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ALE Solutions, Inc.

ALE Solutions, Inc.

Rowena Zimmers
One West Illinois St., #300
St. Charles, IL 60174
Phone:    Toll Free: 866-885-9785
Fax 866-881-9588
www.alesolutions.com  rowena.zimmers@alesolutions.com

ALE Solutions, nationwide temporary housing provider, focuses exclusively on serving the needs of displaced policyholders for the property claims industry. Our insight and appreciation for the unique needs of both parties enables us to provide the adjuster and the policyholder with optimal housing solutions whatever the situation - a solution that's both convenient and appropriate for the policyholder, and cost-efficient for the insurance company.

ARCCA

ARCCA

Patricia Huff
2288 Second Street Pike
Penns Park, PA 18943
Phone: 267-396-1278   Toll Free: 800-700-4944
Fax
www.arcca.com  phuff@arcca.com

ARCCA provides expert forensic, scientific and engineering solutions to corporations, professional sports leagues, government agencies, law firms and insurance companies. Our core capabilities include Forensic Engineering/Expert Witness Consulting, Sports Injury/Human Performance and Research & Development. For 30+ years, clients have trusted ARCCA’s experts to analyze the facts and determine what really happened.

CIS Claim Services

CIS Claim Services

David Rollins
2345 Dean Way
Southlake, TX 76092
Phone: 817-201-0940   Toll Free: 866-816-7445
www.cisgroup.net  drollins@cisgroup.net

CIS Claim Services features a national network of qualified claim professionals. From damage documentation on a small claim to complete adjustment of a total loss, our personnel have experience and expertise you can rely on.

Claimplus

Claimplus

Bethany Martin
122 W. John Carpenter Freeway
Irving, TX 75039
Phone: 817-510-5039   Toll Free: 877-255-7980
Fax 817-514-0133
www.claimplusonline.com  bmartin@claimplusonline.com

Claimplus, delivering nationwide commercial and homeowner property contents valuation and inventory creation services. At Claimplus, property insurance carriers and professionals enjoy superior claims support services including severity management, claim accuracy, cycle time, and customer service.

Claims Adjustment Group

Claims Adjustment Group

Marina Huff
P.O. Box 272593
Boca Raton, FL 33427
Phone: 727-303-1204  
www.cagclaims.com  mhuff@cagclaims.com

Claims Adjustment Group is an Independent Adjusting firm with offices in South Florida and Atlanta, however, we handle daily claims in Florida and Louisiana. Our services include a 24/7/365 First Notice of Loss call center, subrogation recovery, mediation, appraisals, as well as daily and CAT claims. Primarily, our daily claims are in Florida and Louisiana, however, we have recently expanded into Texas, Georgia, South Carolina, New Jersey and expanding into Southeast territory currently.

Claims Journal

Claims Journal

Howard Simkin
760 Woodhill Drive
Lakeland, FL 33813
Phone: 863-513-2866   Toll Free: 800-897-9965
Fax 619-704-0238
www.claimsjournal.com  hsimkin@claimsjournal.com

Claims Journal is the highest trafficked P/C claims specific website in the world. It features news, original content, video & podcasts designed to make claims professionals more successful.

Claims/PropertyCasualty360

Claims/PropertyCasualty360

Evan Kessler
3879 E. 120th Ave.
Suite 178
Thornton, CO 80233
Phone: 303-484-9368   Toll Free: 800-544-0622
Fax
www.propertycasualty360.com  ekessler@alm.com

Claims and PropertyCasualty360.com offer exclusive coverage of the latest legal issues, disasters, and fraud trends, and provides expert strategies to Senior Claims Managers and Adjusters.

CLM

CLM

Harry Rosenthal
4100 S. Hospital Dr.
Suite 209
Plantation, FL 33317
Phone: 859-261-1256  
Fax 859-757-2323
www.theclm.org  harry.rosenthal@theclm.org

CLM Magazine is the flagship publication of the Claims & Litigation Management (CLM) Alliance. It covers the trends and topics of interest to professionals responsible for the cost-effective resolution of property & casualty claims: risk and litigation managers, insurance and claims professionals, corporate counsel, outside counsel, and claims services providers.

