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The Boston Globe

Business

Ron Lieber

Getting the most from your insurance after a storm

There is a sort of honeymoon period after a big storm, when insurance executives appear on the local news offering reassuring words. That period is about to end.

When this many people have extensive damage to their most significant asset, billions of dollars are at stake for the companies that have the power to make them whole. So there is no reason for policyholders to be anything but wary until their own check clears.

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