Binding Authority Restricted due to Disturbance in the Atlantic


Disturbance in the Atlantic

Due to the current disturbance in the Atlantic, effective Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at 5:00 PM EST, Binding Authority is suspended for new wind business for Builders Risk and E&S Commercial Residential in the state of Florida.


You will be able to quote, but will not be able to bind after July 29, 2020, at 5:00 PM EST. No application for new business or endorsements for increased coverage may be bound, written or issued, regardless of the effective date, during binding restrictions.

We will update the system and reinstate binding for Builders Risk and E&S Commercial Residential when the suspension is lifted.

As a reminder, Binding Authority is suspended for new wind business for all other Personal Lines and Commercial Lines business in Florida, per the communication, sent on Friday, July 24, 2020.

Bankers Catastrophe Office - Available 24 / 7 / 365
Toll-Free Phone: 800.765.9700
Flood Claims: 727.823.4000 x 4993 or 727.249.9048
Online FNOL available for agents on Bankers Agent Portal
Online FNOL available for policyholders on Bankers Consumer Portal 

We understand your customers may not want claims adjusters coming into their homes during this time of the global pandemic.  After a claim is reported, whether online or by phone, your customers can communicate with claims representatives via text through our virtual assistant. 

Rapid responses to water damage are critical to protecting your customer's home!  For emergency water mitigation, call one of our preferred vendors.

  • Rytech - Serving Florida, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Texas
    Phone: 800.865.8787
  • ADS  - Serving Florida and Louisiana 
    Phone: 888.898.0699

Please stay safe! Our claims team is ready and willing to assist.

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