dean said typical home insurance policies cover wind damage.

Article by CBC News, published on September 09, 2019.
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