Posted by on July 22, 2023 12:39 pm
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California Faces Policy Desert as Insurance Companies Halt New Coverage: Expert

“Believe it or not, California has some of the lowest rates in the United States out of any state, because of … rate suppression,” said Chris Hebard, president of Hebard Insurance Solutions, a Northern California-based agency that offers home, auto, farm, and other net worth insurance for both personal and business use, on a recent episode of EpochTV’s “California Insider.”
While it sounds like good news for homeowners in the market for fire, property damage, and flood coverage, such a phenomenon can be a kiss of death to the state’s economy, she said.
It started in 1988 with California’s insurance rate control law, Proposition 103, requiring insurance rates to receive approval from the state before implementation. Under the law, rates are not able to naturally increase due to inflation and other issues….

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