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Articles by Hail.org

April 14, 2014
Hail Reports in NE, KS, MS, OK, TX, AR, IA, MI, WI, MN,
.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 – Nebraska, Missouri, Kansas, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas Reporting 48 storms in 6 states. These storms occurred on April 13th 2014 Storm #1 Location: FILLMORE, NE Hail size: 1″ County population: 6259 County income: $38911 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near 2 WSW TOBIAS, FILLMORE, NE Storm #2 Location: LINCOLN, MO Hail size: [...]
April 9, 2014
Hail Report – Missouri, Louisiana
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April 7, 2014
Hail Report – Texas, Louisiana, Missouri, Florida
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April 4, 2014
Hail Reports – Missouri, Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Iowa, Kansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Tennessee
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April 3, 2014
Hail Damage – Iowa, Tennessee, Kansas, Kentucky, Illinois, Missouri
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Articles by Property & Casualty 360

April 15, 2014
4 Tips to Keep Employee Drivers Distraction-Free
According to the National Safety Council, the average work-related motor vehicle injury claim costs $69,206—twice as much as other work-related injuries.
April 15, 2014
Workers' Comp Institute Opens Registration for Top Orlando Conference
The Workers’ Compensation Institute will host its 69th annual conference on Aug. 17-24 at the World Center Marriott.
April 13, 2014
Rain Is Rain -- Except When it Bursts from a Drain Pipe
What is the meaning of “rain?” An Iowa appellate court had to answer that question in an insurance-coverage dispute between Amish Connection, Inc., and its insurance carrier, State Farm Fire & Casualty Company.
April 13, 2014
Allegations That Financial Advisor Misrepresented Investments Amount to Single Claim
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit determined claims brought by four siblings that their former financial advisor had misrepresented investments amounted to a single claim under the advisor’s professional liability insurance policy.
April 13, 2014
Plane Searchers Expand Visual Hunt with Black Boxes Silent
Authorities have expanded a visual search for the missing Malaysian Air jet as a failure to detect further signals from the plane’s black-box recorders deepened concern the devices’ battery power has expired.

Articles by Weather.Com

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...
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...
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...
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 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 in their state that will have…
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…
March 4, 2014
The Insurance Claim Nightmare – 104 Car Pileup in Denver – Where do you start?
Denver's 104 car pile up on I-25 raises questions and concerns about Fault Liability and Sovereign Immunity. With a lack of major precipitation, we wonder if this is an appropriate time to test whether the department of transportation could be held liable failure to reasonably clear and maintain the roadway.
February 24, 2014
Flooding the Market with Useless Prospects: CAT Adjusters and Training
The insurance claim adjusting market is overly populated with generally useless prospects. This articles aims to provide a common sense outlet to the stacks of resumes which are likely to end up in the circular file.
February 24, 2014
Restaurant Liability: A “Family Affair”
This article discusses the "work-family" that's commonly found in restaurants and liquor establishments, and how it plays into insurance claim investigation.