Tag Archive: 2016

Improvements and Betterments Coverage

December 12, 2016 3:42 pm Published by WHAT IS AN IMPROVEMENT OR BETTERMENT? Improvements and Betterments are defined in the ISO coverage forms as “fixtures, alterations, installations or additions made to part of the building or structure you occupy but do not own; and you acquired or made at your expense but cannot legally remove.” Since the improvements are permanent repairs to… View More

How to Prepare for and Recover from a Hurricane

October 5, 2016 3:49 pm Published by IT’S HURRICANE SEASON, AND ESPECIALLY IF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS IS IN A COASTAL AREA, KEEP THESE TIPS IN MIND TO PREPARE FOR A STORM THAT MAY BRING DAMAGING WIND, RAIN AND FLOODING: Trim or remove damaged trees and limbs to keep you and your property safe. Secure loose rain gutters and downspouts and clear… View More

Diane Swerling Elected 2016 President of NAPIA

July 14, 2016 4:18 pm Published by FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Dayle Swerling Burke, Paul Winnick, President Diane Swerling, Ken Viafore & Roberta Swerling Diane Swerling, SPPA, Vice President of Swerling Milton Winnick Public Insurance Adjusters, Inc. in Wellesley, Massachusetts, was recently sworn in as President of the National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (NAPIA).  Diane follows in her father’s footsteps –… View More

Chip Merlin Tribute: Diane Swerling Announced as New NAPIA President

June 26, 2016 4:40 pm Published by FROM LEFT TO RIGHT: Damon Faunce, Second Vice President NAPIA; Diane Swerling, President, NAPIA; Chip Merlin, Founder & President, Merlin Law Group Chip Merlin, Founder & President of Merlin Law Group, recently paid tribute to Diane Swerling on his property insurance blog. Please read the full story here:  http://www.propertyinsurancecoveragelaw.com/2016/06/articles/insurance/a-special-fathers-day-as-diane-swerling-becomes-napias-president/

Is it covered?

May 23, 2016 4:46 pm Published by WHO PAYS FOR WHAT AFTER A CONDOMINIUM LOSS: WHAT YOUR CONDO ASSOCIATION INSURANCE COVERS – AND WHAT IT DOESN’T. If you own a condominium, your condo association doesn’t just cut the grass and take care of common areas – they also hold a master insurance policy.  After a loss, condo owners often find out that… View More

Did You Know… About Insurance Coverage Requirements?

February 23, 2016 4:48 pm Published by MOST INSURANCE POLICIES REQUIRE YOU TO MAINTAIN HEAT IN YOUR HOME OR BUILDING IN ORDER TO BE COVERED IF YOUR PIPES FREEZE Valentine’s Day 2016 brought more than chocolate and flowers – it also delivered record-breaking cold – and lots of frozen pipes.  The Boston Fire Department responded to 545 calls for burst pipes in… View More

A Tribute to Our Past

December 16, 2015 4:51 pm Published by At Swerling Milton Winnick, we are beginning the New Year looking ahead – while remembering those who gave us our unique vision to do so.   With that in mind, we’d like to pay tribute to Bruce Swerling (pictured left) and Marvin Milton (pictured right), two industry giants who we recently lost.  Bruce Swerling Bruce Swerling’s grandfather,… View More