Amity Insurance Newsletter — October 27, 2017

How to Protect Your Home from Wildfires
Forest fires consume some 8 million acres in the U.S. each year, according to insurance industry sources, with most major fires occurring in western states. The most recent example of the devastation that such fires can cause is of course the wildfires that swept through the Napa Valley in California in October.More>>


How to File a Fire Insurance Claim: 14 Vital Tips
Every late summer and early fall wildfires rage in many parts of the West and Southwest, as the fires running almost the length of California this year show. Thousands of homes have burned to the ground and thousands of people have been displaced. ...More>>


Why Wealthy Households Need Personal Umbrella Coverage
For high-net-worth individuals, the financial consequences of being sued can be serious business.
They typically have more assets at risk should be they be hit with a large court settlement or judgment and, while compensatory damages may be standard across the board, some juries have seen fit to punish the rich especially hard for their negligence... More>>


Insuring Your Collectibles the Right Way
MANY OF us have stuff we've collected and consider treasures, from old train sets and coins to rare photos and books. Sometimes these collections can be quite valuable and it would be a tremendous loss if they were stolen or damaged in a fire. But your homeowner's insurance would only cover these collectibles up to a limited degree... More>>