Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Connecticut Insurance Department Commissioner Thomas B. Leonardi today announced Connecticut homeowners will not face higher-cost hurricane deductibles resulting from the impact of this week's damaging storm.
"The state moved very swiftly to alert the industry that this storm — although devastating to so many — did not meet the criteria for a hurricane deductible under state law. Homeowners will not have to pay high-cost hurricane deductibles for damage resulting from this storm," Mr. Malloy said. "Based on the lessons learned from Tropical Storm Irene, we have built stronger consumer protections into our insurance laws. The Insurance Department will be working with the industry to monitor these claims."