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NACA 2018 CONVENTION IN LAS VEGAS

The 2018 Convention has been posted to allow for registration.

CE credits will again be available for most classes. Check out the presenters page for more details. HOTEL BLOCK CLOSES DECEMBER 14, 2017. PLEASE, BOOK EARLY! WE SOLD OUT LAST YEAR IN EARLY DECEMBER.

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Citizens: We weren't ready for major impact from Hurricane Matthew

An Oct. 5 news release declared: “Citizens is ready for Hurricane Matthew, Are You?” Months later, Citizens — with 225,000 policyholders in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties — revealed it was not ready to...
18 June 2017
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All insurers should resist dubious claims

Shingles are something you never want to have, unless they're on the top of your house or on the outside of your law office.  Joe Cantu is fortunate not to have shingles, at least not on his roof, but he does have cement tiles up there,...
8 February 2016
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Exclusive: Erie Insurance tests Google Glass to help process claims

"The next time you get a visit from an insurance adjuster, he or she might be wearing a futuristic headset to help process your claim. Pittsburgh policyholders were part of a pilot program from Erie Insurance (NASDAQ:ERIE) to test the use of...
6 June 2015
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Office Approves Removal of up to 45,500 Policies from Citizens

Office Approves Removal of up to 45,500 Policies from Citizens

 

10 April 2015
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NCJUA/NCIUA Approved Catastrophe Adjusters - As 3/03/2017

NCJUA/NCIUA Approved Catastrophe Adjusters - As 3/03/2017

The North Carolina Joint Underwriting Association (NCJUA), also known as the FAIR (Fair Access to Insurance Requirements) Plan, is a tax exempt association of insurance companies licensed to write and engage in writing property insurance...
20 March 2015
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Don’t Mess With Texas Adjusters In Hail Damage Claims

Don’t Mess With Texas Adjusters In Hail Damage Claims

Texas hail claim policyholder lawyers, like many plaintiffs’ lawyers, clearly prefer to be in state court rather than federal court. To accomplish this and prevent the defendant insurer from properly removing the lawsuit to federal court,...
9 February 2015
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Want to move to New Zealand and work as a Loss Adjuster?

Want to move to New Zealand and work as a Loss Adjuster?

The Earthquake Commission (EQC) will pay 24 of its staff $65,000 a year to fill new positions requiring just over one week's work per month. The public insurer is looking for candidates from within its workforce for "base contractor" positions,...
8 February 2015
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Insurance industry wins temporary FLSA exemption for insurance adjusters in CRomnibus

Insurance industry wins temporary FLSA exemption for insurance adjusters in CRomnibus

Congress's omnibus spending bill effectively created a new exemption to the FLSA's overtime rules for insurance adjusters during the two-year period after a major disaster. Section 111 of the appropriations bill for the DOL directs the agency...
12 January 2015
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Racketeering suit faces Hartford over Sandy

Racketeering suit faces Hartford over Sandy

New York • A couple claiming damage from Hurricane Sandy has filed court papers accusing a Hartford Financial Services Group Inc. unit, an engineering firm and a law firm for the insurer of engaging in racketeering by scheming to use...
4 December 2014
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Team One Adjusting, LLC and Ideal Adjusting, Inc

Team One Adjusting, LLC and Ideal Adjusting, Inc

After storms damaged Mary Erving’s home in Cedar Hill, Texas, she looked to her homeowner’s insurer, National Lloyds to help her rebuild.  National Lloyds sent two adjusters, Team One Adjusting, LLC and Ideal Adjusting, Inc., to...
30 November 2014
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National Lloyds Insurance Co and Compass Adjusting Services

National Lloyds Insurance Co and Compass Adjusting Services

According to the charge of the court, filed Wednesday, jurors answered “no” when asked if National Lloyds failed to comply with the terms of the insurance policy issued to Thibodeaux.
30 November 2014
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Repeated Red Flags In How Insurance Companies Have Handled & Denied The Claims Of Sandy Flood Victims For Damage To Their Homes

Repeated Red Flags In How Insurance Companies Have Handled & Denied The Claims Of Sandy Flood Victims For Damage To Their Homes

Schumer, Gillibrand: FEMA must protect Sandy victims & ensure they are fairly compensated for devastating losses. Repeated Red Flags In How Insurance Companies Have Handled & Denied The Claims Of Sandy Flood Victims For Damage To Their...
16 November 2014
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What The Hail Is Going On With Texas Insurance Claims?

What The Hail Is Going On With Texas Insurance Claims?

Texas Law360 November 14, 2014 The onslaught of new hail damage lawsuits does not appear to be ending anytime soon. The docket of every county in which a significant hail event has occurred in recent years sees numerous new hail damage...
15 November 2014
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Insurance Carrier Changes Water Damage Coverage

"Allstate was the one company that was the exception to this rule. Any water that comes in contact with the ground and then enters the home is classified as 'ground water', according to Allstate. This is reason enough for them to deny a claim....
15 November 2014
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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...
25 April 2013
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Texas Insurers Headed Toward West Explosion Site

Texas insurers are mobilizing to assist policyholders in the area of West where a fertilizer plant exploded yesterday causing extensive damage to the Central Texas community. 
19 April 2013
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Engineer in trial over Biloxi home calls insurance adjusters 'brainwashed'

Engineer in trial over Biloxi home calls insurance adjusters 'brainwashed'

Quote below from the article on sunherald.com "GULFPORT -- Structural engineer Ralph Sinno, an expert on wind damage to buildings, testified in federal court Thursday that Hurricane Katrina's winds destroyed a North Biloxi home. Sinno, a...
31 March 2013
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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...
26 February 2013
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New York reports more than 270,000 insurance claims paid after Sandy

"More than 270,000 claims have been paid by 24 insurers since Hurricane Sandy damaged and flooded Staten Island and other parts of New York City as well as Long Island and its suburbs last fall, New New York officials report." "The average time...
22 February 2013
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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...
21 February 2013
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