First an earthquake. Now, a hurricane. For homeowners on the East Coast, it’s shaping up to be a scary week, meteorologically speaking. Hurricane Irene looks like it will be far worse than the Virginia earthquake, and with greater damage comes greater potential insurance headaches. Much of the damage typically caused by hurricanes isn’t covered by traditional homeowners’ insurance policies.
From broken windows to serious flooding, here is what homeowners can reasonably expect from standard insurance policies.
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