Experiences of Hurricane Matthew as an Insurance Adjuster

Experiences of Hurricane Matthew as an Insurance Adjuster

Hurricane Matthew was the first chance of deployment for many adjusters. While we all watched the models of Hurricane Matthew with great anticipation, Hurricane Matthew stayed a few miles off the Atlantic coast from Florida to the Carolinas. This by no means meant...

Can I become an Insurance Adjuster with felony record?

From time to time we get people asking us if it is possible to get an insurance adjuster license with the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI) when they have a felony or a misdemeanor on their record. The short answer is YES. The real answer is, it is taken on a...

4.0 Earthquake in San Francisco this morning

People in San Francisco woke up to a 4.0 earthquake this morning at 6:49am Pacific time. The recorded depth of the quake coming in at 3.1 miles. The most shaking was felt along the East Bay which includes Oakland Berkley. Seven aftershocks followed the initial quake....

Changes to your Texas Adjuster License on Sept. 1, 2015

Texas Senate Bill 876 has been passed and will take effect on Sept. 1, 2015. While I know that most of you don’t sit around and read the Texas Administrative Code, I wanted to make you aware of some things happening.  For those of you interested, you can see the...

Texas Flooding Likely This Week

  Texas Flooding Texas now braces for the storm that has no name.  It’s not a storm or even a depression at this point, but it has Texas talking.  We are watching the development of a tropical disturbance in the Gulf of Mexico currenly known as Invest 91L.  The...

Lake Texoma Flooding

Lake Texoma Flooding Lake Texoma has been rising over the last month.  For the 4th time since the dam was constructed in 1944, water is flowing over the spillway.  The lake is recorded 124% full now at 644 feet according to the US Amy Corps of Engineers Tulsa...

The Insurance Institute

The Insurance Institute of America (IIA) The Institutes The Insurance Institute of America (IIA) was formed in 1909. They combined operations with the American Institute for Property and Liability Underwriters in 1953. In 1998, the Insurance Research Council becomes a...

Storms, Storms and MORE Storms

Storms, Storms, and More Storms So 2015 started out with unprecedented storms in the Boston area. Although the claims didn’t come in all at once, the volume continued to surprise CAT companies. Many adjusters got the early wake-up call to go to the northeast for 2015...

What is an “Ice Dam”? for Insurance Adjusters

What is an Ice Dam? As most seasoned CAT adjusters are migrating to the Boston area to address the first significant activity of the 2015 storm season, many new guys from the south may be scratching their head and wondering what an Ice Dam is and why adjusters are...