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48 Replies and 32774 Views Newbie Questions Experienced Guys Please Help    32774  48 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  TXADJump to last post
11/26/2018 11:06 AM
104 Replies and 78015 Views Need help getting started as a CAT adjuster    78015  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... :false
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by  MarcusJump to last post
02/25/2015 4:56 PM
68 Replies and 40558 Views Little bit of advice    40558  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
2 Replies and 12654 Views Repost: Just got 58 new claims, what do I do now?    12654  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 12822 Views Typical Phases of Claim Pmt First 3 Years of an Adjuster's Career    12822  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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by  claims_rayJump to last post
01/26/2012 9:55 AM
16 Replies and 15429 Views The Facts About Your First/Next Storm Claims Assignment by CCS LLC    15429  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
19 Replies and 12819 Views Getting a job.      12819  19 Started by  marcab Hello, I am a newly licensed adjsuter in NC. I have just completed basic and advance Xactimate training at Xactware in Utah. I have read some of these posts off and on for a couple of months and have come to the conclusion that most do not recommend newbees trying to land a Cat job. So my question is what is the best way to land an entry level daily claims job I am not in it to make a killing. I want to earn an honest living and I am willing to do whatever it takes to break into the adjusting ...
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by  brianlamothe@hotmail.comJump to last post
01/01/2010 11:46 PM
12 Replies and 6715 Views How to get started    6715  12 Started by  meyer27803 I WAS WONDERING IF THERE IS ANYONE WHO DOESN'T MIND HELPING SOMEONE WHO IS LICENSED BUT HAS NO EXPERIENCE.&160; EVERY WHERE I TURN THEY WANT SOME EXPERIENCE IN THE FIELD.&160; HOW DO YOU GET EXPERIENCE IF NO ONE WILL WORK YOU.&160; I AM NOT FOOLISH ENOUGH TO THINK THAT I CAN JUST JUMP OUT THERE AND GET THE SAME AS SOMEONE WHO HAS THE EXPERIENCE I JUST WANT THE CHANCE TO WORK.&160; IF ANY ONE CAN GIVE ME SOME HELPFUL ADVICE I WOULD APPRECIATE IT GREATLY.&160; HAVE EVERYTHING I NEED AND READY...
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by  BobHJump to last post
04/17/2008 8:32 PM
0 Replies and 103 Views Newbie with questions  103  0 Started by  RuizChavez24 hey guys, i&39;m a 26 yr old male just starting into the trade. i was brought on by a friend to work State Farm claims. i got my license in jan, and just finished geting my state farm certs, and got associated with the company im on the roster for and they informed me that im basically on stand by untill a storm or at least get me to shadow someone so i can get some experiece. ive been wating alot of video and kinda understand the process of CAT deployments but want to do more that just wait fo... :No
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02/10/2024 4:37 PM
0 Replies and 314 Views Hello, World!  314  0 Started by  JKBowman How is everyone  Did I miss the party To the admin who approved my registration,  thanks.   I was excited to run across this format.  I ran a Snitz forum of my own many years ago, but that&39;s another story.  I&39;m here today to talk about cat adjusting. Here&39;s the bio part:  I have a B.S  (Insurance Major) and an ARM designation.  I&39;ve been an adjuster (worker&39;s comp), supervisor, and a claims manager for a large dru... :No
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07/25/2023 1:42 PM
0 Replies and 551 Views Hired with record  551  0 Started by  Royce-Roll I was recently turned down by Charles Taylor because I have 3 misdemeanors on my record. I was a rough guy in my early years and I got in trouble a few times for fighting. This was almost 25 years ago I have just been offered an adjusters job with a major insurance company Will I have to go through this again. I pass the initial interviews etc and then when background came up with CTA they sent me a letter saying due to my background they were not interested anymore These backgr... :No
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10/28/2022 6:19 AM
0 Replies and 1615 Views Independent vs public adjuster?  1615  0 Started by  mgpilot Hello everyone. I am new to the world of claims. I am reaching out for help with finding out in your opinion who makes more money. An indepedent adjuster or a public adjuster. I have a background in real estate sales and also as a general contractor. I am also considering gettting my roofing license. My wife and I are thinking of relocating from Chicago to California or Florida so in those markets what would be more profitable in your opinion Thank you in advance!
