Stand Alone Earthquake Coverage

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What are the odds of a big one? Colossal in BC. PMU-S has a unique product for companies looking to protect their building assets in British Columbia. When others are shaking in their boots, we can provide a solid stand alone earthquake coverage for your building.

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Stand Alone Earthquake

Coverage can be provided as a stand alone policy in the province of British Columbia. Earthquake insurance can mean the difference between financial survival or ruin.

Businesses operating in BC should have earthquake insurance on the priority list for risk management.

BC has one of the highest risk zones for the chance of an earthquake occurring. Approximately 40% of Canadians live within the two key seismic zones – BC and QC. The Insurance Bureau of Canadacommissioned a earthquake study and estimated the overall costs after a 9.0-magnitude earthquake in British Columbia at almost $75 billion.

The full report quantifies the amount of damage Canadians can expect. It demonstrates that a major earthquake will have a significant economic impact regionally as well as a domino effect on the entire Canadian economy.

  • Buildings, business personal property and Business income with extra expense
  • Max Limit is $7,500,000 TIV – any one risk
  • EQ Deductible – 10% to 15% (depending on risk) – Total insured value in respect of earthquake
  • NO limitations on age and location of the building
  • Minimum premiums begin at $6,600 and higher
  • This policy will be subject to law and jurisdiction of the Canadian province of British Columbia as determined by the relevant Insurance Act(s)
  • Stratas, Condominiums, Apartment buildings
  • Industrial & Manufacturing facilities
  • Warehouses
  • Vacant buildings

This is a unique product that can compliment your property portfolio to complete the risk management cycle for companies located and operating in British Columbia. We have market leading capacity, flexible underwriting, strong financial ratings and fast claims handling services.

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Stand Alone Earthquake

Coverage can be provided as a stand alone policy in the province of British Columbia. Earthquake insurance can mean the difference between financial survival or ruin.

Businesses operating in BC should have earthquake insurance on the priority list for risk management.

BC has one of the highest risk zones for the chance of an earthquake occurring. Approximately 40% of Canadians live within the two key seismic zones – BC and QC. The Insurance Bureau of Canadacommissioned a earthquake study and estimated the overall costs after a 9.0-magnitude earthquake in British Columbia at almost $75 billion.

The full report quantifies the amount of damage Canadians can expect. It demonstrates that a major earthquake will have a significant economic impact regionally as well as a domino effect on the entire Canadian economy.

  • Buildings, business personal property and Business income with extra expense
  • Max Limit is $7,500,000 TIV – any one risk
  • EQ Deductible – 10% to 15% (depending on risk) – Total insured value in respect of earthquake
  • NO limitations on age and location of the building
  • Minimum premiums begin at $6,600 and higher
  • This policy will be subject to law and jurisdiction of the Canadian province of British Columbia as determined by the relevant Insurance Act(s)
  • Stratas, Condominiums, Apartment buildings
  • Industrial & Manufacturing facilities
  • Warehouses
  • Vacant buildings

This is a unique product that can compliment your property portfolio to complete the risk management cycle for companies located and operating in British Columbia. We have market leading capacity, flexible underwriting, strong financial ratings and fast claims handling services.

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