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ENGINEERING, CONSTRUCTION & BUILDING SERVICES

2024

Florida Community Association Journal

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

2023

National Institute of Building Sciences

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WIND FELLOW

2023

WINDSTORM Insurance Network

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BEST PUBLIC ADJUSTERS

2021, 2022 & 2023

Florida Community Association Journal

Enterprising Women

ENTERPRISING WOMEN OF THE YEAR CHAMPION

2023

Enterprising Women

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WOMEN2WATCH

2022

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Blogs

A Recap Of Tara Stone's Presentation At The Windstorm Network Conference 2024
A Recap Of Tara Stone’s Presentation At The Windstorm Network Conference 2024

The Windstorm Network Conference 2024 was abuzz with anticipation as industry...

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A Guide On Florida Inspection Milestones

For Homeowners' Associations (HOAs) and condominium management teams in Florida, inspections...

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Reserve Studies For Condominiums: Your Frequently Asked Questions Answered

Understanding condominium management in Florida often leads to numerous questions about...

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Understanding Florida’s 4-Point Inspection Requirements

When it comes to Florida real estate, understanding the 4-point inspection...

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A New Era of Condo Safety in Florida Insights from the Condo Safety Webinar of THE YEAR
A New Era of Condo Safety in Florida: Insights from the Condo Safety Webinar of THE YEAR

The landscape of condominium safety in Florida is undergoing a transformative...

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What Is Building Envelope Commissioning
What Is Building Envelope Commissioning?

Building envelope commissioning plays a big part in guaranteeing the integrity...

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How To Write A Construction Contract With 7 Steps
How To Write A Construction Contract With 7 Steps

When it comes to any construction project, having a well-written contract...

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Condo Appraisals How Much Do They Really Cost
Condo Appraisals: How Much Do They Really Cost?

When it comes to buying or selling a condominium, understanding the...

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Condo Appraisal Form A Step By Step Guide
Condo Appraisal Form: A Step-By-Step Guide

As a company that specializes in consulting, inspections, engineering, and more,...

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A Comprehensive Guide To Demolishing A Building
A Comprehensive Guide To Demolishing A Building

Demolishing a building is a process that requires careful planning, precision,...

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Understanding the Surge in HOA Fees at Lakewood Park Condos
Understanding the Surge in HOA Fees at Lakewood Park Condos

Residents of Lakewood Park Condos in Altamonte Springs, Florida, are grappling...

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7 Qualities Your Structural Engineer Service Should Have
7 Qualities Your Structural Engineer Service Should Have

Entrusting the safety and stability of a construction project is a...

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What Is A Party Wall In Construction
What Is A Party Wall In Construction?

In the realm of construction, party walls play a pivotal role...

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What Are The Commissioning Stages In Construction
What Are The Commissioning Stages In Construction?

Commissioning is a vital process in the construction industry that ensures...

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What Are Some Examples Of Structural Failures
What Are Some Examples Of Structural Failures?

Structural integrity is a paramount concern in the fields of construction...

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Unveiling Fire Code Violations Common Offenses That Put Lives And Properties At Risk
Unveiling Fire Code Violations: Common Offenses That Put Lives And Properties At Risk

Fire codes are a set of regulations and standards designed to...

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Unraveling The Mystery Of Why Your Insurance Company Is Not Responding To Your Claim
Unraveling The Mystery Of Why Your Insurance Company Is Not Responding To Your Claim

Insurance company not responding to the claim? Filing an insurance claim...

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Understanding The Types Of Building Envelopes
Understanding The Types Of Building Envelopes

When it comes to constructing a building, the term "building envelope"...

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Understanding The Importance Of Building Enclosures In Construction
Understanding The Importance Of Building Enclosures In Construction

When it comes to constructing a building, the exterior shell, known...

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The Role Of A Roofing Engineer In Building Construction

When it comes to constructing a building, the roof plays a...

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Structural Load The Types You Need To Know
Structural Load: The Types You Need To Know

In the realm of construction and engineering, understanding structural load is...

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Smoke Damage Insurance Claims 5 Things To Highlight
Smoke Damage Insurance Claims: 5 Things To Highlight

Dealing with the aftermath of a fire can be a devastating...

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Revolutionizing Construction The Power Of Structural Precast Concrete
Revolutionizing Construction: The Power Of Structural Precast Concrete

In the world of construction, innovation and efficiency are key drivers...

