Will a Recession hurt claims handlers?
With all the talk of an economic slowdown on the horizon and the dreaded r word being used more often how will this affect claims handling. For those of you employed by either IA firms or carriers pre
Posted: 02/16/2008 12:10 PM Replies: 10
cyberwarfare, computer virus as proximate cause...
There's a lot of stories in the news about a computer virus that is attacking another countries nuclear facility. There is some evidence that the virus caused various motors to malfunction and
Posted: 10/01/2010 9:06 AM Replies: 5
Time Capsule: What Will Catadjusting Look Like Five Years From Now?
I remember, in the sixties, how people imagined the future to be. All I want to know is "Where's my flying car?"
While perusing the archives, I came across a 2000 thread where the quest
Posted: 02/05/2009 11:02 AM Replies: 19
Florida Mitigation Inspections
Does anyone have any feedback, positive or negative, on doing these inspections? It requires you have $500,000 liability on your vehicle and that you name Citizens as an additional insured. I wanted t
Posted: 07/27/2011 2:53 PM Replies: 9
Does anyone know if there is an accepted standardized test for brittleness to determine repairability? If there is an accepted method for testing I would love to know by whom, where and wh
Posted: 11/17/2010 1:41 AM Replies: 22
Do you think you can settle this loss ?
The insured had a roof claim in 2008 Ike, and a grease fire in 2009. The policy is a HO-3 You worked both losses and used xmate. Both were full assignments. The carrier notified you to work the total
Posted: 05/14/2010 2:46 PM Replies: 1
Are you working???
Are you working, if so daily or cat? And how long have you been lic. I think it will be a huge eye opener too many people how many people are not working. I had a friend recently
Posted: 01/24/2010 3:40 AM Replies: 30
Who's comparable to State Farm?
I have done SF cat claims (property) and really liked it. (Ike 2008)
Which other carriers are comparable to SF? Do they provide the electronics? Is the pay the same/better for commission/day rate?
Posted: 03/12/2009 8:07 AM Replies: 0
Just deal with it
Nothing like being an independent adjuster.
New assignment—per the carrier “Please provide Full Adjustment with Photos”
-----------------------P.S. Do not discuss the polic
Posted: 08/24/2007 1:53 PM Replies: 6
I am so tired of dealing with file reviewers.
Take any estimate anywhere written by anybody. Give it to 5 different adjusters to analyze and you will get 5 different estimates, 5 different reports, 5 different sets of pictures, 5 different
Posted: 11/25/2009 4:10 AM Replies: 41