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J.S. Held expands Surety Practice in Western United States with the acquisition of Benchmark Consulting Services.

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HVAC & Refrigeration: What To Look For & Where

Heating, ventilating, air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC&R) equipment is often included in building damage loss claims or forensic building assessments, especially those system components that are installed outdoors. If you write or review large estimates, this paper will explain the most common HVAC&R systems and how...

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Keys to an Effective Project Scope

Effectively determining scope is the most important task for a building consultant. Without an accurate scope of work, a definitive cost estimate cannot be completed. An accurate scope includes determining an accurate quantity of damages, grade/quality of materials, and pertinent jobsite conditions....

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Equipment Costs - Civil Construction

In an ideal world, the insurer will be notified of a builder’s risk loss in a timely manner and prior to completion of repair work. This allows for discussions with the contractor on appropriate methods of tracking incurred repair costs and the documentation that will...

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Defining Indemnity in the Context of Actual Cash Value Calculations

The concept of indemnification for loss is at the core of property insurance reimbursement. Insurance policies are designed to put the policyholder in the same position he or she would have been in had no loss occurred. In the modern era, however, insurers have created...

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Evaluating Equipment Replacement Costs for Gas Station Losses

In recent years, evaluation of damage to gas station equipment is one of the most highly requested reviews the J.S. Held equipment division receives. Fuel station technology is evolving rapidly. Fuel dispensers, underground storage tank monitoring systems, and point of sale systems are closely integrated...

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The Appraisal Process: An Outline for Making Awards Useful & Final

Over the past decade, appraisal has become a popular method to settle disputes regarding the value of a loss. Its main perceived advantages over litigation are that it is considered fast, inexpensive, and relatively final. But one of the most widely held criticisms of the...

 
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