CAT Alert: Crawford Ready to Respond as Tropical Storm Arthur Nears Hurricane Strength

stormingTropical Storm Arthur continues to gain strength in its slow north-northeastern crawl off the Florida coast and is expected to become a hurricane by Thursday, July 3, if not sooner. With winds already reaching 60 mph, the exact track of the storm remains uncertain, but hurricane watches have been issued for parts of eastern North Carolina, including most of the Outer Banks. Tropical storm warnings remain in effect for coastal and parts of eastern North Carolina, including Wilmington; as well as for Myrtle Beach, S.C.; but have been dropped for the Florida Atlantic coast. Peak impacts in the Carolinas are expected for Thursday into Friday, July 4. Forecasters predict possible impacts in Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket Island by late Friday or early Saturday, July 5.

Crawford is available to respond to areas as they are affected by stormy conditions and is prepared for immediate response measures to new calamities as needed. We have the staff in place and are prepared to take on a large volume of business — no matter the size and scope. With our wide-ranging capabilities, you can count on Crawford to handle claims or back-fill any staff that may be mobilized as a result of this event.

Crawford Catastrophe Services has experienced adjusters mobilized and ready to handle your policyholder’s claims.

Additional Crawford services include:

Global Technical Services for large and complex losses;

Vehicle Services Connection for auto and heavy equipment appraisals;

Contents Services for contents valuation;

Contractor ConnectionSM for residential and commercial services, including board- up/taping services, emergency water mitigation, tree removal, general structural repairs, roofing textile restoration, and temporary housing; and

Marine and Transportation Services for marine cargo, hull, machinery, and ocean claims-handling with a wealth of marine indemnity and adjusting expertise.

Working with Crawford helps leverage your internal staff most efficiently with our broad network of adjusters — scalable to the largest disasters. We help you keep policyholders’ satisfaction high and aid customer retention.

Check Crawford’s Catastrophe Response web page for the latest updates. View our video overview to learn more about Crawford’s Catastrophe services.

For assistance now, contact:

Crawford ClaimsAlert®
(24-hour claims intake)
1-877-346-0300
claimsalert@us.crawco.com
(Fax) 1-678-937-8300

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