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Its role is to administer cases, from filing to closing, and it provide administrative services in the U.S., as well as abroad through its International Centre for Dispute Resolution® (ICDR). The AAA’s and ICDR’s administrative services include assisting in the appointment of mediators and arbitrators, setting hearings, and providing users with information on dispute resolution options, including settlement through mediation. It also provides elections services as well as education, training, and publications for those seeking a broader understanding of ADR.
Nation’s largest membership-driven organization that provides arbitration and subrogation services. Founded in 1943, it has a membership of over 4,400 insurers and self-insureds. With a neutral panel of nearly 6,000 claims professionals from member companies, the time it takes from filing a case to having it heard is usually less than 90 days.
World leader in accelerated dispute resolution (ADR). It pioneered and holds patent rights to the automated, online, double-blind bid, dispute resolution system, which allows clients to resolve a wide range of claims quickly and confidentially. The multi-step method consists of its renowned web-based settlement application, supported by optional telephone facilitation.
Industry’s most highly-regarded, subrogation-experienced attorneys/arbitrators deciding cases and making sure you know which evidence was most compelling, how any applicable laws or statutes or codes affected the outcome, and a detailed, well thought out, and legally sound overall decision rationale. They also offer a more legally proper appeals process and a completely paperless case submission process.
Provides mediation, arbitration and ADR consulting services throughout the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. Established in 1988, it maintains a panel of over 2,800 mediators and arbitrators who resolve thousands of civil disputes annually.
The leading property casualty insurance trade organization, representing around 300 insurers that write over $117 billion in premiums yearly. AIA member companies offer all types of property – casualty insurance, including personal and commercial auto, commercial property and liability coverage for small businesses, workers’ compensation, homeowners, medical malpractice, and product liability.
ASA is an international organization of appraisal professionals and others interested in the appraisal profession. It is the oldest and only major appraisal organization representing all of the disciplines of appraisal specialists.
A global, non-profit standards development organization serving the insurance industry and related financial services industries. Its mission is to facilitate the development of open consensus data standards and standard forms.
The BBB collects and provides free business reviews on more than 4 million businesses.
Non-profit organization offering education, certification, publications, and research reports to businesses and individuals in risk management and property and liability insurance.
Largest fully inclusive defense organization. It’s a non-partisan alliance of corporations, insurance companies, law firms and service providers committed to furthering the highest standards of litigation management through educational programs, fostering communication and collaboration, and providing resources to the defense industry.
DRI is the international organization of attorneys defending the interests of business and individuals in civil litigation. It provides numerous educational and informational resources to its members and offers many opportunities for liaison among defense trial lawyers, Corporate America, and state and local defense organizations.
Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB), a not-for-profit company, is a central hub for sharing insurance fraud data and intelligence, offering unrivaled access to data to detect and disrupt organized fraud networks.
The organization of insurance regulators from all 50 states, District of Columbia and the four U.S. territories. It provides a forum for development of uniform policy when uniformity is appropriate.
Largest national property/casualty insurance trade and political advocacy association in the U.S. Its 1,400 member companies write all lines of property/casualty insurance business and include small, single-state, regional, and national carriers accounting for 50% of the auto/homeowners market and 31% of the business insurance market.
World’s largest insurance subrogation organization that provides continuing legal education, training and networking opportunities for subrogation professionals whether they are insurance claims professionals, litigators, experts, collection vendors, or other service providers.
Manages the nation’s largest database of workers compensation insurance information. It analyzes industry trends, prepares workers compensation insurance rate recommendations, determines the cost of proposed legislation, and provides a variety of services and tools to maintain a healthy workers compensation system.
The mission of the international non-profit NFPA, established in 1896, is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education.
PLRB is the gateway to the most comprehensive source of proprietary property and liability claims information on the planet.
A dynamic, member-based association dedicated to protecting and promoting the business interests of companies involved in the self-insurance/alternative risk transfer (ART) industry, both domestically and internationally.
Organization of experienced benchmarking specialists dedicated to using benchmarking to develop value-based performance improvement opportunities for corporations worldwide. It utilizes proven processes and systems to streamline efforts to achieve high impact results on a timely basis and utilize their network of over 140,000 domestic and international contacts to provide the basis for successful global benchmarking solutions.
Keep abreast of the issues critical to the claims industry. Whether property claims, auto claims, fraud, mold, subrogation or more, Claims Advisor brings you the information you need. It’s free to qualified claims adjusters and managers and is published quarterly.
InsuranceJournal.com is the leading source of property and casualty insurance industry news and information for independent agents and brokers.
The online resource for the insurance industry – news, insight, sales tips, directory and much more.
