Catastrophe Claims and Daily Claims: Which One is Better for Adjusters?

cat claims

What are cat claims, and how are they different from daily claims? As insurance claims adjusters, we handle all types of losses and claims — from catastrophic claims to daily claims, crop adjusting to auto damage appraising and property adjusting. Within the various types of losses, there are also different ways that claims are dispatched … Read more

How to Estimate Auto Hail Damage With a PDR Matrix

PDR matrix

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.22″][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.25″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″ _builder_version=”3.25″ custom_padding=”|||” custom_padding__hover=”|||”][et_pb_text _builder_version=”4.4.6″ background_size=”initial” background_position=”top_left” background_repeat=”repeat”] Knowing how to properly write an auto damage hail estimate is important. Many independent adjusters and auto damage appraisers don’t understand the concept of PDR matrices for insurance estimatics, and end up guessing at how to do it, without using … Read more

How to Be Successful as a Catastrophic Insurance Adjuster

5 reasons you won't make it as a catastrophic adjuster

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”]Many independent adjusters dream about traveling the country to process catastrophic claims, better known in the industry as “cat claims.” Getting a call for deployment as a catastrophic insurance adjuster after a big storm can mean a paycheck of five hundred dollars or more per day — and it’s … Read more

How to Get the State Farm Adjuster Certification

State farm adjuster certification and schedule

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IA 155: How to Become an Independent Adjuster in 2020 Part 1

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IA 144: IA Summit Part 4 of 4

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IA 143: IA Summit Part 3 of 4

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IA 142: IA Summit Part 2 of 4

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IA 141: IA Summit Part 1 of 4

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