Florida Focus---Changes in the Wind?

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Some of us reside in Florida.  Many more of us have served time here with a stint or two following catastrophes that impacted the Sunshine State.  In the aftermath of Andrew;  the 'four in 2004', and then Wilma, old-timers and rookie adjusters alike saturated the fourth largest state and served for weeks and months.

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General Contractors

Greetings my name is Danny Cave and I have been an adjuster for over 16yrs.  I recently made the switch to general contractor for monetary reasons and wanting to stay home around my kiddos. Sinc

Posted: 08/17/2009 12:25 PM Replies: 8

Days gone By

Hi guys, So for starters, I am only looking for responses from experienced adjusters who have been in the game a miminum of 5 years (not just licensed for five years but have five years of work exper

Posted: 03/01/2012 1:59 PM Replies: 2

contractor reconciliations

Hi All- I've been at this for quite some time now, but I always am interested in fine tuning the techniques. Please weigh in on how you would deal with the following adjuster/contractor scenarios:

Posted: 12/21/2006 8:09 AM Replies: 6

An extreme example of the dreaded 'steel hail'.

 "Honest, officer, my accelerator stuck."

Posted: 05/04/2010 7:23 AM Replies: 0

Stolen Shingles

Who'd thunk it?  

Posted: 10/10/2009 4:23 AM Replies: 3

DURA wood roof adjustment

I have been asked by Secura insurance company to re-adjust  a wood roof that I previously totaled.  I have an engineer's report as to the damage, and am asked to adjust it according to DURA

Posted: 09/15/2009 4:12 PM Replies: 17

Bad Press

 In reading a recent article about roof prices and what the insurance company was paying, I notice the following comments to the article from visitors to their site.     "Propert

Posted: 12/13/2008 1:42 AM Replies: 7

Taking my ladder out of my truck

  Well doesn't look like anything happening soon maybe if I take my ladder out of my truck something will take place. Lets try a little reverse psychology on these storms.

Posted: 10/14/2010 4:38 AM Replies: 7

What can you do to earn a living with a cat. adjusters license

 I am one of these older adjusters(now retired) that thinks its like all jobs; the top 10% makes most of the $. If you are aperson that has been called out on one or two storms and not invited ba

Posted: 07/13/2011 8:57 AM Replies: 1

First day Covers

I was just working on a contents spreadsheet and was wondering if anyone ever ran across First Day Covers.   A lot of policies exclude "stamps" but a First Day Cover is an envelope with a stamp

Posted: 04/20/2010 5:18 AM Replies: 31

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