PIFF urges Hurricane Ian victims to file FEMA claims quickly

The Personal Insurance Federation of Florida is urging Floridians impacted by Hurricane Ian to contact their insurer and the Federal Emergency Management Agency to find out what they can do to assist them if they have a loss that is not covered by their policy.

PIFF’s advice was primarily directed at those dealing with flood damage, since such damages are many times only covered under a separate flood insurance policy, rather than a windstorm policy or other insurance product.

“Unfortunately, Ian has caused significant flood damage, and according to some estimates, most flood-impacted homeowners do not have flood insurance,” said Michael Carlson, president and

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