Dennis Beaver | You & the Law

DennisBeaverAttorney Dennis Beaver has practiced law for many years in Bakersfield, California. Read more about Dennis and his background here. Dennis is a syndicated newspaper columnist and writes a weekly column entitled “You and the Law”. There have been numerous requests over the years to make these articles available and we are happy to offer them here. They are also indexed for your convenience.

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May 17, 2019 • By Dennis Beaver

November 8th, 2018 began as a beautiful, sunny day for the residents of Paradise, California, a small town in rural, Northern California. Within hours, most of the city was gone, with over 18,000 structures destroyed in the deadliest and most destructive wildfire fire to ever hit the state.

But there was one nightmare none of the residents of Paradise could have imagined, and no matter where you reside in the United States, what they are going through right now–their same fate–could be yours by making a serious mistake.

I’ll tell you in a moment what it is, but first, this question:

When purchasing Homeowner’s Insurance, given the fact that most policies are fairly similar–does it matter which insurance company you go with? If you are presented quotes from several carriers to chose from and they all get reasonably good Yelp reviews, wouldn’t you agree that price should probably be the main reason you select company A over B?…click here to read more