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02/11/2021 9:34 AM
0 Replies and 1801 Views Need ride along/Mentor experience WPB Fl  1801  0 Started by  MT180 Any Veterans in the West Palm Beach area that could help me  I just got a call from Alacrity/Worley, they marked me as deployable for Cat claims but before they give me SF daily claims in my area I need to have ride-along experience. I have my 620 License,Xactimate 1&2, AINS 21, Ethics 311, State Farm policy & Estimatics, 2hr NICTA training, several CE credits, webinars, and adjusting tools. Construction (jack of all trades)  Roofer Than... :No
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12/03/2020 1:44 PM
0 Replies and 2634 Views Start-up Expenses & Entry Level Positions  2634  0 Started by  Zakh So far my only experience has been one free webinar at AdjusterPro.com, some YouTube videos, and speaking to my own insurance agent as well as a friend who is a financial advisor and insurance salesman. I am trying to build a more realistic picture of what a career in adjusting, specifically CAT, is like. As a career, it seemed appealing to me since I am a full time Uber driver and my work schedule is flexible and I am not hard pressed to find a new job whatsoever (although I&39;d obviously lik... :Yes
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10/11/2020 10:17 AM
1 Replies and 2477 Views Cat adjuster vs residential home adjuster  2477  1 Started by  mgpilot Newbie here looking for advice, please. I am interested in representing homeowners with their insurance company to try and get claims paid for damages sustained by their houses or business. Is this the same as a cat adjuster or are those two different career paths/training/licensing processes Thank you! :No
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by  stormcrowJump to last post
09/17/2020 9:03 AM
0 Replies and 2658 Views What is Eagleview and will I need it in the field in addition to Xactimate?  2658  0 Started by  Crunchyhippo I"ve heard talk about Eagleview online, but I don&39;t know what it is. Do I have to have it as a field claims adjuster in addition to Xactimate If so, how does one get it :No
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08/25/2020 5:12 PM
0 Replies and 2077 Views Becoming a claims adjustor with a deferred adjudication on record  2077  0 Started by  mgpilot Hello everyone.  I am interested in becoming a claims adjuster in IL. I was wondering if anyone could please help me find out if I should invest the money and time to try and get licensed if I have a record of deferred adjudication. (I was charged with a felony but when I went to see the judge he said he would put me in probation and if I finished the probation successfully then they charge would be dismissed) I did finish the probation and the charge is dismissed. Technically I was never f... :No
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08/24/2020 2:25 PM
1 Replies and 3072 Views AIC or PTC  3072  1 Started by  MT180 Hey everyone, I&39;m new to the adjuster game and need some advice. I&39;m looking to get into daily property claims, I have no experience in claims. I have only passed my 6-20 all lines test in Florida,  Which would be a better start Associates in claims or Property technical certification. I know I have a long road ahead of me : )  Any advice would be greatly appreciated  Thanks, Mike   :No
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by  hostJump to last post
08/12/2020 12:10 PM
0 Replies and 2258 Views Phasing out  2258  0 Started by  wfenton Good Morning,  Recently I have noticed a chang in the way property claims are being estimated.  Statefarm is going all virtual, along with several other companies.  Adjusters are all sitting behind desk making a fraction of what field adjuster used to make.  I have adjuster friends stating that the field adjuster is a dying breed.  Thoughts comments  What is the next big move in insurance claim handeling  :No
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05/22/2020 10:10 AM
4 Replies and 6105 Views Is it as good as it sounds?  6105  4 Started by  AmyC I have been considering becoming a damage estimator and have done some research but I would like to speak to some estimators that are not affiliated with any training schools. For those who are estimators - if you could do it all over again, would you become an estimator Do you enjoy your job Do you really make $100k/year I come from a sales background and have a good paying job with great benefits...I just hate my job and sitting at a desk all day. I am looking for a job where it's somethi... :No
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by  joefriday2Jump to last post
04/20/2020 4:21 AM
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