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Thoughts from A Staff Adjuster

Lots of people must have gotten out of independant adjusting this year. Since Dolly almost every roster I signed up for has called asking me to be on call.  As most of you know, I took a job with

Posted: 08/21/2008 7:17 AM Replies: 21

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

Is the Independent Adjuster Fast Becoming Obsolete?

I have written  more than few times about with Satellite roof technology , the fact that Xactimate is now fully integrated with EagleView and with Sketch , once the adjuster enters the sketch pro

Posted: 09/24/2010 10:26 AM Replies: 36

What is this? Hail damage?

  Roof is approx 5 years old.  Pea sized hail in the area at the largest.  Entire roof looks like this.  Looks like blistering to me but roof is fairly new.  I originally tho

Posted: 11/12/2009 11:47 AM Replies: 26

replacing toilets and sinks after sewage loss

OK just wanted to start a new discussion on sewage losses. The loss is covered, plumber says the sinks and toilet must be replaced because sewage overflowed in both. Sounds ridiculous- yes or no? &#

Posted: 12/02/2009 7:56 AM Replies: 12

Business Casual

Report of duty or a class- Dress code- Business Casual I have been watching the gathering of adjusters for several years. Seems about 25% know the definition, 20% try hard , 20% make some attempt.and

Posted: 03/31/2007 1:11 PM Replies: 23

Hip roof calculations?????

Ok, I have a question on figuring the squares on a simple hip roof. In a pre-test for certification with a carrier there was a question involving a simple hip roof with a 10' extention. They wa

Posted: 02/27/2007 6:47 PM Replies: 20

Adjuster Rights....

Hello fellow adjusters, I have been adjusting for over 25 years and have seen a increase in workload without any increase in compensation. Not to mention the complete disregard for you as a person a

Posted: 01/09/2013 1:57 PM Replies: 8

state farm fee schedule

Does any one have a fee schedule for state farm?  Is it component based or is it based on the amount of the claim?

Posted: 05/03/2009 7:10 AM Replies: 9

The perfect Restoration Contractor

To start off I have to say this is one of the greatest resources I have found as an Insurance Restoration Contractor. This is my first post as you can see, but I do "alot" of reading on here. I would

Posted: 12/16/2009 1:32 PM Replies: 6