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21 Jan 2012, 5:53 am by Nicole Vinson
And as Chip Merlin pointed out in his acknowledgment, “adjusters are often the first experts to evaluate the true extent of the damage following a catastrophe, leaving them exposed to physical harm resulting from structural instability, proximity to hazardous waste, and even increased criminal activity." [read post]
18 Dec 2011, 2:54 pm by Michelle Claverol
Chip Merlin noted in his blog post, Anticipating Manmade and Natural Disaster Trends That Impact Businesses, that: Disasters are occurring with greater frequency with widespread financial impact; this is inevitable as the world’s population has increased and global trade is more frequent. [read post]
10 Dec 2011, 4:58 am by Nicole Vinson
If only it always worked that way in real life… check out the Chip Merlin’s post, The Games Insurance Companies Play, to read the examination under oath transcript of Jose De Leon. [read post]
2 Dec 2011, 3:56 pm by Denise Sze
In his post, The Science of Roof Damage Claims Caused by Wind, Chip Merlin explained the importance of understanding the subtle damage to roofs and structures that can be caused by wind. [read post]
14 Nov 2011, 4:19 am by Shaun Marker
As Chip Merlin wrote in his June 3, 2011, post Mediation Notice Lapse Prevents Appraisal Process, “insurers should follow Florida statutes and regulations. . . .  [read post]
4 Nov 2011, 4:31 am by Larry Bache
Chip Merlin’s July 7, 2011, post highlighted a recent circuit court’s decision finding the new law’s definition of “structural damage” inapplicable to previous policies of insurance. [read post]
1 Oct 2011, 6:54 am by Nicole Vinson
In prior posts, Chip Merlin has detailed some of the work AAPIA has been involved in during the last year. [read post]
20 Sep 2011, 7:00 am by Tom Mighell
Chip Merlin calls himself “The Policyholder’s Advocate,” and on the blog he’s providing news of interest on coverage issues, including insurer insolvency, understanding the difference between “release” and “indemnity,” and the latent defect/inherent vice exclusion, among others. [read post]
7 Sep 2011, 3:37 am by Erin Kristofco
For further discussion and related Florida case law on this topic, please see Chip Merlin’s post: Insurer's Attorney Client Communications Not Discoverable in First Party Bad Faith Actions. [read post]
31 Aug 2011, 8:10 am by Erin Kristofco
For further discussion and related Florida case law on this topic, please see Chip Merlin's post: Insurer's Attorney Client Communications Not Discoverable in First Party Bad Faith Actions. [read post]
31 Aug 2011, 8:10 am by Erin Kristofco
For further discussion and related Florida case law on this topic, please see Chip Merlin's post: Insurer's Attorney Client Communications Not Discoverable in First Party Bad Faith Actions. [read post]
16 Aug 2011, 1:00 pm by Chip Merlin
, he stated in part: And so I’ve made overtures to my friend Chip Merlin, the founder of the Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (FAPIA). [read post]
6 Aug 2011, 12:59 pm by Nicole Vinson
The Code includes additional, specific rules that that apply to public insurance adjusters in Florida.As explained by Chip Merlin in his post, Adjusters Have Codes of Ethics: Florida's Are Significant and Need to Be Enforced, These rules were made to protect the public and consumers of insurance: Code of Ethics. [read post]
4 Jul 2011, 5:36 am by Jeremy Tyler
In Ask for Appraisal – Get a Lawsuit and Appeal, Chip Merlin discussed the insurance industry trend of the never-ending “investigation” before appraisal, which is exactly what happened in Admiralty House. [read post]
25 Jun 2011, 5:37 am by Nicole Vinson
Chip Merlin has also posted about United Policyholders and Amy Bach’s advocacy on the blog many times, including the posts Amy Bach and United Policyholders Supports Mississippi Insurance Protections and United Policyholders Continues its Good Work. [read post]
4 Jun 2011, 6:18 am by Nicole Vinson
Chip Merlin,  Doug Grose and David Pettinato will be presenting "What Experienced and Advanced Public Adjusters Should Have Included in their Claims File” -- Reaching the level of excellence through best practice methods of claim file documentation. [read post]
19 May 2011, 5:39 am by Kevin Healey
I spent yesterday in beautiful Des Moines, Iowa, watching and aiding Chip Merlin in a deposition of an insurance agent in an agent negligence case. [read post]
17 May 2011, 9:18 am by Shaun Marker
This blog continues the discussion from my March 2011 post, Recent Third District Court of Appeal Ruling Regarding Entitlement To Prejudgment Interest Following An Appraisal Award In Florida, as well as Chip Merlin’s post from a couple weeks ago, Prejudgment Interest Following A Wrongful Denial.The facts of the Green case are not unusual. [read post]
4 May 2011, 3:30 am by Kevin Healey
Chip Merlin touched on the subject as well in his recent post, Establishing Duty is the Key to Agent Negligence Case. [read post]