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Maximizing Your Roofing Investment The Essential Role Of Roof Consultants
Maximizing Your Roofing Investment: The Essential Role Of Roof Consultants

Your roof is one of the most critical components of your...

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How To Select The Right Roofing Engineers
How To Select The Right Roofing Engineers

Selecting the right roofing engineers is a critical step in ensuring...

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How To Choose The Right Building Envelope Specialist
How To Choose The Right Building Envelope Specialist

The world of construction and architecture is teeming with experts in...

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Historic Building Restoration The Essential Guide
Historic Building Restoration: The Essential Guide

Historic buildings are treasures that offer glimpses into the past, showcasing...

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Hiring A Construction Project Management Consultant 5 Mistakes To Avoid
Hiring A Construction Project Management Consultant: 5 Mistakes To Avoid

Hiring a construction project management consultant is a crucial decision that...

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Does Condo Insurance Cover Water Damage
Does Condo Insurance Cover Water Damage?

Condo living offers a unique blend of homeownership and shared responsibilities....

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Construction Project Controls What They Are and Why They Matter
Construction Project Controls: What They Are & Why They Matter?

Construction projects are complex endeavors that require meticulous planning, efficient execution,...

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Aesthetic Appeal Exploring Different Types Of Finishes In Construction
Aesthetic Appeal: Exploring Different Types Of Finishes In Construction

In the realm of construction, aesthetics are as important as structural...

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A Step By Step Guide To Condo Fire Recovery
A Step-By-Step Guide To Condo Fire Recovery

A condo fire can be a devastating event, leaving residents in...

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A Guide To Choosing The Right Construction Management Consultant
A Guide To Choosing The Right Construction Management Consultant

When embarking on a construction project, the role of a construction...

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5 Reasons Why You Need A Construction Management Consultant For Your Next Project
5 Reasons Why You Need A Construction Management Consultant For Your Next Project

Undertaking a construction project, whether it's a new build, renovation, or...

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5 Reasons To Consider A Waterproofing Consultant For Your Project
5 Reasons To Consider A Waterproofing Consultant For Your Project

Water damage can be one of the most destructive and costly...

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5 Essential Tips For Fire Safety In Your Apartment Building
5 Essential Tips For Fire Safety In Your Apartment Building

Fire safety is a critical concern in apartment buildings, where many...

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5 Construction Delivery Methods Compared
5 Construction Delivery Methods Compared

When embarking on a construction project, one of the crucial decisions...

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How Does The SB 154 Affect Condos And Homeowners Associations
How Does The SB 154 Affect Condos And Homeowners’ Associations?

The condominium and cooperative landscape in Florida is undergoing significant change...

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What Is A Structural Engineer And What Do They Do
What Is A Structural Engineer And What Do They Do?

When undertaking a construction project, several professionals are involved in ensuring...

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What Is A Property Condition Assessment
What Is A Property Condition Assessment?

In building construction, ensuring that a structure is sound, safe, and...

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What Happens If You Dont Respond To An Insurance Claim
What Happens If You Don’t Respond To An Insurance Claim

Insurance plays a pivotal role in the world of building inspection...

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What Does Value Engineering Mean In Construction
What Does Value Engineering Mean In Construction?

In building construction, cost optimization without sacrificing quality is paramount. As...

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What Are The Different Types Of Commercial Roofs
What Are The Different Types Of Commercial Roofs?

Choosing the right roofing system is crucial for the integrity and...

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What Are Soft Costs In Construction
What Are Soft Costs In Construction?

Budgeting is a critical component for anyone navigating the intricacies of...

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What Are Hard Costs In Construction
What Are Hard Costs In Construction?

When planning a building project, understanding the financial intricacies is crucial....

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Top 6 Questions To Ask A Structural Engineering Firm
Top 6 Questions To Ask A Structural Engineering Firm

Embarking on a construction or building inspection project requires professionals' expertise...

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The Top 8 Benefits Of Hiring A Structural Engineer
The Top 8 Benefits Of Hiring A Structural Engineer

Embarking on a construction journey, whether a brand-new development or a...

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The Role Of Structural Engineering Firms In Commercial Property
The Role Of Structural Engineering Firms In Commercial Property

When diving into a commercial property venture, whether it's a new...

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The Benefits Of Hiring A Building Envelope Consultant
The Benefits Of Hiring A Building Envelope Consultant

Owning or managing a property can be likened to overseeing a...

