Business coalition meets hurricane season with consumer warning against AOB abuse

Jun 1, 2018

A business group has issued an alert, tied to the start of hurricane season Friday, warning insurance policyholders against jumping into assignment of benefits agreements with any contractors they might call to make storm repairs.

Such AOB agreements aren’t necessary before repairs begin, the Consumer Protection Coalition said, and homeowners shouldn’t feel pressured into signing them. Better, the group said, to call their insurance companies first.

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