J.M. Hornbeck Adjustment Company Inc.
Insurance Adjustment, Investigation and Services


 

Our Experience: 
  
We are proud of being a privately owned New England based Claims Adjustment Company.  Our clients include insurance companies, agents, brokers and self insurers. 

We pride ourselves on customizing our services to our client's needs. Our broad spectrum of experience services the entire property market including large/complex commerical and residential losses as well as response to catastrophe events. We have handled losses ranging in value from $100.00 to $5,700,000.00 involving multiple coverage features.


Our experience and expertise includes in part Broad Evidence calculations under MA. Law, handling of complex cause and origin losses (when necessary- with a wide variety of exceptionally qualified experts with whom we have established close working relationships),  commercial structural failures and collapses due to snow load and other factors, fire, wind and water damage, product failure resulting in property damage, mold and rot damage, and multiple other losses of different and varying origins. 


We also have broad experience in the specialized fields of contents inventory and valuation, as well as handling of losses involving wine and food product losses due to various causes. Our specialized ability in handling losses involving wines ranges from small bottle lots to several hundred bottles ranging in loss value from $100.00 to $100,000.00 plus. Our expertise includes determination of cause and origin to wine, bottles including foils and labels, etc. In short, we are experienced adjuster's, investigators and negotiators able to cater our services to your needs and further able to enlist the proper expert knowledge when necessary.


Our Casualty Investigation services include complete investigation, surveillance, securing recorded or written statements, securing evidence and transfer, working with legal counsel. With have handled a variety of investigations including alleged; slip and fall, product failure and injury, workplace injury, product failure resulting in property damage, vehicle related property damage. Our investigative abilities and knowledge are broad and diverse.


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Employment:
1986-1987 - Hillcrest Educational Center - Internship and subsequent employment
1987-1991 - Insurance Adjuster, Gordon Boyd and Co. then Lindsey Newsom after acquisition
1991-1994 - General Adjuster/Branch Manager, Lindsey Newsom
1994-2000 - Western MA. Regional Manager, Cunningham Lindsey (after acquisition)
2000-Present - Owner and President J.M. Hornbeck Adjustment Company, Inc. 

Education: 
Massapequa High School, Long Island 1980
Berkshire Community College, AA Liberal Arts, Honor's
North Adams State College, BA Sociology and Business, Honor's
Vale National Property School, TX. 1988
Vale National Casualty School, TX. 1988
Various ongoing industry training 1988-present, including training in claims involving Arson, Fraud, Flood, Catastrophes, Business Income, Mechanical Failures, Cause and Origin, etc. 
General Adjuster Certification

Professional Designations:
General Adjuster- Property

General Adjuster- Casualty