August 27, 2011 01:42 ET

HSNO Prepares Its Catastrophe Response Team for Hurricane Irene 2011

Expert Accountants and Technologists at HSNO Stand Ready to Assist Customers Along the Eastern US Coast

JERSEY CITY, NJ--(Marketwire - Aug 27, 2011) - Hagen, Streiff, Newton & Oshiro ("HSNO"), an internationally recognized leader in economic damage measurement and technology claims services, today announced it has prepared its eastern US offices to respond quickly to the impact of Hurricane Irene.

HSNO is armed with an arsenal of professional accounting staff and technical experts along with a proprietary claims management system, ExperiClaim™ built to support catastrophes just like Hurricane Irene.

The professionals at HSNO have consistently shown their core strengths by successfully handling many types of catastrophes, most recently the Gulf Oil Spill, Hurricanes Katrina, Ike, and Rita, along with numerous tornados and similar natural disasters.

"HSNO continues to be the preferred choice among insurance carriers for handling significant catastrophe claims that include proven-successful and economical mobilization processes," said Kaye Shelton, HSNO's National Catastrophe Coordinator and Partner.

"Technology is a big consideration during and after a hurricane," according to Matthew Blake, director of HSNO's forensic technology practice. "If water damage occurs, insureds should avoid turning equipment on until it has been completely checked over and dried, otherwise people run the risk of significant system or data damage." HSNO has a free technical checklist of what to do if computers get wet or damaged on their website listed at under forensic technology and technology claims.

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Founded in 1973, Hagen, Streiff, Newton & Oshiro, Accountants, PC ("HSNO") has a broad range of capabilities. Its professionals, located in 19 worldwide offices, have a broad range of experience -- from financial analysis and review of relevant economic issues to expert witness testimony, evidence gathering and data analysis and administrative support. More about HSNO can be found at

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