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How the recent hot weather could cause a tsunami of subsidence claims for insurance companies

Breaking news! With the unprecedented hot summer this year, there will undoubtedly be an avalanche of subsidence claims so, insurance companies look out, there could be a tsunami coming your way!

Does anyone remember the scorching hot summer of 1976? If you do, you will recall that months or years later, this was followed by an avalanche of subsidence claims, with regard to the movement of the foundations of properties, as a result of the sub-soil drying out. Read more