This magazine, which can viewed online, provides breaking news and industry perspectives, essential info for today’s claims or risk management professional, to insights on insurance technology, specialty markets and workers’ compensation. The information professionals at all levels of the P&C industry need to stay on top of the industry in one concise format – FREE.
Risk & Insurance Magazine is aimed at key decision-makers in the fields of risk management and insurance. It offers in-depth articles designed to supply our readers with the inside track on trends and events in risk management, insurance, reinsurance, alternative risk transfer, self-insurance, and benefits.
Provides numerous resources for the adjuster, including information on licensing rules, requirements and reciprocity.
Hundreds of insurance and claim resources and tools, including calculators for blood alcohol, building loss, business interruption, roof size and so much more. This website is dedicated to claims professionals.
OnlineSearches.com is your gateway to public records. Use this free Public Records Directory to quickly find the public record sources you need. It provides thousands of links to free public record searches in every state and county in the U.S. All links indicate whether online public records searches are available for free, as paid services, or not available online. We also attempt to provide contact information for each related agency.
Provided by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners, obtain a glossary of insurance terms. This site also provides many other resources for the insurance professional.
Information about companies, policies, and members only links to insurance research articles.
Provides summary of insurance laws for each state and the Canadian Provinces.
The IRC provides timely and reliable research on issues affecting insurance.
Provides information and resources to assist consumers looking for insurance companies, along with resource links and articles regarding all lines of insurance.
Provides a comprehensive array of information on life, health, auto, home insurance, including state citations and aftermarket parts laws in all 50 states.
Provides basic descriptions of various types of insurance, companies, and agents offering various lines of coverage.
Occupational Safety Counsel of American (OSCA) provides safety consulting, computer based training and employee testing services.
Bringing together the best and brightest claims experts to SPOT claims issues and trends. At The Claims SPOT, our goal is to provide information to help claims professionals, and organizations, be more efficient and do their jobs better.
Find federal and state court websites and information.
Every time a case is brought to a U.S. court, a unique court record for that case is created. These court records detail everything from the full names (and sometimes addresses) of the plaintiffs, defendants and attorneys, to the specific U.S. statute violation in question and, of course, a case’s final judgment. From arrest records to bankruptcy records, there are as many different types of court records as there are types of court cases.
Provides free legal resources written in plain English. Their website currently contains over 2,500 legal definitions and a vast collection of legal resources. We recommend this site to anyone who is looking for explanations for common legal terms.
Useful references for individuals performing Federal legal research.
Thousands of legal sites, cases, codes, forms, law reviews, law schools, bar associations, law firms, experts, CLE courses, and much more.
Great legal resource engine and especially good in putting you in contact with government agencies, insurance departments, or the Department of Motor Vehicles.
Legal resources of the Internet organized by subject and jurisdiction, including U.S. federal, state, territorial and local law, laws of other nations, international law and treaties, attorney directories, law school libraries, and law book reviews and publishers.
Categorized index of over 4,000 select websites in 238 nations, islands, and territories, as well as thousands of locally stored web pages, legal forms, and downloadable files. This site was established in 1995 to serve as a comprehensive resource of the information available on the Internet concerning law and the legal profession, with an emphasis on the U.S.
Provides legal news, technology and resources – geared primarily for the legal professionals.
Sponsored by Cornell University Law School, this is one of the best websites for researching the law.
Prepare customized legal documents and legal forms online. Choose any of the documents offered, easily edit the document online or off, and the finished document is ready to download to file or print to a printer, e-mail to your attorney, partners, or others. Some documents are free and others require a small fee. All Documents can be partially viewed free of charge.
A resource for horseman, lawyers and law students.
Mealey‘s Litigation Reports provide plaintiff, defense, and insurance attorneys with current, highly targeted legal news and conferences.
The Survey of State Offers of Judgment Provisions is a provided by U.S. Law Network, Inc. This Compendium focuses on the state and federal application of Offer of Judgments in each of the states.
Links to the product liability statutes of each state are provided from this Cornell University website.
Provides legal research and information on case law and statutes – members only.
A frequently updated directory of official state and local government sites, which includes links to cities, counties, and state agencies.
Provides contact and guideline information for most of the U.S. Courts, Bankruptcy and District Courts.
This website contains the original free public records directory with free access to over 55,000 public record databases.
Recent decisions, orders, case updates and general information.
The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission protects the public from unreasonable risks of injury or death from thousands of types of consumer products under the agency’s jurisdiction. It is committed to protecting consumers and families from products that pose a fire, electrical, chemical, or mechanical hazard or can injure children.
Provides information on federal courts, rules and polices, forms and fees, court records, court locator, glossary of legal terms and educational resources.
Provides public information such as zip code listings for every city within every state.
Describes itself as the first ever government website to provide the public with easy one-stop access to all online U.S. government resources.
