Tornado event on Friday, September 21st, 2018
As many of you know, there was a devastating tornado and windstorm that passed through Ottawa/Gatineau and surrounding area. We at Rozon Insurance Brokers hope that all parties affected are safe and uninjured. Unfortunately, we know that some of our clients and friends have been impacted and we are doing everything in our power to help.
Are you seriously affected?
If your safety is at risk, immediately call 911! Only if it is safe to do so, do what you can to safely prevent further damage to your property. Contact your Rozon Insurance Broker at 613-347-7600 or 1-800-263-3186. We are answering as many calls as we can. If you are unable to get a hold of us, visit www.icrashed.ca for insurance company direct contact numbers. If neither of those work, try calling 613‑232‑7100 for Crawford Adjusters who will do their best to help you.
Are You Covered?
Homes damaged by wind or hail is generally covered. To more more clear, this includes damage caused by fallen branches or flying debris. Additionally, this would also generally include water damage to your home from water entering through openings as a result of wind or hail damage.
If the damage to your home is too extensive and you are unable to live in your home, you are entitles to additional living expenses. You can find additional living expenses coverage under your comprehensive homeowner’s policy.
Please stay safe and take care of yourself. If your situation is not serious, keep notes, take pictures and contact us if you have any questions.
Power Outage and Spoiled Food
Each company and policy is slightly different. If you have lost a significant amount of food because of power outage, there may be coverage for this. Keep in mind that a deductible may apply and may affect whether you want to put in a claim or not. Document the situation as best you can and contact us or your insurance company directly.