Florida Focus---Changes in the Wind?

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Some of us reside in Florida.  Many more of us have served time here with a stint or two following catastrophes that impacted the Sunshine State.  In the aftermath of Andrew;  the 'four in 2004', and then Wilma, old-timers and rookie adjusters alike saturated the fourth largest state and served for weeks and months.

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Unpleasantly Surprised

Over the course of the past two years I stayed in contact with several adjusters with interesting resumes so that in the event of a Cat striking I would have a resource pool to pick from. In 04 and 05

Posted: 12/25/2008 5:59 AM Replies: 28

Mileage. Does your company take part of the mileage that you are owed?

For instance, if you are owed 100 miles after you deduct whatever miles the insurance deducts from their claims, does your company then take some of your mileage for themselves?

Posted: 11/13/2011 9:55 AM Replies: 9

Insurance job openings


Posted: 06/28/2008 4:31 PM Replies: 18

Competition in the roofing business

DFW area and Houston area have always had very good roofing contractors who made a living off regular local event like 50-60 MPH spring, fall or winter winds. Hail from pea size to quarter size. This

Posted: 10/13/2007 11:36 AM Replies: 5

Health Insurance and the Adjuster

For Months now we all have been listening to the debate on health care reform. As adjusters it would seem that this would be a mute topic given our industry. Of course, it's not. We all know how

Posted: 09/26/2009 11:30 PM Replies: 22

Total vehicle miles driven during 2005

I'm new to the game, hoping like everyone else that 07 turns out to be a profitable year.  Just interested in how many miles people ended up logging during 2005.

Posted: 01/12/2007 8:07 PM Replies: 14

flood adjusting questions

  in a small flood loss where water is below 4' scenario in a flood loss do you r&r the studs up to 4'  or just apply germicide chemicals to remove fungi.  i know you r & r

Posted: 06/12/2008 5:55 PM Replies: 2

Pay day from Ike

I am not complaining but I have not made as much money from Ike as I expected.  I have been doing this for about 10 years now and expected Ike to be the most profitable CAT yet but it does not se

Posted: 10/23/2008 6:04 PM Replies: 6

Picture pages . . .

Years ago I had a template in Excel into which I could place pictures and label them.  It had a header for each page with a place for Insured's name, claim #, policy number & DOL, and (I think) a

Posted: 10/21/2006 9:55 AM Replies: 7

Need a new computer. Anyone use a MAC?

I have to buy a new laptop.  I am sick of all of the quircks in Windows and am considering a MAC.  Anybody use one?  Is there anything special you have to do with them to run XACT

Posted: 11/24/2009 4:22 AM Replies: 7

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