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If you live in Hawaii and have an insurance settlement dispute, you may find that an umpire is required to reconcile differences between two appraisers. Whether you are a homeowners insurance policyholder or an insurance carrier, you may be called upon to seek out a highly-qualified umpire. 

 

What do umpires do?

In Hawaii, umpires are professionals that serve as impartial negotiators between two claim appraisers that disagree. Hawaii umpires are often private claim appraisers, insurance attorneys, or

public adjusters that have the insurance estimations expertise required to appraise the disputed claim.

 

For instance, if you live in Hawaii and feel like an insurance settlement is inaccurate, you might hire your own insurance appraiser. However, what if the two insurance estimators' approximations are dramatically different? They may be able to bargain for a decent final offer. But if the insurance claims appraisers can't, then that's where an umpire becomes necessary. Expert insurance umpires recognize Hawaii's reconstruction business, local building concerns, and interconnected expenses. Look for a Hawaii umpire who is knowledgeable about the insurance claims concerns that matter the most to you.

 

While the Hawaii Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs rules insurance carriers, umpires are not typically licensed in any state. While specific umpire licensing is not required by Hawaii, most umpires hold professional licenses and certificates. For example, if the umpire is also a public insurance adjuster, then he has met Hawaii's licensing requirements for insurance agents and public insurance adjusters for his profession. Likewise, insurance attorneys must keep up their lawyer's licenses.

 

If you are an insurance policyholder engaged in an insurance dispute in Hawaii, selecting an umpire to assist the two insurance claims appraisers settle a fair agreement is a wise move to make sure that you are treated with fairness by your insurance company.

 

This directory of umpires are pleased to serve Hawaii insureds living from Kona, Hawaii to Honolulu and communities across the

land. These umpires live right here in the 50th state in the country, and recognize the insurance concerns and building charges that occur in the Aloha State.

 

Click on Hawaii for a listing of umpires helping Hawaii homeowners insurance policyholders.

 

Robert BessermanView / Print the Robert Besserman Record Only
Accord Appraisal Group
21311 Millbrook Ct.
Boca Raton, FL 33498
Phone: (888) 910-9111 • Facsimile: (561) 479-3686
Email Address: ribesserman@aol.com
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Years experience in insurance industry:

Insurance Company: Law Firm (Plaintiff):
Public Adjuster:10+ Law Firm (Defense):
Independent Adjuster: Other:

Experience in insurance appraisals:

Estimated Number of Appraisals Performed:6   Percentage of Appraisals acting as the Umpire:25 %
Percentage of Appraisals representing the Policyholder as an Appraiser:75 % Percentage of Appraisals representing the Insurance Company:0 %
Percentage of Appraisals acting as an Appraiser:75 %

Resume Highlights:
Past President of FAPIA, member of NAPIA, member of Better Business Bureau, Certified Mold Remediator, member of Windstorm Insurance network, member of PCCP

Educational degrees / certifications:
Past President of FAPIA, member of NAPIA, member of Better Business Bureau, Certified Mold Remediator, member of Windstorm Insurance network, member of PCCP

Stephen HadhaziView / Print the Stephen Hadhazi Record Only
IntegraClaim
3911 N 10th St
McAllen, TX 78501
Phone: (956) 238-4700 • Facsimile: (888) 335-3643
Email Address: Steve@InsuranceClaim.com
Web Site: www.InsuranceClaim.com
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Years experience in insurance industry:

Insurance Company:0 Law Firm (Plaintiff):0
Public Adjuster:19 Law Firm (Defense):0
Independent Adjuster:1 Other:

Profession:
Public Insurance Adjuster

Experience in insurance appraisals:

Estimated Number of Appraisals Performed:2000   Percentage of Appraisals acting as the Umpire:8 %
Percentage of Appraisals representing the Policyholder as an Appraiser:100 % Percentage of Appraisals representing the Insurance Company:0 %
Percentage of Appraisals acting as an Appraiser:92 %

Resume Highlights:
I primarily service the states of Florida & Texas, however I am available to serve as Umpire anywhere in the United States.

