Tropical Storm Humberto

It looks like Tropical Storm Humberto may become the first hurricane of 2013.  Don’t be fooled by “no storms in August,” as there are several years where hurricanes skipped August and were in full force in September and October. You’d have to look as far back as 1914...

Tornados, Tropical Storms and Hurricane Season

June 1st was the official “opening” of hurricane season and already we have a storm forming in the Gulf right after we’ve seen multiple tornadoes ravaging the Midwest. Many adjusters are already busy with the hail and tornados the Midwest has already experienced this...

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...

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...

My Training As A CAT Adjuster

I used online training to get my Texas Insurance Adjuster License and then went to get my Xactimate training. Next was Practical Adjusting training. Personally, I prefer the online training because it’s really more cost effective, and I didn’t have to take time off...

State Farm Adjuster Certification

Last week was a great week.  I was selected to attend the Pilot sponsored State Farm Adjuster Certification class.  I really had no idea what I was in for as there really isn’t that much information out there.  It seems kind of odd that so many have taken and passed...