Engle Martin & Associates, a loss adjusting and claims management firm, is extending its presence in Florida by opening an Orlando location to service the Central and Northeast Florida quadrant. The office marks the 30th location for the company and will be the company's third office in Florida.

James R. Hill. Carr, who has been recently promoted to national general adjuster, will manage the Orlando office. He has 19 years adjusting experience and has been with Engle Martin for eight years. He brings catastrophe hurricane claim and large loss experience both in commercial property and casualty claims.

Jim Hill, principal and executive general adjuster, serves as east regional property manager and is responsible for overseeing all three offices in the state. He has been with the company in its 13 year existence.

Kevin Engle, chairman and CEO of Engle Martin, said: Our clients expect excellent service and rapid response time from Engle Martin adjusters. The Orlando office ensures we are consistently able to provide the highest level of service for Central and Northeast Florida.

Engle Martin & Associates is into independent loss adjusting services and claims management. It supports three brands such as EMA, Loss Adjusting, EMCAS Claims Management and EMC as in Claims Consulting.