Educational degrees / certifications:
Prior Certifications include: Certified Indoor Environmentalist (IAQA) Certified Mold Remediator (IAQA) Certified Mold Remediation Supervisor Licensed Florida Public Insurance Adjuster Licensed Texas Public Insurance Adjuster

Gregory T. BarnhillView / Print the Gregory T. Barnhill Record Only
Crawford Technical Sevices
3100 S. Gessner, Suite 518
Houston, TX 77063
Phone: (713) 407-7217 • Facsimile: (713) 621-8803
Email Address: Gregory_Barnhill@us.crawco.com
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Years experience in insurance industry:

Insurance Company:7 Law Firm (Plaintiff):
Public Adjuster: Law Firm (Defense):
Independent Adjuster:25 Other:

Profession:
Executive General Adjuster

Experience in insurance appraisals:

Estimated Number of Appraisals Performed:300   Percentage of Appraisals acting as the Umpire:90 %
Percentage of Appraisals representing the Policyholder as an Appraiser:25 % Percentage of Appraisals representing the Insurance Company:75 %
Percentage of Appraisals acting as an Appraiser:10 %

Resume Highlights:
CV available on request

Educational degrees / certifications:
AIC 33,34,35
IIA 21,22
Crawford & Company Advanced Property School

Dave MasseyView / Print the Dave Massey Record Only

4141 SW Freeway, Suite 425
Houston, TX 77027
Phone: (713) 572-1600 • Facsimile: (281) 754-4191
Email Address: americanvanguard@sbcglobal.net
Web Site: http://americanvanguardinternational
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Years experience in insurance industry:

Insurance Company:25 Law Firm (Plaintiff):
Public Adjuster:2 Law Firm (Defense):
Independent Adjuster:23 Other:

Experience in insurance appraisals:

Estimated Number of Appraisals Performed:4   Percentage of Appraisals acting as the Umpire:100 %
Percentage of Appraisals representing the Policyholder as an Appraiser:100 % Percentage of Appraisals representing the Insurance Company:0 %
Percentage of Appraisals acting as an Appraiser:0 %

Steve EdwardsView / Print the Steve Edwards Record Only
City Wide Construction
12310 Fairhaven Lane
Montgomery, TX 77356
Phone: (281) 850-5620 • Facsimile:
Email Address: Steve@pcm.net
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Years experience in insurance industry:

Insurance Company: Law Firm (Plaintiff):
Public Adjuster: Law Firm (Defense):
Independent Adjuster: Other:32

Profession:
General Contractor

Experience in insurance appraisals:

Estimated Number of Appraisals Performed:1000   Percentage of Appraisals acting as the Umpire:18 %
Percentage of Appraisals representing the Policyholder as an Appraiser:85 % Percentage of Appraisals representing the Insurance Company:15 %
Percentage of Appraisals acting as an Appraiser:82 %

Resume Highlights:
I am a General Contractor with 32 years experience. The past 25 years I have specialized in insurance repair work. I have hands on experience in practically all phases of residential and light commercial construction.

Ms. Melanie Yvonne LabrieView / Print the Ms. Melanie Yvonne Labrie Record Only
Melanie Labrie
1015 Southern Hills Road
Kingwood, TX 77339
Phone: (713) 292-4593 • Facsimile: (866) 929-1926
Email Address: texascatadjuster@yahoo.com
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Years experience in insurance industry:

Insurance Company: Law Firm (Plaintiff):
Public Adjuster: Law Firm (Defense):
Independent Adjuster:12 Other:General Contractor 20+

Profession:
Independent General Adjuster

Experience in insurance appraisals:

Estimated Number of Appraisals Performed:103   Percentage of Appraisals acting as the Umpire:20 %
Percentage of Appraisals representing the Policyholder as an Appraiser:40 % Percentage of Appraisals representing the Insurance Company:60 %
Percentage of Appraisals acting as an Appraiser:80 %

Resume Highlights:
Independent general adjuster with residential and commercial experience. I have over 15 years of experience in the insurance claims arena working both sides of the fence. I have an excellent background to help with the appraisal process. I have assisted in over 100 appraisals and have adjusted 1000ís of insurance claims. I am generally selected to do cleanup and re-inspects after the storm and will leave no stone unturned. On the other side I was a general contractor for over 20 years with 10 years of specializing in insurance claims. With my extensive knowledge in construction and adjusting, I have the tools needed to umpire your claim. I will be fair to the insured and the insurance company. My goal is to settle your claim in a fair and prompt manner.

