CFO Jimmy Patronis Activates Emergency Adjuster Licensing System to Aid in Hurricane Sally Recovery

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Florida Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Jimmy Patronis announced the Department of Financial Services’ emergency adjuster license system has been activated to support homeowners’ and businesses’ efforts to get back on their feet following the impacts of Hurricane Sally in the Florida Panhandle.

From the Monday, September 21, 2020 Press Release

Commissioner Lara urges insurance companies to cover reimbursement costs for those displaced during wildfires

California Department of Insurance

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News: 2020 Press Release For Release: September 3, 2020 Media Calls Only: 916-492-3566 Email Inquiries: cdipress@insurance.ca.gov Commissioner Lara urges insurance companies to cover reimbursement costs for those displaced during wildfires LOS ANGELES, Calif. — To assist Californians displaced by the current and recent wildfires throughout the state, Insurance Commissioner Ricardo Lara issued a Notice to all California property and casualty insurance...

Texas Department of Insurance Commissioner’s Bulletin # B-0008-20

Re: COVID-19: Suspension of certain licensing requirements and fees

CADO Admin
The below is from the bulletin. March 24, 2020 To:   All TDI-regulated carriers, agents, adjusters, and licensees Re:   COVID-19: Suspension of certain licensing requirements and fees On March 13, 2020, Governor Greg Abbott issued a disaster declaration in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Governor authorized the use of all available state and local government resources necessary to cope with the disaster. TDI expects carriers to work with their...

California Insurance Commissioner issues emergency declaration to help fire survivors across the state

November 14, 2018 Press Release

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Insurance Commissioner issues emergency declaration to help fire survivors across the state

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — In the wake of the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California’s history, Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones today declared an emergency situation, which allows insurance companies to use out-of-state adjusters to help handle the large volume of claims resulting from the Camp and Woolsey Fires.

November Wildfires: Notice of Shortage of Accommodations for Survivors

Source: California Department of Insurance

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The California Department of Insurance has been informed by the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CAL-OES) that, due to the recent wildfires, there is a shortage of available lodging in the disaster areas. CAL-OES is requesting that insurance companies, adjusters, and other insurance personnel find lodging outside of the disaster areas. 

OKLAHOMA DOI decides to police the entire country for license compliance

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OKLAHOMA DOI decides to police the entire country for license compliance.  Upon my recent submission for license renewal as a Non-Resident, the DOI rep Nicki has decided to question my standing with my home state of Nevada!  I am complete good standing with Nevada, and havre offered to provide a "Letter of Good Standing", which Nicki refused to accept. She is demanding my continuing education formal receipts. She refuses to accept any certificates issues by attending classes such...

Insurers’ incorrect statements to fire victims lead regulator to issue formal notice

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Insurers’ incorrect statements to fire victims lead regulator to issue formal notice Notice requires insurers to make sure their staff are trained in California laws and rules SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones directed the California Department of Insurance to issue a formal notice to insurers, licensed public adjusters and admitted carriers to make sure all claims adjusters assigned to wildfire claims, including those not licensed in California, are...

TDI Bulletin B-0032-15

NONRESIDENT PUBLIC INSURANCE ADJUSTER AFFIDAVIT

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NONRESIDENT PUBLIC INSURANCE ADJUSTER AFFIDAVIT The Texas Department of Insurance reminds all nonresident public insurance adjuster license holders that Insurance Code §4102.114 requires them to annually submit an affidavit on a form prescribed by TDI certifying that the licensee is familiar with and understands: the laws specified in Insurance Code §4102.057(b); the applicable rules adopted under those laws; and the terms and conditions of the types of insurance contracts...

Unlicensed Adjuster Information for Insurers

Wind and Thunderstorm Event – July 12-14, 2015

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Unlicensed Adjuster Information for Insurers Wind and Thunderstorm Event – July 12-14, 2015 (Flooding, Hail, Tornadoes, Wind) States: Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin and Possibly Other Areas Catastrophe Serial No. 88 Companies sending unlicensed adjusters to Kentucky to assist with the claims from the wind and thunderstorm event July 12-14, must complete Form 8307 to register the unlicensed emergency adjusters with the Department of Insurance. The...

