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104 Replies and 52536 Views Need help getting started as a CAT adjuster    52536  104 Started by  BrianTonia
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&160;I am interested in becoming a CAT adjuster and need some pointers. &160;First off from reading the posts on this website it seems that attending an actual classroom is no better than just doing it online at home. &160;I want to get off on the right foot and make myself stand out so I can be successful.&160; Once I have done the training and receive my license what is the best avenue to take getting in as an independent adjuster with a company As an IA do you have to get your own hazar...
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by  MarcusJump to last post
02/25/2015 4:56 PM
68 Replies and 23981 Views Little bit of advice    23981  68 Started by  Erin123
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I am seeking a little bit of advice from some experienced adjusters. I currently sell Cadillacs and Hummers as everyone prolly knows the car business has not been the best. I have several friends that are adjusters and have done very well for themselves. I am wanting to know what is the best way for me to get into the business. I live in mobile al, and pilot is stationed here but you have to go through an evalution process to even be considered for employment. I am currently looking at several a...
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by  ruddyJump to last post
12/22/2014 12:45 AM
43 Replies and 17690 Views Newbie Questions Experienced Guys Please Help    17690  43 Started by  Medulus
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I am cutting and pasting this post by Alex which was posted on the Catastrophe Central Forums.&160; I moved it over here because of CADO's policy to post these types of questions only in the community forum.&160;&160;&160; &160;Alex wrote:&160; OK. Here I am. Just got my Georgia license (god, what a drag that was!) and ready to make millions &160; I've been in construcion for a few years (roofing estimator)&160; and dealt a lot with claim based construction work.&160; So, I just wante...
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by  pondmanJump to last post
01/18/2013 9:34 AM
2 Replies and 7223 Views Repost: Just got 58 new claims, what do I do now?    7223  2 Started by  host First posted by Clayton Carr in the forum archive:  You can read the replies by clicking here and add your own replies if you wish to this thread. ---- Newt, here is a new thread for you or whoever else may be interested. Again, I emphasize that each topic like this should have its own identifiable thread, so as in the event that it develops into anything, and as a result has some future value, it can be found.Here is the scenario - stick within its framework - consider it 'real' and...
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by  DStin214Jump to last post
01/04/2013 11:24 AM
6 Replies and 8030 Views Typical Phases of Claim Pmt First 3 Years of an Adjuster's Career    8030  6 Started by  Catsvstrained Just a little insight to all new adjusters on what I have witnessed to be the progression of practice among new catastrophe adjusters in their first three years of claims work. Stage 1:  Demonstrated during in the first twelve months of career Mindset: “Conservative” Not comfortable with allowing for large dollar settlement. Willing to ignore scope of damage in order to keep settlement amounts low to avoid perceived internal conflict with employer.   Consequenc...
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01/26/2012 9:55 AM
16 Replies and 10222 Views The Facts About Your First/Next Storm Claims Assignment by CCS LLC    10222  16 Started by  Catsvstrained Hello, My name is Kevin Kramer and I am the owner of Catastrophe Career Specialties LLC (a storm claims training company located in Houston Tx) . I am posting this information today in response to several questions that  are asked of me quite frequently with the sincerest hopes that it will help all of those waiting for their first or next storm claims assignment. A Little Bit About Me:  Eleven years experience as a catastrophe claims adjuster w/ State Farm Ins Companies (5 yrs sta...
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by  CatAdjusterXJump to last post
08/26/2011 2:31 AM
8 Replies and 4785 Views Repost- Couple of green questions    4785  8 Started by  host This is a Repost of a topic posted in one of our old 'Getting Started' forums. &160;
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by  Ray HallJump to last post
04/16/2010 9:14 PM
0 Replies and 54 Views Where Do I Begin?  54  0 Started by  IJBurns Gentlemen, my name is Isaac and have a few questions for you guys: Where and how did you all get your start I used to be in roofing sales and liked the work but I'm not a salesman therefore I didn't excel in that field. If a guy didn't want a new roof no matter how badly it was damaged then he didn't want a new roof and that was that. I got to know several adjusters pretty well but that was about five years ago and I've since lost contact with them. I'm 31 years old and ha... :No
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08/25/2016 1:10 PM
0 Replies and 277 Views S-Corp (what state should I set it up in?)  277  0 Started by  jlkadjuster I'm needing to setup an S-Corp but I'm confused if I'm restricted to my home licensed state... maybe I'm overthinking it. Has anyone incorporated  out of their home licensed state Thanks :No
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07/15/2016 12:32 AM
1 Replies and 599 Views New Guy Question  599  1 Started by  ism   Hi   I'm new to the board and new to the industry. In fact I am still waiting to have my license in  my hand.   I've read a couple post here and will try not to come off too simple and idealistic.   My impression before I studied for my online course was that there would be 'staff' and 'independent' adjusters. I thought it best to try first as a staff adjuster. It would mean a moderate income and a chance to learn. I could branch out after I learned the job.&nbs... :No
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by  stormcrowJump to last post
06/16/2016 12:22 AM
0 Replies and 315 Views New Guy Question  315  0 Started by  ism   Hi   I'm new to the board and new to the industry. In fact I am still waiting to have my license in  my hand.   I've read a couple post here and will try not to come off too simple and idealistic.   My impression before I studied for my online course was that there would be 'staff' and 'independent' adjusters. I thought it best to try first as a staff adjuster. It would mean a moderate income and a chance to learn. I could branch out after I learned the job.&nbs... :No
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05/28/2016 6:56 PM
0 Replies and 346 Views Arizona Adjusting  346  0 Started by  JordanFlake33 Hey all, I just got my license to Adjust in AZ! I am looking to do daily claims but it looks like there isn't a whole lot of Firms that work in the South West US. Does anyone have any pointers I will be jumping on a CAT when one comes up but I kind of wanted to rely more on the daily claims. Thanks for any help! :No
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04/06/2016 4:03 PM
1 Replies and 875 Views Eberls Conference  875  1 Started by  ntm0272 I've gotten my license, gotten on the roster with Pilot and Eberls scheduled to go to Dallas for Eberls SF Auto Adjuster test the 25th.  Now do you think it would also be beneficial to go to Eberls conference in Dallas the 14th, 2-day course on Auto Adjusting for inside work available, which is where I want to end up for now.  i.e....call center.  Also waiting on drug test results with Pilot and then will schedule trip to Mobile for their 8-day auto training and eval.  Just ... :Yes
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by  kwnzhllJump to last post
02/15/2016 8:36 PM
0 Replies and 1588 Views Ride Along  1588  0 Started by  chadpbradford@yahoo.com Greetings to all. I am looking to see if there are any adjusters (daily or otherwise) in the Dallas/Ft. Worth who would be interested in letting me ride long with them for a short period of time. I have looked at some older posts and realize this is an area of contention for many, so I apologize in advance. My brief background: Been licensed (catastrophe) for a couple of years, been on standby numerous time, but have yet to be called out. I was licensed though AdjusterPro, I have completed Amc... :Yes
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07/16/2015 5:24 PM
2 Replies and 5458 Views Staff Adjuster Looking to go Independent  5458  2 Started by  Adjuster4Life Hello Everyone, I have viewed these forums for years and am finally writing my first post. I have read through questions about staff adjusters vs. I/A's, and have found both to be informative. I realize that many of you have questions about becoming a staff adjuster - so please don't be afraid to ask me any questions you may have. I have 10 years of experience with 3 different major insurance companies. I have worked auto and property, but for the majority of my career I have focused on propert... :No
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by  Deleted UserJump to last post
04/11/2015 1:09 AM
4 Replies and 6404 Views NCA Group  6404  4 Started by  jssistrunk I am new to the field and was wondering if anyone has had any positive or negative experiences with NCA Group. I am most likely deploying to the East Coast for them very soon and was wondering if some of the established hands had any former or current dealings with NCA Group. Thanks
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by  tcolip@gmail.comJump to last post
02/27/2015 10:24 AM
17 Replies and 10707 Views Thinking about a career change into claims  10707  17 Started by  rboss32 Hi Everyone, I am a 26 year old that has a strong background in construction. I have years of experience in residential remodeling and repairs. I graduated from college in 2009 with a degree in Technology Education (Bachelor of Science) k-12 looking to be a Technology teacher. When I graduated college I choose not to actually become a teacher and opened a construction company due to the lack of decent paying jobs. I have ran the company since 2009, this will be my 5th year. I've grown tir... :No
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by  MarcusJump to last post
02/25/2015 4:46 PM
1 Replies and 2044 Views Computer  2044  1 Started by  pcclaims I am setup with Eberl, Renfroe and Crawford. Crawford has their own cacti mate, does any.one else do work for them Do I need 2 computers Also I have Alabama, oklahoma, Florida, Mississippi, Kentucky, Minnesota, Tennessee licenses. I am just waiting in my TX to come. Any other recommendations I see in Nebraska I do not need an IA non res license, is hat correct Thanks for you help :No
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by  ruddyJump to last post
12/22/2014 12:27 AM
0 Replies and 1582 Views Is Catastrophe Adjusting the Career for You?  1582  0 Started by  rwheeling Mother Nature doesn't know about recessions! Have you been thinking outside the box...or cubicle Are you looking for a new career that combines travel, adventure, and extraordinary pay, while assisting people who have sustained substantial loss from weather-related events Have you considered becoming a catastrophe adjuster Eric Gilkey, Editor-In-Chief of ClaimsMagazine, writes 'Most prospective catastrophe adjusters have the same questions: 'How do I become a catastrophe adjuster' a... :No
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07/01/2014 5:13 AM
0 Replies and 1593 Views Learn the most essential skills for adjusters  1593  0 Started by  rwheeling An insurance adjuster license is only the starting point in a new career. Xactimate, Symbility and Simsoltraining, practical adjusting course and hands-on training are next. See our fellow NACA Supporter that can show you how to improve your estimatingskills with multiple Software platforms at www.topadjuster.com   :No
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07/01/2014 5:03 AM
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