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Client Connection – Tropical Storm Idalia

By August 28, 2023Insurance

Dear Client,

In preparation for the potential impact of Tropical Storm Idalia, potential Hurricane Idalia we want to assure you that we will be ready to serve you should you suffer a loss to your insured property. The following information will be helpful as you prepare and plan for the effects of Tropical Storm Idalia potential Hurricane Idalia:

In the meantime, the following information will be helpful as you prepare and plan:

  • Most importantly, remain safe and do not take any unnecessary risks.
  • Review Coverage limits and deductibles,
  • Have policy number(s) available,
  • Make a note of the time & date of the incident and assess damages.
  • Make temporary repairs as necessary to protect your property from additional loss, and keep detailed receipts.
  • Take photos of any damage before any temporary repairs are undertaken and later provide them to the claims adjuster.
  • Report claims as soon as safely possible using one of the methods listed below,
  • Obtain written estimates from only licensed and insured contractors for permanent repairs, which include details of the scope and cost of the work. Provide the estimates to the claims adjuster.
  • Do not sign any contracts or documents for any permanent repairs or begin work without first communicating with the claims adjuster. Be especially wary of the “Assignment of Benefits” forms that many contractors and restoration companies use.

Atlas Insurance will be staffed and working immediately once the storm passes and the authorities have deemed it safe to return.

To report a claim

Phone reporting:
 Atlas 24/7 toll-free claims line 1-866-298-8283
Atlas Insurance Local Direct    941-366-8424
Atlas Insurance Local Fax       941-552-4099 or 941-951-7557

Online: under “Client Login”.

Direct to the Insurance Company:
Refer to your policy documents for claims reporting instructions via phone or online.
In person at our Sarasota location:
7120 Beneva Rd. Sarasota, FL 34238
Thank you for your trust, and please remember to be safe. Sincerely,

Atlas Insurance

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