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

The bitter with the sweet

I am just adding a post to contribute to the forums since things are a bit slow. This post may or may not be beneficial but I am sure there are those that can definately relate. When I was a greenhorn

Posted: 08/31/2009 7:42 AM Replies: 19

Question for more experienced adjusters

Hello all, My IA firm is concluding its losses in the midwest and moving back to handle Gulf Coast claims.  I don't really want to go to LA and TX, as I'm only 4 hours from home here so my wife

Posted: 10/05/2008 2:59 PM Replies: 8

Sample Completed Claim

Does anyone out there have a sample completed claim that a new adjuster could look over, maybe get an Idea of what a well put together claim looks like. You could black out the names, just something t

Posted: 10/21/2013 3:41 PM Replies: 2

Scoping/Estimate writing

I had an incident come up today.  I got into a dispute with a company A about changing my estimate (written per my scope notes) based upon  two-dimensional photographs.  I acknowledge t

Posted: 08/25/2008 7:54 PM Replies: 32

how much is fee schedule for Daily claims

I had one company quote me 60% for doing their daily claims as an IA. Is this normal or not. Also they don't pay until they get paid. is that the norm or not. I don't believe I have ever worked for

Posted: 11/02/2010 3:40 AM Replies: 9

NFIP as the underlying

This question is for you that handle flood losses.  I'm now in the boat of handling a couple of "excess flood" coverage claims.  Having never handled an NFIP loss, I'm not 100% on what may o

Posted: 01/09/2013 5:36 PM Replies: 35

T&E vs. Fee Schedule

I am working as a research assistant for someone writing an article for Claims Magazine. The subject matter is exploring the differences between working files on a T&E basis verses working on

Posted: 09/03/2009 6:23 PM Replies: 1

The big 4 in 04

I broke into catadjusting in 02 and I can remember the barrage of new adjusters during the big 4 in o4. I can recall being still fairly new to the buisness and seeing all of the new adjusters that wer

Posted: 08/27/2009 5:20 AM Replies: 13

Valdez in the news again

It will be interesting to watch as the Supreme Court hears agruments on whether to assess Exxon with punitive damages as some 30,000 Alaskans are hoping.  The original fine of $5B was cut in half

Posted: 02/26/2008 8:30 AM Replies: 4