Wednesday, December 18, 2013
Registration for the 2014 NFIP Adjuster Certification Presentation is now open.
Adjusters seeking to renew certification must attend an NFIP Adjuster Certification Presentation. Adjusters seeking to become certified must attend an NFIP Presentation and apply for certification with the...
Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Source: The Dallas Morning News
long with the downed tree limbs, power outages, iced-over roadways and crumpled cars, last week’s sleet-and-ice storm left behind significant costs for government agencies and residential insurance companies.
Mark Hanna, spokesman for the Insurance Council of Texas, said the North Texas...
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
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Do you have an industry related Event that may be of interest to our community? If so you may wish and are invited to post it on the Community Calendar. Just login and visit the Calendar page and click "Add Article". This is a free service offered to the insurance adjusting...
Thursday, October 10, 2013
Source: Press Release
Tampa, FL 10-07-2013 – CatManDo, Inc. a full service independent property insurance claims adjusting and TPA firm, announced the redesign of its website, www.catmandoinc.com. The site utilizes a responsive web design which means it will render properly on all types of devices including...
Monday, June 24, 2013
Source: BBC News
More communities in the Canadian province of Alberta have been placed on flood alert as high water levels move downstream from the city of Calgary.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
OKLAHOMA CITY – Insurance claims filed in response to several May tornadoes jumped to 60,308 Tuesday, with insurance payments reaching $470,323,299.
“These numbers are already staggering, and this is just the beginning,” said Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John...
Saturday, June 01, 2013
Missouri governor declares state of emergency
Sunday, May 26, 2013
Source: FEMA Situation Report
Situation 5/28 Update
May 20: EF-5 tornado struck city of Moore (pop. 56k; Cleveland Co.)
POTUS site visit occurred May 26, 2013
Preliminary damage assessment based on aerial data:
Major damage: 452
Minor damage: 640
Sunday, May 26, 2013
Source:Texas Public Radio - tpr.org
Storms rolled through San Antonio Saturday and dumped nearly 10 inches of rain, sparking house fires, flooding roads throughout the city, and stranding people in their vehicles and at parks.
San Antonio firefighters responded to nearly 250 water-related incidents. In one case, Chief Charles...
Monday, May 20, 2013
Updated 5/21 - News Source: NBC News Photo Source: Getty Images
A monster tornado packing winds as strong as 200 mph roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, pulverizing block after block of homes, wrecking an elementary school and leaving fires burning out of control.
Crews were frantically searching an estimated 30 square miles of wreckage and...
Monday, May 20, 2013
As you may have noticed we recently updated the layout of the site. The main reason for this update was to make the site more compatible with mobile devices such as smart phones. While we still have some work to do we hope that these changes will make the site easier to view on...
Thursday, May 16, 2013
Multiple tornadoes swept through north Texas on Wednesday, damaging dozens of homes and claiming several lives, NBC Dallas Fort-Worth reported.
At least six people were killed after a twister touched down southeast of Granbury, Texas, a suburb of Fort Worth, Hood County Sheriff Roger Deeds...
Thursday, April 25, 2013
From the State Farm Press Release:
Weather Conditions Put Kentucky in the Top Ten
Murfreesboro, TN (April 22, 2013)
Wind and hail storms remain some of the most frequent and severe causes of property damage. This year the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety Research Center...
Friday, April 19, 2013
Source: Insurance Council of Texas
Texas insurers are mobilizing to assist policyholders in the area of West where a fertilizer plant exploded yesterday causing extensive damage to the Central Texas community.
Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Source: KHOU.com staff
"HOUSTON -- Severe weather made its way into southeast Texas overnight Tuesday, dropping baseball-sized hail in Galveston County.
In Hitchcock and Santa Fe, hail pounded cars and windows, causing damage at a police station and a mobile home community. Residents told KHOU 11 News some neighbors...
Sunday, March 31, 2013
Sisters suing State Farm under whistle-blower law
Quote below from the article on sunherald.com
"GULFPORT -- Structural engineer Ralph Sinno, an expert on wind damage to buildings, testified in federal court Thursday that Hurricane Katrina's winds destroyed a North Biloxi home.
Sinno, a retired Mississippi State University professor, said...
Thursday, March 21, 2013
Brookshire, Texas -
Residents in Brookshire were woken up in the middle of the night because quarter-sized hail was falling.
The nearly 10-minute hail storm moved through about 2:15 a.m. on Wednesday, the first day of spring.
Thousands of pieces of hail littered the Meadowood Apartments in...
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
- 32 in AL
- 5 in AR
- 23 in GA
- 5 in LA
- 53 in MS
- 3 SC
- 1 in TN
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Trenton, NJ - Continuing the Administration's commitment to assist New Jersey residents in swiftly resolving their Sandy-related insurance claims, Governor Chris Christie and New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance (DOBI) Commissioner Ken Kobylowski announced the release of a Request...
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
2-25 Texas Storm
February 26, 2013
A storm system moved through Austin and San Antonio, Texas producing strong winds on the evening of February 25, 2012. These conditions resulted to damage to homes and other property.
Catastrophe adjusters have been deployed to the area to assist with claims and we will...
Friday, February 22, 2013
From the Associated Press
"More than 270,000 claims have been paid by 24 insurers since Hurricane Sandy damaged and flooded Staten Island and other parts of New York City as well as Long Island and its suburbs last fall, New New York officials report."
"The average time from claims report to inspection ranged from three...
Thursday, February 21, 2013
New York State has told its financial watchdog to investigate three insurance companies ...
(Reuters) - New York State has told its financial watchdog to investigate three insurance companies for dragging their heels when it comes to processing claims for damage caused by Superstorm Sandy that slammed the region last October.
New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo said in a statement...
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Monday, February 18, 2013
In preparing for the anticipated destruction from tropical-storm Sandy as it blew through Connecticut in late October, State Farm Insurance asked state regulators to approve more than 450 emergency licenses for claims adjusters it planned to bring in from out of state.
State Farm was not the...
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
From the Boston.com article;
Last week’s snowstorm may be one for the record books in terms of snowfall, but probably not in storm damage, insurers said.
Insurance companies, which were bracing for a flood of damage claims this week, said so far they have seen only a trickle compared...
Saturday, January 19, 2013
From the Long Island NewsDay.com Article:
"They came to Long Island by the hundreds, arriving from across America in motor homes, pickup trucks and customized sport utility vehicles to calculate the toll of superstorm Sandy.
They are catastrophe adjusters: men and women who migrate...