A systematic approach to evaluating the damage due to a hail event is vital to quickly and efficiently settling claims following a storm. Forensic engineering experts at New Rome Enterprises provide staffing in a variety of disciplines in order to assist with claims in hail-battered areas. Our services include:
Our team of experts can be dispatched to hail-damaged regions across the nation at a moment’s notice. The professionals at New Rome Enterprises include forensic engineering experts, structural and architectural specialists, roofing and construction consulting professionals, and more. We can assist with assessment after hailstorms of any size and with structures of any size and type, including agricultural, commercial, and residential.
Hail Damage, Claims, and Losses in 2016 and 2017
The National Insurance Crime Bureau reported a 48% increase in insurance claims for hail damage in 2016. More than 965,000 hail loss claims were filed nationwide last year. (Source: Hailstorms Left Their Mark in 2016, National Insurance Crime Bureau) According to the Insurance Journal, by the third quarter of 2016, insured hail losses in Texas had surpassed all losses in 2015. The Texas Department of Insurance estimated an increase in 30% in underwriting losses in the residential market alone in 2016. (Source: Texas Hail Losses Set Record in 2016, Insurance Journal)
Meteorologists at The Weather Channel state that hail is consistently one of the most damaging and costliest weather events for insurers, homeowners, and farmers, costing billions of dollars annually. Let New Rome Enterprises help assess the damage with our effective and systematic approach to damage and claim analysis. (Source: Hail: The Most Underrated Costly Weather Disaster, The Weather Channel)