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Grass Valley, CA Forensic Team to Help in Superstorm Sandy Aftermath

Posted by on Dec 3, 2012

On November 29, 2012, the Governor of New York, Andrew Cuomo, announced new actions to expedite Sandy-related insurance claims. One of these actions is to allow for expedited, temporary licenses to qualified out-of-state public insurance adjusting teams. The temporary licenses will increase the number of adjusters available to New York consumers to help get their claim settlements faster.  Lincoln, Long, and Roman Forensic Architecture and Engineering has been retained by a New York based company, D’Amore Adjusters, in an effort to aid victims of the Super Storm Sandy aftermath.  David Long, Engineer and Principal of Lincoln, Long & Roman will join a California team of Public Insurance Adjusters (Paladin Consulting) to serve the needs of people who have suffered property loss and are dealing with insurance claims. The scope of work will include, dissecting insurance policies, conducted building damage assessments, determining loss of contents, loss of business income, and ensuring insurance settlement offers are fair and equitable for policy holders.

“We were contacted by the D’Amore group as they are completely overwhelmed with phone calls by people wanting representation. The demand is simply too great and D’Amore can not even return phone calls. We expect to leave for New York the week of December 10th for a preliminary assessment and are expected to be there initially for a week and a half,” according to Dave Long.  Assisting Lincoln, Long, and Roman will be a number of local contractors.  Lincoln, Long and Roman staff members  will remain in California to prepare the documentation required based on the information provided by the team in New York. Working in both locations will minimize the turn-around time for the high volumes of claims that will be expected over the next two years.

Dave Lincoln says, “We are excited at the prospect of helping these families and ensuring their insurance companies treat them fairly. It will be business as usual for Lincoln, Long, and Roman as Tom Roman, our staff, and I will remain in California to handle all local projects!”