’s Claims Channel Editor Christina Bramlet is twittering every day about breaking news and timely topics — not to mention keeping readers up to date on claims-related news and analysis being posted on What is Twitter? It is a way to communicate and stay connected through the exchange of quick, frequent messages that are 140 characters or less. 

You can “follow” Christina’s postings by clicking here. In the meantime, below is a sample of the many tweets made throughout this week and last:

The Claims crew is bound for New Orleans! Stay tuned for the latest updates from the show floor all week.

RT @FLUnderwriter: Florida snags a $2.7 million WC fraudster! Guy was in N.C. — trying to beat the heat?

Teens, beware: The CDC says injuries and fatalities for younger workers are most rampant in these sectors.

Cincinnati Financial weighs in on April/May catastrophe losses: named one of the 10 Great Media Sites by B2B Media Business Magazine:

The bigger picture: Carl Safina talks about the continuing effects of the BP oil spill:…

The top challenges of experienced catastrophe adjusters & what makes their profession unique:

RT @Bob_Hartwig: Shocking News: Insured losses from lightning were up 17.2% in 2010 to $1.03 billion, according to new I.I.I. estimates:

Christchurch, New Zealand rattled by strong quakes while recovering from February’s devastating events:

RT @CNNNewsToday: UPDATE: Fungal infection strikes tornado victims – Eight people injured by the devastating Joplin, Missouri, tornado…

The insurance industry: “Rich in data, poor in information.” (From @PC360_Tech)

RT @Allstate: Some pretty bizarre things rise along with #gas #prices. Click to find out. ^cf

Heading down to the Big Easy this week for America’s Claims Event? From the first-ever women’s keynote panel to…

iiiorg: Arizona’s Wallow fire is massive, but not expected to be the state’s largest – I.I.I. Facts and Stats on Wildfires:

In light of the numerous weather events in April & May, Travelers expects $1B in losses:

RT @Mitchell_Intl: Wondering which trends are most likely to affect collision claims? Greg Horn reports in this video…check it out & share:

RT @FraudNY: What do a rodent in a soup, a street racer, fiery foreclosure, and a woman who died twice have in common?

RT @iiiindustryblog: News that 77 Air Force ROTC cadets escaped injury after lightning struck

A key member of the Senate Banking Committee says “every aspect” of the NFIP should be revised:

One man’s hopes of an insurance payout were washed away after the claim for his flooded vehicle was deemed fraudulent:

The 2011 CPCU conference, now open to all insurance professionals, will feature risk management seminars:

La. Commissioner Donelon on fraud investigator shooting: “Darkest day in the history of the Department of Insurance.”

The CAIF responds to the shooting of two La. insurance fraud investigators:

RT @ISOnews: New Verisk Insurance Solutions Blog Post: Mobile tracking devices and their potential for fighting fraudulent claims.

RT @HarvardBiz: Is Your Company Fit for the Future (and for Human Beings)?

Deloitte Insurance Leader Sam Friedman (former National Underwriter editor) talks about strategic risk management:

RT @isonews: Xactware’s Scott Amussen explains how market value differs from replacement cost in Verisk Review:

RT @jdruotolo: Glad to see predictive analytics featured RT @Mitchell_Intl: 3 Areas for Claims Innovation

RT @MargueriteTort: Registration is soaring for the PCI Annual Meeting in New Orleans in October! Sign up today!

VP of claims operations @ Cincinnati Insurance Gary Givler will speak at ACE about claims technology. Our Q&A with him:

The insurer of Michael Jackson’s comeback concerts claims it should not have to pay for his canceled shows:

Two major wildfires in Ariz. said to be started by a human have consumed more than 300,000 acres:

A Mo. fund for injured workers has stopped paying claims to 55 permanently disabled residents:

RT @iiiorg: Deadly German E. coli outbreak a reminder for food safety regulation and product liability insurance:

P&C industry employment down 6.9 percent since the start of the recession in Dec. ’07:

An insurance agent who scammed the system for years opened fire on two La. fraud investigators.