That’s two triple-play combinations that will never be forgotten. One entered the record books in 1910 as one of the most exciting events in sports (and was inducted into the Hall of Fame 36 years later); the other practically wiped a major American metropolis off the map and will be with us for decades, or more, to come.

Hurricane, wind, water, and flood damage questions continue to come into FC&S. We continue to be amazed at the staggering losses. This column is about yet another hurricane loss we’d been consulted on by a subscriber to FC&S, and spun yet again a different way. It isn’t the insurance companies’ faults that our industry isn’t the panacea for the ills wrought by the wrath of the storms. There just are things for which insurance isn’t the appropriate, or even possible, remedy.

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