Adjusters International

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Adjusters International.

Adjusters International, formed in 1985, is a public adjusting and disaster recovery company, who assists clients with financial recovery from insurance claims and U.S. Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) grants. The company's headquarters is in Utica, New York. It has more than 40 regional offices across the United States.[1]

Public insurance adjusters represent clients for a small percentage of the resulting settlement money from the insurance claim. Adjusters mostly represent clients who have been victim to property damage or loss. Most cases involve natural disasters including: fires, floods, hurricanes, ice damage, and earthquakes.[1]

Public adjusters are the only type of claims adjuster that can legally represent the rights of an insured during an insurance claim process.

Notable achievements[edit]

Adjusters International assists its clients in regaining financial stability following disaster loss in the United States and worldwide.
Some of these cases include:

  • Terrorist Attacks of September 11, 2001[2] – Following the events of 9-11, Adjusters International constructed a recovery plan totaling over $500 million in funding. For their contributions to the recovery and rebuilding at Ground Zero after the September 11, 2001, attack on the World Trade Center, Adjusters International's President & CEO, Ronald Cuccaro and Vice President John Marini received the James G. Hellmuth Unit Citation "for invaluable contribution to the World Trade Center Loss Recovery Team" from the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, owners of the World Trade Center. In the history of the award, they are the only people from outside the Port Authority who were ever bestowed this honor.
  • 1993 World Trade Center Bombing[3] – AI was enlisted by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to assist with the insurance claim following a damage estimation of $400 million.
  • Oklahoma City Bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Building[4] – Adjusters conducted damage assessments to buildings, individuals, businesses, and governments affected by the bombing. The total estimated impact in Oklahoma City was $652 million.
  • Government of Kuwait[5] – Following the Persian Gulf War, Adjusters International was selected by the United Nations to represent the interests of the Government of Kuwait and its citizens. It set up initial infrastructure for the Public Authority for Assessment of Compensation for Damages Resulting from Iraqi Aggression (PAAC) and consolidated the Gulf War damages into final claim verification reports.

Publications[edit]

Adjusting Today
Disaster Recovery Today

Adjusters International publishes and distributes two publications – Disaster Recovery Today[6] and Adjusting Today[7] These publications are free of charge and provide detailed, technical information on disaster recovery topics and insurance claim issues.

  • Disaster Recovery Today[6] Covers FEMA grant management strategies, and offers comprehensive guides to acquiring and retaining federal funding clients may need to rebuild.
  • Adjusting Today[7] provides insight into the property damage recovery process, focusing on case law and policy language to explain the intricacies of the claims process in various industries.[8]

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