On June 1st 2011, a devastating tornado hit western Massachusetts. It left damage and ruin in its West to East trail of destruction that began in Westfield and passed through West Springfield, Springfield, Wilbraham, Monson, Brimfield and Sturbridge. The tornado left four individuals dead and 33 injured in the city of Springfield, according to a report by the Boston Police Department. The tornado resulted in substantial property loss for those living in the Springfield area. Roofs were torn off houses and apartment complexes. A few homes were completely torn from their foundation and flipped up side down. 

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Professional Loss Adjusters was hired to adjust a major loss in the Springfield area that resulted in a multi-million dollar settlement. The damage inflicted on client's property can be seen in these remarkable aerial photos. Mike Salvi of PLA was able to complete the adjustment in record time. PLA's client received the settlement check in just under 1½ month. This claim was settled in such short time due to the cooperation of the insurance company and the independent adjusting firm that represented the insurer. 

PLA's Worcester office that supervised the claim is managed by Jon Sadick, SPPA, a Dartmouth College graduate with a combined degree in Economics and Engineering.

Michael Salvi is a graduate of the Leonard School of Insurance in Dallas, Texas. He has been an independent insurance adjuster for 8 years and a Public Adjuster for 2 years. He has handled numerous catastrophes for several different insurance carriers in a number of states. He is a certified arson investigator and has served as a damage control assistant in the United States Navy. He has successfully adjusted thousands of claims with total value in excess of ten million dollars for both insurance carriers and the public.