Baldwin County lawmakers pledge to ta...

Baldwin County lawmakers pledge to tackle insurance reform - al.com

There are 2 comments on the OrangeBeach.ws story from Nov 11, 2009, titled Baldwin County lawmakers pledge to tackle insurance reform - al.com. In it, OrangeBeach.ws reports that:

Baldwin County lawmakers pledge to tackle insurance reform - al.com : "SPANISH FORT a 'The same day Tropical Storm Ida drenched the Gulf Coast, several Baldwin County state legislators pledged to work on lowering the insurance of coastal residents who say they face expensive premiums because of their susceptibility to storm damage.

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Stan

Ellicott City, MD

#1 Nov 12, 2009
Promote as much competition as you want among insurance companies. Once that is done, somebody still has to pay for the risk taken, why not the person making the choice?
nyati

Fairhope, AL

#2 Nov 13, 2009
You'll pay more too Stan; the economy is that interconnected. You chide those who live by and work in the the ports, like Mobile or New Orleans, where your OH manufactured goods get distributed to all points.

I have family on the Virginia coast that lives on the water and they pay $1200 for full coverage on a 2000 sq ft home. I don't live on the water, but I'm 9 miles south of I-10 in Baldwin County, and my insurance has risen from $2400 to $8000 for the same size home.

Any wonder why we need reform?

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