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Welcome to HMI

Claims Support Service and Risk Mitigation for
Trees, Turf, Landscaping & Golf Course Features

HMI has created a national network of credentialed tree care professionals and subject matter experts to provide insurance adjusters and property owners with high quality service and accurate information.

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Our History

HMI was founded in 2003 as the only source for standardized replacement cost values and objective assessments of the condition of trees on residential and commercial properties. Through the years, we have created a national network of professional tree care companies, ISA certified arborists and other subject matter experts to support our growing list of services. Today, we offer a comprehensive suite of products and services to property owners and insurance adjusters, who are dealing with damage to trees, turf, landscaping, as well as unique golf course features such as bunkers, greens, fairways, and tee boxes. Emergency tree removals are available in over 40 states and consulting is available throughout North America and the Caribbean.

Experience Matters

After processing over 25,000 emergency tree removal claims and 2,000 large loss claims assignments, HMI has gained the necessary experience to exceed the expectations of insurance adjusters. Our staff includes horticultural experts and other professionals proficient in insurance industry standards.

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Available Services

Tree Removal Services

Emergency tree removal services for daily and CAT events through our national network of tree care companies. Available in over 40 states.


Arborist Inspections

Inspections available for proof and cause of loss analysis, subrogation support, liability claims, and pre- and post-loss applications.


Large Loss Claims

Staff and network of subject matter experts experienced in plant-material related losses associated with golf courses, nurseries, and real estate.


Replacement Cost Valuations

Accurate replacement cost valuations with the largest proprietary database of plant material pricing in the industry.


We are your single resource for tree and plant-related claims support, risk mitigation, and disaster recovery for both residential and commercial properties.


News and Advice

5 Weather Questions About 2019

2018 was a year of disastrous tropical cyclones, flooding, heat, drought and winter storms.  Now that we’ve entered the new year, you might be wondering if there’s anything we can say about 2019.

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Hurricane Michael’s Cost: $25B With up to $8B in Insured Losses

About $3 billion of that will fall on the federal flood insurance program and private insurers may get hit with $9 billion to $10 billion in claims, according to Chuck Watson, a disaster modeler with Enki Research in Savannah, Georgia.

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