Crawford & Company

Crawford & Company

Cherryl McKenzie
1001 Summit Blvd.
Atlanta, GA 30319
Phone: 404-300-1902   Toll Free: 866-572-8772
Fax 404-300-1905
www.crawfordandcompany.com  cherryl_mckenzie@us.crawco.com

Based in Atlanta, GA, Crawford & Company® (www.crawfordandcompany.com) is one of the world’s largest independent providers of claims management solutions to the risk management and insurance industry as well as self-insured entities, with an expansive global network serving clients in more than 70 countries. The Crawford Solution™ offers comprehensive, integrated claims services, business process outsourcing and consulting services for major product lines including property and casualty claims management, workers compensation claims and medical management, and legal settlement administration. The Company’s shares are traded on the NYSE under the symbols CRD-A and CRD-B.

Cunningham Lindsey Group of Companies

Cunningham Lindsey Group of Companies

Heather Suttle
2711 LBJ Freeway
Suite 900
Dallas, TX 75234
Phone: 214-488-5139  
Fax 214-736-9226
www.cunninghamlindsey.com  heather.suttle@clglobal.com

Cunningham Lindsey is the global market leader in claims handling, domestic and commercial loss adjusting, catastrophe or major loss claims handling and wider risk solutions. Cunningham Lindsey serves clients in more than 60 countries with over 6,000 employees.

DPR Art Rescue, LLC

DPR Art Rescue, LLC

April Hann Landford
424 N. Oakley Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60612
Phone: 312-243-9747   Toll Free: 888-377-5669
Fax 312-243-3573
www.dprartrescue.com  april@dprartrescue.com

Specialty in protection services for artwork and historic artifacts, offering disaster evacuation, maximum-security storage and professional restoration treatments. We service insurance claims specialists, museums, collectors and disaster response firms nationwide.

EFI Global, Inc.

EFI Global, Inc.

Heather Suttle
411 N. Sam Houston Parkway E.
Suite 350
Houston, TX 77060
Phone: 281-358-4441   Toll Free: 800-334-0200
Fax 281-358-2517
www.efiglobal.com  heather_suttle@efiglobal.com

EFI Global offers the widest range of  engineering, fire investigation,  failure  analysis, environmental, health and safety, and laboratory testing services available in  the industry. With more than 40 service centers and a global response team of more than 400 engineers, fire investigators and  environmental scientists, we  are  available  to respond, anytime, anywhere.

Envista Forensics

Envista Forensics

Don Skaff
111 Deer Lake
Suite 100
Deerfield, IL 60015
Phone:    Toll Free: 888-782-3473
Fax
www.envistaforensics.com  don.skaff@envistaforensics.com

Envista Forensics - global provider of Forensic Engineering, Fire & Explosion Investigation, Building Consulting, Equipment Restoration and Digital forensics. Experts in 30+ offices across the U.S., Canada, Latin America, the U.K. and Singapore. | envistaforensics.com

Fair Rental Values

Fair Rental Values

Ryan Dinsmore
247 S. Rios Ave.
Solana Beach, CA 92075
Toll Free: 800-488-5492
www.fairrentalvalues.com   rdinsmore@fairrentalvalues.com

Fair Rental Values Inc. provides third-party, actionable fair market value data and analytics to the insurance industry. Currently offering: Fair Rental Value Reports, Fair Market Value Reports, and Commercial Valuation Reports. Each report contains data extrapolated from the current rental market and is backed by a local licensed real estate agent. Each report also contains a list of the comparable properties used in the analysis, as well as aerial maps and pictures when available. With a thorough and accurate understanding of the fair market rental rate for each claim, Insurance Carriers will possess a level of clarity never before available, allowing for a more efficient claim experience. The uses for the data provided in the report has numerous applications and is specifically engineered to meet the needs of insurance industry professionals.

