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How to Become an Independent Adjuster

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How Do I Become A Better Adjuster?

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Articles by Hail.org

October 29, 2014
Hail Reports – Michigan, Wisconsin
.tco-text {font-size:18px; color: #FFF;padding-left:15px;}.tco-container{height:95px; width:450px;background-color:#3586FF;} Follow us on TwitterFollow @PDRintel !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); Hail Storms – Wisconsin, Michigan Reporting 2 storms in 2 states. These storms occurred on Monday October 20th 2014 Storm #1 Location: MARINETTE, WI Hail size: 1.5″ County population: 43208 County income: $39569 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near PESHTIGO, MARINETTE, WI Storm #2 Location: MENOMINEE, MI Hail size: 1.5″ County population: 24696 County income: $35858 Find: [...]
October 27, 2014
Hail Storms – New York, California
.tco-text {font-size:18px; color: #FFF;padding-left:15px;}.tco-container{height:95px; width:450px;background-color:#3586FF;} Follow us on TwitterFollow @PDRintel !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); Hail Storms – California, New York Reporting 2 storms in 2 states. These storms occurred on Saturday October 25th 2014 Storm #1 Location: SHASTA, CA Hail size: 1″ County population: 179951 County income: $37696 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near 4 SSE ANDERSON, SHASTA, CA Storm #2 Location: ONEIDA, NY Hail size: 1″ County population: [...]
October 15, 2014
Hail Reports – Tennessee, Missouri, Louisiana, Arkansas
.tco-text {font-size:18px; color: #FFF;padding-left:15px;}.tco-container{height:95px; width:450px;background-color:#3586FF;} Follow us on TwitterFollow @PDRintel !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0],p=/^http:/.test(d.location)?'http':'https';if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src=p+'://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document, 'script', 'twitter-wjs'); Hail Storms – Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri, Tennessee Reporting 17 storms in 4 states. These storms occurred Monday October 13th 2014 Storm #1 Location: CHICOT, AR Hail size: 2″ County population: 12915 County income: $22319 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near LAKE VILLAGE, CHICOT, AR Storm #2 Location: TENSAS, LA Hail size: 1″ County population: 6138 County [...]
October 13, 2014
Hail – Missouri, Kansas, Tennessee, Arkansas, Texas, Alabama, Oklahoma, North Carolina
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October 10, 2014
Hail Reports – Oklahoma, Arizona, Texas, Arkansas, Missouri, Georgia
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Articles by Property & Casualty 360

November 21, 2014
Let’s talk turkey: 5 ways your Thanksgiving could go very, very badly
Thanksgiving is the most dangerous time of year for kitchen fires, and deep-fried turkeys actually aren't the top risk.
November 21, 2014
Sixth faulty air-bag fatality emerges
The death raises to five the number of U.S. fatalities tied to air bag inflators suspected of spewing shrapnel when deployed in a crash.
November 21, 2014
As snow comes to an end, western N.Y. prepares for flooding
Lake-effect snow that killed at least 10 people and halted travel across western New York may reach as high as 7 feet in some areas before stopping today, when temperatures will rise along with the risk of flooding.
November 20, 2014
By the numbers: Here's how New York's current lake-effect snow measures up
The stats are rolling in on the massive lake-effect snow storm that has been bombarding western New York state this week -- and there's still more snow on the way.
November 20, 2014
Oh, baby! Graco recalls 5 million strollers due to amputation hazard
An issue with Graco and Century strollers could cause a child’s fingertip to be amputated. Seriously!

Articles by Weather.Com

Climate Lottery- Fall 2014 Contest
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Climate Lottery- Summer 2014 Contest
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Articles by Independent-Adjuster.com

July 11, 2014
The Basics of Tree Liability – Part 1
Phillip Crimaldi is the Director of Operations for Peak Claims – An independent insurance claim services company based in Denver, Colorado.  Mr. Crimaldi has several years of unique experience with claims and litigation involving tree and premises liability. I’ve been…
June 30, 2014
The Co-Op Solution: Taking the “Cat” out of Catastrophe Claims Adjusting
This is a guest post by Phillip A. Crimaldi, Director of Operations for Peak Claims, Inc., in Denver, Colorado. – See more at: http://independent-adjuster.com/flooding-the-market-cat-adjusters-training/1243/#sthash.gAVBFTN0.dpuf This is a guest post by Phillip A. Crimaldi, Director of Operations at Peak Claims in Colorado.  Please…
March 26, 2014
Utah Sponsors Radical Bill to Modify Third Party Motor Vehicle Liability
Phillip A. Crimaldi, Director of Operations at Peak Claims contributed to this article. Utah Sen. Gene Davis (bill sponsor) and Rep. Brian King (floor sponsor) intend to radically change third party motor vehicle liability that will have a direct impact…
March 4, 2014
A Lesson in Adjusting Insurance Claims – Courtesy of Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway
This is a guest post by Phillip A. Crimaldi of Peak Claims in Denver, Colorado. There are, undoubtedly and for whatever silly reason, some of you who don’t like Warren Buffett, a/k/a “The Oracle of Omaha”.  There are some of…
March 4, 2014
The Insurance Claim Nightmare – 104 Car Pileup in Denver – Where do you start?
Denver's 104 car pile up on I-25 raises questions and concerns about Fault Liability and Sovereign Immunity. With a lack of major precipitation, we wonder if this is an appropriate time to test whether the department of transportation could be held liable failure to reasonably clear and maintain the roadway.