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On Fire destoys downtown Baldwin City home


Rick Aldrich 4 years, 10 months ago

Gotta love insurance company's. so glad he made it out alive.

gccs14r 4 years, 10 months ago

Sounds like their risk assessment was spot-on.

kansanbygrace 4 years, 10 months ago

"he couldn’t get insurance on the house because of the poor condition of the porches." Is that what caused the fire? If not, then the "risk assessment" was completely off.

jhawkinsf 4 years, 10 months ago

Ask the insurance company why they denied coverage and they may have a different version that the home owner. Given what ultimately transpired, it seems that the insurance company's denial, or risk assessment, was a prudent business decision on their part.

kansanbygrace 4 years, 10 months ago

I'm working on the information provided. You aren't. Different issue.

jhawkinsf 4 years, 10 months ago

You're working on information provided by one, potentially biased source and then concluding that the actions of a second party, the one that has yet to be heard from, was "completely off". When you jump to conclusions, your chances of being accurate are greatly diminished.

workinghard 4 years, 10 months ago

Too bad the insurance company didn't tell him about Kansas Fair Plan " FAIR Plan (Fair Access to Insurance Requirements) was created by the state of Kansas to insure property that insurance companies refuse to cover." That being said, it is more expensive than traditional insurance.

madman 4 years, 10 months ago

If the porches were bad ,that is a huge liability risk and I can understand why the insurance company would not want to insurance it. Just because it was sold for $60,000 doesn't mean it reflects the cost to rebuild it. And,the FAIR plan would be more expensive and actual cash value but, it least he would have some coverage.

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