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Articles by Hail.org

July 26, 2016
Hail – Pennsylvania, New Jersey, South Dakota
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July 25, 2016
Hail – ND, SD, NC, NE, OH, KS, MT, MN, NY, WI, MI, PA, NJ, IL, NH, AR
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July 22, 2016
Hail Reports – Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Wisconsin
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July 21, 2016
Hail Reports – Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Georgia, Wisconsin
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July 20, 2016
Hail Reports – Idaho, Minnesota, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, North Carolina, North Dakota, Virginia
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Articles by Property & Casualty 360

July 26, 2016
VW’s $14.7 billion diesel-cheating settlement gets go-ahead
The plan for buybacks and a possible fix covers car owners, the U.S. government and 44 states and will cost the company about $15.3 billion if the agreements are fully adopted.
July 26, 2016
Florida driver in fatal Tesla crash using Autopilot was speeding
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board said in a preliminary report Tuesday that the Tesla was traveling at 74 MPH in a 65 MPH zone.
July 26, 2016
The only winners in Volkswagen's diesel mess are drivers
Checks are expected to trickle down this fall to U.S. owners of some 482,000 Golfs, Beetles, Jettas, and Passats, as well as Audi A3 sedans sold with engines that violate emissions standards.
July 26, 2016
Top 20 most costly terrorist acts by insured property losses
Companies and insurance clients may be questioning whether they are adequately insured for business interruption and other property losses.
July 25, 2016
Clinton VP choice Tim Kaine helped win $100M verdict against Nationwide
Tim Kaine, Clinton's choice for VP, made his reputation as a young lawyer on fair housing cases, winning a $100M verdict in 1998 against Nationwide Insurance for redlining.

Articles by Independent-Adjuster.com

February 16, 2016
Six Easy Tips for Success in the Claim Adjusting Sector
Six practical tips for use in the insurance claim adjusting sector.
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
Special thanks to Phillip Crimaldi at Peak Claims for his knowledge and contribution to this article. 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…