As Hurricane Ian approaches ~ preparation should already be under way ~ It is vital to protect your loved ones and understand your property’s vulnerability to storm surge, flooding, and wind. Here are a some important reminders to help with the process:
- Familiarize yourself with shelters and evacuation routes.
- Gas up your vehicles
- Prepare non-perishable and emergency supplies ~ enough for 3 days per person, including medications and don’t forget supplies for your pet’s needs.
- Take steps to prepare your home and business.
- Take an inventory and pictures of your property and contents.
- Never abandon your pets – Helpful Tips @ 12 Hurricane Safety Tips for Pets | PetMD
- Tips on preparing livestock and horses @ Hurricane Preparedness: Livestock and Horses – UF/IFAS Extension Volusia County (ufl.edu)
- STAY INFORMED of the path and how it may affect your property. Follow the storm at the National Hurricane Center’s website
- National Weather Service is an excellent source for additional tips and localized information
- Have a Claim? Go to https://odiorneinsurance.com/claims/ to find your companies DIRECT Claims phone number.
- Stay Safe
We’re here when you need us, The Odiorne Insurance Team
We hope everyone stays safe during this time.
While this storm is approaching, stay informed of the path and how it may affect your property. Follow the storm at the National Hurricane Center’s website.
Please read information below in regards to filing a claim due to Hurricane Ian:
Visit us at https://odiorneinsurance.com/
Go to the Resource Tab and there you will find your companies DIRECT CLAIMS phone number
VERY IMPORTANT – SHARE THIS INFORMATION – If you have damages done to your property call your insurance company and let them know. If you have a company come look at your damages and they ask you to sign an “ASSIGNMENT OF BENEFITS” REFUSE TO SIGN IT, WE REPEAT REFUSE TO SIGN IT! Don’t EVER Sign an “ASSIGNMENT OF BENEFITS”! An AOB is an agreement that, once signed, transfers the insurance claims rights or benefits of your insurance policy to a third party. An AOB gives the third party authority to file a claim, make repair decisions and collect insurance payments without your involvement.
* MAKE SURE TO TELL ANYONE DOING WORK ON YOUR PROPERTY THAT YOU REFUSE TO SIGN AN ASSIGNMENT OF BENEFITS!
We’re here when you need us ~ The Odiorne Insurance Team