Claims Magazine-April 2016

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  • Advertorial: Building Partnerships That Last

    Rick Linville, Chairman

    Custard Insurance Adjusters is one of the largest independent loss adjusting companies in the United States. Founded in 1962, CIA is the largest privately…

  • 10 red flags that could signal a fraudulent auto claim

    Patricia Harman

    At first blush, some auto insurance claims may seem like nothing special. An insured claims his car was hit by a driver who fled the scene. He didn't catch the license plate number, but he thinks the car was a white, mid-size, older model. You pull up his file and...

  • Advertorial: Why use Drones?


    Around the world the idea of using drones to gather data about our surroundings is literally taking off. The technology is being employed from agriculture to industrial inspections, and now the insurance industry is looking at the benefits and value of collecting information through the use of unmanned aircraft. Drone...

  • Advertorial: Liars Lie. Claims fraud numbers don't

    Alex Young

    You hear it all the time attitudes about fraud are changing. And while that may be true for some, a recent Insurance Research Council survey found that 18 percent of respondents believe it is acceptable to pad a claim to make up for premiums paid in the past. And...

  • Advertorial: The 4.09 & 1.12 Shingle Gauge: What's the Difference?

    Ryan Holdhusen

    Haag's 4.09 Shingle Gauge and 1.12 Shingle Gauge have very similar names. They also look a lot alike. Both have a basic shape similar to a piano tuning fork, each with a central opening where users slide an asphalt composition shingle to estimate its thickness. However, just as the basic...

  • Advertorial: 5 Ways to Extend Forensic Expertise Beyond the Field

    Kevin Abell

    In today's property and casualty insurance environment, there is no shortage of experts to assist with investigating losses. Forensic firms can provide the industry with professionals who possess expansive experience and impressive credentials. But once youve sorted through the licenses and certifications, what else sets apart forensic investigation firms?

  • Advertorial: Providing a Total Property Solution

    John Harley

    The world of insurance claim management is as large as the world itself. When a service is required, it can be for nearly anything, anytime, anywhere on the planet. Program requests can range from large, complex losses, to lower severity, less complex claims, to catastrophe services, managed and direct repair...

  • Editor's Note

    Patricia Harman

    Insurance is all about managing risk and those risks are constantly changing.

  • Advertorial: The ABC's of AOBs...

    William "Bubba" Ryan

    Rytech is a water damage mitigation and mold remediation firm doing business in major metropolitan areas across the country, including all zip codes in Florida.

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