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 […]


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 Farm […]

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 […]

The 350-year-old piano

  Occasionally adjusters run across clients that are rich. In the beginning of your career, everything you see is going to blow your mind. Later on everything is just numbers. That is how you deal with it. If you get paralyzed every time you see a Farri, you are in the wrong line of work! […]

Hurricanes Happen!

Hurricane season is fast approaching. The time to get ready is Now! Hurricanes are major catastrophic events. The demand for adjusters is always overwhelming. New adjusters that have had a difficult time in the past getting hired are now aggressively sought after. Hurricanes are unique opportunities and the widow of opportunity closes quickly. The trick is […]

Designations & Certificates

            The Insurance Institute of America (IIA) The Insurance Institute of America was founded in 1909. They merged with the American Institute for Property and Liability Underwriters in 1953. In 1998, the Insurance Research Council also became part of the Insurance Institute of America. They are today known as “The Institutes.” The […]