4 Claim Handling Tips for Investigating Appliance Fires

by Veritas Administrators on Sep 13, 2017 10:28:32 AM

It’s the accident most feared by homeowners: the household appliance fire. You could be working hard to make a nice dinner, and get distracted by a phone call or a knock on the door. The next thing you know, your kitchen is in flames....

Major Differences in Handling Minors’ Claims

by Michael Bruno on Aug 17, 2017 3:38:17 PM

 

In the July edition of CLM Magazine, Veritas Administrators’ Karen Swafford, P&C Claims Supervisor, and Howard L. Huntington, Partner at Bullaro & Carton P.C., published an article titled “Major Differences in Handling Minors’ Claims

5 Top Factors When Investigating Environmental Claims

by Veritas Administrators on Aug 3, 2017 2:57:00 PM

The universe of environmental claim handling is as complex as it is vast. An environmental claim consists of many variables.  The type of spill, as well as the amount of the spill, are both crucial factors. Not to mention, the...

6 Factors to Consider When Handling Claims for Governmental Entities

by Veritas Administrators on Jul 6, 2017 10:19:25 AM

 

Many states have certain immunities when it comes to claims submitted against them. These are sovereign or governmental tort immunities. During the claim handling process, it is important to explore these laws on a case-by-case...

Best Claim Handling Practices for Camps, Children and Summertime Fun

by Veritas Administrators on Jun 21, 2017 2:00:13 PM

Children love to attend summer camps. It’s always a challenge, though, for the camp to be responsible for children and their safety. They are held in the public eye to a much higher standard than normal. Children are our precious,...

4 Claim Handling Steps When Investigating Dog Bite Claims

by Veritas Administrators on Jun 9, 2017 2:37:35 PM

Dog bite claims are becoming a significant financial burden for insurers. According to an analysis of homeowner’s insurance data by the Insurance Information Institute, in 2016 the average dog bite claim settled for $33,230. Except...

5 Factors to Consider When Utilizing PIP or MedPay

by Veritas Administrators on Feb 16, 2017 9:27:00 AM

When discussing no-fault, MedPay or Personal Injury Protection claims, they seem straightforward to handle. These benefits are offered as first party coverages regardless of who is at fault for an accident. However, several factors...

4 Quick Tips for Accurately Determining Total Loss Thresholds

by Veritas Administrators on Feb 9, 2017 2:31:50 PM

How adjusters determine if the valuation of a vehicle involved in an accident meets the total loss threshold in a particular state can vary widely.

Having a good understanding of what the total loss thresholds are for a given state...

Contractor & Sub-Contractor and Additional Insured Certificates

by Veritas Administrators on Jan 26, 2017 2:58:26 PM

Best Practices for Business Owners and Adjusters for protection and appropriate handling of construction claims.

 When a construction firm is hired for a project, it is common sense for most organizations to require...

Child Sexual Molestation and Child Care Claims

by Veritas Administrators on Oct 27, 2016 2:21:00 PM

For public K-12 school districts, private schools, daycare centers and before and after school programs, it is essential the adjusters who handle these claims are highly experienced in child claims and molestation claims. Supervision...