Copy & paste errors. Computers have made using “copy & paste” for documents very easy, however, too often we are perpetuating errors or incomplete information. (Photo: Shutterstock)

A teacher may post a deliberate error on a blackboard to encourage class participation. Cartographers might purposely plant a faux-pas in a map as a copyright watermark.

Some writing errors have their benefits. However, in the claims world, carriers are seeing an increase in the embarrassing variety as adjusters rely on the “copy & paste” method to craft customer letters.

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