Author Archives for Diane Swerling

About Diane Swerling

Diane Swerling is a Principal at Swerling Milton Winnick, and current Vice President of the Massachusetts Association of Public Insurance Adjusters. She has particular expertise in claims involving condominium associations and commercial policies.

Buyer Beware: You Might Need Additional Loss of Use and Data Processing Coverage

February 9, 2021 2:03 pm Published by Leave your thoughts Among the many effects of COVID-19 is an uptick in house fires. People are staying home more, firing up long-dormant fireplaces, cooking and baking, and generally using more power. These facts contribute to an identifiable increase in the number of catastrophic homeowner property loss claims due to fire that we’ve been seeing. In the course… View More

How COVID-19 Has Affected One Boston Store/Cafe

October 13, 2020 1:19 pm Published by Leave your thoughts Our last blog focused on the insurance claim experience of Trident Booksellers and Café. We asked manager Courtney Flynn to tell us how the pandemic crisis has affected her business, and what she’s doing to make it work in these trying times. SMW: How has COVID-19 impacted your business? COURTNEY: The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted… View More

SMW’s Diane Swerling’s Featured Article in Condo Media Magazine

March 2, 2020 1:10 pm Published by Leave your thoughts Property managers and condominium boards – do your due diligence to ensure that your condominiums have the right coverage.  This means understanding what coverage you have, and what you need. Remember: short money means short-sighted! Every year, your insurance carrier should send out a “renewal” letter.  This is the perfect time to ask the tough… View More

SMW’s Diane Swerling Joined MCLE Seminar on Settling Cases Involving Insurance Companies

December 30, 2019 2:34 pm Published by Leave your thoughts If you’re an attorney representing a client in an insurance claim, you want to secure a favorable outcome.  Whether you’re negotiating settlements for cases, or mediating with insurance companies, it’s critical that you understand issues related to insurance companies and how they handle cases. For many attorneys, however, questions remain: What does the insurance company… View More