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For Adjusters with a year or two under their belts

I finished my first calendar year with 380 daily claims and 33 flood claims with Pilot / Allstate. I'm home now and things are slow (at the moment) and I don't do "slow" well. I signed up for AIC trai

Posted: 01/07/2013 7:35 AM Replies: 2

Possible contractor fraud-How to handle ethically?

Well, can't say I run into those often, but it looks like I did today. It's one of the wind damage claims. I went up on the roof and after looking around and chatting with the contractor I started to

Posted: 12/16/2009 6:52 PM Replies: 32

File Track

My stormin buddy Glen sent this to me a while back. His organizational skills are top notch and mine are not. I think he was trying to give me a hint and I appreciate his efforts. If anyone else can u

Posted: 03/23/2007 12:12 AM Replies: 5

Insurance Journal raises question about regs under new a President?

Insurance Journal raises post election changes for the industry.   Insurance Journal home page should the above link become inactive.   The Journal mentions with the changes in Washingto

Posted: 11/06/2008 4:37 AM Replies: 4

Steel Price Increases

I have been informed from several  steel  clad providers that there will be an increase in steel as follows. 10% increase on June 14, an additional increase on July 16, and possible increase

Posted: 06/04/2008 5:17 AM Replies: 2

Liability Insurance?

As a new adjuster, I'm trying to get all of my ducks in a row before I'm needed.  I know I'll need liability insurane (O&P?) but I was never told where to get it.  Is that something th

Posted: 12/04/2006 3:34 PM Replies: 30


In my 20-something years, I can probably count all the times I have added permits to an estimate on one foot and still have a little piggy or two left to go to the market or have some roast beef.

Posted: 02/09/2010 4:31 PM Replies: 11

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

How much experience

How should experience be counted?  For example if someone handled claims for 2 months in 2009 and 2 months in 2010, do they have 2 years of experience or 4 months? 

Posted: 08/19/2010 6:41 PM Replies: 9

Xmas greetings & multi-line coverages

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Kids! 'Twas the night before Christmas (12:01 A.M. EST 12/25/2011 CST) and all through the house (single family, masonry veneer 1 1/2 story with basement, 1128 grou

Posted: 12/21/2011 3:02 PM Replies: 3