Hurricanes, Insurance, and Preparation

From June through November, hurricanes are at their peak. During a hurricane, heavy rains and catastrophic winds barrel through and can severely damage or destroy homes and businesses. To help you prepare and remain safe, below is a checklist for your review.

Hurricane Preparation:

For a quick evacuation, keep the following items in an emergency backpack:

Homebound Kits:

Homebound kits are filled with important items necessary when you cannot leave your home for several days due to a crisis. Some important items to have are:

Additional Preparation Tips:

Before a Hurricane:

After a Hurricane:

Know What Your Insurance Covers and How Much You Need:

For LassiterWare Clients:

Our Claims Department is dedicated and prepared to handle claim reports as a result of Hurricane Irma.

To report a claim: Call our toll free number at (800) 845-8437 and leave a message on Ext. 120 at any time or send us an email at

In the event of a hurricane or severe storm, an influx of calls is always anticipated and speaking with a Claims Team member immediately may not be possible. If you are concerned and feel you need immediate assistance, please find your carrier information on our Hurricane Hotline page.

NOTE: If you elect to report your claim directly to the carrier, please notify your LassiterWare contact as well so that we can make the appropriate follow-up on your claim.