Tag Archive: 2020

SMW Spotlight Series: Paul Winnick

January 21, 2020 1:49 pm Published by How did you get started in the business? When I was in my 20s, my older brother, Burt, was (and still is) a prominent attorney in Boston.  He wanted to help me get into a stable career.  At the time, he was Executive Director of MAPIA – the Massachusetts Association of Public Insurance Adjusters –… View More

Diane Swerling on Fox News Discussing Storm Recovery

January 14, 2020 1:53 pm Published by In the wake of the powerful Nor’Easter that brought gale force winds, snow and major flooding to New England in 2018, Diane Swerling sat down with Fox 25’s Ted Daniel to discuss what homeowners should do if their property has been damaged, including: Report claims to insurance company as soon as possible; Prevent further damage to… View More

Understand the Evolving Definition of “Collapse” in your Homeowner’s Policy

January 7, 2020 1:57 pm Published by Coverage for collapse has been argued and litigated heavily for the past several years.  The non-stop legal battles between insureds and insurers have resulted in ISO (the main policy writer) amending the verbiage in the standard property policy forms.  No longer does coverage for collapse exist if there is an imminent danger of collapse.  a.     … View More