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5 Preparation Tips to Deal with Natural Disasters

5 Preparation Tips to Deal with Natural Disasters

Every day we are reminded that disaster can strike at any time, any place. For the city of Worcester, disaster struck the day before Labor Day: an EF-0 tornado. Thankfully, the devastation was not as wide spread as that of the tornado that swept through the area in June of 2011. Yet, the storm was […]

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A Relatively Disaster-Free Year, 2013 May Be the Calm Before the Storm

By Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA One thing to be thankful for in 2013 was that the number of major natural disasters was relatively low. The bad news is that 2013 may have literally been the calm before the storm. According to the 2013 CoreLogic® Natural Hazard Risk Summary and Analysis, “with the cyclical nature […]

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Preparing for Hurricanes and Tornados

By Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA Hurricane season began this year with a series of devastating tornadoes in Oklahoma. First, a tornado classified as EF5, which is the most powerful ranking, tore through a suburb of Oklahoma City and killed 24 people.  Just 11 days later, five tornadoes hit central Oklahoma, causing flash flooding and […]

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Tornadoes Showed Benefits of Having An Independent Agent

By Richard A. McGrath, CIC, LIA The tornadoes that ripped through southern Worcester County recently created massive destruction and left many people without food, clothing or shelter.  But for many victims, it could have been worse – they could have been insured by the wrong company. Many people who were victims of the tornado have […]

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