Southern Loss Association Articles

Lithium Battery Fires Demystified

Lithium-ion batteries continue to become more prevalent in today’s marketplace. Unfortunately, as the batteries age and their construction materials degrade, cracks can form in their coatings, or internal components can short and lead to a fire. The chemical fire may ignite nearby combustible material and can cause a more involved fire.

Managing Unplanned Events in Healthcare Facilities

The disasters of 2020 will likely live in infamy for decades to come. There were 22 disaster events last year that caused, at a minimum $1 billion in damage. The total count for those 22 disasters? $95 billion and 261 people dead. If that cost and death toll seems low, it’s because it is. The impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic are still being counted. While many industries suffered throughout 2020, healthcare has shouldered a continuous burden.

Other Resources

Atlanta Claims Association - https://www.atlantaclaims.com/

Casualty Adjusters Guide - https://www.cagworld.com/

Claims Magazine - https://www.propertycasualty360.com/claims-magazine/

Georgia Defense Lawyers Association - http://www.gdla.org/

Georgia Trial Lawyers Association - https://www.gtla.org/

Honorable Order of the Blue Goose, Intl - http://www.bluegoose.org/

How Stuff Works - https://www.howstuffworks.com/

Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS) - https://disastersafety.org/

Mapquest - https://www.mapquest.com/

National Academy of Forensic Engineers (NAFE) - https://www.nafe.org/

International Association of Insurance Professionals (IAIP) - https://www.internationalinsuranceprofessionals.org/

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) - https://www.weather.gov/

Property & Liability Resource Bureau (PLRB) - https://www.plrb.org/

Risk and Insurance Management Society - https://community.rims.org/

Ultimate Insurance Links - https://tonysteuer.com/