Notice Issued to Protect Oklahomans Who Have Earthquake Insurance

Source: Oklahoma Insurance Department

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OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Insurance Department is taking a proactive step to protect Oklahomans who buy earthquake insurance. Today the Department released a bulletin to property and casualty insurance companies to address important issues surrounding earthquake insurance.  “We want to make sure everyone is clear on earthquake insurance,” said Oklahoma Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak. “Oklahomans need to know what they are buying. Insurers need to know...

Declaration From The State Insurance Commissioner Regarding Assistance Of Nonresident Unlicensed Adjusters

Hawaii DOI

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Pursuant to Hawaii Revised Statutes (“HRS”) § 431:9-201(b), Insurance Commissioner Gordon I. Ito has determined that nonresident adjusters can operate in the state without a Hawaii license to assist with the anticipated amount of work that could be more than current capacity in the islands.  The Insurance Division wants to ensure that adjusters and insurance companies will be able to respond to the homeowners' needs within a reasonable time....

Texas Department of Insurance - COMMISSIONER'S BULLETIN #B-0014-14

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TO: ALL COMPANIES, CORPORATIONS, EXCHANGES, MUTUALS, RECIPROCALS, ASSOCIATIONS, LLOYDS, OR OTHER INSURERS WRITING PROPERTY AND CASUALTY INSURANCE IN THE STATE OF TEXAS AND TO THEIR REPRESENTATIVES AND AGENTS, AND TO ADJUSTERS, PUBLIC ADJUSTERS, ROOFING CONTRACTORS, AND THE PUBLIC GENERALLY RE: House Bill 1183  The Texas Department of Insurance issues this bulletin to remind insurers, insurance adjusters, and public insurance adjusters that the 83rd Texas Legislature (2013), enacted...

NCDOI Bulletin 14-B-03

Procedure for Catastrophic Adjusters

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The purpose of this bulletin is to outline procedures your company will need to follow if a catastrophic event were to occur in North Carolina. NC Emergency Management staff will not allow any adjuster access to a declared disaster area unless the adjuster is carrying proper identification. 
 

Major damage' as huge tornado rips through neighborhoods south of Oklahoma City

Updated 5/21 - News Source: NBC News Photo Source: Getty Images

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A monster tornado packing winds as strong as 200 mph roared through the Oklahoma City suburbs Monday, pulverizing block after block of homes, wrecking an elementary school and leaving fires burning out of control. Crews were frantically searching an estimated 30 square miles of wreckage and only beginning to get a sense of the destruction as night fell. Initial reports from NBC affiliate KFOR said at least four people were killed in the suburb of Moore, including a mother and child, and...

Christie Administration Announces Insurance Mediation Program to Expedite Sandy-Related Claims

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Trenton, NJ - Continuing the Administration's commitment to assist New Jersey residents in swiftly resolving their Sandy-related insurance claims, Governor Chris Christie and New Jersey Department of Banking and Insurance (DOBI) Commissioner Ken Kobylowski announced the release of a Request for a Qualification (RFQ) to establish a new mediation process that gives consumers the option to settle disputed cases without resorting to costly and time consuming lawsuits. "This process is...

New York reports more than 270,000 insurance claims paid after Sandy

From the Associated Press

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"More than 270,000 claims have been paid by 24 insurers since Hurricane Sandy damaged and flooded Staten Island and other parts of New York City as well as Long Island and its suburbs last fall, New New York officials report."

"The average time from claims report to inspection ranged from three days for Arch Insurance Group, with 242 commercial claims, to 20 days for State Farm with 55,592 claims, noting its wide array of claims, complexity and damage severity."

New York State gets tough on Sandy insurers

New York State has told its financial watchdog to investigate three insurance companies ...

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(Reuters) - New York State has told its financial watchdog to investigate three insurance companies for dragging their heels when it comes to processing claims for damage caused by Superstorm Sandy that slammed the region last October. New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo said in a statement that consumer complaints against Narragansett Bay Insurance Company, Tower Insurance Company and Kingstone Insurance Company received by the state's Department of Financial Services have been "much...

Texas Department of Insurance Adjuster Page

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Subject: Texas Department of Insurance Adjuster Page
Description

 "Quick Start links to help agents and adjusters find information they need for licensing, testing and continuing education."

 


URL: http://www.tdi.state.tx.us/webinfo/08qagent.html

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