Oregon regulator extends time limit for 2020 wildfire survivors to file insurance claims

“The catastrophic 2020 Oregon wildfires were among the most destructive and disruptive in Oregon’s history, resulting in the loss of life and widespread destruction of property and the substantial disruption of the normal operation of the economy throughout the state,” the Oregon Division of Financial Regulation said in an August 04 bulletin addressed to P&C insurers operating in the state. “This disaster event is exacerbated and complicated by the ongoing COVID-19 emergency, along with the continuing global supply chain and economic challenges.”

The regulator highlighted that these market disruptions and challenges have prevented some Oregon homeowners from rebuilding their wildfire-ravaged

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