Cause and Origin: Storm Damage

Fast moving storms swept across the east coast yesterday.  These strong winds followed by brief periods of heavy rain led to power outages and damage from fallen trees and debris.

Did your customers suffer damage and need claim related experience?

H2M’s multi-disciplinary staff provides multiple lines of cause and origin related work.  H2M employs numerous structural, mechanical, and electrical engineers that have extensive experience in structural undermining and/or collapse, water intrusion events, storm events, wind damage, mechanical and electrical failures, and fire investigation.  All of H2M’s professional engineers are adept to at all types of estimating software (Xactimate, etc.), which eases the adjuster’s ability to settle all types of claims  H2M’s reports are concise, well written, and will clearly define the cause of the claim related damage.

Our claim handling experience includes:
  • Cause and Origin Forensic Inspections
  • Water infiltration through building envelopes
  • Structure collapses
  • Retaining wall damage
  • Tree and vehicle impacts to structures
  • Hail damage
  • Ice damming
  • Inspection of faulty furnaces and heating systems
  • Pool and liner damage
  • Wind vs. flood events

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For more information, please contact:

Michael Gentils
Senior Vice President | Market Director, Insurance