The past year was filled with many employee achievements and changes to our industry of public adjusting and disaster recovery. As we celebrate the new year, we look back at our top performing stories from 2018 according to you, our followers! Click on the title of each article to read in full.

1.) “Tips for Home and Business Owners During National Preparedness Month”

Planning and preparedness experts give their best advice for home and business owners to help mitigate the adverse effects of a disaster.

2.) “Wildfire Survivors: Insurance Claims Tips for Property Owners”

Wildfires were in the headlines for much of 2018 affecting a large portion of the Western United States, with California being especially hard hit. This blog discusses tips for policyholders affected by this type of peril, how to handle an insurance claim, and more useful tips.

3.) “AI Employees Win Two PRSA Chapter Awards for Podcast Series and Blog”

This news story highlights the achievements of our employees in regards to our podcast series and exceptional writing skills.

4.) “AI/TB's Vice President, John Agostino Featured in Carleton University's Infrastructure Resilience Risk Reporter (IR3)”

AI/TB’s Vice President, John Agostino recently authored the article title “Microgrids Secure Energy During Disasters: An Emergency Management Perspective” featured in Carleton University’s Infrastructure Resilience Risk Reporter (IR3).

5.) “Hiring a Contractor for Your Property Damage Insurance Claim? Tips for Home and Business Owners”

This blog discusses the difference between general contractors vs. restoration contractors and who you should hire when. It also provides tips for hiring a contractor and what to look out for.

6.) “Water Damage to My Property – Will my claim be accepted or denied?”

Water or flood damage to your property can cause a startling amount of damage in a short period of time. This blog discusses the difference between water vs. flood damage according to your insurance company, what will be covered under an insurance policy, what will be excluded, tips and more.

7.) “New Podcast: Sometimes It’s What The Policy Doesn’t Say That Counts!”

A news story announcing the release of a new podcast episode for Property Insurance Roundtable. The podcast discusses how an insurance policy containing too specific language can actually cause headaches for the insured and those with insurable interest – an important listen for businesses who are frequently conducting transactions with other businesses.

8.) “New Adjusting Today Released! Property Insurance 101”

A news story announcing the release of a new Adjusting Today article titled, “Property Insurance 101.” Author, Edward Eshoo Jr. discusses the process a policyholder can be required to go through if their insurance carrier has concerns about a claim they have submitted.

9.) “Adjusters International’s Raab Named President of National Association”

Greg Raab, Vice President at Adjusters International was named President of the National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (NAPIA) in 2018.

10.) “New Podcast Released! NAPIA’s Legislative Efforts – A Win For Policyholders and Public Adjusters Alike”

Brian, Randy, and Todd – our panel of industry experts discuss how NAPIA’s legislative efforts are positively affecting policyholders and public adjusters in this podcast episode.

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