Claims

Providing Maritime Consulting & Adjusting Services Since 1938

Company History
Freight, Demurrage, Defense
  • Charter Party Disputes
  • Freight & Demurrage Collections
Collision (Fixed and Floating Objects)
  • Allisions
  • Casualties
  • Surge Damage
Cargo
  • Containers
  • Break Bulk
  • Bulk Shipments
  • Liquid Cargoes
  • Third Party Recoveries
  • General Average
Personal Injury
  • Seamen
  • Passengers
  • Third Parties
  • Medical Bill Audit
  • Repatriation of ill/injured crew
Hull & Machinery
  • Ocean-Going Vessels
  • Fishing Vessels
  • Tugs & Barges
  • Yachts
Fines and Violations
  • Immigration & Naturalization
  • United States Customs Service
  • Violations of Marine Safety Regulation
  • Drug Smuggling & Illegal Cargoes
  • United States Cost Guard
  • Stowaways & Repatriation
  • Oil Pollution
Travel Services
  • Repatriate Foreign Crewmembers through our specialized in-house travel agency (Rite Travel)
Surveys
  • Perform field surveys of damages to pleasure craft
Evaluation of Claims and Safety Practices
  • Evaluate claims handling procedures, safety policies, and operations. Develop programs to improve an organization's loss record. Assess level of risk for underwriters.
Settlement Negotiation
  • Resolving claims prior to incurring the cost of extensive litigation is the key to controlling losses.
Litigation / Arbitration / Mediation
  • Management of pre-trial preparation, litigation strategy, arbitration, mediation and post-trial briefing, and reviews of legal fees.
  • Appear at arbitration hearings as well as submit pre-hearing and post-hearing briefs.
  • Attend court ordered mediations for and on behalf of clients.
Claims and Safety Audits
  • Review and audit claim files; independent evaluations and reserve setting.
Third Party Administration
  • Claims Administration
  • Medial Bill Audit Services
  • Information Systems
  • Longshore & Harbor Workers
  • Risk Management
  • Workers Compensation — State Act
  • Repatriation
Investigative Services
  • Pre-Employment Screening
  • Asset Search Analysis
  • Complete Claims Investigations
  • Physician Background Checks