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 31, 2014
Hail Reports – Ohio, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Nevada, New Mexico, New York
.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 – Ohio, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Nevada, New Mexico, New York Reporting 8 storms in 7 states. Storm #1 Location: ERIE, OH Hail size: 1″ County population: 78116 County income: $44515 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near SANDUSKY, ERIE, OH Storm #2 Location: WASHBURN, WI Hail size: 1.5″ County population: 16674 County income: $37145 Find: [...]
July 30, 2014
Hail Reports – Idaho, Nebraska, Wisconsin, Minnesota
Hail Storms – Minnesota, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Idaho Reporting 4 storms in 4 states. Storm #1 Location: LAKE, MN Hail size: 1″ County population: 10966 County income: $45400 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near 7 SE BRIMSON, LAKE, MN Storm #2 Location: OUTAGAMIE, WI Hail size: 1″ County population: 172734 County income: $54743 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near 4 NNE APPLETON, OUTAGAMIE, WI Storm #3 Location: GARDEN, NE Hail [...]
July 29, 2014
Hail Storms – NH, SC, NC, AL, MI, OH, IN, KY, WI, TN, NY, WV, VA, VT, PA, MA, CT, KS, MN, NE, SD
.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 – Indiana, South Dakota, Nebraska, Ohio, Minnesota, Kansas, Wisconsin Reporting 32 storms in 7 states. These storms occurred on Saturday July 26th 2014 Storm #1 Location: PUTNAM, IN Hail size: 1″ County population: 36978 County income: $42273 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near 2 SSW BAINBRIDGE, PUTNAM, IN Storm #2 Location: [...]
July 25, 2014
Hail Reports – South Dakota, Virginia, Minnesota, North Carolina, 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 – Virginia, South Dakota, North Carolina, Minnesota, Montana Reporting 17 storms in 5 states. Storm #1 Location: NORTHAMPTON, VA Hail size: 1.75″ County population: 13609 County income: $31847 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near CHERITON, NORTHAMPTON, VA Storm #2 Location: CLARK, SD Hail size: 1″ County population: 3683 County income: $32220 Find: Dealerships, Body [...]
July 24, 2014
Hail Reports – North Dakota, Wyoming, Texas, Montana, Idaho, Maryland, Virginia, Alabama, Washington, New York, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska
Hail Storms – Nebraska, Oklahoma, Arkansas, New York, Washington, Alabama, Virginia, Maryland, Idaho, Montana, Texas, Wyoming, North Dakota Reporting 30 storms in 13 states. Storm #1 Location: LINCOLN, NE Hail size: 1″ County population: 35865 County income: $41103 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near SUTHERLAND, LINCOLN, NE Storm #2 Location: FURNAS, NE Hail size: 1″ County population: 5003 County income: $32208 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels [...]

Articles by Property & Casualty 360

July 31, 2014
CAPA sees record increases in new part approvals
With record-setting recalls for car manufacturers, the replacement parts used after a crash take on new significance for insurers.
July 31, 2014
Sorry, Philippines: Here are the countries where you're most likely to fall victim to a natural disaster
Things aren't looking good for the south Pacific.
July 31, 2014
Losing control: Rental-car companies pushed GM on fatal crashes years before recall
More than seven years before General Motors Co. began the biggest wave of auto recalls in history, an investigator for Vanguard Car Rental USA Inc. contacted the carmaker about a fatal rollover crash in California.
July 30, 2014
Sandy flood-claim delays: Flawed process or lack of manpower?
When dealing with Superstorm Sandy claim delays, a key problem was the lack of available flood-insurance adjusters, an industry official said. A N.J. senator, though, says the entire claims process is "tilted against homeowners."
July 30, 2014
Protecting exam integrity
Online testing requires innovative solutions to prevent cheating.

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.