advertisement

Deadline for insurance claims from Missouri River flood damage approaches

Wednesday, September 28, 2011 | 8:05 a.m. CDT; updated 9:48 a.m. CDT, Wednesday, September 28, 2011

KANSAS CITY — The federal government is warning those who suffered losses from Missouri River flooding this summer that deadlines to file insurance claims are approaching.

The Federal Emergency Management Agency said that for some people, the deadline is this Thursday.

Under federal insurance regulations, policy holders have 120 days from the date of the flood-related damage to file a claim. They must also submit a proof of loss statement. FEMA is encouraging affected property owners to contact their insurance agents to be sure the documents have been filed within the allowed timetable.

The normal deadline for filing and submitting the proof of loss document is 60 days from the date of damage, but the deadline was extended to 120 days for the Missouri River floods.

 

MoreStory


Related Media

Related Articles

Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements