7/12/2016 1:00:34 PM
SAINT PAUL – In the aftermath of this week’s tornadoes and severe storms, Minnesota Commerce Commissioner Mike Rothman urges Minnesotans who experienced damage to their homes, businesses or vehicles to contact their insurance companies to start the claims process.
“Insurance is meant to be there at times like this when people are most vulnerable,” said Rothman, who serves as the state’s insurance regulator. “Minnesotans who suffered property damage from recent storms should contact their insurer as soon as possible. The Minnesota Commerce Department is here to help people understand the claims process and provide assistance if they have problems with their insurance.”
The Commerce Department website features a Disaster Information Center with guidance about how to plan ahead and what to do after a disaster strikes. Rothman offers the following tips for Minnesotans affected by the storms: