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

November 14, 2018 Press Release

The following is from the Declaration. 


by the 
Insurance Commissioner of the State of California 

NOW, I, DAVE JONES, Insurance Commissioner of the State of California, in accordance with the authority vested in me by Section 14022.S(a) of the California Insurance Code, HEREBY DECLARE AN EMERGENCY SITUATION to exist with respect to the adjustment of insurance claims arising from the wildfires. 

THEREFORE, I AUTHORIZE insurers and licensed insurance adjusters to utilize nonlicensed adjusters to the extent such use is reasonably necessary to respond to the losses arising out of the wildfires if each of the following requirements are met: 

  1. The work performed by nonlicensed adjusters is under the active direction, control, charge, or management of a licensed adjuster or an insurer authorized to do business in California.
  2. The nonlicensed adjusters register with the Insurance Commissioner within 15 days from the date on which the nonlicensed adjuster commences the claims adjusting activity in connection with the wildfires and re-register with the Insurance Commissioner, if necessary, in conformity with California Insurance Code section 14022.S(c). Registration is valid for a period of 180 days from the date of the registration.
  3. All claims adjusters, whether California-licensed or not, who are assigned to wildfire claims must be properly trained on the California Unfair Practices Act, Fair Claims Settlement Practices Regulations, and all laws relating to property and casualty insurance claims handling.

The above comes from the DECLARATION, please see it for additional information. 

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