STORM Appraisal Service
started as a dba company with old-line claims handling values
and lineage that was always augmented by adoption of the latest
STORMís responsibility ranged from your normal
overload claims assignments to handling some of the largest
catastropheís nationally. They covered the country but operated
primarily in from the Rocky Mountains to the Mississippi River for a
variety of insurance companies.
Starting in January 1993
Storm Appraisal Service was incorporated as Storm Appraisal and
Management Service, Inc. and continued to cover the same territory
and handle claims of the same type. STORM evolved from the
catastrophe claims process to processing of physical damage claims
in the Midwest to give their customer base the stability of a
company that was always available for them.
Starting in 2000
STORM began experimenting with consulting on a variety of issues
within the collision/insurance industry. They found that there was a
definite need for industry experts who knew both the repair process
but also the insurance process. Changes were taking place within the
industry at such a rapid pace that the necessity of outside sources
who kept up with these changes not only by education but by being
active within the collision industry.
By 2005 a very large
part of their work involved activities pertaining to the collision
repair industry, issues that impacted that segment, and helping
construct solutions to many problems. STORM also became active on
the political front in advocating issues that impacted the collision
STORM has evolved from itís beginning as a claims
handling entity to a consumer advocate, collision industry
consultant/advocate and lobbyist working on behalf of issues that
effect all stakeholders in the collision industry.