Posts Tagged ‘hurricane’

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Hurricane/Water Intrusion Damage to Building

Location: Florida Project Description: Pie was retained to investigate the cause of water intrusion and exterior facade damage at a high-rise building following a hurricane in Florida. Damages observed at the loss location included cracking and exterior facade distress due to deflection of the metal studs, which extended between the floors of the concrete building. […]

Superstorm Sandy: Deductible Debacle

Despite the obvious physical destruction, the fallout from Superstorm Sandy also created controversy amongst insurers and state regulators surrounding the contract language involved with damages resulting from Sandy claims. It all started when the National Weather Service downgraded “Hurricane Sandy” to “Superstorm Sandy”.  Claiming Sandy’s winds never reached hurricane strength in certain locations; state regulators […]