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Panama Earthquake Assessment!

Fire InsuranceA study on the seismic risk of the western city of David, Panama, presented today by the Government and the World Bank, found that 35% of homes are vulnerable to an earthquake, and recommended a series of measures to minimize the impact of a possible natural disaster in the area.

http://www.panama-guide.com/article.php/20121003101001188

If you live in Chiriqui Province and would like a quote for Earthquake/Fire coverage, please call Carmen 322-1605
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Explosion in Condo Dos Mares, Panama

Fire InsuranceTwo men were injured recently in an Explosion/Fire at a condo in Bethania. The victims were doing maintenance in the kitchen/laundry area of Apt. 5-A when the gas blew! One is in serious condition, see the La Prensa link here:

http://www.prensa.com/uhora/dos-heridos-por-explosion-en-apartamento-en-dos-mares/34362

You may cover the contents of your apartment with a multi rsik comprehensive policy for less than $75 per year

Visit: http://panamakevin.com/article.php/20050811194944278
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Pet Insurance in Panama?

Fire InsuranceDid you know that here in Ducruet, we may cover your pet for medical services/treatment due to an accident? If you purchase a multi-risk contents policy for your condo or house, the pets are covered for Vet services (including surgery), medication and hospital expenses up to $1,000. These expenses must be incurred as a result of an accident to the pet while inside the insured residence.

To obtain a quote, please call 322-1605 or send an email to cdunkley@ducruet.com kevin@ducruet.com
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Panama Honeowners Contents Coverage-How to Apply?

Fire InsuranceIn order to issue coverage for the Muli-risk Homeowners contents coverage, we will need:

1. $$$ value of the contents? Furniture, appliances, electronic equipment, artwork, jewelry
2. Exact address of the residence? Name of the insured...should be issued in your name or name of renter.
3. What security measures does the building/property have? For example 24 hours security guard, gate at the entrance, anti-theft alarm, steel doors or bars on windows?
4. Are you planning on renting the property to third parties? A special "renters" endorsement is available.
5. Tel#, Cel#, email address?

¨Persona Natural¨ form (if property is in your name) or Persona Juridica form (completed by legal rep. of Corp.). This is an "anti money laundering" form required for every Panama policy with over $300 premium (more bureaucratic BS that must be kept on file in our office) Fill in the sections identified as ¨Datos Generales¨ and ¨Datos Ocupacionales¨ and sign where it says ¨Firma del Cliente¨. We will be glad to help you complete in the form.



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Panama Fire Ins. How to Apply?

Fire InsuranceIn Panama, we separate coverage for "Structure" and "Contents". In order to apply for structure coverage we need:

1. $$$ value of structure (not including land). A recent "avaluo" (appraisal) or pics will help.
2. Name of insured (Owner)? Is the policy to be issued in your name or that of a Corp. or Foundation?
3. Exact address and type of Construction (Cement or Wood)? Rates differ by location (City, Beach, Island or Mountain?)
4. What is the proximity of the property to the ocean or a river?
5. Copy of your Passport or ID of the legal Representative + RUC# (Corp. or Foundation)
6. Tel#, Cel#, email address?

¨Persona Natural¨ form (if property is in your name) or Persona Juridica form (completed by legal rep. of Corp.). This is an "anti money laundering" form required for every Panama policy with over $300 premium (more bureaucratic BS that must be kept on file in our office) Fill in the sections identified as ¨Datos Generales¨ and ¨Datos Ocupacionales¨ and sign where it says ¨Firma del Cliente¨. We will be glad to help you complete in the form.
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Panama Homeowners/Contents Multi-risk Coverage

Fire InsuranceThis could happen to you:

http://www.panama-guide.com/article.php/20080823103629228

or

http://www.panama-guide.com/article.php/20060519193924770

Panama has very reasonable Homeowners protection to cover the contents of your residence for Fire, Theft, Liability. We insure the building and the contents under separate policies.

We recommend that you insure a portion of the contents under a homeowner´s multirisk policy. This policy will include coverage for fire, theft, explosion, earthquake, hurricane/windstorm, flood, smoke and water damages. It will also cover your electronic equipment ( % of the basic sum insured); theft ( % of the basic sum insured); assault (up to $250.00 cash); breakage of windows; general liability up to $100,000.00 and ambulance service. Liability is also a provided for damage sustained by your neighbors from a fire or water leak originating in your residence.


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Panama Fire Insurance for Structures

Fire InsuranceFire Insurance policies for structures in the Republic of Panama are similar to those issued in the USA, Canada and Europe. The basic fire policy also includes extended coverage for occurrences other than fire. This may include damage from Explosion, Earthquake, Windstorm, Lightning, Smoke, Flood & Water damage, Falling Objects and Debris Removal after an incident. Here is an example of coverage available from a large Multi-National Underwriter:

Fire / Lightning Earthquake
Windstorm / Hurricane Impact of falling objects
Debris Removal Explosion
Esthetic Restoration (5% of the sum insured) Smoke Damage
Alterations, Modifications and Additions Flood and Water Damage
Breakage of glass/windows (Sub-Limit$.30,000.00)
Damages to the structure as a consequence of robbery (5% of sum insured)
Electrical Damages (80% of the sum insured)
Intentional/malicious damage and looting
Common water damages, filtration and leaks (20% of the basic sum insured)

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Fire in Panama Condo!

Fire InsuranceWhy do I need fire insurance in a cement condominium? Click on the link from our friends at Panama Guide to see this scary video.........

http://www.panama-guide.com/article.php/20090926130530310

Be sure to read the comments at the bottom of the article.......




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Are you renting your Panama Condo/House to 3rd parties?

Fire InsuranceHere in Ducruet, we have designed a special program to cover your property and extend certain coverage to your TENANTS.

First of all, we recommend that you insure YOUR contents under a homeowner´s multirisk policy. This policy will include coverage for fire, theft, explosion, earthquake, hurricane/windstorm, flood, smoke and water damages. It will also cover your electronic equipment ( % of the basic sum insured); theft ( % of the basic sum insured); break in with forced entry and assault (up to $250.00 cash) inside or outside the premises.

Within this basic policy, there is General Liability Coverage up to $100,000.00. This protection also extends to damage sustained by your neighbors from an incident originating in your residence.

If you are renting to third parties, we recommend that you request a "special endorsement" extending the Personal Liability coverage to these inquilinos(renters):

This special endorsement will extend coverage to the damages caused to third parties as a result of the renter’s negligence for which they are legally liable.

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Panama Banking District Expolsion and Fire!

Fire InsuranceA very serious Explosion and Fire occurred yesterday behind the Marriot Hotel in the Bella Vista Banking District. Several apartments were damaged and many autos parked on the street were totally destroyed.

Here is a link to the video from several perspectives:

http://www.panama-guide.com/article.php/videos-of-fire-yesterday

As you will see, the apartments were burning for some time and according to the fire department inspectors at the scene, one building may be a TOTAL LOSS!

Do you have fire insurance for your residence?

Read: http://panamakevin.com/article.php/20050819172521385