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Minn. Homeowners Combat Insurance Companies over Storm Damage Claims

 Thursday, June 19, 2014


When bad weather hits, insurance may save the day. But some homeowners are finding out the hard way that they weren’t covered like they hoped. And soon, the Minnesota Supreme Court could weigh in on exactly how much money you’re entitled to when your home gets hit with hail or high winds. Many homeowners are still dealing with claims from last year’s severe weather season, and many are upset about one particular argument coming from the insurance companies. "They don’t give a damn," said Harry Wirth, whose Minnetonka home was hit with hail last July.