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How to Become an Independent Adjuster

Would you like to know how to become an Independent Adjuster and what it takes to be deployed?

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How Do I Become A Better Adjuster?

This is the question that is most often asked of me in one form or another.

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An observant adjuster finds sustenance at Masonclaims.com

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Articles by Hail.org

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
.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 – North Carolina, Oklahoma, Alabama, Texas, Arkansas Reporting 19 storms in 5 states. These storms occurred on Friday October 10th 2014 Storm #1 Location: CASWELL, NC Hail size: 1″ County population: 23546 County income: $34113 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near 3 S DANVILLE CITY, CASWELL, NC Storm #2 Location: SEMINOLE, [...]
October 10, 2014
Hail Reports – Oklahoma, Arizona, Texas, Arkansas, Missouri, Georgia
.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 – Georgia, Missouri, Arkansas, Texas, Arizona, Oklahoma Reporting 15 storms in 6 states. Storm #1 Location: COBB, GA Hail size: 1″ County population: 679325 County income: $52936 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near AUSTELL, COBB, GA Storm #2 Location: LACLEDE, MO Hail size: 1″ County population: 35091 County income: $32656 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops [...]
October 8, 2014
Hail Reports – TN, IN, KY, WV, OK, AR, LA, TX, AL, MS, OH, GA
.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 – Tennessee, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia, Oklahoma, Arkansas Reporting 31 storms in 6 states. Storm #1 Location: SHELBY, TN Hail size: 1″ County population: 911438 County income: $39128 Find: Dealerships, Body Shops and Hotels near 2 E FRAYSER, SHELBY, TN Storm #2 Location: PIKE, IN Hail size: 1″ County population: 12855 County income: $39972 Find: [...]
October 6, 2014
Hail Damage – Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma
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Articles by Property & Casualty 360

October 21, 2014
8 facts that prove how predictable auto accidents really are
Auto crashes cost the U.S. $230.6 billion each year. Here’s a look at the most frequently replaced car parts from front and rear-end collisions.
October 21, 2014
Take a look at the damage that Hurricane Gonzalo left behind in Bermuda
Hurricane Gonzalo ended up weaker than expected when it hit Bermuda last week, but damage on the island was still widespread.
October 21, 2014
Stake Your Claims on Data
Today, insurers that are using data science to drive specific processes are realizing excellent results, but for most, it hasn't begun to deliver its full value.
October 20, 2014
Hurricane Gonzalo blasts over Bermuda
Category 2 Hurricane passes over Bermuda leaving mainly wind damage and power outages.
October 17, 2014
It’s déjà vu as Hawaii prepares for Tropical Storm Ana
Tropical Storm Ana threatens the Big Island of Hawaii as residents prepare for the second storm of the season.

Articles by Weather.Com

Climate Lottery- Fall 2014 Contest
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Climate Lottery- Summer 2014 Contest
*A special note: I am offering a $100 cash prize for the summer 2014 contest that will be open from the time of this blog posting and clo...
Climate Lottery- Summer 2014 Contest
*A special note: I am offering a $100 cash prize for the summer 2014 contest that will be open from the time of this blog posting and clo...
Climate Lottery- Spring 2014 Contest
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Climate Lottery- Mega Ball Ranking of 2013
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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 in their state that will have…
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.