CAT Adjuster Flood Claims

Well, the days have all blended together as I’m sitting at the tail end of my first storm.  Doesn’t seem like I’ve been in New York for 4 weeks, but I have.  I’ll share a few highlights of my first storm and a few insights for you.  Here’s what I found with my...

Getting Situated to Handle Claims

Day 7 – Driving to New York to begin Insurance Adjusting Woke up early on Sunday morning and drove to Long Island. Once I got my claims and mapped out where they were, my wife got on craigslist.com in Long Island and found someone who was renting out rooms. $300 a...

My First Adjuster Claims

Day 4 – NextGen Training and Receiving First Adjuster Claims Flood certification is finished and now we’re pushed back into our final day of training for NextGen Training. The trainers were burned out by the time we got to this class. They’ve been doing...

Expedited Through Flood Adjuster Training

Day 2 – NextGen and Flood Adjuster Training NextGen training was on the second day at another hotel a few miles down the road.  I’m starting to understand what is going on here.  They have been starting new groups for the last 4-5 days and will continue to do so for...

First CAT Storm – Day 1

Day 1 – Orientation The first day of my first CAT storm is not what I expected but was interesting for sure.  We all checked in to the large training room at the hotel and they packed us in as tight as they could.  Best I can tell we had about 170 in the room. The day...

Hurricane Sandy – My First Deployment

Hurricane Sandy hit the east coast on Sunday, October 28.  Prior to that I’d been applying to several CAT companies to get my name on their rosters.  Renfroe called me three days prior to the storm asking about my availability. After the storm hit, everything was...