Educational degrees / certifications:
Windstorm Insurance Network Umpire Certification, 2009
TWIA 2008
Licensed Adjuster in: TX, OK, FL, LA, AR, MS, MN, MI, SC, NC, GA. AL, MA, KY, WA, CT, DE, NH, VT, WV
NFIP Flood Certified, Residential and Commercial
Large Loss Specialist
Extensive Experience with Churches

Eric ThomasView / Print the Eric Thomas Record Only
Eric Thomas, Inc.
P.O. Box 1751
Richmond, TX 77406
Phone: (281) 687-0664 • Facsimile: (800) 824-3406
Email Address: eric@ericthomasinc.com
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Years experience in insurance industry:

Insurance Company:12 Law Firm (Plaintiff):
Public Adjuster: Law Firm (Defense):
Independent Adjuster:4 Other:

Profession:
Insurance Consultant

Experience in insurance appraisals:

Estimated Number of Appraisals Performed:126   Percentage of Appraisals acting as the Umpire:22 %
Percentage of Appraisals representing the Policyholder as an Appraiser:37 % Percentage of Appraisals representing the Insurance Company:63 %
Percentage of Appraisals acting as an Appraiser:78 %

Resume Highlights:
Insurance professional with over 16 years of experience. Effective communicator with extensive claim negotiation skills.

Educational degrees / certifications:
B.A. Public Administration
University of Louisiana-Lafayette
NFIP Flood Certification

Mr Randell SmithView / Print the Mr Randell Smith Record Only
12407 Roy Rd
Pearland, Tx 77581
Phone: 713-522-9463 • Facsimile: 866-627-6191
Email Address: adjusterpublic@aol.com
Web Site: apublicadjuster.com
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Years experience in insurance industry:

Insurance Company: Law Firm (Plaintiff):
Public Adjuster:3 Law Firm (Defense):
Independent Adjuster:8 Other:35+ years Construction

Profession:
Public Adjuster, General Contractor /Roofing Contractor

Experience in insurance appraisals:

Estimated Number of Appraisals Performed:50   Percentage of Appraisals acting as the Umpire:
Percentage of Appraisals representing the Policyholder as an Appraiser:99 % Percentage of Appraisals representing the Insurance Company:1 %
Percentage of Appraisals acting as an Appraiser:

Resume Highlights:
As a General Contractor and Roofing Contractor since 1972 I am well versed in the construction of buildings and houses. I am therefore able to prepare all the necessary estimates and document all damages to real property. I have held General Contractor and Roofing licenses in six states and am still the qualifier for those licenses. I currently hold Certified General Contractor and Certified Roofer licenses in Florida.

Educational degrees / certifications:
Certified General Contractor
Certified Roofing Contractor

... Anthony AllogiaView / Print the ... Anthony Allogia Record Only
All Claims Insurance Repairs, In
320 NE 1 Avenue
Hallandale, FL 33022
Phone: (954) 456-6060 • Facsimile: (954) 456-1650
Email Address: tony@allclaimsrepairs.com
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Years experience in insurance industry:

Insurance Company:4 Law Firm (Plaintiff):
Public Adjuster: Law Firm (Defense):
Independent Adjuster:25 Other:Contractor: 5

Profession:
General Contractor/Insurance Restoration

Experience in insurance appraisals:

Estimated Number of Appraisals Performed:1000   Percentage of Appraisals acting as the Umpire:10 %
Percentage of Appraisals representing the Policyholder as an Appraiser: Percentage of Appraisals representing the Insurance Company:89 %
Percentage of Appraisals acting as an Appraiser:

Resume Highlights:
Florida Licensed Insurance Adjuster for 30 years
Property General Adjuster
Certified Building Contractor
Certified ASCR Mold Remediator

Educational degrees / certifications:
AAS Degree, NYCCC
Licensed Building Contractor
Certified Mold Remediator

... William BaldwinView / Print the ... William Baldwin Record Only
Baldwin Company
222 Baldwin Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28204
Phone: (704) 335-1111 • Facsimile: (704) 335-1050
Email Address: wes@thebaldwinco.com
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Years experience in insurance industry:

Insurance Company: Law Firm (Plaintiff):
Public Adjuster:35 Law Firm (Defense):
Independent Adjuster: Other:

Profession:
Public Adjuster

Experience in insurance appraisals:

Estimated Number of Appraisals Performed:50   Percentage of Appraisals acting as the Umpire:1 %
Percentage of Appraisals representing the Policyholder as an Appraiser: Percentage of Appraisals representing the Insurance Company:99 %
Percentage of Appraisals acting as an Appraiser:

Resume Highlights:
Past President of NAPIA
June 2008-June 2009 NAPIA Man of the Year
I understand building, contents, business interruption, extra expense and
ALE losses.
I have been in several appraisals over seven-eight figures.

Educational degrees / certifications:
B.S. in Finance, 1971
NAPIA - 1977 to Present
NC Association of Public Insurance Adjusters, founder, 1995 to Present

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