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

July 29, 2015
Hail Reports – Rhode Island, Maine
.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 – Maine, Rhode Island Reporting 4 storms in 2 states. Storm #1 Location: PENOBSCOT, ME Hail size: 1.5″ County population: 147180 County income: $37650 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near 1 S ALTON, PENOBSCOT, ME google_ad_client = "ca-pub-4193163233587014"; google_ad_slot = "4688997832"; [...]
July 28, 2015
Hail Damage – Nebraska, South Dakota, Virginia, Wyoming, Massachusetts, Montana
.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 – Montana, South Dakota, Wyoming, Massachusetts, Virginia, Nebraska Reporting 17 storms in 6 states. . Storm #1 Location: CARBON, MT Hail size: 1″ County population: 9903 County income: $36340 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near ROSCOE, CARBON, MT google_ad_client = "ca-pub-4193163233587014"; google_ad_slot = [...]
July 27, 2015
Hail Reports – Nebraska, New York, North Dakota, Colorado, Kansas, Massachusetts, South Dakota
Hail Storms – New York, Nebraska, Colorado, North Dakota, Massachusetts, Kansas, South Dakota Reporting 26 storms in 7 states. These storms occurred on Sunday July 26th 2015 Storm #1 Location: ULSTER, NY Hail size: 1″ County population: 182742 County income: $43887 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near ELLENVILLE, ULSTER, NY Storm #2 Location: MORRILL, NE Hail size: 1.75″ County population: 5171 County income: $33675 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops [...]
July 24, 2015
Hail Reports – Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, South Dakota, North Dakota, Colorado, Nebraska, 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 – North Carolina, Nebraska, Colorado, North Dakota, South Dakota, Missouri, Minnesota, Iowa Reporting 21 storms in 8 states. Storm #1 Location: CARTERET, NC Hail size: 1.75″ County population: 63584 County income: $40423 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near NEWPORT, CARTERET, NC Storm #2 Location: KEITH, NE Hail size: 1″ County population: 8250 County [...]
July 22, 2015
Hail Reports – New York, South Dakota, North Carolina, California, South Carolina
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Articles by Property & Casualty 360

July 29, 2015
6 ways to tornado-proof your home
It's important to protect the envelope of the structure, including entry doors, garage doors, windows and roof.
July 28, 2015
U.S. forces Fiat Chrysler to buy back trucks in rarely used move
Of the 23 Fiat Chrysler recalls that U.S. regulators investigated, three were so dangerous that the government invoked its most potent power: requiring the company to buy back the vehicles.
July 28, 2015
Here are 10 ways to prepare for a wildfire
Massive wildfires have raged this year in Alaska, California, Canada, Idaho, Oregon and Washington. Many started from natural causes, such as lightning, but most are caused by humans, either accidentally— from cigarettes, campfires, or outdoor burning—or intentionally.
July 27, 2015
You're married? You're getting a deal on your car insurance
Your driving record seems a legitimate risk for insurers to consider when they price auto insurance. But your marital status?
July 27, 2015
Warming planet may double odds of New York flooding, study says
New York’s odds of being flooded by a one- two punch of extreme rain and surging seas have more than doubled in the past 80 years, a change scientists say may be linked to global warming.

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…