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Oregon Fires—Free Debris Removal Available for Businesses, Oct. 16 Deadline

Debris removal after a fire is complicated where hazardous substances may be present. Insurance may not defray the full cost, as debris removal coverage is often sub-limited. The State of Oregon DEQ and FEMA have teamed up to provide removal of some hazardous waste at no cost to property owners. However, owners have only until … Continue Reading

Cannabis Business Loss from Wildfire—Insurance Coverage

The wildfires sweeping through California, Oregon, and Washington have impacted many business sectors, and the cannabis industry is no exception. I interviewed Mike Rodgers, an insurance broker at the Fournier Group in Portland who focuses on the cannabis industry, about what cannabis losses may be covered and how to best position your insurance claim for … Continue Reading

Insurance Coverage Can Help Businesses Impacted by Wildfires or Hurricanes

Many Northwest businesses are being impacted by the wildfires close to home, by wildfires in other states, and by hurricanes in Texas, Florida and other Gulf states. Can commercial insurance help to mitigate losses from these natural disasters? In many cases, yes. “All risk” property-insurance (fire) policies may provide coverage for property damage from wildfires, … Continue Reading
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