The Admiralty and Maritime Law Guide includes over 1,500 annotated links to admiralty law resources on the Internet and a growing database of admiralty case digests, opinions and international maritime conventions.
International rules for the international carriage of goods by sea – rules of law regarding Bill of Lading.
The Hamburg Rules are a set of rules governing the international shipment of goods, resulting from the United Nations International Convention on the Carriage of Goods by Sea adopted in Hamburg in 1978.
Publication devoted to all aspects of admiralty and maritime law, including the law of the sea.
The Maritime Administration is the agency within the U.S. Department of Transportation dealing with waterborne transportation. Its programs promote the use of waterborne transportation and its seamless integration with other segments of the transportation system, and the viability of the U.S. merchant marine.
Defines the rights and responsibilities of nations in their use of the world’s oceans, establishing guidelines for businesses, the environment, and the management of marine natural resources.
Obtain information on board certified medical doctors across the country.
The AMA helps doctors help patients by uniting physicians nationwide to work on the most important professional and public health issues.
Provides a free online drug database containing consumer and professional drug information, along with a drug interaction program, pill identification wizard and pill image library.
Search for information on medical diseases and medical terms, diseases and conditions, procedures and tests and medications medical dictionary.
National Library of Science information on thousands of prescriptions and over-the-counter medications through two different drug resources.
The Merck Manual of Medical Information–Home Edition, in easy-to-understand English, is the ultimate online health reference brought to you as a service from Merck & Co., Inc., the company committed to providing quality medical information on a not-for-profit basis for over 100 years.
The leading distributor of drug labeling information, product safety alerts, and REMS programs offers the Physicians’ Desk Reference® (PDR®), the most trusted and commonly used drug information reference, PDR.net®, mobilePDR®, and PDR Drug Alerts, which is the only service providing electronic delivery of mandated safety alerts to physicians and other prescribers.
Search for drug names, keywords, imprint codes, and medical terminology, and definitions in the Taber‘s medical dictionary.
This website contains traffic crash reports and forms for all 50 states and any overlay code sheets applicable to each state.
Automotive recalls and Technical Service Bulletins (TSB) are listed by year, make, model and engine option. Select a year, then a manufacturer, to see a list of recalls and TSB for your car or truck.
Search an extensive inventory of new and used trucks by type, make or location.
Decode your VIN for free. Find out what‘s in your VIN, and how it‘s encoded.
Decode the VIN for all makes and models for free. Order a vehicle history online.
Complete nationwide database of over 60,000 body shops located in the U.S.
The website contains vehicle ratings, recalls and special reports on vehicle and highway safety.
New cars, used cars, blue book value and car pricing.
Congress repealed the National Maximum Speed Limit in 1995. As of April 2007, 32 states had raised speed limits to 70 mph or higher on some portion of their roadway systems. The Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) lists speed limits for passenger vehicles on various types of roads in the 50 US states and the District of Columbia.
Under the U.S. DOT, NHTSA is responsible for setting and enforcing safety performance standards for motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment and, through grants to state and local governments, it is able to conduct effective local highway safety programs. It investigates safety defects in motor vehicles, sets and enforces fuel economy standards, helps states and local communities to develop the most efficient and effective means of bringing about safety improvements.
Established by federal law in 1992, the NMVTIS is operated on behalf of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) system by the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA). NMVTIS is an electronic system that enables users to access automobile titling information, including brand history and certain historical theft data.
This website contains product reports and safety recalls. They also offer driver safety training and monitoring of fleet safety.
Harris Technical Services provide an online skid/speed calculator to determine the speed of a car from skid marks.
Provides links to traffic laws and driving rules in all 50 states and D.C. This includes the state’s online vehicle code, links to statutes on common traffic violations, state-specific driving manuals and more.
Complete motor vehicle registration and licensing state by state.
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) provides stewardship over the interstate system, from new construction of highways, bridges and tunnels; to maintenance and preservation.
AAIS is a national insurance advisory organization that develops policy forms and rating information used by more than 700 property/casualty insurers throughout the United States.
Produce quick, credible home building square-foot cost estimates and replacement value reports for most single-family residences.
Construction Claims Reference Library, articles, and case summaries.
Contains helpful topics concerning arson investigations.
Leading source of information about property/casualty insurance risk. For a broad spectrum of commercial and personal lines of insurance, it provides statistical, actuarial, underwriting, and claims information, policy language, information about specific locations, fraud-identification tools and technical services.
Provides electrical information on power lines.
Provides 60,000 insurance links and hundreds of pages of industry information.
Online salvage marketplace.
Workers’ compensation research, information, analysis, and news for the international workers’ compensation industry.
The preeminent Internet source of useful, timely and critical information about occupational safety and health and the business of safety.
