Attributes of a Successful Claims Adjuster – Part 1

Attributes of a Successful Claims Adjuster (Part 1) Welcome to the first of an 8 part series on the attributes of a good claims adjuster. First, let’s talk about what it takes to become an insurance adjuster.  An easy answer would be an adjuster’s license along with a...

Holiday Time for Adjusters- Relax and Plan Ahead

  Christmas Is Holiday Time for Adjusters Toward the end of October things usually begin to wind down for adjusters.  We’ve had several large storms in the past that have changed that from year to year (like Super Storm Sandy), but as a general rule, the...

The Crawford CAT Adjusters Conference in Dallas

I was invited to attend the Crawford CAT Adjusters Conference in Dallas this year. Being in April, it was a bit later than other conventions, but I believe that was a good thing. The conference started on a Sunday, which offered interviews with the CAT staff. If you...

Why It’s Good To Be A Texas Insurance Adjuster

Many people have never heard of CAT adjusting. CAT is the short version of catastrophe.  A CAT adjuster is one who goes out after storms such as Hurricane Sandy and adjusts claims for companies whose insureds have experienced property damage.  In the industry, this is...

Insurance Adjuster Conferences

It’s the first part of 2013 and catastrophe companies are hosting their conferences. In the Dallas area where I live, there are several – Worley, Wardlaw, Legacy Claims, and Nomad to name just a few.  Pilot is also offering their readiness classes preparing for...

After Hurricane Sandy

I finished all my claims and called my storm manager to let him know I was done.   It feels good to have handled all my claims and do what I think is a great job. Hard part is at the end of the storm, you still don’t know what you don’t know. My manager wasn’t the...