Posts Tagged ‘damage’

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Record Wildfire Season Sparks Homeowners Insurance Reform

A direct result from the destructive wildfires that ravaged Colorado over the last three years, homeowners will very soon be seeing new insurance changes to their home insurance policies. House Bill 1225 will take effect next year, making home insurance policies more user-friendly and easier to understand. The new legislation will ensure appropriate replacement coverage […]


Violent Storm System Wreaks Havoc on Midwest

The National Weather System confirms several tornadoes blasted the Midwest on Sunday killing at least 6 people, injuring dozens, and causing severe personal and commercial property. Lightning, strong winds, and heavy rains are to blame for hundreds of collapsed homes and business in Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has been deployed […]


Proprietary Equipment Loss Evaluation: Process and Case Study

Specialized equipment losses are challenging for the adjuster and can involve large dollar amounts in not only the equipment, but also in downtime and business interruption claims. For instance, Pie Forensic Consultants (Pie) has evaluated  losses consisting of  complex  equipment  damaged during shipment. The manufacturer may claim the equipment is damaged beyond salvage and thus […]