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Leading Independent Insurance Adjusters, Sams & Associates, Announced its New Mediation & Settlement Services Division

Sacramento, California, November 18th, 2014 – Sams & Associates Inc., the leader in providing quality, consistency and timeliness in independent claims handling, announced the expansion of their new Mediation and Settlement Services Division today.  Designed to represent our clients in ADR forums, Mediations, Arbitrations, MSC, VSC and Small Claims Hearings; the new division will provide the opportunity to better serve clients while continuing to provide the high level of customer service they are ac customed to with Sams & Associates.
With an experienced team leading the charge comprised of former Assistant Vice Presidents and Vice Presidents at various industry leaders including self-insured entities and attorneys, Sams & Associates will have the ability to continue to expand their reach nationwide providing an array of claims adjusting services in 12 western states and private investigative services in California.

Don Sams, founder of Sams & Associates, cast the vision to create a Mediation & Settlement Services Division to serve as an extension of the growing services provided.  Designed to offer specific services with an experienced staff in Mediations, Arbitrations, ADR, MSC, VSC, Small Claims Hearing and more, the primary goal is to deliver high-quality service while building long-term relationships with our clients through this new venture.

Sams & Associates office location:
Corporate Headquarters:  Sacramento
4080 Cavitt Stallman South Road, #100
Granite Bay, CA 95746         

“We are pleased to have our Mediation and Settlement Services Division with such a diverse group of experienced employees that are eager to become the premier provider of Mediation & Settlement Conferences. Our goal is to continue to strive, provide and expand, delivering an accurate work product to our clients’ specifications and deadlines” shared President, Don Sams.

The division will be led by Craig Wheaton with the support of Jim DeVard.

About Sams & Associates:
Sams & Associates is a leading independent insurance adjusting firm serving California, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, Oregon, Washington, Utah, Idaho, Kansas, Missouri, Montana and Wyoming. With claims adjusters throughout the Western United States, Sams & Associates investigates, inspects and adjusts all types of commercial and residential property and liability claims. Sams & Associates has the required licensing and experienced staff for SIU insurance investigations and administration. For more information contact 800-566-7267 or on the web at

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