What Living Expenses Can I Recover from the Insurance Company?

ALE: Not Just a Beer

By Michael C. Perlmuter, JD, President & General Counsel

and Neal Novak, Regional Vice President

A fire severely damaged your home compelling you to move out while it is being repaired. You gather a few salvageable necessities and vacate the premises expecting your insurance policy to cover living expenses. Your insurance company says, “not so fast, buster” and directs you to the small print in the policy. Uh oh, you weren’t prepared for loopholes.

Hearing this, you drop the double-ply 30 gallon trash bag containing the few worldly possessions saved from the fire and as a result of…

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