Texas Flooding Likely This Week

  Texas Flooding Texas now braces for the storm that has no name.  It’s not a storm or even a depression at this point, but it has Texas talking.  We are watching the development of a tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico currenly known as Invest 91L.  The...

Lake Texoma Flooding

Lake Texoma Flooding Lake Texoma has been rising over the last month.  For the 4th time since the dam was constructed in 1944, water is flowing over the spillway.  The lake is recorded 124% full now at 644 feet according to the US Amy Corps of Engineers Tulsa...

The Insurance Institute

The Insurance Institute of America (IIA) The Institutes The Insurance Institute of America (IIA) was formed in 1909. They combined operations with the American Institute for Property and Liability Underwriters in 1953. In 1998, the Insurance Research Council becomes a...

Storms, Storms and MORE Storms

Storms, Storms, and More Storms So 2015 started out with unprecedented storms in the Boston area. Although the claims didn’t come in all at once, the volume continued to surprise CAT companies. Many adjusters got the early wake-up call to go to the northeast for 2015...

What is an “Ice Dam”? for Insurance Adjusters

What is an Ice Dam? As most seasoned CAT adjusters are migrating to the Boston area to address the first significant activity of the 2015 storm season, many new guys from the south may be scratching their head and wondering what an Ice Dam is and why adjusters are...