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0 Replies and 2731 Views About the Community Center      2731  0 Started by  host This is not a new post! I just moved it from the bottom of the page to this area.   CatAdjuster.org (CADO) is a website devoted to adjusters and others involved in the claim handling industry.  We see CADO as a community and as such feel that the members of the community should have a place to meet other members of the community to discuss topics that are not necessarily related to work.   For this reason we offer the Community Forums. For adjusters and other visitors ...
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06/20/2007 10:26 PM
0 Replies and 1061 Views A very Tall Flagpole with the American Flag  1061  0 Started by  host   Follow this link for more information and details. https://www.acuity.com/acuityweb/fl...html   
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07/27/2014 6:50 PM
1 Replies and 1055 Views Happy Thanksgiving!  1055  1 Started by  host Hope everyone has a great day!   Thanksgiving dinners take eighteen hours to prepare.  They are consumed in twelve minutes.  Half-times take twelve minutes.  This is not coincidence.  ~Erma Bombeck
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by  CatAdjusterXJump to last post
12/02/2013 12:49 AM
3 Replies and 1151 Views Importance of OSHA Standards  1151  3 Started by  NevaTaylor The more sophistication humankind achieve through machines there are more chances of inflicting injuries. Think of a world free from road accidents, it will be also a world free from automobiles. Therefore, such a drastic reversal is impossible. The only way to stay safe is by following some standards. For example, traffic regulations to avoid accidents. The same principle is applicable for workplaces. The induction of highly complex and heavy machineries into the workplace has called for the im...
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by  AcceleratedAdjusterJump to last post
10/20/2013 9:03 AM
3 Replies and 2739 Views Hoober Goober, 'juster-at-large  2739  3 Started by  okclarryd &160; &160; Ol' Hoober Goober, a spellin' champ was he. He could spell nearly every word that he knew to be. He could type and write and&160; cut and paste But, Oh the mistakes he would make in his haste. &160; In his diaries, he would write and write just to find out that they were not right. He could caption and explain and do drop down typo's And they made no sense, they thought he was psycho's. &160; He looked up the words in the big red book But seldom on the right page ...
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by  okclarrydJump to last post
01/30/2013 7:26 PM
3 Replies and 4020 Views XACTIMATE WRITER  4020  3 Started by  jlatarewicz I just finished writing 200 Xactimate  estimates for a adjuster working Hurricane Irene claims in Va. and 56 claims in Nashville, Tn.. If you need someone to write for you please email me..If you are interested I am available.      jacek_xactimateyahoo.com    
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by  pro.xtimate2gmail.comJump to last post
12/17/2012 8:41 PM
0 Replies and 991 Views Newbie  991  0 Started by  annrowe Hi my name is Ann and I am new to this forum, just wanted to stop in and say hello!
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11/16/2012 9:34 AM
6 Replies and 2039 Views Renfroe paid on call or Eberl go to stage for Sandy ?  2039  6 Started by  RONWAITS Been on paid call for three days with Renfroe , but Eberl just called and offered to go stage in Virginia. Which one would you pick. This would be my first storm deployment.
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by  ChuckDeatonJump to last post
11/05/2012 10:28 AM
5 Replies and 1833 Views Major Server Crash - CADO Site  1833  5 Started by  catman As you may have noticed we have had some trouble with the site.  It appears to be related to a server crash or similar problem.   You will notice some many missing items and the site will not work well until we get it fully restored which may take all weekend.    Right now it does not appear that any data has been lost so it just a matter of restoring everything.  In order to restore the site I will need do one section at a time.  The appearance of the site wil...
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by  olderthendirtJump to last post
06/13/2012 1:13 AM
4 Replies and 1561 Views Just to say Hi  1561  4 Started by  Pwrhusker Hi everyone,     My name is Robert.  I have been in the medical insurance business for 3 years now and a little over a year ago my uncle introduced me to this business.  I have taken and completed my Texas All-Lines license course and have submitted my application to get my Texas All-Lines license through TDI.  I have also enrolled to obtain my PTC certification.      I do have one question though to anyone who is willing to answer i...
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by  CatAdjusterXJump to last post
05/30/2012 11:39 PM
17 Replies and 6190 Views Which firm do I go with?  6190  17 Started by  Jon H I'm a newby and have been approached by a few staffing firms for deployment. Mason, IMS, N&C/Equity claims, Allcat and NADO have all sent notice. Which ones are good and which are to be avoided Any help as soon as possible&160; would be greatly appreciated. I need to make a decision yesterday.
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by  Jud G.Jump to last post
05/14/2012 6:35 AM
3 Replies and 1461 Views Advice for a prospective adjuster  1461  3 Started by  George Lambros Let me introduce myself.... I have been contracting for 6 years and looking for advice on becoming a Cat adjuster. My name is George, I am 24yrs old, physically able to climb ( I rock climb), mobile (single) , and live in IL. I have been exposed to most every trade involved with residential dwellings with most of my education, certifications, and experience in concrete repair, as well as commercial and industrial coatings. What steps / general knowledge would you advise to a ...
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by  Claim JumperJump to last post
05/13/2012 11:34 AM
1 Replies and 1553 Views Need Site Surveyors  1553  1 Started by  AHS Apply online at arnoldhousingsolutions.com Trying to find adjusters who have a little extra time and are willing to complete site surveys on commercial properties. Surveys can be set up on your own time. We have properties in all regions of the US.  Price starts at $300 per site with considerations for travel distance.  Xactimate experience a plus. Surveys will begin in March 2012. See the job posting on our site for more details. 
