Insurance Loss Evaluations and Claim Settlement Support
Richard Norman & Associates has provided expert Construction Consulting services to Insurance Companies for over 20 years. Areas of expertise provided include the following:
- Inspect property losses all over the Western United States, Alaska and Hawaii.
- Photographic and video recordation of damage, preferably prior to the loss being disturbed.
- Establish detaled scope of pre-loss conditions.
- Work with Insured to obtain original construction costs or new repair bids.
- Prepare detailed spreadsheets of actual costs, particularly on Builder’s Risk losses.
- Prepare detailed cost estimates to return structures to their pre-loss condition.
- Analyze and/or produce detailed CPM schedules for delay-in-completion claims.
- Work with Adjusters, Public Adjustes and Insured's to settle losses.
Causes of losses include:
- Flood - natural or mechanical
- Water Intrusion/Mold
- Soil Movement/Subsidence/Slide
- Vehicle/Aircraft Structure Impact
Some notable losses worked on over the past 25 years have been:
- Napa and Sonoma County wildfires, California.
- Napa Earthquake damage, Napa, California.
- Hurricane Sandy, flooding and property damage, New York and New Jersey
- Nenana Heating Services explosion and fire, Cantwell, Alaska
- Shaklee R&D Facility roof collapse, Hayward, California
- Sky Harbor International Airport Light Rail Station leaks, Phoenix, Arizona
- High Altitude Army Aviation Training Site roof leaks, Eagle, Colorado
- Emmonak School site subsidence, Emmonak, Alaska
- Castlewood Country Club weir collapse, Pleasanton, California
- Gonzaga University fire, Spokane, Washington.
- Fibrebond manufacturing plant fire, Minden, Louisiana.
- Kailua flood damage, Kailua, Oahu, Hawaii.
- Grand Forks AFB flood damage, Grand Forks, North Dakota.
- Seahawk Stadium sealant failure and water intrusion, Seattle, Washington.Venetian Hotel rain damage, Las Vegas, Nevada. Venetian Hotel rain damage, Las Vegas, Nevada.
- Venetian Hotel rain damage, Las Vegas, Nevada.
- Procter & Gamble slabs freeze/thaw damage, Bear River City, Utah.
- Elmendorf Air Force Base frost heave damage, Anchorage, Alaska.
- Western Kauai Resort, Hurricane Iniki, Kauai, Hawaii.
- Minyard's Food Store tornado damage, Fort Worth, Texas.
- Brook Hollow Golf Club hail damage, Dallas, Texas.
- The Muller Company commercial properties hail damage, Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona.
- Northridge Earthquake damage to commercial, retail and residential structures, Los Angeles, California.
- Cardinal Stadium supercolumn collapse, Glendale, Arizona.
- Trendwest Resorts Hotel balcony deck failures, Seaside, Oregon.
- ILSI facility aircraft crash, Reno, Nevada.
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