Includes information on workers’ compensation laws and penalties in all 50 states. It also has a map where you can click on a state and get the workers’ compensation information on that state.
Online news and information service offering timely access to relevant news, events and analysis affecting the workers’ compensation industry.
Workers’ compensation law guide for all 50 states and workers’ compensation article and more.
Look up 188,000+ acronyms/abbreviations & their definitions.
Translate any language into another language instantly.
Online calculators for everything – some solve problems, some satisfy curiosity.
A free, searchable on-line dictionary and thesaurus, word games, a word of the day, and many other English language and vocabulary reference tools and resources.
Free translation of websites and text from Spanish to English, French to English, German to English and English to Spanish, English to French, English to German, English to Italian, English to Norwegian and English to Portuguese.
This website provides a variety of online calculators, math and physics, conversion and engineering calculators.
Translate any language into another language instantly.
Provides information on just about any subject and loads of resources and tools.
Convert anything to anything else, such as length, temperature, speed, volume, weight, cooking, area, fuel, economy, currency, acceleration, angles, force, computers, flow charts, frequency, numbers, pressure, torque, rate, etc.
Best source for facts on the internet – find any information.
Largest most trusted free online thesaurus brought to you by Dictionary.Com. Quickly find synonyms and antonyms.
U.S. time zone map with current local time in every time zone.
Search A.M. Best’s extensive database of nearly 6,000 life/health, property/casualty, and international insurance companies. Search categories include options to search by company name, A.M. Best or NAIC Number, business type, location and date.
Conduct reverse telephone number search. Supply an area code and phone number and get the address of the person associated – yellow and white pages.
Provides information about the North American Numbering Plan (NANP) and its administration. NANP is the numbering plan for the Public Switched Telephone Network in the U.S. and its territories, Canada, Bermuda, and many Caribbean nations.
Worldwide company, adjuster, expert and attorney search database. Complete claims services information source.
Provides links to online information that is available from every US State, including corporate name searches, marriage/divorce information, real estate searches, etc.
Links to over 300 state, county, city and federal (court) URL‘s where you can access public record information for free.
ZIP code verification, look-up and distance calculator tool.
Directory of toll free, 800 and 888 listings of businesses by company, number and type of industry, regardless of long distance carrier.
Provides insight and analysis about companies, industries and people that drive the economy, along with the powerful tools to find and connect to the right people to get business done. Locate principal place of business and State of Incorporation on any company.
Find people for free with search tools that give you access to billions of people search records at no cost. In addition, you have access to public records and reverse phone search capabilities.
Search engine used to find companies and people -yellow and white pages.
Searchable yellow and white pages.
Sponsored by Ion, Incorporated, locate an investigator anywhere by city, state, specialty, or simply a nationwide search.
Published by the National Forensic Center, this website is a valuable resource for those needing expert witnesses.
Non-profit organization established for the purpose of providing recognition, encouragement, and support to individuals who demonstrate the highest degree of professionalism in conducting insurance investigation.
Find out just about anything about anyone. Access more than 94,000 databases and resources. People searches, public records, research, and business records. Search by state or category.
With this online database, you can conduct criminal record searches in any state or even across the entire United States.
U.S. Cops: Homepages of police departments, sheriff offices, officers and other law enforcement agencies throughout U.S.
Provides users with a site specific wind speed using the GPS coordinate system.
Recognized leader in the highly specialized field of forensic meteorology, providing detailed analysis, plain-English reports, and testimony on past weather conditions at specific sites nationwide. It also provides site-specific forecasts for weather-sensitive industry, including the marine industry, contractors, film and photography companies and the media.
World’s largest active archive of weather data producing numerous climate publications and responds to data request from all over the world.
This website contains weather information and a weather glossary.
Leading lightning information system, tracking cloud-to-ground lightning activity across the continental United States, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Detailed weather reports anywhere in the U.S. at any day in the past.
Given a valid U.S. postal address, this server attempts to rewrite the address in the proper format along with the ZIP+4 code. If it is successful, you can retrieve a Postscript or a GIF file of the address for printing, with a barcode! You can also view a street map of the address, from 2 different Internet map sites (MapBlast and MapQuest).
City guides to local information on Internet.
Award-winning Fodors.com is the online travel authority, a one-stop, multi-platform source of travel content, including planning and booking tools, for users of the Internet.
Find locations, driving directions and distance between locations.
This service uses data from the U.S. Census and a supplementary list of cities around the world to find the latitude and longitude of two places, and then calculates the distance between them (as the crow flies). It also provides a map showing the two places, using the Xerox PARC Map Server.
A virtual aerial flyover of the entire country – just enter address to receive aerial photographs.
Find locations, driving directions and distance between locations.
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