Don’t Be a Restoration Cannibal

Don’t Be a Restoration Cannibal

Restorers complain that insurance companies pay too little and don’t treat them fairly, but some restorers contribute to the problem by pandering to insurance companies and foolishly undercutting the value of restoration services. Not only are these cannibal restorers driving down prices but they have started driving the homeowners against them too. Homeowners have started Read More

How is RIA helping restorers in 2022?

How is RIA helping restorers in 2022?

R&R’s Valerie King gets the low down on the RIA initiatives being tackled this year.  A few initiatives discussed include: Developing career pathways with the IICRC New position papers such as the New Construction Price List Industry Key trends and the RIA 2022 International Restoration Convention in April. Watch the podcast here to get the highlights of all that RIA is Read More

Former Claims Adjusters Recount Fraudulent Claims Handling Practices

Former Claims Adjusters Recount Fraudulent Claims Handling Practices

Former Insurance adjusters testified, February 2021 to Washington state lawmakers, in support of House Bill 1428, giving first hand accounts of the corruption and fraud in the claims handling world. Both claims professionals gave testimony that was contrary to the Insurance Industry’s reports regarding the “adequate protection,” and “the desire among insurers to provide quality service at Read More

Han v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Company

Han v. State Farm Fire and Casualty Company

A class action claims State Farm Fire and Casualty Company has wrongfully used lower “new construction” estimates in paying claims for projects that amount to “reconstruction” of damaged property. State Farm obtained estimating data from Xactware reflecting that over the past six years, State Farm estimated over $90 million in repair damage replacement costs using Read More

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