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 […]


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. […]

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 […]


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 […]