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DNR

Posted by Timothy on September 12, 2014 at 9:05pm 1 Comment

Hey, Guys do you know anyone who has been DNR'd by State Farm and if so would you know the process of having it overturned. Or do you know anyone who has gone through the process and what was the outcome?

Looking for daily work in the panhandle area if anyone has a lead for me out there.  I'm located in Pensacola, Fl. and ready to go. Thanks everyone

Posted by Benton James Long on July 15, 2014 at 3:05pm 1 Comment

Looking for daily work in the panhandle area if anyone has a lead for me out there.  I'm located in Pensacola, Fl. and ready to go.

Thanks everyone

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Want to do a ride along with someone in dfw

Posted by Mike McNulty on June 19, 2014 at 8:36am 1 Comment

Looking to do a ride along with a adjuster just to get a feel for the real deal

Nebraska hail storms

Posted by Joshua Hughes on June 17, 2014 at 6:11pm 5 Comments

Anyone getting work out of the hail storms in Denver or Omaha this week. Its not that busy in Alabama right now. Anyone know of any adjusting companies deploying people yet? These 5 or 6 daily claims a week is not cutting it. 

Ride along/Teerain/Apprentice

Posted by Robin Cole on June 4, 2014 at 8:27am 0 Comments

Ride along/Teerain/Apprentice…

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To staff or not to Staff?

Posted by Raul Nolasco on May 19, 2014 at 12:43pm 2 Comments

I have just cleared my course and am a Florida Certified Adjuster. I will soon be submitting my application to be licensed in the state of Florida but am left with a lingering question. Should I go straight for Independent or Staff? I have…

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ESTIMATE WRITING

Posted by Michael Bowie on May 2, 2014 at 3:20pm 0 Comments

Interested in writing insurance estimates for recent storms.  Have 10 years experience in estimates.  Very knowledgeable with Xactimate and other pricing programs.  Available to work NOW.  Contact Mike Bowie at…

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Adjusters may have a free directory listing sitting out there!

Posted by Lily Cowsar on April 28, 2014 at 2:43pm 0 Comments

To All Independent Adjusters --

You might have a FREE directory listing sitting out on ClaimsResources.com. It costs nothing to check and see.

If you have one, this is a good thing, as ClaimsResources.com is a site designed to…

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Creating a Free Directory Listing on ClaimsResources.com

Posted by Lily Cowsar on April 28, 2014 at 1:58pm 0 Comments

I'm new to FOATA. It appears to be a WONDERFUL community site for adjusters! So when I mention getting a free directory listing on the ClaimsResources.com site, I am in no way meaning that one site is a replacement for the other. On the contrary,…

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Experienced in Xactimate Sketch?

Posted by Ridge Top Roof Sketch Service on April 26, 2014 at 6:10pm 2 Comments

Good evening,

Ridge Top Roof Sketch Service is growing at an incredible rate and we are currently looking for 6-8 highly experienced Xactimate sketch professionals to add to our roster. We have attached a sample of a sketch that is…

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State Farm Training

Started by Dan Dixon in Training, Licensing & Certifications. Last reply by Sal Collins yesterday. 1 Reply

I am heading to Birmingham for EARenfroe State Farm  certification Sept 24-27.  Looking to split costs for room.  Anyone heading that way?  Send email:  wildcatdixon@gmail.comContinue

Tags: Birmingham

Auto Adjusters

Started by Jennifer Peranteau in Auto Claims. Last reply by W. S. Harrell on Tuesday. 2 Replies

Seeking Bodily Injury/Liability Adjusters – Immediate Opportunities Available. Location:                                Atlanta, GeorgiaCompensation:                     Full time/W2, with potential for over time.  Up to $2350.00 a…Continue

Tags: claims, auto, injury, Bodily, Atlanta

DNR

Started by Timothy in General Adjuster Knowledge. Last reply by Steve McGraw on Monday. 4 Replies

What?Continue

California Earthquake Certification -- Under $100 for FOATA members Saturday, Sept. 13th, '14

Started by Adam Gardiner in Training, Licensing & Certifications Sep 12. 0 Replies

Hi Adjusters!AdjusterPro is doing one more Earthquake Certification class tomorrow (Saturday, Sept. 13th).California will not let you adjust Earthquakes without this certification, and it is reasonably easy to get.  This is a one-day live class in…Continue

Tags: certification, california, earthquake, CEA

Question about setting up an LLC

Started by Paul Kenost in General Adjuster Knowledge. Last reply by Paul Kenost on Wednesday. 6 Replies

Can an independent adjuster set up an llc and have IA firms pay the llc instead of the actual adjuster?Continue

IA firms that allow team adjusting

Started by Paul Kenost in General Adjuster Knowledge. Last reply by Dave Kaiser Sep 10. 4 Replies

Please list IA firms that hire adjuster teams.Continue

Day claims in Houston, TX

Started by Rory Parker in General Adjuster Knowledge. Last reply by Melissa Campbell Sep 9. 1 Reply

Property and Liability, if interested call me.  404-862-0510Continue

Ladder Racks

Started by Mark Willingham in General Adjuster Knowledge. Last reply by Frankie Crum Aug 31. 7 Replies

Ok guys, doing a change up for claims and going for the mileage when I can. Anyone use a 26 ft. Little Giant or similar type ladder that will not fit in trunk? I have that situation and am looking for a trunk rack. I cannot mount a hitch rack. I…Continue

Tags: tools, racks, ladder, ladders

STRONGEST EARTHQUAKE IN 25 YEARS HITS NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

Started by Robby Robinson in General Adjuster Knowledge. Last reply by Dave Kaiser Aug 26. 12 Replies

Strongest quake in 25 years strikes California's Bay AreaUSGS estimates about a million felt shaking between moderate and severeThe quake's magnitude was 6.1, with two aftershocks so far, USGS saysThere were no immediate reports of injuries, but…Continue

Tags: Earthquake, California, Napa

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The adjusting professional takes his/her safety very seriously and your eyes are no exception. Check out the multiple styles of safety glasses/work gloves/worg boots available through DeWalt.  There is no reason that safety can't be stylish at the same time.

 

Good luck and stay safe in 2013!! 

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