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Solving Construction Challenges How An Engineer Makes The Impossible Possible
Solving Construction Challenges: How An Engineer Makes The Impossible Possible

Whenever you marvel at a skyscraper touching the clouds or a...

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Restoring Order Strategies For Dealing With Water Damage From A Condo Above You
Restoring Order: Strategies For Dealing With Water Damage From A Condo Above You

Coming home to find that the "water damage from condo above...

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Public Adjuster Vs Insurance Adjuster Is There A Difference
Public Adjuster Vs Insurance Adjuster: Is There A Difference?

Property owners often interact with adjusters in the aftermath of a...

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Property Condition Assessment Checklist A Guide For Property Owners
Property Condition Assessment Checklist: A Guide For Property Owners

Navigating the intricate world of property ownership can be a daunting...

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How Long Does It Take For A Claims Adjuster To Contact You
How Long Does It Take For A Claims Adjuster To Contact You?

Dealing with damages, especially in building construction, can be stressful. One...

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Construction Management Vs Civil Engineering Is There A Difference
Construction Management Vs Civil Engineering: Is There A Difference?

As the building inspection and construction sector continues to flourish, it's...

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A Guide On How To Talk To Insurance Claims Adjusters
A Guide On How To Talk To Insurance Claims Adjusters

Interaction with insurance claims adjusters can be a regular occurrence for...

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10 Different Types Of Commercial Construction Documents
10 Different Types Of Commercial Construction Documents

Whether a towering skyscraper or a sprawling shopping complex, every building...

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8 Things You Should Know About Structural Design
8 Things You Should Know About Structural Design

A robust foundation built on sound structural design principles is at...

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7 Warning Signs Of Electrical Fire Hazards You Should Never Ignore
7 Warning Signs Of Electrical Fire Hazards You Should Never Ignore

Electrical safety is paramount in every construction project. Recognizing the signs...

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7 Facts You Should Know About Construction Engineering
7 Facts You Should Know About Construction Engineering

One question often surfaces for those diving into the building inspection...

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7 Different Types Of Commercial Real Estate
7 Different Types Of Commercial Real Estate

For those stepping into the building construction and property sectors, understanding...

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6 Different Types Of Insurance Adjusters
6 Different Types Of Insurance Adjusters

The insurance world is complex, particularly regarding building inspection and construction...

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Lights Camera Rockstar Theres Only One Dr Dudley McFarquhar PhD PE
Lights, Camera, Rockstar! There’s Only One Dr. Dudley McFarquhar, PhD, PE

Dr. Dudley McFarquhar, PhD, PE, has marked another significant milestone as...

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Celebrating the Enterprising Spirit Tara Lyn Stone Wins an Enterprising Women Champion Award
Celebrating the Enterprising Spirit: Tara Lyn Stone Wins an Enterprising Women Champion Award

In a world where entrepreneurship is still a challenging pursuit, the...

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Stone Claims Group The Damage Claims Division of Stone Building Solutions
Stone Claims Group: The Damage Claims Division of Stone Building Solutions

When it comes to a comprehensive solution for engineering, insurance recovery,...

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Tara Stone Is A 2023 Fellow Award Recipient At The WINDSTORM Insurance Network Conference
Tara Stone Is A 2023 Fellow Award Recipient At The WINDSTORM Insurance Network Conference

Tara Stone, a leading figure in the public adjusting industry and...

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Stone Claims Group Wins The FLCAJ Best Public Adjusters Diamond Award In 2022 And 2023

The FLCAJ Readers’ Choice Awards (RCA) is an esteemed recognition platform...

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The Importance Of A Property Insurance Valuation
The Importance Of A Property Insurance Valuation

If you are a property owner, it is important to have property...

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The History Of Insurance Claim Adjuster Explained
The History Of Insurance Claim Adjuster: Explained

Insurance claim adjusters play a vital role in the insurance industry,...

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Maximizing Your Settlement Offer What Does A Public Adjuster Do To Help You
Maximizing Your Settlement Offer: What Does A Public Adjuster Do To Help You?

When you experience a property loss, the insurance company can be...

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Most Common Water Damage Cleanup Mistakes To Avoid
Most Common Water Damage Cleanup Mistakes To Avoid

When your home suffers water damage, it’s important to take the necessary...

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The Truth About Public Adjusting 9 Myths Debunked
The Truth About Public Adjusting: 9 Myths Debunked

There are many myths and misconceptions about public adjusting. Some people believe...

