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Insurance help for wildfire victims

United Policyholders, and Rep. Pam Marsh, are hosting a free online workshop for wildfire-impacted households in Southern Oregon with legal issues and questions about insurance claims.

Posted: Mar 21, 2021 9:33 AM
Updated: Mar 21, 2021 9:41 AM

ROGUE VALLEY, Ore. -- Six months after the catastrophic wildfires that destroyed over 2,500 homes in Southern Oregon, many are experiencing issues with their insurance claims and need expert guidance to navigate through negotiations and disputes.

On Tuesday, March 23, 6-7 PM, the nonprofit consumer advocacy group, United Policyholders, and Rep. Pam Marsh, are hosting a free online workshop for wildfire-impacted households in Southern Oregon with legal issues and questions about insurance claims. This event will provide guidance about documenting and valuing losses, strategizing claim negotiations, and resolving disputes regarding loss estimates and coverage. Legal Aid Services of Oregon and Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services will be on hand to answer questions and share information. Simultaneous Spanish translation will be available. Registration link: www.uphelp.org/mar23

On Wednesday, March 31, 2-5 PM, wildfire-impacted households in Southern Oregon with legal issues and questions about insurance claims can access a free, one-on-one online consultation with an insurance attorney volunteer. Examples of insurance-related legal problems include under insurance, unfair claim handling, replacement cost disputes, unreasonable delays and low estimates/offers. A limited number of appointment clinics are available. Registration link: www.uphelp.org/mar31

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