Are you a FELON?

The reality of life in the US today is that no body is perfect! Most people have had bad credit at one time or another, and many have made more serious mistakes that have resulted in the most serious challenge to their future… . a Felony on their record. . A felony for many professions […]

FLOODS & AUTO CLAIMS

. There were over 500,000 auto claims filed with Hurricane Sandy. Hurricane Harvey is expected to considerably exceed Sandy’s devastation. So how much work is that? How many adjusters are typically needed in a major flood? Hard numbers are difficult to come by, but consider this, during Hurricane Sandy, State Farm had 1,100 adjusters in […]

Natural Disasters

It is important to be aware of the areas of the country most affected by natural disasters and what time of the year they normally occur. The most common disasters are; earthquakes, tornados, hurricanes, hail, floods and forest fires. . Starting a new career as an Insurance Claims adjuster, you may want to consider relocating […]

HURRICANE HARVEY…

Timing is everything! And NOW is the time to get started as an Insurance Claims Adjuster. As of this posting Hurricane Harvey has not yet landed, but already adjusters are being deployed. For a storm with the potential Harvey has, demand for adjusters will certainly exceed demand. Of course it would be best if you […]

Public Adjusters

Why & When Insurance companies are not magnanimous entities  whose sole reason for existence is to help policyholders! They are in business to create a profit. They want happy customers that can count on them when disaster strikes, but they want to pay out as little as possible. This is one of the reasons policies […]

Drones

A drone can take pictures and video of areas that are difficult or dangerous to reach, such as steep or wet roofs. This can allow the adjuster to determine if a physical inspection is needed. Using a drone can greatly reduce the potential for work related injuries. . Data captured by drones can be used […]

State Farm Certification

. . State Farm is the largest insurance carrier in the country. Most insurance companies require adjusters to hold their specific certification in order to work their claims. You’ll need the State Farm Certification even if you work for an independent adjusting company that handles State Farm claims on a contract basis Getting the State […]

How to spot Hail damage on roofs.

Identifying hail damage on things like patio furniture, your fence or your car, is easy. Round dents are obvious signs of damage by hail. Determining whether your roof was damaged from a hailstorm is a little more difficult. Insurance companies will pay for a new roof that has sustained a certain level of damaged by […]

Job outlook for Insurance Adjusters

The overall job outlook for Insurance Adjusters has been positive since 2004. Vacancies for this career have increased by 11.74 percent nationwide in that time, with an average growth of 1.96 percent per year. Demand for Insurance Adjusters is expected to go up, with an expected 52,960 new jobs filled by 2018. This represents an […]

Understanding Rotation . . .

When I took my Adjuster Course from Amcat in Dallas (after I had obtained my Adjuster License), I was “introduced” to the practice of Rotation. Amcat has a four day course that teaches new adjusters what they really need to know to be an adjuster. The pre-licensing courses (All Lines and Property & Casualty) give […]