Latest Trends in the Claims Industry

Traditionally, the insurance industry has been viewed as, well, traditional. But the progress and innovation over the past few years has paved the way for big advances and growth within the claims industry. After a year filled with multiple devastating events such as catastrophic wildfires and hurricanes, technology and innovation are the keys to navigating […]

The Hidden Dangers of Playgrounds

There’s nothing more innocent and youthful as a child running around having fun at their local playground. While playgrounds are intended to be a safe place for children to play outside, unfortunately a large number of injuries happen every year at playgrounds around the country. The Consumer Products Safety Commission (CPSC) estimates that there are […]

Seasonal Forecast Predictions

Severe weather throughout the Midwest and weather forecast predictions for spring and summer. We all know by now that the weather is unpredictable and can change on a dime. The recent outbreak of tornadoes that wreaked havoc throughout the Midwest these past two weeks is heavy on our hearts and minds. With more than 20 […]

Listening and Showing Compassion Sets a Positive Tone During a Claim

As we approach Valentine’s Day, one of the most emotional days of the year, we can’t help but notice how big a role emotions play in the day-to-day activities of an insurance adjuster. Adjusters work in scenarios where emotions are high, and customer’s reactions to unfortunate events will vary and will be unpredictable. Grief is […]

A Time for Gratitude

Thanksgiving: A Time for Gratitude and Celebration As 2016 comes to a close, we want to take a moment to give thanks for the holiday season ahead. We have much to be thankful for at Hausch and Company including our loyal clients and our staff who work tirelessly to serve them. We are also extremely […]

Age Does Matter! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years

In 2015, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) estimated that fire departments respond to a structure fire at a home every 86 seconds. Those house fires cause an astounding 2,500 deaths and $7.3 billion in losses annually. To bring about safety and prevention, the National Fire Protection Association dedicates a week in October to Fire […]

True Cost of Water Damage Claims

We often think of Mother Nature as the most likely source of damage to our homes, but we shouldn’t be ignoring likely culprits inside our homes either, like an ice machine hose or washing machine. Non-weather-related water damage claims are one of the most common types of claims on a home, second only to exterior […]

Insuring Dog Bites: What You Need to Know

As the old adage says, dogs are man’s best friend. They greet us when we come home, loyally follow us around, and are always ready for a belly rub or game of fetch. In the U.S. alone, 78 million dogs are owned as pets. Many families view their dogs as a member of the family. […]

Weathering the Storm

Did you know that the U.S. averages 10,000 thunderstorms and 1,300 tornadoes per year? Many Americans, especially those in the Central and Southern U.S., are no stranger to summer’s severe weather. These storms often come with strong hail and winds, resulting in property damage and insurance claims, especially for roofs. Take a look at what […]