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California Corner: Resources for Those Impacted by California Wildfires

Policyholder Informer

Communities and businesses throughout California are dealing with the serious, and for some, catastrophic effects of historic wildfires. The fires have devastated homes and businesses across a large swath of the state, and while their full impact is not yet known, they are sure to cause long-term disruption to individuals and families, residential areas, businesses and the economic health of the entire region. Our thoughts are with those affected by these events, and our interdisciplinary Severe Weather Emergency Recovery Team (“SWERT”) has prepared two resources that are immediately helpful to those in the affected areas:

Steps to Follow to Protect Your Wildfire Insurance Recovery

Written by attorneys in our national Insurance Recovery practice, who work with policyholder clients in the wake of property damage and business interruption losses.

Early Recovery Checklist for FEMA and Other Related Emergency Services

Developed by Alan Rubin of Blank Rome Government Relations, who has years of experience working with FEMA in the aftermath of disasters.

Please share this information with anyone who has been impacted by the fires. These resources and many more can be found at our website at blankrome.com/SWERT. For additional information, please contact Linda KornfeldJohn E. Heintz, or Alan Rubin.