Tag Archives: First Party Claims Conference

What Property Insurance Claims Can Go To Appraisal In Rhode Island?

Rhode Island appraisals are treated very similar to Florida appraisals. The general rule is that unless the claim is denied for coverage, the parties must go to appraisal if it is demanded. Insurers seeking to avoid appraisal need to specifically indicate why the dispute is subject to a coverage denial and must be litigated.… Continue Reading

Explaining Xactimate Accuracy and the Need to Analyze Details Before Getting the Wrong Turkey Dinner From the Insurance Company Estimator

Insurance estimating expert Jeff Major gave one of the best speeches about Xactimate I have ever seen at the First Party Claims Conference West. I have seen Jeff give a number of presentations over the years, even teaching federal judges, magistrates, and mediators following Superstorm Sandy. But his warning about getting an insurance company’s “turkey … Continue Reading

First Party Claims Conference is Coming Soon

Nineteen states will be included for continuing education at the First Party Claims Conference this year. Head to the Crowne Plaza in Warwick, Rhode Island, and earn up to fifteen credits at this insurance claim community conference.… Continue Reading

Save the Date – Windstorm Insurance Conference January 19-22, 2015

Last week I had the opportunity to attend the First Party Claims Conference in Warwick, Rhode Island, along with several of my Merlin Law Group colleagues. FPCC is a great opportunity to attend great presentations, earn CE credits, and network with some of the best in the claims advocacy industry. Another important conference is coming … Continue Reading

Annual Meeting of the First Party Claims Conference Set for October 20-22 in Warwick, Rhode Island

From October 20th to the 22nd the First Party Claims Conference (FPCC) annual meeting is being held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick, Rhode Island. For the uninitiated, “FPCC is a nationally recognized provider of education specifically designed for adjusters, public adjusters, attorneys and others in the first party property insurance claims community.”1… Continue Reading