March Madness carries over into April… Your Appraisal in MA Redefined

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Regarding property insurance, appraisal is a commonly used procedure to resolve disagreements over the amount of a loss. However in Massachusetts, with claims under fire insurance policies it is referred to as a “reference proceeding.” This provides that a panel of 3 arbitrators determines the amount of loss or damage.1 Think of the panel as two referees and an ...

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When Experiencing a Property Insurance Claim, a Public Adjuster Can Help

public adjusterSabel Adjusters has been a nationally recognized force in the Public Insurance Adjusting Industry since 1980. Jeffrey Sabel of Plymouth is President of the firm’s Plymouth and Rhode Island divisions.

Mr. Sabel boasts an extensive background in the industry. A 3rd generation public insurance adjuster, he has wide-ranging experience handling insurance claims for commercial and residential properties. During his career, ...

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Are Homeowner Insurers Liable for Faulty Work of Their “Preferred” Vendors?

The following article appeared on the Property Insurance Coverage Law Blog on Sept. 27, 2015. We thought it well worth sharing:

homeowner insurance liabilityMany insurance companies have “preferred” vendor programs where they recommend to homeowners certain contractors or other professionals who can perform repair work after a covered loss.

Well, what happens if the vendor does substandard work and further damages the ...

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