Articles by Mason Claims

How to Become an Independent Adjuster

Would you like to know how to become an Independent Adjuster and what it takes to be deployed?

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How Do I Become A Better Adjuster?

This is the question that is most often asked of me in one form or another.

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We Have a Winner!

An observant adjuster finds sustenance at Masonclaims.com

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Articles by Hail.org

August 31, 2015
Hail Reports – Alabama, Minnesota, North Dakota
.tco-text {font-size:18px; color: #FFF;padding-left:15px;}.tco-container{height:95px; width:450px;background-color:#3586FF;} Follow us on TwitterFollow @PDRintel !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); Hail Storms – North Dakota, Minnesota, Alabama Reporting 3 storms in 3 states. These storms occurred Friday August 18th 2015 Storm #1 Location: PEMBINA, ND Hail size: 2.75″ County population: 7906 County income: $37537 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near PEMBINA, PEMBINA, ND google_ad_client = "ca-pub-4193163233587014"; [...]
August 28, 2015
Hail Reports – Nebraska, Florida, Idaho, Oklahoma, Kansas
.tco-text {font-size:18px; color: #FFF;padding-left:15px;}.tco-container{height:95px; width:450px;background-color:#3586FF;} Follow us on TwitterFollow @PDRintel !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); Hail Storms – Kansas, Oklahoma, Idaho, Florida, Nebraska Reporting 9 storms in 5 states. Storm #1 Location: ANDERSON, KS Hail size: 1″ County population: 8051 County income: $36715 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near 1 S COLONY, ANDERSON, KS Storm #2 Location: CHEROKEE, KS Hail size: 1″ County population: 21451 County income: $33151 Find: Dealerships, Body [...]
August 27, 2015
Hail Reports – South Carolina, Kansas, North Carolina
.tco-text {font-size:18px; color: #FFF;padding-left:15px;}.tco-container{height:95px; width:450px;background-color:#3586FF;} Follow us on TwitterFollow @PDRintel !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); Hail Storms – South Carolina, North Carolina, Kansas Reporting 5 storms in 3 states. Storm #1 Location: HORRY, SC Hail size: 1″ County population: 238493 County income: $36857 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near SOCASTEE, HORRY, SC Storm #2 Location: WAYNE, NC Hail size: 1″ County population: 113847 County income: $35018 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and [...]
August 26, 2015
Hail Damage – Oklahoma, New Hampshire
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August 25, 2015
Hail Reports – Texas, Louisiana
Hail Storms – Louisiana, Texas Reporting 2 storms in 2 states. Storm #1 Location: VERNON, LA Hail size: 1.25″ County population: 46748 County income: $35486 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near LEESVILLE, VERNON, LA Storm #2 Location: FANNIN, TX Hail size: 1″ County population: 33337 County income: $35434 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near SAVOY, FANNIN, TX

Articles by Property & Casualty 360

August 31, 2015
Insurance agents are on the front lines against workers’ comp fraud
Here are some steps independent insurance agents can take when they or their clients suspect fraud.
August 31, 2015
Warm Arctic brews severe winters from U.S. to Asia, study says
The study was aimed at better predicting the weather disasters scientists say will be more likely, due to rising global temperatures.
August 31, 2015
Overcoming the legal challenge of deep pocket bias
Insurance companies and other large businesses can become easy targets for juries who subscribe to the “deep pocket” theory.
August 31, 2015
5 keys to managing a data breach
Clients should report a data breach to their insurance agent or broker as soon as it occurs.
August 28, 2015
Charity Works: IICF campaign helps flood recovery in Texas
Extensive damage prompted Texas/Southeast Division of IICF to launch a flood relief campaign, and many insurance partners stepped up to help.

Articles by Weather.Com

Climate Lottery- Fall 2014 Contest
*A special note: I am offering a $100 cash prize for the fall 2014 contest that will be open from the time of this blog posting and close...
Climate Lottery- Summer 2014 Contest
*A special note: I am offering a $100 cash prize for the summer 2014 contest that will be open from the time of this blog posting and clo...
Climate Lottery- Summer 2014 Contest
*A special note: I am offering a $100 cash prize for the summer 2014 contest that will be open from the time of this blog posting and clo...
Climate Lottery- Spring 2014 Contest
*A special note: Dr. Masters has kindly offered a free 10-year membership to wunderground (worth $100) for the winner of the spring 2014 ...
Climate Lottery- Mega Ball Ranking of 2013
*A special note: Dr. Masters has kindly offered a free 5-year membership to wunderground (worth $100) for the winner of the spring 2014 C...

Articles by Independent-Adjuster.com

March 10, 2015
Directory Listing Service – Beginning April 26th, 2015
Independent-Adjuster.com is pleased to announce the production and release of a full service on-line directory listing, which will become active on April 26th, 2015. Details of the directory listing will be published on April 23rd, 2015, on this site.  We highly…
March 9, 2015
Lakeville Explosion: Insurance Coverage
This article discussed insurance coverage for explosions as related to the Motley Crews Heavy Metal Grill truck explosion in Lakeville, Minn. Hundreds of media outlets have reported a massive explosion that occurred in Lakeville, Minn., late Friday evening.  It was…
December 13, 2014
The Basics of Tree Liability – Part II
Summer Limb Drop is a hidden condition which is often over-looked by insurance claim professionals. Consider reviewing whether your claim might involve sudden damage circumstances such as this unique phenomenon.
December 1, 2014
Site Changes – December 2014
This post includes some minor site changes which have occurred (or will occur) in December, 2014: The link to “Social Media” which was on the primary menu bar (beneath the header) has been depreciated and upgraded.  The links to our…
July 11, 2014
The Basics of Tree Liability – Part 1
We’ve been wanting to write a post about premises liability related to trees for quite some time, and were re-inspired from a recent inquiry on Reddit asking about the same.  This part of the series encompasses tree liability for insurance…