Expert Advice for Natural Disaster

All Questions on Natural Disaster

Does car insurance cover tree damage?
A tree hit my car. Would my car insurance cover it? I have liability coverage.
Emily Maracle
Oct 11, 2021
Does renters insurance cover hurricane damage?
My family and I are moving to a different state next month, and our new city has a high risk of hurricanes. We’re just renting a place, so we’ll only be able to buy renters insurance. Does renters insurance cover hurricane damage?
Claire Beaney
Jan 28, 2022
What is covered by flood insurance?
Thankfully, I bought flood insurance last year, and after the flooding this week here in Florida, I'm grateful I am prepared. I’m curious, though, what does flood insurance actually cover?
Will Baldwin
Sep 10, 2021
Can your car get struck by lightning while you’re driving?
There’s a thunderstorm going on, but I need to get back to my hotel. Can your car get struck by lightning while you’re driving? I’m renting a car and don’t want to risk extra charges.
Brittni Brinn
Feb 23, 2022
Does home insurance cover natural disasters?
I am about to purchase a homeowners policy on my first house! I want to ensure I’m covered for every possible mishap—does home insurance cover natural disasters?
Nick Kunze
Mar 04, 2022
Do car insurance policies cover hurricane damage?
I live in Florida. I recently bought a car and I am looking into car insurance. Does car insurance cover hurricane damage?
Emily Maracle
Nov 04, 2021
How do you clean a flooded car carpet?
I live in New York, and some water got in my vehicle during the hurricanes a few weeks ago. What’s the best way to clean a flooded car’s floor?
Matthew Macgugan
Oct 11, 2021
Does rental car insurance cover flooding damage?
I’m on vacation in Florida and major storms are in the forecast. Does rental car insurance include flooding coverage? I want to make sure we’re not held responsible if something happens to the rental car.
Chloe Jenkins
Sep 10, 2021
What does a hurricane moratorium mean?
I live in North Carolina and I just bought a car. I'm trying to buy car insurance, but keep being denied insurance. An agent told me it was due to a hurricane moratorium, what does that mean?
Emily Maracle
Oct 11, 2021
Does car insurance cover damage from a fallen tree?
A tree fell near my vehicle and caused some damage. Would my car insurance company cover it?
Emily Maracle
Oct 11, 2021
What should I do when driving in a dust storm?
I’m moving to Arizona in a few weeks, and I realized that I’ve never driven in desert conditions. What should I do if I’m driving and I run into a dust storm?
Kaitlin May
Feb 11, 2022
Can a tornado pick up a car?
My husband and I just moved to Kansas—in the heart of Tornado Alley. We’ve heard lots of stories from our neighbors about the twisters that roll through here, and we’re a little worried about what to do if we see one while driving. Will a tornado be able to pick up our car?
Samuel Todd
Feb 18, 2022
Does renters insurance cover wildfires?
I’m moving next month to an area with a high wildfire risk. My apartment backs up onto a pretty big forest, so my building is in a direct fire path! I was planning on purchasing a renters policy—does renters insurance cover wildfires?
Claire Beaney
Jan 28, 2022
Does State Farm cover hurricane damage in Georgia?
My car is insured with State Farm. I live in Georgia and a hurricane is supposed to hit. WIll they cover hurricane damage?
Emily Maracle
Oct 11, 2021
Can car insurance cover hurricane damage in Louisiana?
I live in Louisiana and am worried about hurricane damage. Would my car insurance policy cover me?
Emily Maracle
Oct 08, 2021
Does full coverage cover tree damage?
A huge windstorm caused a tree branch to fall on my car. I have full coverage. Will that cover the damage?
Emily Maracle
Oct 11, 2021
How do I make a claim for comprehensive car insurance due to damage from a hailstorm?
A hailstorm left golf ball-sized dents in my car. I have comprehensive coverage, but I've never had to use it before. How do I submit a claim for comprehensive insurance?
Emily Maracle
Oct 25, 2021
Are wildfires covered by home insurance?
I live in central California and am terrified my house is going to burn down in a wildfire. Are wildfires covered by home insurance?
Nick Kunze
Feb 10, 2022
What do I do if there is an earthquake while I’m driving?
I just moved to California and not gonna lie—I’m nervous about earthquakes. What do I do if there is an earthquake while I’m driving?
Pat Roache
Jan 28, 2022
What car insurance coverage do you need for hurricane damage in Texas?
I just moved to Texas. I know hurricanes are common. Is there a way I can protect my car?
Emily Maracle
Oct 11, 2021
What should I do if I see a tornado while driving?
I’ve been relocated to Texas for work and while there are a lot of things I’m excited about, being in Tornado Valley is not one of them. I’ve read some crazy stories about people driving with a tornado coming and I’m wondering—what should I do if I see one while I’m on the road?
Andrea Barrett
Apr 11, 2022

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