Becoming a Claims Adjuster just makes sense!

In looking for a job or choosing a career, we are told repeatedly to find something that we are passionate about and if we do, it will never be a “job.” I did that. I got into the music business and worked for the two largest Rock-N-Roll productions companies in the world – Showco out […]

Increase Your Odds with Multiple Licenses

First thing is to get your All Lines or Property & Casualty Adjuster License. Then get certified with Xactimate. These first two steps are essential in becoming a Claims Adjuster. Is there anything else you can do to increase your odds with the Adjuster Firms? Of course. Additional licenses and certifications will certainly make you […]

2018 Hurricane Predictions

 . .   Hurricane Predictions: Strongest Cycle in 70 years!  Hurricane Predictions for 2018: Global Weather Oscillations (GWO) was cited by news media as the only major hurricane prediction organization that correctly predicted the hyperactive 2017 Atlantic hurricane season from beginning to end, and the destructive United States hurricane landfalls. . The media also noted […]

Ruined Cars

. More Cars Ruined Than Any Single Event in the US. . Enormous plots of land have been turned into vehicle graveyards. . When a devastating flood event like Hurricane Harvey hits a city like Houston, the result is car Armageddon. . A new report from Car and Driver found as many as 1 million […]

Fee Schedules Explored

Everyone want to know about getting paid. In most professions, it is rather straight forward, you are either paid a wage, a salary or a commission. As an Adjuster, you are paid as an Independent Contractor. Some IA Firms pay on a daily rate, but in most cases, Adjusters are paid a percentage of the […]

Diversity – Adjusting & You

Adjusting firms are in fierce competition for the work offered by the Insurance Companies. Having competent Adjusters is a given and fully expected. So how does an IA Firm differentiate themselves from the others? Diversity! In today’s world, having a diverse work force is essential for survival. Several companies have taken a quantum leap in […]

Texas Claims Adjuster

One of the most frequently asked questions we get is about the “Texas” license. Why is it important? How is it important? Do I really need one? What if I already have a license from another state? What do I have to do to get one? And where is the best place to get a […]

How are CAT Adjusters paid?

Let’s first establish the ‘Job Description’ of a Catastrophe Adjuster… A CAT Adjuster denies, settles, or authorizes payments to property claims based on coverage, appraisal, and verifiable damage. The adjuster then prepares reports of investigation findings and files the claim with the Adjuster Firm (IA Firm) they are deployed with. Independent CAT Adjusters get paid […]

Five steps in working a Personal Injury claim

. 1. Get the Insured’s Story How does the adjuster prepare for making an offer? The adjuster wants to find out what the insured has to say about what happened. The adjuster will read any written police report or accident report, and may talk to the insurer to hear the insurer’s story firsthand. 2. Investigate […]

Resume

A college degree is great, but it is also very over-rated. Most employers see a degree as a four year initiation you survived. All it does is tell them that you stuck with it and suffered through a lot of work to graduate. It does, however, give them a clue as to who you are. […]