Proposal In California Legislature Would Bar Insurers From Declining Fire CoverageAmid mounting cries of California homeowners being denied wildfire insurance in high-risk areas, lawmakers want to require insurance companies to cover all existing homes, as long as they meet new safety standards.
California Wildfires Cause Turmoil In Property Insurance MarketKent Michitsch seemed to be running out of traditional options to insure the home he’s lived in for more than 30 years.
State Insurance Commissioner Demands Action From Companies Over Wildfire Non-RenewalsThe state insurance commissioner is taking action after a KPIX report revealed thousands of homeowners in high-risk fire areas are losing their insurance coverage.
California Insurers Drop Thousands Of Policies In High-Fire Risk AreasNew California data shows insurance companies declined to renew nearly 350,000 home insurance policies in areas at high risk for wildfire since the state began collecting data in 2015.
San Jose Leads Nation In Annual Home Ownership CostsAccording to an analysis from Zillow and Thumbtack, San Jose leads the nation in the annual expenses of owning and caring for a home.
California Fires May Make Homeowners Insurance Harder To GetCalifornia homeowners may find themselves facing insurance headaches even if their houses weren't affected by this year's blazes.
State Farm Releases New Home, Auto Insurance Claim Numbers From FiresAlmost 1,900 homeowner insurance claims and more than 700 auto insurance claims have been made by residents to State Farm because of the Northern California wildfires, company officials said Thursday.
250,000 Overcharged State Farm Policyholders To Get RefundsCalifornia consumers with homeowners’ and renters’ policies will receive $13.3 million in refunds from State Farm Insurance Co.