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  • 30th Aug 17

    Catastrophe Response | Hurricane Harvey Update

     Devastation continues as rain and flooding wreak havoc in Hurricane Harvey’s wake due to the storm’s slow-moving trajectory. Although declining wind speed diminished Harvey to tropical storm level, the region remains in a life-safety and life-sustaining situation. Our team of local and national experienced CAT adjusters continue to keep an eye on the destruction and […]

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  • 25th Aug 17

    Catastrophe Response | Hurricane Harvey

    As of Friday morning, Hurricane Harvey has strengthened to a Category 2 storm and is anticipated to increase to a Category 3 hurricane by the time it hits central Texas late Friday or early Saturday. Devastating winds of at least 111 mph, 30-35 inches of rain, and isolated tornadoes are expected to impact a large portion of […]

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  • 24th Aug 17

    Catastrophe Response | Typhoon Hato

    On 23 August 2017, passing slightly to the south of Hong Kong, severe typhoon Hato saw powerful easterly winds up to 190km/h combined with a one-metre storm surge and high tides to create significant storm and flood damage in Hong Kong. Crossing the shallow waters of the Pearl River estuary, the winds and the storm […]

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  • 10th Aug 17

    Catastrophe Response | Tropical Storm Franklin

    Tropical Storm Franklin made landfall in the early morning of 10 August 2017 as a category 1 hurricane, becoming the first hurricane in the Atlantic for this season. Though Franklin made landfall in the Mexican state of Veracruz with winds at an estimated 85 mph, it has now weakened to a tropical storm. The main […]

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  • 06th Jul 17

    Timber Insurance – Protecting a Growing Asset

    Frank McGaffney, Senior Adjuster of Agrical, a McLarens Company, explains in Post how the commercial forestry industry in UK and Ireland is a top performing asset class and is literally growing. You can read the full article Growing timber insurance, the essentials here.  

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  • 30th Jun 17

    McLarens Announces the opening of McLarens Panama office

    We are pleased to announce the opening of our office in Panama. Mr. Manuel J. Castillo S., Panamanian professional with extensive experience in the insurance industry for over 30 years, will oversee the management of this office. Mr. Castillo, with studies in Industrial Engineering, has held important positions within well-known insurance and insurance brokerage firms, both in […]

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  • 25th May 17

    McLarens National Catastrophe Team

    Atlantic hurricane season begins June 1st. Our qualified team of adjusters are prepared and ready to have boots on the ground for any and all claims. Catastrophe (CAT) management is a key component of our business and represents a significant proportion of claims McLarens handles in the U.S. and worldwide. We believe our vast experience of […]

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  • 31st Mar 17

    Catastrophe Response | Cyclone Debbie

    Tropical Cyclone Debbie, classified as a category 4 cyclone, made landfall across the coast of northeast Australia on 28 March 2017. The extent of the devastation brought by Tropical Cyclone Debbie is becoming more clear as emergency services and local officials take stock as conditions subside. As the authorities allow, McLarens adjusters are equipped and ready to respond […]

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  • 13th Mar 17

    Mike Beach Shares Insight on How Catastrophic Events Shape our Changing Industry

    In a detailed case study, including court cases, our own Mike Beach along with Aaron R. White and Frank De Grande review how the most devastating storms in our recent history have affected insurance underwriting and claims handling in DRI‘s February edition of For the Defense magazine.

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  • 02nd Mar 17

    Incorporating Aviation into CILA

    The Chartered Institute of Loss Adjusters (CILA) has a rich history of educating and supporting adjusters through indstry recognised certification and professional development. Until recently, however, aviation loss adjusting was not included in the scope of CILA status. That changed in 2015 when members of McLarens Aviation, like Paul Clark, met with the CILA Executive Director and began […]

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