CAPIA, the California Association of Public Insurance Adjusters, held its annual meeting last week, and I was fortunate enough to be given an opportunity to attend. Along with meeting some of the finest policyholder advocates in the state, there were multiple informational and thought-provoking presentations related to the industry.
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The Marina Del Rey Hotel is a hidden gem in Southern California. It is nestled among thousands of sailboats and is a perfect setting for a conference. The California Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (CAPIA) will hold its Annual Convention there this coming Thursday.
Continue Reading The California Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (CAPIA) Annual Convention on Thursday in Marina Del Rey

On November 9, 2015 at 11am, CAPIA renews its fight against Senate Bill 488 after the bill turned into a two year bill earlier this year. CAPIA will hold an informative membership general meeting to discuss the bill and reach out to all public adjusters to invite and encourage input into the needs of the consumer from 11am to 2pm at Maggiano’s Little Italy, located at South Coast Plaza, 3333 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, California 92626.


Continue Reading CAPIA Calls Out to All Licensed Public Adjusters for November 9, 2015 Meeting at Maggiano’s Little Italy in Orange County, South Coast Plaza

Don’t miss out on an update of Senate Bill 488 and having your voice heard!

As the California Association of Public Insurance Adjuster’s (CAPIA) general counsel, I am proud to say that the current board is making positive changes to help the general membership and public adjusters throughout California. This year a new Executive Director, Robb Greenspan has been appointed by the Board. And in an effort to unify Northern and Southern California, a new Vice President of Northern California for CAPIA, Gordon Scott was appointed to both CAPIA’s Board and the newly formed executive committee to deal with Senate Bill 488.


Continue Reading CAPIA General Meeting this Friday, June 26, 2015, at Maggiano’s in Costa Mesa 11am-2pm

CALLING ALL PUBLIC ADJUSTERS! The California Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (CAPIA) is having a general meeting on Friday, June 26, 2015, from 11am to 2pm at Maggiano’s Little Italy located at South Coast Plaza, 3333 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, California 92626. This general meeting should not be missed as it addresses the current issues affecting all public adjusters. If you are not a member, this is your time to join and be heard! All new and existing members are welcome.


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Next Friday, the California Association of Public Adjusters will celebrate with founder Stan Kaufman, at their bi-monthly luncheon in Simi Valley. But it is Robin Kaufman, Stan’s daughter, who is making headlines. On July 7, the California Insurance Commisioner held a press conference. In the press conference, Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones advised California insureds to be prepared with evacuation plans and an inventory of personal belongings in case a wildfire should erupt. Jones warned that homeowners needed to be extra vigilant and make sure there is defensible space around their homes and property.


Continue Reading California Department of Insurance Urges Policyholders to Be Prepared for Wildfires and Gives a Prime Example

Los Angles will be the location for NAPIA/CAPIA insurance West Coast Seminar. NAPIA, the National Association of Public Adjusters, has teamed up with the California Association of Public Insurance Adjusters to provide this one day seminar to public adjusters on March 23, 2011, at the Marina del Rey Hotel. This seminar promises to be filled with practical and helpful educational presentations including:

  • “Public Adjusting Practices”
  • “Industrial Hygiene Data, Sampling Strategy, Analytical Methods and Interpretation”
  • “Public Wind Damage on Structures”
  • “A Primer on How to Prepare for and Complete an Appraisal”
  • “Proof of Loss and the Road to Bad Faith”
  • “Cause, Estimate and Depreciation in a Building Loss — A Case Study of Reiters Marina”


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