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Re: Last paragraph in a written report
Posted by: Sir Gary (IP Logged)
Date: October 10, 2019 01:35AM

" and are based on the facts and information made available as of the date of this report"
seems like a get-out-of-jail-free clause; albeit not unreasonable in our profession.
I've had the "facts" presented to me/available on scene change dramatically upon going to court.

On this point, I had a retail fire Friday where my client (Insurer) denied the other party's FI access to the site;
I strongly advised against this, since it means that each FI only has access to half the data
(the other party promptly denied me access to the witness of their staff etc.)
meaning we might head to court a few years down the line with (potentially-clashing) hypotheses based on incomplete data sets.

I realize FI's just generally want to get to the bottom of the fire cause
and loss adjusters must protect their Client's interests legally
(my pet theory is that the lawyers do it on purpose in order to book hours),
but ultimately, the Truth will out - preferably sooner than later...



Subject Views Written By Posted
  Last paragraph in a written report 177 Tim Frew 10/07/2019 04:18PM
  Re: Last paragraph in a written report 130 John Lentini 10/07/2019 04:25PM
  Re: Last paragraph in a written report 127 dcarpenter 10/08/2019 10:51AM
  Re: Last paragraph in a written report 113 dcarpenter 10/08/2019 11:00AM
  Re: Last paragraph in a written report 99 Sir Gary 10/10/2019 01:35AM
  Re: Last paragraph in a written report 91 dcarpenter 10/10/2019 08:58AM
  Re: Last paragraph in a written report 90 iacoss 10/10/2019 04:56PM
  Re: Last paragraph in a written report 97 John Lentini 10/11/2019 01:34PM
  Re: Last paragraph in a written report 73 Sir Gary 10/13/2019 03:19AM
  Re: Last paragraph in a written report 56 John Lentini 10/15/2019 12:39PM
  Re: Last paragraph in a written report 4 Sir Gary 10/23/2019 02:45AM


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