Grayco Roofing Consultants

Grayco Roofing Consultants

Steven Gray
300 Ozark Trail Dr.
Ellisville, MO 63011
Phone: 636-220-9990  
Fax 636-220-9992
www.graycoconsulting.com  steve@graycoconsulting.com

Grayco Roofing Consultants is a nationally known and respected roof consulting company. Our staff of professional consultants provides clients with forensic analysis of conditions, loss assessments, moisture surveys, estimating, specifications, observations and asset management. We offer advanced expertise and roofing advice including industrial, commercial, institutional and residential properties.

Haag Engineering Co.

Haag Engineering Co.

Cheryl Markstahler
4949 W. Royal Lane
Irving, TX 75063
Toll Free: 800-527-0168
www.haagglobal.com  cmarkstahler@haagglobal.com

Haag is a multi-faceted forensic engineering and consulting company. Committed to quality across five divisions: Engineering; Construction Consulting; 3D Solutions; Research/Testing and Education.

Housing Headquarters

Housing Headquarters

Heather Jennings
175 E. Hawthorn Parkway
Suite 102
Vernon Hills, IL 60061
Phone: 847-918-9860   Toll Free: 866-918-7356
Fax 847-918-1085
www.housinghq.com  hjennings@housinghq.com

For over 20 years, Housing Headquarters has provided nationwide 24-hour A.L.E. services for the insurance industry. We specialize in quickly placing policyholders into hotels and furnished temporary housing after they have experienced an insured incident.

Innovation Property

Innovation Property

Sarah Hoover, CPCU
5601 Hudson Drive
Suite 100
Hudson, OH 44236
Phone: 517-897-4735   Toll Free: 877-700-9009
Fax
www.innovation.group  sarah.hoover@innovation.group

Innovation Property is a leader in delivering strategic partnership solutions within the US Property claim market. We provide Insurers with access to a fully managed national network of reliable, qualified building repair contractors, mitigation specialists and roofing repair professionals. We work closely with our partners to design, develop and manage tailored service solutions to meet individual requirements, including the recent design and implementation of a specialist Large Loss managed repair program, which delivers ‘best in class’ total claim cost management and claim lifecycle, balanced with great Customer service for Homeowners and Insurers alike. Innovation Property's Large Loss program is comprised of expert contractors specializing in large loss projects. Our customized software minimizes ALE and claim life-cycle. We deliver exceptional customer service and financial benefits for insurance carriers.

Just Contents by Nick Ramirez

Just Contents by Nick Ramirez

Nick Ramirez
7739 Industry Ave.
Pico Rivera, CA 90660
Phone: 818-621-3628   Toll Free: 800-853-2495
www.just-contents.com  nick@just-contents.com

Just Contents by Nick Ramirez is a premier contents restoration company in Southern California. Our new state of the art facility is capable of handling all your contents restoration needs, fire or water damage, antiques to fine art. We are also certified for Pro-5 asbestos contents removal and inventory. We have the experience and knowledge to handle all of your contents restoration needs.

Kespry

Kespry

Nathan Stump
4005 Bohannon Drive
Menlo Park, CA 94025
Phone: 509-774-8138  
www.kespry.com  nstump@kespry.com

Leading insurance companies use the Kespry Automated Drone System to dramatically decrease claim cycle times, with less time needed on site and same-day reporting built in.

Legend Brands/Dri-Eaz

Legend Brands/Dri-Eaz

Dorrel Allsop
15180 Josh Wilson Road
Burlington, WA 98233
Phone: 360-757-7776   Toll Free: 800-932-3030
Fax 360-757-7950
www.legendbrands.net  info@legendbrands.com

Legend Brands is a family of companies focused on water damage restoration and cleaning, providing education, equipment and solutions for thousands of restorers and insurance professionals across the US and Canada.

