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Three Trade Rule for O&P

Rules of thumb with no validity should not be a part of our industry, The rule of three trades being necesary for a repair to cause the inclusion of Overhead and Profit on payment of a loss. 

Posted: 11/20/2009 7:11 AM Replies: 35

Katrina Fraud

Nice to see that the Government really is pursuing the thieves http://www.justice.gov/katrina/Katrina_Fraud/pr/press_releases

Posted: 07/08/2008 9:44 AM Replies: 1

Per Diem-report on tax forms?

A friend, who worked for Pilot this year told me that when she receives her w-2 it will only show her taxable amount, but not the per diem she received. Will she have to provide the per diem

Posted: 11/11/2011 7:43 AM Replies: 12

Catastrophe Adjuster Conferences

I'd like to hear from those who have been to conferences in the past and had good experiences with them.  Please indicate why they were beneficial. The last one I went to was the Windstorm Confe

Posted: 10/31/2006 6:47 AM Replies: 9

A Loss that is not covered under the HO or the Flood policy.

I am sure all you flat landers have seen this. The streets are 22 inches lower than the top of the slab (Houston). The streets are designed to flood during down pours and drain into the storm drains t

Posted: 02/11/2008 6:53 AM Replies: 8

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

2007 Version of Know before you Go.

My opine is not as good as the experts; but I think a monster hurricane will hit Texas or Florida with in the next 50 days. All new and old adjusters try not to be cheated by the known and not surfac

Posted: 08/11/2007 12:20 PM Replies: 32

Perception of Public Adjusters???

I first worked as an independent adjuster on Hurricane Rita claims in Lake Charles.  I am thinking of going to work as a public adjuster and have recently been licensed although have no

Posted: 11/14/2008 1:51 PM Replies: 8

Just deal with it

Nothing like being an independent adjuster.   New assignment—per the carrier “Please provide Full Adjustment with Photos” -----------------------P.S. Do not discuss the polic

Posted: 08/24/2007 1:53 PM Replies: 6

Finding Scope Generation and Estimating Assignments

Hello All,   I would like some advise on how to secure more scope and estimating projects.  I am a senior building consultant with an engineer on staff (2 man crew) We have all the tools a

Posted: 06/18/2009 11:19 AM Replies: 4

Past Articles

Note: Since CADO first went online in 1995 we have had many members contribute to the site with their articles and forum posts.  But over the years many of these post were lost however, we have recently been able to recover some of the articles and forum post and will be re-posting them as time allows.   They will be posted on this page (Commuunity Blog) with a note indicating that it was a prior post. RC