Hurricane and Tropical Storm Eta has left a flood claims hangover from Florida throughout the Carolinas. Since the National Flood Insurance program administrators appear to be stingy and failing to watch out for their fellow Americans by not granting flood proof of loss extensions, policyholders need to get started properly filing their claims right away.

Here are warnings and tips I made seven years ago about National Flood Proof of Loss deadlines following Superstorm Sandy that are still applicable after Eta:

The picture at the top of this post is of Merlin Law Group attorney Michael Moore on Halloween. Moore has been spending time with our Lake Charles local counsel Jamie Gary along with Merlin Law Group attorney Deborah Trotter. They will discuss with me at 2 pm this afternoon some of the insurance claims issues facing residents in Louisiana, and specifically the Lake Charles area.

Join me today at 2 pm EST. Here is the link to the livestream.

Thought For a Friday Afternoon

Although I am not Jewish, I have been to many Friday night Shabbats at my friends’ houses, and I absolutely love it. It’s a great and inspiring tradition to keep the family close.
—Yolanda Hadid