Lyons Textile Restoration

Lyons Textile Restoration

Joel Lyons
1750 Transport Avenue
Memphis, TN 38116
Phone: 901-396-8250   Toll Free: 877-835-9667
Fax 901-396-8253
www.lyonsrestores.com  joel.lyons@lyonscleaners.net

Lyons Textile Restoration is the premier provider of restoration dry cleaning services in the Southeastern United States. Our "independently owned and operated" approach allows us to tailor our services to meet each of our corporate partners' best practices and requirements. We are committed to providing fast and friendly service, exceeding all expectations and ensuring a smooth and pleasant experience with every interaction.

Nativo Inc. Flooring Consultants

Nativo Inc. Flooring Consultants

Mauricio Rodriguez
11420 Interchange Circle N.
Miramar, FL 33025
Phone: 954-540-0087   Toll Free: 877-786-5489
Fax 954-944-5961
www.nativoinc.net  info@nativoinc.net

Seeking options to adjust a claim other than full replacement? Nativo is the leader in providing repair options for claims that involve flooring losses.

Nelson Forensics

Nelson Forensics

April Warner
2740 Dallas Parkway
Suite 220
Plano, TX 75093
Phone: 469-429-9000   Toll Free: 877-850-8765
Fax 469-326-5200
www.nelsonforensics.com  awarner@nelsonforensics.com

Nelson Forensics is a nationwide multi-discipline forensic investigation and consulting firm specializing in Engineering, Architecture, Chemistry & Environmental Science, Cost Estimating, Materials Testing, and Evidence Storage.

Next Gear Solutions

Next Gear Solutions

Jean-Francois Raymond
1210 Office Park Dr.
Oxford, MS 38655
Toll Free: 866-769-7855
www.nextgearsolutions.com  jf.raymond@nextgearsolutions.com

Next Gear Solutions has been a leader in providing restoration contractors simple, mobile, and powerful solutions that transform the way they operate. Their mission is to help contractors find better ways to increase efficiency, while creating more accountability and operational transparency through the use of technology.

Oakwood Worldwide-Insurance Housing Solutions

Oakwood Worldwide-Insurance Housing Solutions

Jennifer Spartin
2222 Corinth Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90064
Phone:    Toll Free: 800-990-9292
Fax
www.insurancehousingsolutions.com  jspartin@oakwood.com

Insurance Housing Solutions™, an Oakwood Worldwide® brand, is the premier provider of emergency housing solutions for insurance professionals and displaced policyholders. For more information, please visit InsuranceHousingSolutions.com or call 800-990-9292.

Pie Consulting & Engineering

Pie Consulting & Engineering

Brian Erickson
6275 Joyce Drive
Suite 200
Arvada, CO 80403
Phone: 303-552-0177  
Fax 303-552-0178
www.pieglobal.com  berickson@pieglobal.com

Pie is a highly responsive & communicative forensic engineering and building consulting firm that will never leave you questioning the status of a claim. Servicing clients on ALL loss types nationally from 7+ regional offices.

ProNet Group, Inc.

ProNet Group, Inc.

Shawn Shoop
One Sugar Creek Center Blvd.
Suite 1100
Sugar Land, TX 77478
Phone: 281-496-2865   Toll Free: 800-216-7268
Fax 281-496-9604
www.pronetgroup.com  sshoop@pronetgroup.com

ProNet Group is celebrating its 25th anniversary as a forensic engineering firm that specializes in large, complex losses requiring structural, civil, electrical, mechanical, industrial engineering, heavy equipment and automotive, and fire O&C experts. Office locations in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Nevada and Texas.

Rainbow International

Rainbow International

Stacey Brown
1010 N. University Parks Dr.
Waco, TX 76707
Phone: 602-743-5762   Toll Free: 888-914-8561
Fax 254-442-0092
www.rainbowintl.com  stacey.brown@rainbowintl.com

Rainbow International offers a complete range of restoration services. With our credentialed national network we are equipped to handle the job from residential to large loss commercial. We are ready to respond anytime and anywhere with professional crews and state of the art equipment. We promise lower claim severity through Rapid Structure Drying techniques. We promise timely communication using our mobile technology, giving you claim updates and 100% adherence to all required protocols. We treat you and the homeowner with the highest ethics as stated in our Code of Values. Recover and restore with confidence knowing the job has been completed by a proven partner in Rainbow International.

