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Video Highlights Foremost Claims Learning Lab Places Adjusters on the Scene According to Tom Beuschel, learning delivery specialist, more than 1,000 adjusters have trained at the Foremost Claims Learning Lab in Caledonia, Mich. From scoping to estimating damages, adjusters receive …

Business Moves

Nationwide Ohio-based Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. will align its products and services under its most recognizable brand, Nationwide. The company, which operates under multiple brand names – including, but not limited to Nationwide Insurance, Allied Insurance, Harleysville Insurance, Nationwide Financial, …

Adjuster Toolkit

Roof Monitor A wireless sensor installed on a low slope rooftop promises to monitor water and snow loads, according to Brad Beldon, owner and founder of the Roof Monitor and a third-generation roofing contractor. Although Beldon started working on the …

Dollars & Sense

$1.4 Billion The amount in emergency disaster aid that FEMA paid out after Superstorm Sandy. Approximately 179,000 New York and New Jersey households received payments after the storm. The agency is currently reviewing 4,500 households that may have received improper …

People

USAA’s Chief Operating Officer Stuart Parker has been named to succeed current CEO Joe Robles when he retires at the end of February 2015. USAA Capital Corp. President Carl Liebert will succeed Parker in the role of chief operating officer, …

Before & After: 1965 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu SS

American Modern Insurance Group, a specialty insurer known for its collector car coverage, unveiled the completed restoration of a 1965 Chevrolet Chevelle Malibu SS during a collector car show held Thursday, July 10, 2014, at its headquarters in Amelia, Ohio. …

Adjuster Toolkit

Snapsheet Mobile App A self-service mobile app is reducing the time it takes to process auto insurance claims. Snapsheet works directly with insurers, providing an easy way to inspect vehicles. “We’re about half the cost of sending out a staff …

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Combined Claims Conference Video Highlights Tips for a Successful Mediation In a video interview with Claims Journal at the Combined Claims Conference, Lee Jay Berman, a mediator at PMA Dispute Resolution, explains how pacing and varying agendas can affect mediations …

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USAA USAA has broken ground on a 420,000-square-foot Tampa, Fla., headquarters that officials say will bring 1,200 new jobs to the area. So far, the company has hired 130 new employees, with the others to be added by 2019. The …

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Combined Claims Conference Video Highlights The Dos and Don’ts of Claim File Documentation In a video interview with Claims Journal during the Combined Claims Conference, Ken Oswald, a California-based insurance consultant and expert witness, explains why claim file documentation is …

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