Property Insurance Roundtable
About This Show
Adjusters International’s Property Insurance Roundtable features property insurance experts discussing current issues affecting first party claims. Each podcast focuses on a critical topic that is currently trending within the property insurance industry and includes real life examples intended to improve disaster preparedness.
Most Recent Episode
When Disasters Become Real: Our Public Adjusters’ Recollection of Memorable Cases
Today we will be discussing the ins and outs of various interesting insurance claims that our expert panelists have handled. These range from a fire at a Midwestern school to two New York City buildings that were damaged during Hurricane Sandy. Our panel of experts has extensive experience in the public adjusting industry, and will guide us through our discussion. Electrical Fire in a Special Needs School — Chuck Sorrell Chuck describes a fire at a special needs school in Minnesota. [The ways Chuck's company differed from the carrier’s consultant. Settlement details Client feedback Fire in a Fast Food Restaurant — Darin Checchia The client had the proper coverage. This claim was unique because the insured was put a position to manage sub-contractors. The challenges included a business hierarchy and a million dollar discrepancy. Lessons learned from this claim Other unique aspects to this claim and ADA ordinance issues Major Loss from Hurricane Sandy — Keith Hayman Water surges from Hurricane Sandy destroyed the mechanical system. The details of how Keith’s team was able to assist the client Green tag alerts the building department that the building is able to be inhabited. This situation was unique because there was a sub limit cap on one building only. Adjuster’s International helped the client to retain their monthly income and to enhance the integrity of their asset. Challenges for this claim included difficulty with elevator banks and dealing with multiple decision makers. Triple Net Property Lease Claim — Jim Mahurin The client had a substantial Leasehold Interest Policy The problems incurred during the handling of the claim. Why the agent who sold the policy is to be commended. The insured was paid and had no complaints about the settlement. How knowing