ReSource

ReSource

Amanda Brown
700 Central Expressway S.
Suite 500
Allen, TX 75013
Phone: 972-398-0800   Toll Free: 800-275-7672
Fax 800-275-5957
www.replacementsource.com  abrown@replacementsource.com

Since 1990 ReSource has been a comprehensive evaluation and replacement service specializing in personal and commercial property contents. We evaluate complete inventories for current like kind and quality pricing and are able to ship replacement product directly to the insured. We process salvage on product lines we offer replacement services for, which are our areas of highest expertise. ReSource is WBENC certified to assist with supplier diversity needs.

Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc.

John Orr
8 Greenway Plaza
Suite 500
Houston, TX 77046
Phone: 713-621-3550   Toll Free: 800-580-3228
Fax
www.rimkus.com  jeorr@rimkus.com

Rimkus Consulting Group, Inc. is a worldwide provider of forensic consulting services to insurance companies, law firms, corporations and government agencies. Rimkus assists clients in the responsive and timely resolution of claims and disputes. The company’s team of professional engineers, scientists, and technical specialists is recognized for its commitment to service excellence by local, national and international business communities.

SEA, Ltd.

SEA, Ltd.

Taylor Burkhalter
3403 N. Sam Houston Parkway West
Suite 350
Houston, TX 77086
Phone: 281-442-3473   Toll Free: 800-880-7324
Fax 281-590-9675
www.sealimited.com  tburkhalter@sealimited.com

S-E-A offers forensic consulting, fire investigations and failure analysis to clients worldwide. For more than 40 years, the most significant catastrophes in the United States and around the world have been resolved through the expertise of the S-E-A. www.SEAlimited.com

TempHome Services

TempHome Services

Denise Jackson
1223 Wilshire Blvd.
Suite 891
Santa Monica, CA 92007
Phone: 408-483-7370   Toll Free: 888-229-0631
Fax
www.temphome.com  denise.jackson@temphome.com

TempHome Services is a National Relocation Company providing short and long-term housing options on Alternate Living Expense claims. Exceptional client experiences are our passion!

Temporary Housing Directory, Inc.

Temporary Housing Directory, Inc.

Melissa Snyder
3308 Preston Road
Suite 350-341
Plano, TX 75093
Phone: 972-977-0626   Toll Free: 800-817-3220
Fax 707-243-2067
www.temporaryhousingdirectory.com  melissa@thdmail.net

Temporary Housing Directory is a nationwide housing service that coordinates the selection and management of temporary housing and hotel placements for individuals displaced due to an insurance claim, or for adjusters that need housing. THD is known for their impeccable service and transparent pricing. We promise you'll get the service, prices, and options you not only expect, but also deserve delivered with high touch, high quality, speed, transparency and convenience. A women-owned business founded based on principles of service that is swift, smart and savvy, personal and professional. With over 16 years in the insurance industry, the result is a nationwide team and network that is ready to make a difference.

The Vertex Companies, Inc.

The Vertex Companies, Inc.

Aaren Benson
15333 JFK Blvd.
Suite 100
Houston, TX 77032
Phone: 214-984-2184   Toll Free: 888-298-5162
Fax 214-499-9235
www.vertexeng.com  abenson@vertexeng.com

VERTEX provides independent forensic investigations & support services for personal and commercial property damage claims, catastrophe (CAT) claims, builders risk claims, bad faith claims, and surety bonds. Our team specializes in investigating the origin and cause of claims involving: structural, fire, building envelope, electrical, mechanical, and/or environmental losses. We are dedicated to providing our clients timely and accurate investigations and claims support services.Since being established in 1995, we have grown to 24 US and International offices and nearly 400 professional engineers, forensic specialists, scientists, construction experts, and fire investigators. Our Model Makes sense - A highly connected international network of technical experts and business minded individuals that leverage its collective brainpower to provide local clients the resources needed to solve complex claims and underwriting challenges.

