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Fire Claims Estimates
Thursday, 21 Oct, 2010 – 5:57 | No Comment

Most public adjusters and insurance adjusters use and estimate program called Exactimate.  This estimating program is also the most well known and updated out of all the others that are available.  Public adjusters and insurance adjusters alike can find common pricing on material and labor consistant with the areas the estimates are written.  As an example, a house fire in Grand Rapids would have different pricing values then in a home in Detroit, Lansing and …

Occupied home’s in Flint and Saginaw burned by fire
Tuesday, 5 Oct, 2010 – 13:16 | No Comment

This past weekend saw a rise in home fire’s throughout Flint and Saginaw.  The majority of the homes that caught on fire were fortunatly vacant and caused no real property loss to homeowners or insured’s.  We have also heard that Detroit and Grand Rapids have also had a spike in property damaged by fire.

Labor Day Weekend at Michigan Fire Claims Inc.
Sunday, 5 Sep, 2010 – 14:50 | No Comment

I was able to give our staff at Michigan Fire Claims Inc a four day Labor Day weekend and it seems that all are enjoying with activities.  We have had a busy month in August and I know this was an especially good break for our team.        Our Grand Rapids office will miss Theresa Payne who has taken a position in Washington DC to be close with family.  Theresa all of us here at …

Grand Rapids Adjusters
Wednesday, 28 Jul, 2010 – 8:00 | No Comment

The meeting with several public adjusters and insurance adjusters at the Holiday Inn in Grand Rapids went well.  Grand Rapids has been a hub of activity in the adjusting field all summer long.  We have a debate on either having another adjusters meeting in Lansing or bring it back to Grand Rapids at the Holiday Inn.  I will keep everyone posted on dates and times.

Wind Clean Up In Whitmore Lake
Saturday, 26 Jun, 2010 – 9:34 | No Comment

The City of Whitmore Lake  has done a great job of cleaning up the hundreds of trees that damaged the area after last weeks wind storms.  Michigan seems to have experienced a lot more severe storms this year than in recent years.  Dundee had a tornado and there were high winds and lots of damage reported in Kalamazoo, Battle Creek, Monroe and even Grand Rapids.  We hope that this will be the last of the …

Personal Adjuster
Saturday, 5 Jun, 2010 – 8:53 | No Comment

Personal adjusters are better known as public adjusters.  Either name still means someone that works for you.  I have clients that only refer to me as a personal adjuster.  They seem to like the term and I don’t mind.  The John Davis family in Grand Rapids, would like to extend a thank you to all the help that their community gave during the aftermath of their house fire in January of 2010.  John had no …

Flooded Basement Problems and Water Claim Questions
Friday, 14 May, 2010 – 11:33 | One Comment

There have been a lot of questions on what insurance companies cover and policy limitations on flooded basement.  Several calls have been recieved from the Grand Rapids, Saginaw, Bay City areas in regards to water damge in their basements.  Most home insurance policies have endorsements that limit the amount of recovery due to water backup.  When the damage occurs from a broken pipe, the actual dwelling limit on the policy is in full affect.  You should always …

Fire Claims Seminar in Grand Rapids
Monday, 3 May, 2010 – 7:22 | No Comment

We have been talking to several adjusting firms to have a seminar on how to help fire and water claims for victims in Grand Rapids, Battle Creek, Kalmazoo and surrounding areas.  We are hoping to use our office in Grand Rapids for the presentation.  We should have more info by the end of May.  Please contact us with any questions.

Welcome Aboard
Sunday, 7 Mar, 2010 – 10:05 | No Comment

I would like to welcome Dave Palmer to our team.  Dave has 22 years as a marketing specialist and will help in advertising our company’s  strong ability to help our clients achieve maximum success with their insurance claims.

Water Loss Claims On The Rise
Wednesday, 27 Jan, 2010 – 8:39 | No Comment

Insurance companies are reporting more water losses in Grand Rapids and Detroit then in previous years.  Licensed Public adjusters at Michigan Fire Claims Inc. have had great success in dealing with insurance companies in water claims on behalf on insureds.  We look forward to consulting and advising any insured on proper steps to take in mitigating and managing their claims.