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Property Claim Help – a Click Away

This post is dedicated to one thing: the Florida Consumer Claim Complaint form. If you have property in Florida that is damaged and you feel the claim is not being handled in the correct way by your insurer or something is not quite right, please log your complaint with the State. Without filing a consumer … Continue Reading

Personal Property Inventory Valuation Matters

Have you ever tried to determine the value of everything you own? It is not an easy task, and as time goes on you accumulate more personal property items, the task gets even more difficult. Valuation is a critical part of an insurance claim, and a recent court ruling considered an insureds unrelated bankruptcy in … Continue Reading

Did You Miss the Hurricane Matthew Meeting with Florida CFO Jeff Atwater?

We almost did too, because of the lack of notice and advertisement. But Lynn McCartney from the Florida Justice Association emailed the information to us just in time. Here is the Nov. 30th press release: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 30, 2016 Contact: Ashley Carr, CFO Atwater (850) 413 – 2842 Contact: Amy Bogner, Commissioner Altmaier … Continue Reading

National Conference for Public Adjusters Coming Very Soon: December 8-10

The National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters will host their Mid-Year Conference in beautiful Palm Beach, Florida. The conference will begin on Thursday, December 8th and conclude mid-day on Saturday, December 10th. Having the National Association host this conference in South Florida is a wonderful opportunity and public insurance adjusters should join NAPIA and network … Continue Reading

Five Reminders for Licensed Public Adjusters in Florida

At the recent annual FAPIA conference, a dedicated course specific to public adjusters was presented for the five-hour Law and Ethics Update Course. Every Florida public adjuster must take a course of this duration on these topics during their two-year cycle and this course was specific to public insurance adjusters. If you missed it, you … Continue Reading

Hurricane Matthew Updates Via Email

If you or your clients have suffered a flood loss, it is critical that the proof of loss is properly filled out and promptly submitted. In recent seminars, Chip Merlin has addressed Hurricane Matthew damages caused by both wind and flood. In the seminars he specifically details how handling flood losses differ greatly from handling … Continue Reading

Flood Property Damage Tools for Owners and Adjusters

2016 has been year of unprecedented floods in many areas of the Southeast. Many who thought there were on high ground in places like Baton Rouge, Louisiana, or Fayetteville, North Carolina, are still trying to comprehend the devastation of the flooding from August and October in their retrospective states. Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina residents … Continue Reading

Hurricane Matthew: Seven Tips for Policyholders

The winds associated with Hurricane Matthew were intense, and depending on where you look in the wake of Matthew’s path, the damage is severe and overwhelming. Certain areas in the US have also experienced the flood damage Matthew brought ashore. As I write this blog, many are still without power and some have not even … Continue Reading

FAPIA Conference Coming Soon, November 5-8

  Let’s face it, the weather in Florida is fantastic, but November is one of my favorite months because the humidity drops a notch and we still see nearly 80 as a high temp and lows dip down to the 60’s most days. This is perfect weather to enjoy Orlando and have a great day … Continue Reading

Join us in Atlanta

Chip Merlin and I will be speaking on behalf of the Merlin Law Group at the Fall Georgia Association of Public Insurance Adjusters Meeting on October 4, 2016, at the Cobb Galleria Centre in Atlanta.… Continue Reading
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