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Trinity Insurance Services ( ) is an independent insurance adjusting firm. Our expert teams of independent adjusters and managers are capable of handling all lines of coverage to help our clients settle claims accurately and quickly. Tornadoes are nature’s most violent storms. Visit us today to gain knowledge about the right precautions that can protect families, homes and finances. More details available here:

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2. www.trinityclaims.comTornadoes are natures most violent storms. Spawned from powerfulthunderstorms, tornadoes can cause fatalities and devastate aneighborhood in seconds. Every state is at some risk from this hazard. Occasionally, tornadoesdevelop so rapidly that little, if any, advance warning is possible.Tornadoes generally occur near the trailing edge of a thunderstorm.Tornadoes are capable of completely destroying well-made structures,uprooting trees and hurling objects through the air like deadly missiles. Atornado is a violently rotating column of air extending from the base of athunderstorm down to the ground. Preparation is the best protectionagainst the dangers of a tornado. 3. www.trinityclaims.comTornado PreparednessTo prepare for a tornado, you should take the following measures: To begin preparing, you should build an emergency kit and make a familycommunications plan. Listen to NOAA Weather Radio or to commercial radio or televisionnewscasts for the latest information. In any emergency, always listen tothe instructions given by local emergency management officials. Be alert to changing weather conditions. Look for approaching storms. If you see approaching storms or any of the danger signs, be prepared totake shelter immediately. If you are under a tornado warning, seek shelter immediately! Mostinjuries associated with high winds are from flying debris, so rememberto protect your head. 4. www.trinityclaims.comHere are some safety precautions that could help you avoid injury after atornado: Continue to monitor your battery-powered radio or television for emergencyinformation. Be careful when entering any structure that has been damaged. Wear sturdy shoes or boots, long sleeves and gloves when handling orwalking on or near debris. Do not touch downed power lines or objects in contact with downed lines.Report electrical hazards to the police and the utility company. Use battery-powered lanterns, if possible, rather than candles to light homeswithout electrical power. If you use candles, make sure they are in safeholders away from curtains, paper, wood or other flammable items. Neverleave a candle burning when you are out of the room. Never use generators, pressure washers, grills, camp stoves or othergasoline, propane, natural gas or charcoal-burning devices inside your home,basement, garage or camper - or even outside near an open window, door orvent. Carbon monoxide (CO) - an odorless, colorless gas that can causesudden illness and death if you breathe it.For more tips, visit here. 5. www.trinityclaims.comTornado Claims AdjustingSometimes, despite best efforts to protect business/property,catastrophic damage may still occur.Insurance companies hire us to manage their claims in disaster areas.Trinity Insurance Services has a team of dedicated team ofclaims adjusters to handle all catastrophe claims. 6. www.trinityclaims.comTrinity handles both Casualty and Property claims on a national basis. Ourclaims adjusters will quickly go on-the-site to help all those effected andquickly get them back to business in a cost effective manner.We appraise damage, evaluate claims, be the single point of contact withour clients, communicate with volunteers/emergency personal, etc. Wehave a separate CAT Claims Adjusting Team so that allows us to mobilizequickly. It also helps us to serve our other customers in unaffected areasin a seamless manner. 7. Twitterwww.trinityclaims.com888.370.8484Fax to 800.978.2650EmailFacebook