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

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 a PDR Matrix at all. Some auto body shops estimate the hail damage just by … Read more

How to Be Successful as a Catastrophic Insurance Adjuster

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

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 an exhilarating job. But if you … Read more

Auto Hail Training for Independent Adjusters

Hail Season Orientation Box

[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_image src=”https://iapath.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Hail-Season-Orientation-2.png” align_tablet=”center” align_phone=”” align_last_edited=”on|desktop” _builder_version=”3.23″][/et_pb_image][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.27.4″] Get More Catastrophic Hail Deployments With This Auto Hail Training for Independent Adjusters. This was a live 6-hour event with 6 industry expert speakers on March 16th, 2019. The recording of all six hours is now available for … Read more

What Chicken Bites Have to Do With Catastrophic Work

What Chicken Bites Have to Do With Catastrophic Work

[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_image src=”https://iapath.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/What-Chicken-Bites-Have-to-Do-With-Catastrophic-Work.jpg” align=”center” align_tablet=”center” align_last_edited=”on|desktop” _builder_version=”3.23″ always_center_on_mobile=”on”][/et_pb_image][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.27.4″ saved_tabs=”all”][smart_track_player url=”http://traffic.libsyn.com/iapath/What_Chicken_Bites_Have_to_Do_With_Catastrophic_Work.mp3″ image=”https://iapath.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/independent-adjuster-podcast-captain-ia-cover.png” ] [/et_pb_text][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.27.4″] What Chicken Bites Have to Do With Catastrophic Work OK I read an interesting interaction with two people that made me think of us as independent adjusters. So let me set … Read more

How I almost Missed Out on a Cat deployment Deployment & $12,000

how I almost missed out on $12,000

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Get More Work as an Independent Adjuster by Knowing WHY

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Why Getting an Adjusters License Just Isn’t Enough – Tip #2

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Top 5 Ways to Get More Catastrophe Work as an Independent Adjuster

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