Whenever tragedy strikes, whether it is a natural disaster or man-made hazard, communities pull together to start the rebuilding process. Rebuilding can be spiritual and emotional as members of the effected community support each other through a difficult time, and it can also be practical, as people figure out to physically recover from an occurrence that caused destruction.
There has been a growing trend in the insurance industry recently for insurance companies to hire newly minted but out of work attorneys to act as claims adjusters. This job was once looked down upon as a role for lawyers, but with an increasingly competitive job market in traditional law firms, many recent law school graduates are looking for experience and are willing to work in these types of jobs.
Homeowners all along the East Coast continue to struggle to get the compensation that they are entitled to under the National Flood Insurance Program following the tremendous damage done by Hurricane Sandy late last year. The National Flood Insurance Program is a government insurance pool that is administered by private insurance companies.