Tag Archives: Public Adjusters

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

Reminder – Professional Public Adjusters Association of New Jersey Meeting November 3, 2016!

Please join the newly formed Professional Public Adjusters Association of New Jersey (PPAANJ) at its first general meeting on Thursday, November 3, 2016, at the Molly Pitcher Inn in Red Bank, New Jersey. Don’t miss this fun opportunity to network with fellow members of the Public adjusting community. Additionally, attendance will include New Jersey CE … Continue Reading

TAPIA 2016: Come See “Fresh Perspectives On Claim Preparation/Preparing Files For Litigation Success”

TAPIA’s Fall 2016 Conference returns this week to San Antonio’s Menger Hotel. All Texas public adjusters should come join in the education, networking, and fun! In addition to all the other informative presentations, Evan Wolfe and I will present “Fresh Perspectives on Claim Preparation/Preparing Files For Litigation Success” on Thursday.… 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

Unauthorized Practice of Public Adjusting Trends

Unauthorized Practice of Public Adjusting (UPPA) has become the predominant discussion among public adjusters at virtually every public adjuster association meeting I attend. Brian Goodman, general counsel for the National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (NAPIA), said that UPPA is now the most important issue facing public adjusters because licensing of the profession is accepted … Continue Reading

Public Adjusters Argue For Class Action Certification Against Roofer Accused of Unauthorized Public Adjusting

Roofers and contractors must be extremely careful not to step over the line and act as public insurance adjusters. I have given three speeches to insurance restoration contractors and roofers over the past year warning that there are serious legal ramifications for doing so and that it is illegal. I even brought the topic to … Continue Reading

New Jersey Public Adjusters Have Lien Rights Over Banks

After winning the battle against an insurance company, many public adjusters and policyholder attorneys have a second fight against banks. Banks are often included on insurance payment checks as mortgagees. They then refuse to acknowledge the fee for services by public adjusters and attorneys that produced the pool of money benefiting the bank and policyholder. … Continue Reading
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