Professionals providing nationwide claims
and cost management solutions to your environmental and marine risks.
MR and Associates, LLC (MR) is a service company designed to offer broad based loss adjusting, consulting and cost
auditing services to companies and underwriters at risk of environmental and marine loss.
MR provides nationwide service through its Kingwood, and Boise offices. These locations give MR a direct
presence in the western and gulf regions of the United States. In addition, MR has the ability to draw on
personnel from its nationwide network of adjusters, surveyors, accountants and other experts giving it prompt access to any
part of the country.
MR responds to any type of environmental casualty involving a spill, release, or leak of chemicals
or petroleum products into the ground, water, or atmosphere.
Environmental Loss Adjusting/Consulting Services Provided
provides a variety of loss adjusting/consulting services to private companies and insurers. These services
Party Claims – MR adjusts various first party claims associated with Above and Underground Storage Tanks (AST/UST)
programs, and insurance policies providing coverage for contractor’s pollution liability, general liability, and errors
and omissions. Some losses are limited to the insured while others may involve third parties.
- Third Party Claims – An environmental casualty may result in personal
injuries, groundwater impact, damage to property such as vehicles, homes and boats, crop losses, fishery losses, and business
interruption. MR provides in house adjustment of these losses from initial investigation through release
and settlement. In catastrophic casualties, MR is prepared to establish a fully operational onsite office
to respond and handle any number of claims.
– MR provides investigative work designed to determine the cause, origin and date of release, extent of damages, and
an analysis of the corrective action proposed or completed.
- Spill Management – MR assists the party responsible for spilling the pollutant (called the Responsible
Party or simply RP) manage the cleanup/remediation response. This assistance includes helping the RP contract
with a cleanup contractor, ensuring that the cleanup is complete, and that it was effected at a fair and reasonable cost.
Please see cost auditing services below for further information.
|Above Ground Storage Tank Release - Morgan City, Louisiana November 2007
|M/V SELENDANG AYU Split in Two and Aground off the Aleutian Islands January 2005
MR provides comprehensive claims consultation, loss adjusting
and related services to the maritime industry including:
- Jones Act personal injury investigations
- Detention Claims
- Hull and Machinery Losses
- Cargo Claims
- Longshoreman and Harbor Workers Compensation
- Passenger Injuries
|Tanker Truck Rollover Chemical Release - Landowner's Pond Deberry, TX June 2007
costs have been out of control for many years with the prevailing attitude being that cost is of no concern when it comes
to keeping the environment clean. MR’s attitude is that proper cleanup and cost efficiency can coincide.
Professionals skilled in cleanup/remediation of pollution events run this business sector. With
this expertise, MR is able to provide meaningful pre-spill consultation, contract review, onsite auditing, and invoice review.
Our services are geared towards ensuring that the RP’s cost to remediate/cleanup a pollution event is fair and
reasonable given the specifics of the incident. We provide reports showing costs incurred on a daily basis
as well as a qualitative and quantitative analysis of the equipment, personnel, and consumables being utilized.
|Tanker Accident and Spill - Cleanup Oversight and Cost Audit Texas 2007
Environmental Audits and Site Assessments
MR provides Phase I, II environmental assessments
for commercial property transactions as well as a variety of environmental compliance audits.
|Creosote Impacted Soils - Logansport, LA 2004
Houston Area Office: William A. McLellan, 900 Rockmead Drive, Ste. 150, Kingwood, TX 77339
Boise Office: Tod D. Rasmussen, 910 West Main Street,
Ste. 232, Boise, ID 83702