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Schedule It and The Best IRS Announce Partnership to Streamline Claims Management

Automated scheduling solutions improve claims process for property owners dealing with Hurricane Florence aftermath Elizabethtown, KY, October 10, 2018– Schedule It, the leader in insurance property claims inspection scheduling, and TheBestIRS, the leading insurance staffing and recruiting firm that provides …

Mississippi Property Owners Challenge Fire District Fees

The U.S. Supreme Court will consider May 15 whether to hear an appeal over whether a Mississippi fire protection district can charge a fee for its services to local property owners. Court officials say a decision could be announced shortly …

Lessons Learned: Unpredictable Windstorms Force Insurers and Property Owners to Prepare

When it comes to windstorms on a global scale, it’s been a mean and unpredictable season. If an insurer is focused on the quiet 2013 Hurricane season in the Atlantic and quietly celebrating the low claim volume, the carrier is …

Ann Arbor Issuing Tickets for Snowy Sidewalks

Snow-covered sidewalks in Ann Arbor are proving costly for property owners who allow the snow to pile up. City community standards officers have handed out 438 notices and ticketed 44 home and business owners for not shoveling snow from sidewalks …

Iowa City Work Prompts Lower Flood Insurance Rrates

Property owners in Iowa City’s 100-year flood plain will get a 15 percent discount on their flood insurance premiums thanks to work on a variety of flood-related projects. The Iowa City Press-Citizen reports the 15 percent discount is up from …

West Virginia Senate Votes to Limit Landowner Liability

The West Virginia Senate unanimously passed a bill that would ensure that property owners face very limited liability from trespassers on their land. In general, common law states that property owners cannot be sued by trespassers unless they recklessly or …

Deadline Extended for Isaac Claims

Louisiana property owners with flood insurance policies whose homes or other structures were damaged during Hurricane Isaac have an additional 60 days to file claims for their flood-related losses. Policy owners now have until April 22 to complete their proof …

Deadline Extended for Isaac Claims

Louisiana property owners with flood insurance policies whose homes or other structures were damaged during Hurricane Isaac have another 30 days to file claims for their flood losses. Policy owners now have until Feb. 21 to complete their proof of …

Slip-And-Fall Cases Tough to Make in Michigan Courts

Slip-and-fall lawsuits once were a staple for injury attorneys. But they’ve become extremely tough in Michigan courts, due to a strict standard set by the state Supreme Court. The court’s conservative majority raised the bar last summer in a case …

Alabama Condemns More Storm-Damaged Buildings

Tuscaloosa officials have added seven storm-damaged properties to its list of buildings to be condemned, but not all have been approved for demolition. The Tuscaloosa City Council has approved condemning a total of 61 residential or commercial properties that have …