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1 Replies and 3282 Views Glossary of Roofing Terminology  3282  1 Started by  Tom Toll These terms and commentary could well help you with reporting and/or determining loss issues. I would suggest you save them in bookmarks or print to take with you in  folder. Glossary of Roofing Terms Architectural – A steep slope system that is used for visual impact or aesthetics and typically require a supporting deck with a minimum slope of 3:12. Architectural panels usually have low seam heights of 1 inch to 1-1/2” inches and do not use sealant between seams. Due to t...
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11/30/2006 10:58 AM
17 Replies and 3651 Views Claim Scenario for Discussion  3651  17 Started by  Janice_Toll   Forum Transfer; First posted by Janice Toll The following scenario is presented for discussion: Ms. Insured notices that the shingles on her roof are in pretty bad condition, and being one who likes to keep her home in top notch condition, asks some friends to assist her in replacing the shingles.  The friends are not roofing contractors and will not be paid for their work.  Ms. Insured checks the weather Friday morning and finds that the outlook is for three days of sunshine ...
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11/30/2006 10:27 AM
7 Replies and 3731 Views what to do, what to do  3731  7 Started by  DougMc Greetings all, --- i have not posted since the format change, but my previous CADO handle was simply 'Doug'.     Anyway,  it is slow out there for 75 (or more) of the independents right now- no surprise there.  Consequently i have applied for staff/office positions at one of the majors.   I have been informally accepted for a 'telephone auto adjuster' position handling entry level auto claims, and have also interviewed for a property job as well.   ...
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11/23/2006 10:07 AM
4 Replies and 2754 Views Grad School choices ?  2754  4 Started by  DougMc In a previous thread, (2 threads in 1 day - a record for me)  i posted about potentially working staff and how that would give me an opportunity to finish my educational goals.      Previous thoughts were 'Geez, i wish i had stayed in school and got my MBA' because that seemed to be a good path for reasonably consistent money,  but now that i am entrenched in the insurance  adjusting profession ---- i don't know if thats a good fit or not.   &n...
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11/23/2006 9:56 AM
7 Replies and 3395 Views Picture pages . . .  3395  7 Started by  we2 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 place for the adjuster's name; it was set up the size of a letter page (landscape) & would allow four pictures per page.  It's been rather slow this summer and I am no longer leasing an estimating program, so don't have SimSol or IntegriClaim to fall back on.  I have just been assigned a ...
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11/16/2006 11:59 PM
11 Replies and 4483 Views Opinion or a statement? Watch what you say.  4483  11 Started by  host I ran across an article on a defamation lawsuit against an adjuster for what he told the insured\claimant. The lawsuit was first thrown out by a lower court that stated the comments that were made were the opinions of the adjuster. It was later reinstated. In the article it is stated that the adjuster told an accident victim that the Attorney just takes peoples' money and that they would receive more money if they wouldn't hire him and would deal directly with the adjuster instea...
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11/12/2006 2:59 AM
11 Replies and 3872 Views Democratic Caucus' Katrina Task Force Report  3872  11 Started by  host Listed below are some excerpts of insurance related suggestions or recommendation from the report. The Task Force Report was released 10/19/2006. Investigate the Katrina claims practices of insurance companies that contract with the National Flood Insurance Program. The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) allows insurance companies to sell flood policies and adjust flood claims that are financially backed by federal taxpayer dollars.  Insurance company adjusters h...
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10/31/2006 1:29 PM
0 Replies and 3265 Views HELP    3265  0 Started by  mas8611 Duplicate post - Follow this link to the active thread, http://www.catadjuster.org/Forums/CommunityCenter/tabid/66/forumid/8/threadid/204/scope/posts/Default.aspx
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10/30/2006 4:08 PM
13 Replies and 4818 Views Wind vs Flood  4818  13 Started by  host Bulletin Board Transfer -Posted 10/9 by Dave Sokolowski   Just wondering if anyone else saw Sen. Trent Lott admit on the Daily Show that his home was washed away. I saw it on the rerun this AM. I wonder how many other homes in his area were washed away.
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10/26/2006 6:54 PM
5 Replies and 3245 Views starting out    3245  5 Started by  cthomps81 hi my name is chester thompson i recieve my texas P&C licenese. I want to become a full time adjusters, i want to get a all my certification, and AIC. here is my questions. can be a  full-time adjuster with out being a staff where do go to get you earthquake and hail certification how hard to become a staff adjuster ( progressive state farm allstate) any infomation will be helpful
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by  MedulusJump to last post
10/23/2006 12:59 PM
1 Replies and 4187 Views Question    4187  1 Started by  PaulF I am an Insurance Class Developer, and am interested in Adjuster opinions about your need for a CE class in Business Ethics. If this were a one day class that provided 5 to 8 credits towards your license renewal, and was presented in both Dallas and Florida, what would your interest be Also, what are your thoughts about us schedueling a class on Saturday so you don't lose a business day and $$ when taking a class. Please respond to my e-mail as not to clog this forum.  Send responces to...
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10/22/2006 2:33 AM
1 Replies and 3961 Views In Dallas PilotCat Training    3961  1 Started by  Willinsky Just accepted training class in Dallas for CIC ( Claims Interaction Center ) training orientation classes Nov 1st, and Nov 2nd for Liberty Mutual. Ins Co.  The training continues while waiting for claims. Just returned from Tampa Fl after attending a wedding of a friends daughter, and wife's brother funeral, wedding was scheduled but wife's brother was not. Made the trip to Jacksonville Fl to pay my respect as he passed away at age 58 ( Lung Cancer ).
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10/22/2006 1:31 AM
0 Replies and 4699 Views Hromas website address    4699  0 Started by  khromas Since the thread with the request for this site address was immediately locked because it was in the wrong category, I thought I would respond here since this area is supposed to be for 'Claims Handling' and the adjusting industry and THAT is what we explore over there. Guess it fits.  Will soon be changed over to ProAdjuster.org but for now it can be found at http://d1012168.domain.com/3gorillagroup/ I can be reached at khromasaol.com if anyone has a question. Later ya'll! &...
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