By Michael Caputo Director of Strategic Accounts, Stone Claims Group This article originally appeared in the September 2022 edition of the International Association of Emergency Managers (IAEM) Bulletin When COVID-19 hit and President Donald Trump called me up to serve as an Assistant Secretary at Health and Human Services (HHS), we both knew my decade […]
If you have experienced a loss due to property damage, it’s only natural that you want to get the best settlement offer from your insurance company. However, many people don’t realize that they aren’t entitled to the full value of their claim—the insurance adjuster has a lot of leeway when determining the amount they are […]
The role of the umpire in insurance disputes is to act as a neutral third party and help to resolve the dispute. They can offer their impartial opinion on the case and make recommendations for settlement. Umpires often have experience in insurance disputes and can provide valuable guidance to both sides. If you’re involved […]
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