Steve Badger has been getting a lot of “word of mouth” discussion by roofers, public adjusters and policyholder attorneys. Next Wednesday afternoon at the TAPIA conference in Austin, I will be on a panel with Steve discussing many ethical issues involving claims adjustment. It has generated a lot of questions, comments and controversy.


Continue Reading Steve Badger versus Chip Merlin at TAPIA Next Wednesday

My last blog provided a few tips for making the NET Work at TAPIA. I just did my self-assessment and believe I had a great conference. Here’s what I asked myself:

  • Did I learn anything new?
  • Did I hit my networking targets?
  • Did I get his/her business card?
  • Will they remember meeting me?
  • Did I plan a follow up meeting?
  • Did I make the NET-Work?


Continue Reading The 2014 TAPIA Spring Conference Net Really Worked

Texas is more than just a place to watch Fighting Texas Aggie Football. This fall you can participate in a fantastic learning and networking opportunity on Thursday and Friday, October 10-11 at the TAPIA Fall Conference convening at the historic Menger Hotel, and still enjoy watching Johnny Football on Saturday.


Continue Reading Time to Saddle Up and Head to San Antonio for the TAPIA 2013 Fall Conference

Register now for the 2013 Spring TAPIA Conference. The Texas Association of Public Insurance Adjusters will meet in Dallas next week for this expanded two–day event. President Doug Morris of Continental Adjusters, together with the officers and board of directors will welcome adjusters on Wednesday afternoon at the Hilton Lincoln Center.


Continue Reading Tick, Tick, Tick… It’s Time for the TAPIA Conference – April 10-11, 2013

How many “occurrences” took place over the course of your insurance-related loss seems like an easy question. However, depending on the type of policy you have, the number of occurrences could impact your insurance claim recovery. The language in your policy will dictate whether it is in your best interest to claim one occurrence or multiple occurrences in certain situations.

Continue Reading Texas Law: How Many Occurrences?