As a result of Tropical Storm Cindy, binding authority will be suspended in Louisiana and specific counties in Texas. The following is the current list of states/counties where binding authority will be suspended effective 5 PM EDT today, June 20, 2017.
Louisiana Parishes: All
Texas Counties: Brazoria, Calhoun, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Jefferson, Liberty, Matagorda, Montgomery, Hardin, Jasper, Newton, Orange, Polk, San Jacinto, Tyler, Waller
UPC Insurance Binding Suspension Rule: Binding authority for new business or for increases in coverage on existing business is suspended until further notice. Renewals will only be issued on an “as expiring” basis for coverage and perils.
Updates will be posted on our agent portal. UPC will monitor the storm progress and make adjustments to restricted counties based on the projected storm path. You will be notified via email when we have lifted any binding restrictions.
Should a customer have a claim related to Tropical Storm Cindy, our claims reporting is available by visiting upcinsurance.com/policyholders/submit-a-claim or dialing 1-888-CLM-DEPT (888-256-3378).
Binding authority for new business or for increases in coverage on existing business is suspended immediately when the National Hurricane Center (NHC) of the National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Watch, Tropical Storm Warning, Hurricane Watch, or Hurricane Warning for any state UPC Insurance writes in. Renewals will only be issued on an “as expiring” basis for coverage and perils.