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 29, 2014
Hail Reports – Montana, Texas
.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 – Texas, Montana Reporting 6 storms in 2 states. Storm #1 Location: DONLEY, TX Hail size: 2.5″ County population: 3848 County income: $29089 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near 1 E GREENBELT LAKE, DONLEY, TX Storm #2 Location: WHEELER, TX Hail size: 1″ County population: 4854 County income: $35775 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and [...]
August 28, 2014
Hail Storms – Colorado
.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 – Colorado Reporting 3 storms in 1 states. Storm #1 Location: MORGAN, CO Hail size: 1.75″ County population: 28109 County income: $36507 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near LOG LANE VILLAGE, MORGAN, CO Storm #2 Location: JEFFERSON, CO Hail size: 1″ County population: 526994 County income: $59060 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near [...]
August 27, 2014
Hail Reports – South Dakota, Missouri, Nebraska, Illinois
.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 – Illinois, Nebraska, Missouri, South Dakota Reporting 8 storms in 4 states. Check out the latest Hail Pictures. Storm #1 Location: GRUNDY, IL Hail size: 1.25″ County population: 45828 County income: $59216 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near 1 SW MINOOKA, GRUNDY, IL Storm #2 Location: EDGAR, IL Hail size: 1″ County population: [...]
August 26, 2014
Hail Reports – Kansas, Wyoming, Indiana, Illinois, Nevada, Nebraska
.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, Illinois, Wyoming, Indiana, Colorado, Nevada, Nebraska Reporting 11 storms in 7 states. Storm #1 Location: MORRIS, KS Hail size: 1″ County population: 6046 County income: $36171 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near 1 ENE COUNCIL GROVE, MORRIS, KS Storm #2 Location: ROCK ISLAND, IL Hail size: 1″ County population: 147545 County [...]
August 25, 2014
Hail Reports – Montana, Nebraska, Wyoming, Florida, Kansas, Idaho, Colorado, Minnesota, Iowa
Hail Damage – Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Florida, Wyoming, Nebraska, Montana Reporting 16 storms in 7 states. This hail storm occurred on Friday August 22nd 2014 Storm #1 Location: CHEYENNE, CO Hail size: 1.25″ County population: 1906 County income: $36563 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near KIT CARSON, CHEYENNE, CO Storm #2 Location: KIT CARSON, CO Hail size: 1″ County population: 7590 County income: $33610 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops [...]

Articles by Property & Casualty 360

August 29, 2014
Statement analysis: The truth lies in the words
A close examination of written and spoken words can help an investigator get to the truth.
August 29, 2014
Bugatti-in-the-gulf-case: Man pleads guilty to wire mail fraud (w/ video)
Andy Lee House, a 39-year-old Lufkin, Texas, man, has pleaded guilty to wire mail fraud in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas after driving his Bugatti into the Gulf Bay.
August 29, 2014
The IASIU is setting cars on fire…on purpose
This is what happens when you, or one of your insureds, torch a car in an attempt to cash in on the insurance.
August 28, 2014
Could the Napa earthquake trigger large quakes along nearby faults?
The recent California earthquake occurred along the West Napa fault line, and with other faults nearby, it could be a matter of time before the recent disturbance triggers a large quake elsewhere...or not.
August 28, 2014
The state with the fastest car repairs is...probably not what you think
Enterprise releases the fastest states for car repairs after an accident.

Articles by Weather.Com

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...
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

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 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.