U.S. Adjusting Services/CATI

U.S. Adjusting Services/CATI

Jimmy Eubanks
3109 Skyway Circle N.
Irving, TX 75038
Phone: 972-561-0351   Toll Free: 877-366-0333
Fax 214-596-1670
www.usadjustingservices.net  jeubanks@usadj.net

U.S. Adjusting Services provides a complete range of claims adjusting, risk management and catastrophe support services to insurance companies, government agencies and self-insured corporations. Our nationwide adjusting services specialize in residential and commercial property losses, business interruption, loss of use, automobiles and recreational vehicles. We have trained and assembled a workforce second to none in the industry. Our managers, certified quality adjusters and executive management are dedicated to excellence.

Your House Counsel ®

Your House Counsel ®

Howard S. Shafer
125 Maiden Lane
Suite 16-B
New York, NY 10038
Phone: 212-942-4200  
Fax 646-435-9434
www.yourhousecounsel.com  hshafer@yourhousecounsel.com

Your House Counsel® is The One to Turn To - The National Consortium of Highly Qualified Insurance and Corporate Liability Defense Law Firms. Ask about our Member Firms' Uniform Preferred Rates and Portfolio Fee Arrangements.


Join a prominent gathering of top-notch claim professionals and service providers from across the nation in Fort Worth, where we'll:

  • Evaluate a variety of large loss claim scenarios through interactive workshops and learn with the industry's best and brightest
  • Share knowledge, insight, and experience in adjustment and resolution strategies with large loss claim professionals
  • Connect with large loss adjusters and service providers from hundreds of disciplines and specialty areas

Adjuster-led workshops encourage active audience participation, and provide an opportunity to learn from and with many of the industry's leading experts and performers. Classes are offered in three large-loss tracks:

  • Commercial Lines, Property Claims
  • Personal Lines, Property Claims
  • Casualty Claims

Who Should Attend? Large loss claims adjusters and managers, supervisors, general adjusters and EGAs, complex case managers, senior claims management, and service providers who work with these claims. This is an excellent program for those who aspire to or are being groomed to adjust large and complex property and casualty claims within their respective organizations.


Presenters with significant knowledge and industry experience as well as variety.

The high quality of the presentations and the high quality of the audiences -- experienced adjusters with lots of useful contributions.

Chance to expand to additional perspectives.

The people...always the people. PLRB staff is always outstanding, the speakers are prepared, and the attendees are eager to mingle and learn!

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Avoid Red Herrings, Red Tape & Red Faces

  • Casualty claim with breach of privacy, first amendment, co-employment, immigration, concealed carry, and default issues
  • Recognize dangerous conditions that may result in premises liability claims
  • Implement a rapid response team to investigate and retains experts to preserve evidence and privilege
  • Reduce insured's potential liability, minimize damages, and avoid or set aside default judgment
  • Avoid potential ethical issues that arise when attorneys become investigators or represent employers and employees with potential conflicts of interest

Urban Renewal Claims

  • Identify coverage issues related to weather and construction techniques in a downtown environment including historic buildings
  • Analysis regarding first-party and third-party claims including number of deductibles, warranties on the policy, and additional coverage
  • Provide strategies related to the difficulties of construction and associated risks involved when working within the city environment
  • Describe risk management techniques when working next to existing buildings including condition assessments and vibration monitoring
  • Determine new and pre-existing damages related to the demolition, shoring, and new construction

Recent Battles Over Appraisal: When Worlds Collide

  • Determine whether and when a claim is appropriate for resolution by appraisal
  • Respond to an appraisal demand when appraisal is not an appropriate strategy or means of claim resolution
  • Evaluate whether the appointed appraiser and umpire are "qualified" (e.g., competent and impartial)
  • Timing and mechanics for objecting to an "unqualified" appraiser or umpire
  • Basis and timing for seeking to vacate an appraisal award

PLRB greatly appreciates the following claims service providers for their outstanding support for the 2017 Large Loss Conference.

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