Fire Insurance Decoded

28 min
at 9:30 AM
A view of homes in the Coffey Park neighborhood that were destroyed by the Tubbs Fire on October 23, 2017 in Santa Rosa, California. (Photo: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

More than $3 billion in insurance claims have been filed for damages from the recent wildfires in Northern California, yet many people who lost homes are either uninsured or underinsured. Meanwhile, some wealthy homeowners benefited from the protection of private firefighters provided by their high-end insurance policies. Forum talks with a consumer advocate about the issues faced by North Bay residents and takes your fire insurance questions.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:
Amy Bach,
executive director and cofounder, United Policyholders
Janet Ruiz, California representative, Insurance Information Institute

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