California and Hurricanes

Adjusters tend to pay attention to the weather across the United States a bit more than most people.  One of the first things you’ll begin to see is weather patterns and how they affect where adjusters are working. Hurricanes affect the gulf coast states of Texas,...

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...

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...

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...