Independent Adjusters Needed

To The Editor:

The June 17 letter by Victor Beard, president of Property Adjustments Ltd., discussing the coverage dispute over the stolen fish sign raised by Bruce Hillman in his April 29 “FC&S Answer” column is right on target. A sign having collectible value would be covered under the businessowners personal property.

Mr. Beards response illustrates the importance of using independent adjusters when warranted, something many carriers now seem loathe to do, instead relying on a troop of largely inadequately trained telephone adjusters.

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