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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Articles by Hail.org

December 15, 2014
Hail Reports – Oklahoma
.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 Storm – Oklahoma Reporting 2 storms in 1 states. Storm #1 Location: GRADY, OK Hail size: 2″ County population: 50490 County income: $37487 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near 3 N CHICKASHA, GRADY, OK Storm #2 Location: OKLAHOMA, OK Hail size: 2″ County population: 691266 County income: $37967 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near [...]
October 29, 2014
Hail Reports – Michigan, Wisconsin
.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 – Wisconsin, Michigan Reporting 2 storms in 2 states. These storms occurred on Monday October 20th 2014 Storm #1 Location: MARINETTE, WI Hail size: 1.5″ County population: 43208 County income: $39569 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near PESHTIGO, MARINETTE, WI Storm #2 Location: MENOMINEE, MI Hail size: 1.5″ County population: 24696 County income: $35858 Find: [...]
October 27, 2014
Hail Storms – New York, California
.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 – California, New York Reporting 2 storms in 2 states. These storms occurred on Saturday October 25th 2014 Storm #1 Location: SHASTA, CA Hail size: 1″ County population: 179951 County income: $37696 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near 4 SSE ANDERSON, SHASTA, CA Storm #2 Location: ONEIDA, NY Hail size: 1″ County population: [...]
October 15, 2014
Hail Reports – Tennessee, Missouri, Louisiana, Arkansas
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October 13, 2014
Hail – Missouri, Kansas, Tennessee, Arkansas, Texas, Alabama, Oklahoma, North Carolina
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Articles by Property & Casualty 360

December 17, 2014
The ins and outs of identifying contraband
Contraband may not be a covered loss.
December 17, 2014
4 issues that cause PVC pipe failure
Common reasons for pipe breaks and how to prevent them.
December 16, 2014
Business interruption: How not to stay down when you’re out
Most small businesses don’t reopen their doors after a disaster, here’s why.
December 16, 2014
A Holiday wish list for Workers’ Comp insurance professionals
The greatest gift, which worker’s comp professionals would welcome any time of the year, would be improvement of the one factor over which we have the least control—employee injuries.
December 16, 2014
Honda to recall half a million cars in China over Takata airbags
The latest recalls will add to the more than 13 million cars Honda has called back globally to replace Takata air bags that can deploy with too much force and spew metal parts at motorists.

Articles by Weather.Com

Climate Lottery- Fall 2014 Contest
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Climate Lottery- Summer 2014 Contest
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Climate Lottery- Summer 2014 Contest
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Climate Lottery- Spring 2014 Contest
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Climate Lottery- Mega Ball Ranking of 2013
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Articles by Independent-Adjuster.com

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.
July 11, 2014
The Basics of Tree Liability – Part 1
Phillip Crimaldi is the Director of Operations for Peak Claims – An independent insurance claim services company based in Denver, Colorado.  Mr. Crimaldi has several years of unique experience with claims and litigation involving tree and premises liability. I’ve been…
June 30, 2014
The Co-Op Solution: Taking the “Cat” out of Catastrophe Claims Adjusting
This is a guest post by Phillip A. Crimaldi, Director of Operations for Peak Claims, Inc., in Denver, Colorado. – See more at: http://independent-adjuster.com/flooding-the-market-cat-adjusters-training/1243/#sthash.gAVBFTN0.dpuf This is a guest post by Phillip A. Crimaldi, Director of Operations at Peak Claims in Colorado.  Please…
March 26, 2014
Utah Sponsors Radical Bill to Modify Third Party Motor Vehicle Liability
Phillip A. Crimaldi, Director of Operations at Peak Claims contributed to this article. Utah Sen. Gene Davis (bill sponsor) and Rep. Brian King (floor sponsor) intend to radically change third party motor vehicle liability that will have a direct impact…
March 4, 2014
A Lesson in Adjusting Insurance Claims – Courtesy of Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway
This is a guest post by Phillip A. Crimaldi of Peak Claims in Denver, Colorado. There are, undoubtedly and for whatever silly reason, some of you who don’t like Warren Buffett, a/k/a “The Oracle of Omaha”.  There are some of…