Complete Claims Management
At Arnold and Arnold, Inc., we offer complete claims management through the litigation phase. We understand how claims should be handled and what needs to be done to conclude them in a cost effective manner.
In addition to providing comprehensive service, we are also prepared to accept assignments in just the areas that our clients need assistance. We perform limited field investigations, handle pollution claims, attend teardowns, provide expert witness testimony, represent underwriters at settlement conferences and settle difficult claims. Call on us to help you keep your files moving.
Comprehensive Claims Investigation
Our offices are active in motor home, motor truck physical damage, motor truck cargo and CGL claims, as well as investigating and adjusting various general liability claims in environmental and pollution, agricultural chemical application, oil and gas production, transportation and various manufacturing areas. We provide technical and investigative support to many law firms, owner operators and other adjusters throughout the United States.
Our marine department adjusts and investigates P&I, Jones Act, hull, cargo, passenger cruise line, salvage, pollution and Longshoremen's & Harbor Workers' claims, and conducts marine and cargo surveys on behalf of underwriters. We handle claims involving passenger vessels, cruise ships, deep water cargo vessels, yachts, sport fishing vessels and the entire American Tuna Fleet. Our on-staff surveyors provide both damage and pre-underwriting surveys of cargo, vessels and marine related facilities to underwriters only.
Our aviation department investigates and adjusts all types of light and medium helicopter accidents, the full range of general aviation claims, as well as air carrier losses and agricultural chemical application claims. In addition, we have been involved in other specialized areas, including manned and unmanned surveillance platforms, high performance and military type aircraft.
Loss Management and Loss Control
We are prepared to report as to causation and prevention on every claim. Our company-wide system enables us to track and analyze these factors across the risk pool to allow effective loss control measures to be put in place. In addition, we offer pre-underwriting risk evaluation services across our fields of claims expertise.
Our loss prevention and evaluation department does underwriting evaluations and auditing of aviation, marine and CGL risks and claims handling, as well as investigating and assessing E&O claims.
We wrote and published an operations safety manual in use by the American Tuna helicopter fleet. We are responsible for implementation and maintenance of a complete operations safety program for US Tuna Fleet helicopters. We also developed and implemented a safety program for Starkist Seafoods' bluewater tuna fishing fleet. We have several active safety programs for small tug and barge operators.
Special Investigations and Workplace Discrimination Investigation
Our San Diego office is the center of our Special Investigations Unit, which includes our workplace discrimination investigation section. We perform the statutorily required SIU function for certain companies.
Subrosa Investigation and Surveillance
Tuck Arnold heads our active, well-equipped subrosa and surveillance departments, including specialized vehicles. Our in-office expertise allows us to provide cost-effective subrosa on claims we are investigating or adjusting on behalf of underwriters, as well as on surveillance-only cases.
We operate a Piper Turbo Aztec, Cherokee and Cessna 150 aircraft and additional specialized vehicles to work cost effectively regardless of a claim's location. We have a established a significant capability for computer database investigation. In addition, we have the resources to provide physical security at accident/incident locations as necessary.