Amity Insurance Newsletter — August 30, 2017

What To Do Before, During And After A Hurricane
Hurricanes produce strong winds, heavy rainfall, flooding, rip currents and even tornadoes. When the National Weather Service issues a hurricane watch or warning, those who live in affected coastal areas and inland regions must be prepared. Ready.gov provides a detailed guide for what to do prior to the warning, during a hurricane and after the storm has passed. More>>


Your Liability Every Time Someone Enters Your Facility
One sure-fire way for a business to get sued is if a visitor - a customer, vendor or anyone else - injures themselves while on your premises. While you may already do all you can to keep employees and customers safe, you are likely still exposed to being sued if someone injures themselves in one of your facilities...More>>


Earthquake Risk Requires Smart Planning and Insurance
Life in some parts of the country comes with the inherent risk that an earthquake can strike suddenly and without warning.
You probably didn't know that the state has more than 10,000 seismic events every year, but fortunately most of them are too small for people to even notice.
Although the entire Northwest of the United States is at high risk of earthquakes, nine of the most costly quakes in the last century occurred in California. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, there is a 70% probability that an earthquake of magnitude 6.7 or larger will strike the San Francisco Bay area over the next 30 years... More>>


Insuring, Protecting Your Wine Collection
Are you a wine aficionado? Do you have an expansive collection of fine and rare wines?
If you fit the bill, you are surely storing the wine properly. But what if you had a major power outage in the summer that lasted for days and your collection simmered in the high heat? What if a hurricane, tornado or earthquake struck, breaking hundreds of bottles of wine in the process?... More>>