Posts Tagged ‘wind coverage’

More insurers writing wind coverage policies on Coast

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST — Traditional insurance companies are still generally avoiding coastal risks. But a few companies new to Mississippi’s coastal market are writing wind coverage for well-built homes near the waterfront. So are insurance carriers that are not licensed in Mississippi. Angelyn Treutel is an independent insurance agent and vice president of the agency […] [...]

Insurance clouds gathering

Wind pool or mitigation are the two issues that have folks up in arms There’s a political storm brewing over the state’s obligation to the wind pool. The Mississippi Windstorm Underwriters Association, commonly called the wind pool, is a fund created after Hurricane Katrina to help homeowners on the Mississippi Gulf Coast procure homeowners insurance. […] [...]

Safeco to offer wind coverage to homeowners

by Associated Press Published: March 1,2010

Tags: homeowners, insurance, wind coverage

MISSISSIPPI GULF COAST — State Insurance Commissioner Mike Chaney says Safeco Insurance plans to offer homeowners insurance, including wind coverage, in south Mississippi. Chaney says the company will offer 500 to 1,000 homeowner policies wind coverage beginning in mid-March. Some companies have restricted wind coverage, stopped offering it altogether to new customers and/or nonrenewed policyholders […] [...]

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