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Potential Tropical Storm churning in the Gulf of Mexico

A tropical disturbance being tracked in the Gulf of Mexico is expected to develop into a tropical cyclone that would make landfall somewhere in the gulf region.
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Sill led one of the largest hurricane loss claims in history

The 2020 hurricane season has proven to be among the most active in history, with more than 25 named storm systems, and a dozen hurricanes. The gulf region has taken the brunt of the damage with multiple storms making landfall. As storms batter the southeastern region of the United States public adjusters continue to work to represent property owners faced with the challenge of recovering.…

Sill helped luxury apartment operator, Arbor Properties, after a fire

Arbor Properties, the owner/manager of a significant real estate portfolio consisting of luxury multi-family housing developments throughout the southeastern United States, suffered fires to two separate apartment properties in two different states — Tallahassee, Florida and D’Iberville (Biloxi), Mississippi — within a two month span. Arbor, recognizing its plate already was full with the range of responsibilities associated with overseeing its extensive portfolio and contending with typical daily operations, chose to consolidate handling of the two insurance claims with one national firm.…

What Living Expenses Can I Recover from the Insurance Company?

A fire severely damaged your home compelling you to move out while it is being repaired. You gather a few salvageable necessities and vacate the premises expecting your insurance policy to cover living expenses. Your insurance company says, “not so fast, buster” and directs you to the small print in the policy. Uh oh, you weren’t prepared for loopholes.…

Most Small Businesses Fail in First 6 Hours of a Fire

The importance of a commercial business retaining an expert professional advisor, i.e. a certified, licensed Public Adjuster immediately following a fire cannot be over-estimated in determining whether a business will survive the catastrophic event. A report from the U.S. Small Business Administration reveals that having a fire poses an even greater risk to small companies than originally thought, typically causing ruinous insolvency within the first six hours of conflagration.…