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Insuring Yourself: Worker’s Compensation for Independent Claims Adjusters

If you are an independent claims adjuster, you basically function as a small business. Even though you spend most of your time dealing with insurance, you may forget that it\’s important to have good insurance for yourself. One of the major insurance considerations is worker’s compensation. Let’s take a look at some options and considerations […]

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How to Become a Successful Catastrophe Adjuster

If you like the thrill of being up-close and personal with the aftermath of catastrophic events around the country, catastrophe adjusting might be the perfect career path for you. Here are some ways you can improve your chances of being successful as a brand new independent catastrophe adjuster.  Have Secure Emergency Funds This isn’t a

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How to Handle a Deposition as an Insurance Adjuster

Most insurance adjusters would love for none of their cases to go to court. Court isn’t just expensive, but it’s exhausting for everyone involved. If your case escalates to litigation, you might be required to participate in a deposition, which is a pre-trial questioning of witnesses under oath. Here’s our best advice for getting through

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Good Practices for Assisting a Client with Their Damage Claim

Calamity hits us when we least expect it and at any time. You will be a lifeline to helping those in your community get back on their feet—no matter the devastation. When guiding your customers through their damage claims, a few little changes focusing on the client, can go a long way. As you find

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How Adjusters Can Stay Highly Productive While Working from Home

As the world continues to battle the COVID-19 threat, insurance adjusters around the country have shifted to working remotely from home and forgo all on-site visits until the threat has been eliminated. This sudden shift has been challenging, to say the least. After all, as someone who spends most of their working days on the

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Everything You Need to Know about Xactimate

Each profession has their own set of tools. They use these tools so they can perform their jobs – and perform them well. Insurance claim adjusters are no different. They work with a software called Xactimate to make the adjusting process easier. That is why anyone who wants to work as an insurance claim adjuster,

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What is Reciprocity in Insurance Adjuster Licensing?

Insurance adjustment is all about the license. Those who wish to work in the claims adjustment industry should know that they need an adjuster license to legally practice in their home state. But what happens when you cross state lines? While state laws may differ, the general rule is that you will need to acquire

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What are the Most Important Qualities of a Successful Independent Claims Adjuster?

While it is an often-overlooked factor for most people, a good sense of timing is an important component for the early success of any aspiring independent claims adjuster. Many people who consider independent claims adjusting as a career tend to adopt a wait and see mentality even as the hurricane season approaches. At 2021 Training in Plano, TX, my team and I are proud to be a continuing source of knowledge, guidance, and support for individuals seeking success in the claims industry.

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Don’t Wait Until the Next Big Storm: Why Training Early is the Right Choice for New Independent Claims Adjusters

While it is an often-overlooked factor for most people, a good sense of timing is an important component for the early success of any aspiring independent claims adjuster. Many people who consider independent claims adjusting as a career tend to adopt a wait and see mentality even as the hurricane season approaches. At 2021 Training in Plano, TX, my team and I are proud to be a continuing source of knowledge, guidance, and support for individuals seeking success in the claims industry.

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The Most Important Asset for a Successful Independent Claims Adjuster

As many experts would tell you, setting aside time for personal activities regardless of your busy schedule is an important part of staying healthy and avoiding the burnout of an active lifestyle. For myself, I try to almost always start the day with a quiet time of reflection. Sometimes I find it difficult to do that because I want to start working and get things done, but I know how important it can be to slow down before picking up the pace. At 2021 Training in Plano, TX, my team and I have spent years working with people to get them ready for a bright future as an independent claims adjuster, and I know how important it can be to maintain a focus on what matters most.

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