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Tips for Disaster Survivors

Seven months after the 6.0-magnitude earthquake hit Napa, Lindajean Folline and Stephen Wise still live in a yellow-tagged house in central Napa. But help may be on the way.

On Thursday, Dan Grant, a retired contractor who volunteers for the newly formed Napa Earthquake Recovery Group, came to the G Street house, clipboard in hand, to assess the damage. 

Read More:
http://napavalleyregister.com/news/local/new-group-begins-offering-earthquake-aid/article_406ca53c-76af-5744-84c8-751c403be1e0.html

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Cooperation is key. Or so says the 10th Circuit at least, in addressing an appeal from a district court’s dismissal of an insured’s action in which he failed to cooperate with his insurer’s claim investigation. The 10th Circuit held that the insured, Kelly Bryant (“Bryant”), had not clearly demonstrated that the insurance company, Sagamore Insurance Company (“Sagamore”), breached its contract or otherwise acted unreasonably and in bad faith when it denied Bryant’s claim based on his noncooperation. 

Read More:
http://propertycasualtyfocus.com/cooperate-or-else/

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Inspirational Quotes

No one ever understood disaster until it came.

Josephine Herbst

Testimonials

Without your encouragement, we would have, no doubt, floundered around too discouraged to pursue a better settlement with the insurance company. Certainly , because of CARe, there are many of us who have now received adequate funds for, at least, a reasonably adequate rebuild. It is obvious that your hearts are in relieving our burdens and giving us both hope and help in the long process that no fire victim can avoid.

Harris Fire Survivor, 2007