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Looking for the right company...please help!

I own a insurance agency in TX that pretty much runs itself, so I am looking for a new opportunity to get into the claims business.  But a few of the companies I have talked to will not hire anyb

Posted: 02/16/2009 9:42 AM Replies: 5

CAT jobs with Safeco

Safeco is in the process of turning ALL weather claim handling over to the national CAT team.   8 inside CAT positions were posted on Friday.  These are salaried staff positions and virtua

Posted: 06/29/2008 3:38 AM Replies: 0

Allstate making the switch

An Allstate staff friend of mine confirmed to me yesterday that she was being trained in Xactimate over the next couple of weeks and that Allstate is leaving MSB/integ for XM8.  I wonder if this

Posted: 05/11/2010 10:07 PM Replies: 35

Questions about the claim adjuster business

I just graduated college with an insurance degree, and got married 2 months ago....I have a few questions that I wanted to ask current adjusters. Are you away from home a lot, and for how long on aver

Posted: 08/13/2010 9:48 AM Replies: 68

Very Interesting article

We can all learn from the contents of this article. Comments anyone?    

Posted: 04/15/2008 9:34 AM Replies: 0

Claims Embracers

I've been called many things over the years but never a 'Claims Embracer' - fondly or otherwise. But hey, maybe we claims pros need more touchy-feely titles.

Posted: 08/28/2009 7:48 AM Replies: 2


Lots of new people could get hooked up on their first storm, if they can write an estimate. Use your own house. Your house and all the contents was blown off the foundation by a tornado. Total destruc

Posted: 07/02/2010 5:11 AM Replies: 4

4,800 lawsuits

 Quote from recent article concerning TWIA lawsuits. "At this week’s Oversight Committee on the Texas Windstorm Insurance hearing, Jim Oliver, Director of TWIA, testified that 92,000 claims fr

Posted: 12/18/2010 4:49 PM Replies: 7

What happened to this roof?

Attached photo is from a 6 year old roof , which sustained minimal hail damage.  This condition is not present throughout the entire structure. The structure is in Nebraska      

Posted: 05/27/2008 9:37 AM Replies: 32

Like kind & quality

Is color taken into account, when roofing tile needs to be replaced ? I have a customer with a tile roof, that is no longer manufactured. All of the salvage yards have been searched, and the tile or

Posted: 07/01/2007 11:40 AM Replies: 10