Tag Archives: Insurance Adjusters

Are There Ethical Conduct Standards Between Public Adjusters and Independent or Company Adjusters?

An excellent and successful insurance company defense attorney, Bill Berk and I were on a panel presentation at the 2019 Windstorm Insurance Conference earlier this year. Berk reminded the audience of adjusters that under Florida law, they should not be saying or implying bad things about each other. He noted this Florida regulation: A public … Continue Reading

Windstorm Insurance Network® Dominated by Independent and Company Adjusters

Myths and rumors in the property adjusting community are puzzling to me. As the current President of the Windstorm Insurance Network®, I was copied on an internet post that wrongly indicated that the Windstorm Insurance Conference® had attendance by public insurance adjusters that outnumbered the attendance of insurance adjusters by a four to one margin. … Continue Reading

Insureds in Pennsylvania Win the Late Notice Battle but Bad Faith is Denied.

Usually, I write about cases involving public adjusters, but here is an interesting case where the insurance company’s adjuster helped the insureds. Recently, a frequent allegation raised by the insurance companies seems to be “too little…too late.” Insurance policies typically include a condition that requires losses to be promptly reported. Jeremy Tyler and Shaun Marker … Continue Reading

Insurance Agents Should Not Adjust Claims and Public Adjusters are Not Insurance Agents — But They Need to Listen to One Another

Scott Johnson is an excellent leader for the Florida Association of Insurance Agents (FAIA). His father was President of the FAIA for 37 years. Scott Johnson has a keen and unique perspective on insurance in Florida. His views regarding the insurance landscape should be considered and not dismissed without analysis, even by those in strong disagreement.… Continue Reading

Ethical Insurance Adjusters and Attorneys

Career insurance adjusters are important to society. The adjuster’s job is difficult because it requires the ability to work well with other people, knowledge, and technical skills. It is a trade where experience can teach much more than any book or course. Most well meaning and experienced insurance claim adjusters get their customers’ claims paid … Continue Reading
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