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2014 NFIP Adjuster Certification Presentations

Registration for the 2014 NFIP Adjuster Certification Presentation is now open.  Adjusters seeking to renew certification must attend an NFIP Adjuster Certification Presentation. Adjusters seeking to become certified must attend an NFIP Presentation and apply for certification with the...

Home damage from ice storm to top $30 million in Dallas area

long with the downed tree limbs, power outages, iced-over roadways and crumpled cars, last week’s sleet-and-ice storm left behind significant costs for government agencies and residential insurance companies. Mark Hanna, spokesman for the Insurance Council of Texas, said the North Texas...

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Storms Cause Massive Flooding, Evacuation in San Antonio Area

Storms rolled through San Antonio Saturday and dumped nearly 10 inches of rain, sparking house fires, flooding roads throughout the city, and stranding people in their vehicles and at parks. San Antonio firefighters responded to nearly 250 water-related incidents. In one case, Chief Charles...

CatAdjuster.org Site Update

As you may have noticed we recently updated the layout of the site.  The main reason for this update was to make the site more compatible with mobile devices such as smart phones. While we still have some work to do we hope that these changes will make the site easier to view on...

Texas Tornadoes: Twisters Damage Homes Near Dallas-Fort Worth

Multiple tornadoes swept through north Texas on Wednesday, damaging dozens of homes and claiming several lives, NBC Dallas Fort-Worth reported. At least six people were killed after a twister touched down southeast of Granbury, Texas, a suburb of Fort Worth, Hood County Sheriff Roger Deeds...

State Farm® Names Top Ten States With Most Hail Losses

From the State Farm Press Release: Weather Conditions Put Kentucky in the Top Ten Murfreesboro, TN (April 22, 2013) Wind and hail storms remain some of the most frequent and severe causes of property damage. This year the Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety Research Center...

Cars, homes damaged as hail pounds Galveston County

"HOUSTON -- Severe weather made its way into southeast Texas overnight Tuesday, dropping baseball-sized hail in Galveston County. In Hitchcock and Santa Fe, hail pounded cars and windows, causing damage at a police station and a mobile home community. Residents told KHOU 11 News some neighbors...

Strong storm drops damaging hail

Brookshire, Texas - Residents in Brookshire were woken up in the middle of the night because quarter-sized hail was falling. The nearly 10-minute hail storm moved through about 2:15 a.m. on Wednesday, the first day of spring. Thousands of pieces of hail littered the Meadowood Apartments in...

Farmers - Deploys Cat Adjusters

February 26, 2013 A storm system moved through Austin and San Antonio, Texas producing strong winds on the evening of February 25, 2012. These conditions resulted to damage to homes and other property. Catastrophe adjusters have been deployed to the area to assist with claims and we will...

New York State gets tough on Sandy insurers

(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...

Storm clouds have silver lining for claims adjusters

In preparing for the anticipated destruction from tropical-storm Sandy as it blew through Connecticut in late October, State Farm Insurance asked state regulators to approve more than 450 emergency licenses for claims adjusters it planned to bring in from out of state. State Farm was not the...

Snowstorm won’t set records for insurance claims

From the Boston.com article; Last week’s snowstorm may be one for the record books in terms of snowfall, but probably not in storm damage, insurers said. Insurance companies, which were bracing for a flood of damage claims this week, said so far they have seen only a trickle compared...

Catastrophe adjusters chase disasters

From the Long Island NewsDay.com Article: "They came to Long Island by the hundreds, arriving from across America in motor homes, pickup trucks and customized sport utility vehicles to calculate the toll of superstorm Sandy.  They are catastrophe adjusters: men and women who migrate...

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