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My son is now ready to go to college away from home and excluding approximately 21 months in an attempt to try something different in my life as a "financial planner", I have been adjusting, supervising or investigating claims for almost 27 years. By the way, I have worked my share of hail, wind, tornado and hurricane cats for other carriers so I know from whence I speak. Even during the time while I was trying to become a "financial planner", I supplemented my income with adjusting temp jobs and contract adjusting work.
The life of a road warrior can be hard, not only on the traveler but also on his or her family. Experienced business travelers explain how they MAINTAIN THE PERSONAL-PROFESSIONAL BALANCE...
If you are currently working with Xactimate 27, then you may wish to get the Training Workbook.
State-run insurer of last resort bears much of coastal cost
By Mary Williams Walsh
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Hurricane Ike caused as much as $16 billion in property damage, by some estimates, but the state-led insurance pool that will ...
In this quick tip we cover issues related to Overhead & Profit (O&P) that you may encounter in the field. Some clients may request that you handle O&P in a different way then what your current default settings allow. In those cases you may only wish to change the settings on a selected file instead of changing your system setup.
By Ric Vitiello is president of Benchmark Services Inc.
"Among the most serious and challenging threats to the performance of any roofing system is hail damage. Failure of a roof membrane due to hailfall can result in flooding and damage to inventory and equipment. Protecting against hail damage is one of the ultimate tests of any roofing ...
By John Postava; First posted in the forum.
"They say there have been more mistakes made by computers than Tequila and Hand Guns combined. That being said, with the help of one of the top trainers at Vale National Training Center we published a white paper on what we feel are some of the top ...
This is an article I have considered writing for years, one that deals with some of the emotional/psychological elements of working with people who have experienced personal crisis as a result of a catastrophic event, especially with regard to what this means for effective claim settlement.
What to do IF you are asked to work in 2007? Now 2008?
This article was moved from the old system. It was written by George Mullet in 2000.
The primary thing an adjuster needs to do is communicate with the insured. I cannot emphasize that enough. We do not know if there is an error, an oversight or what, until we get out there. The adjuster is always supposed to communicate the proposed settlement with an insured and many people tell us they never heard from the adjuster after he was out there. Whether that is true or not is not the issue. If the adjuster is overly clear not only on the amount of the settlement but exactly what he is recommending, it leaves little room for misunderstandings. Further, if he/she is extremely clear, people will not have the tendency to want to say they never heard from the adjuster.
This is a repost of the article. We are moving all articles from the old format to the new format.
As hail season approaches we want to remind everybody to think ladder safety each and ever time you grab that ladder. OSHA has reported that the most recent accident statistics suggest that the working men and women in America abuse and misuse ladders in the workplace as a rule rather than an exception.
This article comes from a forum post that was made by rass3742 on 9/12/2006
One thing I’ve noticed is the incessant struggle between newbies and veterans of our industry, as they scrimmage to identify the paradigm of CAT adjusting. As a veteran of claims adjusting myself, I have taken the long road here and know that I am better for it.
I have just recently become “active” in reading and posting comments; as such, I hope I am not breaking the rules of CADO by bringing the bulk of a post I already made into this thread. I just think it’s a topic at the front of so many minds here that it might be of interest as its own discussion.
What I’ve been seeing, in a lot of the posts in the CADO community, are seasoned adjusters who are struggling with the seemingly never-ending complaints of start-up adjusters who aren't being handed a living on a silver platter.