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How Drones Are Accelerating Digital Transformation in the Insurance Industry

Somewhere in central Michigan, a pickup truck drives into a sleepy suburban neighborhood. An autonomous drone takes flight off the truck’s flatbed and, nearly silently, heads a half-mile east, slowing above a mid-20th century craftsman home that has clearly suffered …

Shady Adjuster and Alleged Fake Racist Attack Top Fraud Roundup

SoCal Adjuster Jailed for Embezzlement A former licensed public adjuster from Huntington Beach, Calif., was sentenced to 180 days in county jail and five years of felony probation after pleading guilty to three felony counts of embezzlement and one felony …

How to Manage a Large Fire Scene Investigation

Conducting a successful large loss fire investigation requires a combination of pre-planning and cooperation in dealings with public sector officials. It also means having previously identified a qualified expert familiar with large, not small, fire losses. That’s according to panelists …

Former Adjuster to Plead Guilty in Rhode Island

An ex-insurance adjuster is set to plead guilty to charges he helped a former Rhode Island radio personality file a phony insurance claim for more than $40,000. Federal prosecutors say Vincent DiPaolo of Johnston will plead guilty to conspiracy and …

Arizona Contractor Ordered to Stop Acting as an Adjuster Without a License

Arizona building contractor, True-Built Construction, LLC owned by Weston Farnes, was given a cease and desist order to stop acting as an insurance adjuster without a license, according to the Arizona Department of Insurance (ADOI). Authorities reported that Farnes had …

Agents, Adjusters Vulnerable to Lawsuits Even When They’re Not to Blame

Agents and adjusters have completely different roles in the insurance industry but as intermediaries between insurance companies and their customers they have one critical thing in common: They often get pulled into claims lawsuits even though they’ve done nothing wrong. …