Earthquake Insurance in Rancho Mirage, Cathedral City, and Palm Desert, CA
Protecting Homeowners and Businesses
Earthquakes are a standard occurrence in California and come with a lot of risks, including structure damage, asset loss, personal injury, and more. These and other risks can translate into significant costs, and for this reason it’s important that people have protection. Earthquake Insurance provides necessary protection and can be offered as an endorsement onto an existing homeowner’s or property policy or as a stand-alone policy. Stand-alone policies can offer more comprehensive coverages, such as extended loss of use and more extensive personal property/content coverage
Earthquake Insurance Coverage Details
Due to the frequency of earthquakes in California, earthquake insurance is always offered with the various insurance carriers who are admitted in California to write homeowners insurance.
Earthquake insurance rates depend on a number of factors, including the level of earthquake risk one faces in the area in which he or she lives. To find out what level of earthquake risk you face, use the California Earthquake Authority’s quakes and faults tool.
Your deductible for earthquake insurance can vary from 5% - 25%, but this is beneficial in that if you suffer a total-home loss, you will be covered and your home will be replaced or reconstructed without large financial losses coming to you.
What to Expect
If an earthquake occurs you’ll need coverage that keeps you from suffering unnecessary financial losses and you'll need an agent who supports you throughout the claims process. At American Financial Insurance Services we work closely with you to create the best possible solution.