Workers search in the rubble at the Champlain Towers South Condo, Saturday, June 26, 2021, in Surfside, Fla. (Photo: Gerald Herbert/AP)

On June 24th, a large condominium building collapsed in the middle of the night in Surfside, Florida, a town several miles north of Miami.

About 55 of the building’s 136 units collapsed within seconds. As of July 6, 32 people have been confirmed dead, and another 113 remain missing, according to NPR.

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Christine G. Barlow, CPCU

Christine G. Barlow, CPCU, is Executive Editor of FC&S Expert Coverage Interpretation, a division of National Underwriter Company and ALM. Christine has over thirty years’ experience in the insurance industry, beginning as a claims adjuster then working as an underwriter and underwriting supervisor handling personal lines. Christine regularly presents and moderates webinars on a variety of topics and is an experienced presenter.  

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