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Advanta Bulletin – Hurricane Ida

Advanta Bulletin – Hurricane Ida

ADVANTA has assembled a highly qualified team of technical loss adjusters to provide support to our clients in the US and other key (re)insurance markets, currently facing the impact and ongoing effects of Category 4 Hurricane Ida. 

The storm -the fifth strongest to ever hit US mainland- made landfall on Sunday 29th August 2021, hitting Louisiana with winds reaching circa 150mph and making its way north affecting several other states in the US such as Alabama, Mississippi, Virginia and New York, amongst others.

Our team extends its deepest sympathies and condolences to all those affected by this tragic event.

Considering the damage reported on Hurricane Ida’s path, alongside those not yet uncovered, a high number of claims are expected. We are well-placed to assist our clients with exposures in the affected states, through our highly qualified teams both from Advanta’s UK headquarters and our US offices in close cooperation with our local partner GMC. 

Our dedicated catastrophe team is readily available and licenced to provide assistance to our clients with complex and technical claims. Currently, there are adjusters on the ground ready to assist and already handling claims in the following affected States: Louisiana, Pennsylvania, Mississippi, New York and New Jersey.

ADVANTA has significant expertise in dealing with catastrophic events and has experience in handling similar losses around the globe. Our teams can provide immediate local assistance on claims related to Property, Energy, BI/ CBI, Liability and Marine.

Our portfolio of NATCAT expertise includes the 2010 and 2014 Chile earthquakes, the 2010 - 12 Christchurch earthquakes, various hurricanes in the Caribbean, including Hurricane Wilma in 2005 and Hurricane Gonzalo in 2014, Chilean floods in 2015, Hurricane Maria and Irma in 2017, the Mexico earthquakes in 2017 and those in Puerto Rico and Jamaica in 2020, amongst others. Our dedicated Catastrophe loss adjusters offer their expertise, technical insight and efficient service to meet policyholders and claimants needs swiftly during these critical times.

For immediate assistance in the region, please contact:

John Donald             +44 (0) 7496 816 567   jdonald@advantaglobal.com

José Miguel Varela   +1 (305) 794 5643        jmvarela@advantaglobal.com

George Viar              +44 (0) 7753 789 790   gviar@advantaglobal.com