Mistakes you don’t want to make if disaster hits

Mistakes you don’t want to make if disaster hits

fox5sandiego.com

[trib_ndn vid=24835823]SCRIPPS RANCH, Calif. – Karen Reimus knows firsthand what the victims of the massive tornado in Oklahoma are going through.

“That’s why I feel so much for those people in Oklahoma,” said Remus.  “What they’re going through is horrible.”

tornado-damageAlmost  10 years ago, the Cedar Fire burned her Scripps Ranch Home to the ground.   She said she was devastated to discover she was underinsured.

“It was like being burned twice,” said Reimus, “first by the wildfire and second by the insurance company.”

Reimus was so upset, she became involved with United Policyholders, a nonprofit organization that educates people about insurance.  She learned the mistake she had made was a common one.

“When disaster hits, underinsurance is one of the most pervasive problems across the country,” said Reimus.

United Policyholders, conducted a survey after the 2007 fire storm in San Diego.

“The statics were mind-boggling,” said Reimus.

The survey revealed…

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