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Xactimate 28.....need to vent.

Posted by Kevin Stamper on March 4, 2014 at 6:01am 5 Comments

Two words that cannot be used in the same sentence.  Xactimate.   And Customer Service.  What company shuts down their customer service for an industry like ours that does not sleep?????  At least if I had to use an etch-a-sketch I would know…

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Center Point Claims

Posted by Alex Casey on March 3, 2014 at 1:38pm 1 Comment

Anyone here do any work for this firm in the past? just trying to check them out before I decide to sign up with them. How are tehy at support, pay and anything else I can't think of right now. Thanks for the help.

Crawford Tampa Conference April 13-18

Posted by Dave Kaiser on February 25, 2014 at 11:53am 6 Comments

A source at Crawford and Company confirmed on Feb. 25 that registration will begin next week for the Tampa Conference - the dates are 4/13 - 4/18 at DoubleTree by Hilton…

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Crawford and Company (Crawco) has confirmed it's Spring conference in Tampa will be begin Saturday April 12, through April 18 at the Doubletree by Hilton near the Tampa Airport. The hotel info is: 45…

Posted by Dave Kaiser on February 21, 2014 at 8:30am 0 Comments

Crawford and Company (Crawco) has confirmed it's Spring conference in Tampa will be begin Saturday April 12, through April 18 at the Doubletree by Hilton near the Tampa Airport. The hotel info is:

4500 West Cypress…

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E.A. Renfroe Questions

Posted by T.J. Walker on February 4, 2014 at 9:49am 2 Comments

FOATA Community,



I have a few questions that I hope someone can answer for me. Any help would be greatly appreciated, as I am trying to make sure that I take my leap into independent adjusting as prepared as I can be, at least with what I… Continue

Crawford Dallas Conference Still in March; Tampa Postponed to April

Posted by Dave Kaiser on January 24, 2014 at 2:34pm 0 Comments

2014 Crawford CAT Conference - Dallas

Sunday,…
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Claim adjuster help

Posted by syam lyons on January 22, 2014 at 7:21pm 6 Comments

Wanted to see if any adjusters wanted to help a new adjuster with learning the ropes of the software. Will pay to get good information.

West Virginia water contamination!

Posted by Kevin L. Farmer on January 10, 2014 at 6:27pm 0 Comments

Has anyone been called out for the contamination in West Virginia ?

Funny, when I'm not riding puff the magic dragon and sleeping, I think I kinda miss you all a bit. Hope all is well with everyone. Any newbies that Scott attacked yet?

Posted by Marc Stewart on December 22, 2013 at 7:10pm 3 Comments

Funny, when I'm not riding puff the magic dragon and sleeping, I think I kinda miss you all a bit. Hope all is well with everyone. Any newbies that Scott attacked yet? Continue

I'm alive.

Posted by Marc Stewart on December 17, 2013 at 8:57pm 4 Comments

I'm alive. Continue

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Thoughts on Contracting with Adjusting Firms

Started by Jeremy Chandler in General Adjuster Knowledge. Last reply by Philip Raisor 2 hours ago. 14 Replies

I'm a rookie adjuster and have recently been offered employment with an adjusting firm.  They're offering 10 weeks of paid training (including mileage and hotel) and they'll put me with a seasoned adjuster to do ride alongs as well before sending me…Continue

"CALL ME MAYBE? (And Set My Appointments?) CAT Tip of the Day from Brian J

Started by Brian F Jones in General Adjuster Knowledge. Last reply by Allan Freeman 7 hours ago. 13 Replies

While deployed if you can arrange to have someone do your scheduling and make your phone calls – it is worth every penny. As the adjuster you can then focus on scoping and getting your files together.…Continue

XM8 just went up...

Started by Aaron Berkowitz in Training, Licensing & Certifications. Last reply by Dale Strain yesterday. 3 Replies

I was told three years ago, and have it in writing, that if I sign a contract for $375.00 per month I will always be able to get XM8 at $125.00. It was also noted that I could start and stop as I I wish.I called in the day before yesterday and I was…Continue

"Mama Mia! That Is A Spicy Meatball!" - CAT Tip of the Day from Brian J

Started by Brian F Jones in General Adjuster Knowledge on Wednesday. 0 Replies

CAT Tip of the Day from Brian J: “Mama Mia! That’s a Spicy Pizza”Make your customer’s pizza (estimate/file) the way they want it made.As the chef (adjuster) you may think you know the best combinations of ingredients that will not only provide a…Continue

CAT Tip of the Day from Brian J: "He Ain't Heavy, He's Just Big Boned!"

Started by Brian F Jones in General Adjuster Knowledge. Last reply by Wil Panduro on Thursday. 8 Replies

Lose 20lbs. I know you – I am you. There are very few of us adjusters that are the pictures of health. You can stand to either: lose some weight, gain some strength, walk more or smoke less. I can preach it because I battle it myself.Think about…Continue

No Eagle View For You!

Started by Ward Vestal in Residential Claims. Last reply by Jud Gardner on Friday. 21 Replies

I am working the April 3 Hail Storm in Dallas as a roofer and have encountered something new. The adjusters are telling me that several insurance companies are refusing to pay for EagleView. So far I know that Liberty Mutual, Amica, and Safeco are…Continue

CAT Tip of the Day from Brian J: Walk A Mile In Your Own Shoes - -Two Different Pair!!

Started by Brian F Jones in General Adjuster Knowledge. Last reply by Brian F Jones on Tuesday. 2 Replies

Catastrophe work can be long stressful days – taxing both mentally and physically. Sometimes the smallest changes can make the biggest differences.For those long full days that you will be out scoping from morning till night – take an extra pair of…Continue

How Is It Going, Man? Catching up with Brian J - aka "Broke Legs Jones"

Started by Brian F Jones in General Adjuster Knowledge. Last reply by James Cooper Apr 13. 2 Replies

FOATA Brethren!Good day. Brian J  here.  At one time I was a pretty active member of FOATA. Life sometimes gets in the way; oftentimes in a BIG way, and one can get diverted.  With 6 children, 2 Chinese exchange students, four dogs and a beautiful…Continue

CAT Tip of the Day from Brian J: You Want Me to Go Where?

Started by Brian F Jones in General Adjuster Knowledge Apr 13. 0 Replies

Using Batch Geo is an excellent & FREE method of planning out and scheduling your claims GEOGRAPHICALLY.  In a small Excel sheet create columns for Last Name, Street Address, City, State & Zip.  Copy and paste into Batch Geo …Continue

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