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by  AHSJump to last post
04/20/2012 9:34 AM
39 Replies and 9800 Views Welcome - Say Hi or What's up, introduce yourself!  9800  39 Started by  host
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The last 'welcome' thread we had was removed in error, sorry for the trouble. Use this thread to say hi and introduce yourself to the community. 1/21/2007 Edit:  I was able to restore the thread that was deleted but not merge the post.  You can find the old thread here.
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by  pdixon555Jump to last post
03/09/2012 4:17 PM
0 Replies and 1150 Views Schedule C  1150  0 Started by  tmunoz I have been a independent adjuster working for one of the larger firms for over 10 yrs. Until this year I have received a 1099 and W2. 2011 I received a straight W2. I called friends at other firms who stated they also received straight w2's.  The statutory employee box is not checked.  What is the industry standard for reporting. Obviously I want to claim my expenses under a Schedule C.  However I can not find documentation that this is standard instead of Schedule A.  Can o...
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03/05/2012 3:28 PM
26 Replies and 5153 Views Need Help - Claim fraud or Not/  5153  26 Started by  J.Patrick
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I work for a contractor that does storm restoration doing estimating & supplementing insurance companies while I work on becoming an adjuster myself. My is, this guy I work for has me submitting estimates to insurance companies on work they've approved to get the price up'd. For example , He just had me send in a supplement on 2 elevations of exterior paint that was approved by they adjuster, the estimate was written by a 1099 employee of my company who opened up an LLC in his name to writ...
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by  Alex_ChernovJump to last post
02/18/2012 2:36 PM
2 Replies and 2273 Views Happy Holidays to the Grinch  2273  2 Started by  okclarryd Happy Holidays   MY THANKS TO ALL OF YOU ...As we progress through to the end of 2011, I want to thank you for your educational e-mails over the past year.  I am totally screwed up now and have little chance of recovery. I can no longer open a bathroom door without using a paper towel, nor let the waitress put lemon slices in my ice water without worrying about the bacteria on the lemon peel. I can't sit down on a hotel bedspread because I can only imagine what has happened ...
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by  olderthendirtJump to last post
12/09/2011 10:39 AM
1 Replies and 1712 Views Regarding Texas Adjusters can now Appraise Used Cars  1712  1 Started by  FCurr Hello everyone,  I found this site by searching for the Texas Presumptive form for used cars. On the old forum, there was this topic: http://www.catadjuster.org/forum/Texas_Adjusters_Can_Now_Appraise_Used_Cars/m_29082/tm.htm   Have any of you filled this form out yet I am looking for an adjuster in Dallas TX. Please email me if you know of anyone. Secondly, I am thinking about getting my adjuster's license. Are any of the online courses legit or do you recommend going to a real -...
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by  Jimmy LyonsJump to last post
10/26/2011 11:35 PM
4 Replies and 2305 Views Out of state taxes  2305  4 Started by  Doug Hi folks, &160; I hope one or two of you can shed light on this query for me.&160;&160; I am being state tax audited for several years -- and just got finished with a nice round of federal tax audits. &160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;&160;I am an&160;IA .&160;&160; &160;Is income i earn out of state subject to taxation by that state , or does everything revert back to my home state &160;&160; In the past 3 years my income has been derived in TX, CO, IA, NE, PA, MD, DC, VA...
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by  claims_rayJump to last post
09/29/2011 8:13 PM
15 Replies and 7639 Views Fee Schedules  7639  15 Started by  descher I think someone should have done this a long time ago.  Let's start a list of fee schedules from different carriers and their preferred IA firms.  Everyone should know what companies pay IA's instead of having to learn the hard way.  Anyone have several 2010 fee schedules to start 
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by  ChuckDeatonJump to last post
09/20/2011 10:13 PM
4 Replies and 3256 Views CADO Membership hits 20,000  3256  4 Started by  host &160;Well tonight we reach the 20,000 member point. &160;We have had 21, 831&160;users register but have removed 1,831 accounts for different reasons, like duplicate accounts and spam accounts.&160; Thanks for being a part of CADO and the continued participation. &160;
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by  okclarrydJump to last post
09/08/2011 9:57 PM
0 Replies and 1879 Views IIS ClaimS  1879  0 Started by  mlallen@wyoming.com Has anyone heard of IIS Claims I&160;keep getting e-mails from them that they have tons of flood claims and need adjusters.
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09/04/2011 10:34 AM
2 Replies and 2690 Views Nationwide  2690  2 Started by  jstock Just curious. Anyone currently working Nationwide as a field IA: What are your thoughts/recommendations How do they compare w/others you've worked for (fee schedule, general treatment, ease/difficulty in file accpetance, etc). How are they on roofs, high/steep, use of Eagleview/similar (State Farm and Allstate now provide E-view, no charge to IA)... Jared.
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by  CatAdjusterXJump to last post
09/03/2011 1:19 AM
2 Replies and 2504 Views E & O Policy  2504  2 Started by  wjeffs What companies provide a good policy at a fair price
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by  insureuJump to last post
08/15/2011 3:44 PM
6 Replies and 3256 Views The TDI in Tex  3256  6 Started by  Ray Hall Now has the management of TWIA and the Fair plan. The recent rule will change wind /roof claims for these two carriers and all carriers in TX. I remember the ruling in 1991 that all comp. roofs had to removed before going back with new shingles and then ruled that removal was not betterment or subject to depreciation as it was all one operation. Well this new ruling will cost billions more over the years. An unsealed shingle is prima facia evidence &160;of direst wind damage that has to be rep...
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by  Ray HallJump to last post
07/29/2011 9:38 PM
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