About

Our senior adjusters have over thirty years of individual experience in the industry including claims management and underwriting for insurance companies, litigation management, risk management and field adjusting. We are a small licensed and insured company that takes pride in its work and strives to deliver the best service in the industry.

Our team

Michael G. Bush Jr.

Owner | Claims adjuster

Mike Jr. specializes in trucking and marine liability claims as well as oversees our claims department. He is known for his clear and concise reports and dynamic negotiating skills. He has attended many seminars in his career including TIDA, NAIIA, TIPS Transportation Megaconference, Arkansas Trucking Seminar, and TIDA’s Young Professionals Seminar. He is an active member of the Northshore Claims Association.

James S. Underwood

Claims Adjuster

Jim has been in the insurance industry since 1979. His experience includes positions as an underwriter, claims examiner and independent adjuster on both the maritime and trucking sides, as well as holding a position as the risk manager for a trucking company. His resume includes a stint as Marine Claims Manager for the Chicago office of St. Paul Fire & Marine and being a member of the trucking claims CAT loss team, also for St. Paul. He has been with our company since 2000, and he has earned a reputation as an outstanding negotiator through the years. Jim is our closer who sees his function as settling claims before they incur defense costs.

Renee D. Hamilton

Claims Adjuster

While Renee has been licensed for a few years now, she has worked with us for six years. She began as Jim Underwood’s assistant, and has absorbed a principled understanding of claims handling along the way. Renee handles trucking and cargo claims, and she has become a very strong adjuster with an inquisitive mind. Her detail oriented reports and pro-active negotiation tactics have become an asset to the company. She is an active member of the Northshore Claims Association.

Nita K. Bush

Owner | Manager

Nita graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2017 with a degree in marketing; however, she has been running the back office for our company since 2014. After graduation she transitioned into a management position, and she still wears many hats as our bookkeeper, marketing coordinator, manager, and an owner. Nita is on the board of the Northshore Claims Association as treasurer as well as on the board of the Louisiana Claims Association. She attends and coordinates the company vendor booth at seminars such as TIPS Transportation Megaconference, Arkansas Trucking Seminar, and TIDA’s Annual Seminar.

Our team

Nita K. Bush

Owner | Manger

Nita graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University in 2017 with a degree in marketing; however, she has been running the back office for our company since 2014. After graduation she transitioned into a management position, and she still wears many hats as our bookkeeper, marketing coordinator, manager, and an owner. Nita is on the board of the Northshore Claims Association as treasurer as well as on the board of the Louisiana Claims Association. She attends and coordinates the company vendor booth at seminars such as TIPS Transportation Megaconference, Arkansas Trucking Seminar, and TIDA’s Annual Seminar.

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Michael G. Bush Jr.

Owner | Claims adjuster

Mike, Jr.  specializes in trucking and marine liability claims as well as oversees our claims department. He is known for his clear and concise reports and dynamic negotiating skills. He has attended many seminars in his career including TIDA, NAIIA, TIPS Transportation Megaconference, Arkansas Trucking Seminar, and TIDA’s Young Professionals Seminar. He is an active member of the Northshore Claims Association. 

Mike Jr. specializes in trucking and marine liability claims as well as oversees our claims department. He is known for his clear and concise reports and dynamic negotiating skills. He has attended many seminars in his career including TIDA, NAIIA, TIPS Transportation Megaconference, Arkansas Trucking Seminar, and TIDA’s Young Professionals Seminar. He is an active member of the Northshore Claims Association.

James S. Underwood

Claims adjuster

Jim has been in the insurance industry since 1979. His experience includes positions as an underwriter, claims examiner and independent adjuster on both the maritime and trucking sides, as well as holding a position as the risk manager for a trucking company. His resume includes a stint as Marine Claims Manager for the Chicago office of St. Paul Fire & Marine and being a member of the trucking claims CAT loss team, also for St. Paul. He has been with our company since 2000, and he has earned a reputation as an outstanding negotiator through the years. Jim is our closer who sees his function as settling claims before they incur defense costs.

Renee D. Hamilton

Claims adjuster

While Renee has been licensed for few years now, she has worked with us for seven years. She began as Jim Underwood’s assistant, and has absorbed a principled understanding of claims handling along the way. Renee handles trucking and cargo claims, and she has become a very strong adjuster with an inquisitive mind. Her detail oriented reports and pro-active negotiation tactics have become an asset to the company. She is an active member of the Northshore Claims Association.

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