Posted by Leonard Theran, SPPA

Sep 15, 2018 7:27:01 PM

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Secrets of a Public Adjuster: What Really Happens After A Major Disaster?

Insurance companies are under tremendous pressure to respond to a claim as soon as possible. However, they have reduced the number of their property adjusters in recent years, and when a major calamity occurs such as  Hurricane Florence, they have to bring in adjusters from out-of-state to write an estimate for the cost of the repairs. The technical term for these adjusters is “Cat Adjusters,” which is short for “Catastrophe Adjusters.”

These Cat Adjusters wait for a widespread disaster to hit, such as hurricanes. They then work very hard for a few months and then move on to the next disaster, wherever it may be.
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Topics: public adjuster, flood, insurance claim, loss, water damage, hurricane

Posted by Leonard Theran, SPPA

Feb 11, 2013 3:23:00 PM

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Why Are Extreme Storms and Property Damage On The Rise?

Increase in precipitation, number of storms and property damage expected

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Topics: public adjuster, tornado, flood, insurance claim, insurance adjuster, hurricane, building damage, insurance, Nor'easter, storms

Posted by Lorraine Cline

Dec 28, 2012 4:10:00 PM

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Is Your Homeowners Insurance Falling Short?

THIS ARTICLE APPEARED IN THE WALL STREET JOURNAL WEEKEND INVESTOR
Updated December 7, 2012

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Topics: public adjuster, property damage, building claim, insurance claim, loss, inventory claims, loss adjuster, hurricane, building damage, storm, Sandy, homeowner insurance, insurance payout

Posted by Lorraine Cline

Nov 7, 2012 5:59:00 PM

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Surviving The One-Two Punch: Hurricane Sandy & Nor'easter Athena

With the clean-up from Hurricane Sandy still ongoing in New Jersey, New York and several other states, these coastal areas are bracing for yet another potential disaster: a winter Nor’easter The Weather Channel has named “Athena.”

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Topics: flood, hurricane, storm, Sandy, Athena, Nor'easter

Posted by Leonard Theran, SPPA

Aug 27, 2011 3:17:00 PM

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Tornados Within a Hurricane Can Cause Incredible Damage

 A hurricane, with winds in excess of 75 miles per hour, can cause damage. A tornado, with much higher winds, that spawns from a hurricane can result in far more damage. 

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Topics: tornado, insurance claims, hurricane