Coverage Alerts

December 2017 Alerts

EARTHQUAKE IN INDONESIA Indonesia has experienced a significant earthquake in the West Java region, on December 15, 2017.  Please be advised that this event falls within travel protection program guidelines, policy terms and conditions as a foreseen...

November 2017 Alerts

EARTHQUAKE IN PAPUA NEW GUINEA There was a 6.0 magnitude earthquake off the coast of Papua New Guinea on November 27, 2017.  This event falls within travel protection program guidelines, policy terms and conditions as a foreseen event. In order for coverage...

New York Terror Attack: Coverage Alert

The truck attack in New York City on October 31, 2017, meets the criteria for a terrorist attack. According to Berkshire-Hathaway Travel Protection, for coverage to apply policies would need to have been purchased prior to October 31, 2017. Please be...

Typhoon Lan: Coverage Alert

Typhoon Lan became a named storm on October 18, 2017, and a foreseeable event.  For coverage to apply policies must have been purchased on October 17, 2017, or earlier.

Island Air Bankruptcy

Island Air has filed for bankruptcy as of October 16, 2017. For coverage to apply to Island Air, policies would need to be purchased prior to this date. Please also check policy wording as there may be further stipulations regarding the effective date...

Hurricane Ophelia: Coverage Alert

Please be advised that Hurricane Ophelia falls within our guidelines, policy terms and conditions as inclement weather and potentially a natural disaster. The NOAA National Hurricane Center issued a Tropical Storm advisory  October 9, 2017 and upgraded...

American Modern Position Statement for Northern California Wildfires

This statement is in regard to the Northern California Wildfires.  Wild fires fall within  American Modern  guidelines, policy terms and conditions as a natural disaster.  These fires are not considered unforeseen events as of  Sunday October 8,...

Hurricane Nate: Coverage Alert

Please be advised that  Storm Nate falls within our guidelines, policy terms and conditions as inclement weather and potentially a natural disaster. The NOAA National Hurricane Center issued a Tropical Storm advisory  October 5, 2017. Policies purchased...

Berkshire Hathaway Alert: Updates to List of Foreseen Events

Berkshire Hathaway has announced the following updates to its list of recent foreseen events.  For coverage for the specific foreseen event to apply, policies must have been purchased prior to the date indicated: Chiapas Earthquake – 9/8/7 London...

London Bombing of 9/15/17: Notice from American Modern Insurance Group

Currently the official statement from the US State Department refers to the September 15, 2017 attack at the Parsons Green tube station in London as a security incident, not as a terror attack.  See https://uk.usembassy.gov/parsons-green-incident/ ....