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In The News

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2024 FLCAJ Diamond Award Winners! 4th straight year.

Mar 28, 2024

Rockstars did it! 2024 FLCAJ Diamond Award Winners. 4th straight year. This win is for "Engineering, Construction and Building Services." And Stone Building Solutions is officially: Florida's 1st one-stop-shop for...

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“Effective Use Of Experts: The Key to Winning Your Case”

Jan 30, 2024

"How experts can move mountains or sink ships in property claims? Learn strategy, when to spend the money, who to hire, and when to bring in experts on losses. A not-to-be-missed, rockstar panel:...

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Siri, define UNMISSABLE

Jan 15, 2024

A real step into 2024, reinforced by Senator Jason Pizzo (D) and Senator Jennifer Bradley (R) — titans of the bipartisan Condo Safety Bill, fixing Florida structurally & fiscally: 1....

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Lights, camera, rockstar! There’s only one Dr. Dudley McFarquhar.

Sep 18, 2023

Well, turns out we're not done winning awards. Our Lead PE, Dr. Dudley McFarquhar, PhD, decided to win some more as the first (Jamaican-born) African-American to be Chairman of the...

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Community association facts set in stone. Property laws included.

May 25, 2023

A recently concluded 2023 Florida Legislation Webinar, hosted by Stone Building Solutions' CEO, Tara Stone, has been a rock-solid success. Featuring Phil Masi, President of Assured Partners, one of Florida's top insurance brokers; and Jay...

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Celebrating the Enterprising Spirit: Tara Lyn Stone Wins an Enterprising Women Champion Award

Mar 13, 2023

In a world where entrepreneurship is still a challenging pursuit, the annual Enterprising Women of the Year Awards stand as a beacon of recognition for outstanding women entrepreneurs worldwide. This...

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Stone Claims Group Wins The FLCAJ Best Public Adjusters Diamond Award In 2022 And 2023

Jan 31, 2023

The FLCAJ Readers’ Choice Awards (RCA) is an esteemed recognition platform that salutes service providers who consistently make exceptional contributions to community associations throughout Florida. On its ten-year anniversary, the...

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Tara Stone Is A 2023 Fellow Award Recipient At The WINDSTORM Insurance Network Conference

Jan 03, 2023

Tara Stone, a leading figure in the public adjusting industry and the CEO of Stone Claims Group, Inc., has been honored with the 2023 Fellow Award at the WINDSTORM Insurance...

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Stone Building Solutions’ CEO Tara Stone Secures Spot in J.P. Morgan Chase Bank’s 2022 Nationwide 50 Women2Watch List.

Dec 08, 2022

  Stone Building Solutions' CEO Tara Stone Secures Spot in J.P. Morgan Chase Bank's 2022 Nationwide 50 Women2Watch List. https://www.einpresswire.com/article/641728324/stone-building-solutions-tara-stone-secures-spot-in-j-p-morgan-chase-bank-s-2022-nationwide-women-2-watch-list

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La. Landlord Disputes Arbitration Ruling In $7M Claim

Sep 20, 2022

A New Orleans property owner says a Louisiana federal judge incorrectly found a group of 11 insurers immune to an arbitration prohibition for insurance contracts under state law, urging the...

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Tara Stone is Featured as a Guest on the Everything Building Envelope Podcast

Feb 15, 2022

Listen to Paul Beers, GCI Consultants CEO & Founder talk with Tara Stone about catastrophe insurance claims, wind storms, and hurricanes amidst this year’s current hurricane season. The two experts...

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Stone Claims Group Receives Diamond Level Readers’ Choice Award from FCAP for 2021

Nov 17, 2021

Stone Claims Group is honored among the recipients of the 2021 Readers’ Choice Awards, presented annually by the member-based organization Florida Community Association Professionals (FCAP). We also received top billing...

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CAM Matters Sits Down with Tara Stone for a Conversation on Insurance Adjusters

Sep 15, 2021

Betsy Barbieux and Suzanne Lynn are joined by insurance adjuster Tara Stone, who explains how private adjusters work for the insurance company, while a public adjuster works for you. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7-BQ0NS8Xrc

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Your Private Adjuster (YPA) Announces Name Change to Stone Claims Group, Inc.

Jan 01, 2021

For over two decades, Your Private Adjuster Incorporated has represented business owners and associations’ insurance property claim needs. Today, the company announced that it has changed its name to Stone...

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