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ClaimsMate's mission is to provide homeowners, business owners, and commercial property owners with information, tips, resources and knowledge about insurance claims and insurance adjusting. Hear key information from well-experienced public adjusters in these podcasts brought to you by ClaimsMate Public Adjusters in Houston Texas.Public Adjusters are state licensed insurance claim specialists that assist insured homeowners and business owners with property damage claims such as hail damage, wind damage, flooding, hurricane damage, smoke and fire damage, theft and more. When large insurance claims become difficult and complicated with the insurance company, or if assistance is needed to obtain a proper fair settlement, a public insurance adjuster can help.
Rank #1: Insurance Claim Situations And Public Adjusters.
In this episode we're discussing some various insurance claim situations and how the involvement of public insurance adjusters can make a difference with large insurance claims.
Rank #2: Home And Property Insurance Claims - Should You Call A Public Adjuster?.
After major damage or a loss to a home, business or property, handling an insurance claim can be grueling. Should you bring in the professional help of a public insurance adjuster? Get valuable information from the experts on handling insurance claims after a major loss. Find more information on dealing with insurance claim adjustments
Adjusters International's Disaster Recovery Roundtable features experts from our Disaster Recovery Consulting division who are recognized as experts in FEMA Programs, Organizational Resiliency, Risk Management and Continuity of Operations Planning. Each podcast focuses on a topic taken from an issue of Disaster Recovery Today, a publication from Adjusters International that is written from a position of advocacy. In these podcast discussions, our experts share knowledge acquired through years of study and field experience gained by assisting organizations with virtually all facets of preparing for and recovering from a disaster.
Rank #1: Disaster Recovery Today Issue #4003 “Determining Eligibility” .
Today the panel is joined by Adjuster’s International VP, Daniel Craig. Daniel’s previous position was the regional administrator for FEMA’s Public Assistance program in the New England region of the US. The expert panel discusses the FEMA Public Assistance policy in detail. Including the recent changes for retroactive claims with regards to insurance, a shift which will give local governments more control and future plans to mitigate liabilities. Key Takeaways: [2:09] A brief description of FEMA’s Public Assistance program for funding repairs for damaged facilities. [6:01] How can an organization determine whether or not it is eligible for public assistance and what is the time frame for requests? [11:27] What tests does FEMA use to determine eligibility? [18:10] Why is it imperative for applicants to control the inspection process and ensure only qualified people answer questions about pre-existing conditions when they interact with FEMA? [25:51] Dan Craig was the regional administrator for the New England region. A post, given to him by then President George W. Bush [27:02] How does FEMA define “reasonable”? [34:03] In recent years, has FEMA changed their process for vetting requests for public assistance? [38:06] What does the future hold for the FEMA Public Assistance program? [42:55] How are the mitigation expenses paid for by FEMA? Is it a reimbursement program? [45:02] Potential eligible applicants should stay up to date with FEMA’s ever-changing Public Assistance program policies. Moderator: Marjorie Musick, Social Media Specialist at AI/BLC, Globe Midwest Adjusters International, and Jansen International Panelists: Dave Andrews, Deputy Director at Adjusters International Daniel Craig, Vice President at Adjusters International C. Todd Thomas, Director of Consulting Services at Adjusters International Mentioned in This Episode: Disaster Recovery Today Issue #4003 “Determining Eligibility”
Welcome to the official Eberl Claims Service podcast! We're here to talk everything claims adjusting.
Rank #1: #003 Tips and Tricks For Adjusting.
Tips, tricks, and other useful info to becoming a successful independent adjuster is covered in this talk with Regional Claims Manager David Gackle. Check it out!
Rank #2: #004 Bodily Injury Claims.
Today we have a panel discussion to discuss everything regarding bodily injury claims for independent adjusters. Don't miss out!
The IA Path Podcast is the home for current and future auto damage appraisers and catastrophic auto hail adjusters.
Rank #1: IA 117 The Secret to Being a First Call Adjuster.
Mathew Allen of AdjusterTV shares with us the secret to being a first call adjuster. Go beyond being just a licensed IA and become the most desired! Matt shares his best tips, tricks, insights, and some exciting news about a free training opportunity for you! Name – Mathew Allen Location – Wherever the RV is parked Contact - Mathew Allen's LinkedIn Profile Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Podcast Sponsor ACD –If you are an IA looking for more work, if you are wanting to diversify where your claims are coming from, and expand
Rank #2: IA 49 - "Mr. ACD" and the Future of the Claims Industry.
Hear why now is a great time to become an independent adjuster, learn how to expand your book of business, and hear how to stay relevant in the industry with CEO and industry leader Ernie Bray. Ernie is the CEO of 6-time Inc 5000 winner ACD. (Auto Claims Direct) "Mr. ACD", Ernie Bray shares his IA story and discusses the future of the claims industry with IA Path's Chris Stanley. Name - Ernie Bray Company - ACD or Auto Claims Direct Location - Carlsbad, CA Superpower - Business Development Contact - ACDCorp.com & 888-403-4223 Podcast Sponsor AutoForms.co - Total loss forms and Admin information for claims filled out.... instantly. Create your estimates and files in seconds with just an assignment PDF. Get your free guide to the first 5 Steps to Becoming an Independent Adjuster
It can be challenging to please customers who have recently faced the loss or damage of their property, but fast action and precision is key to making sure they iron out the issues all together, resulting in complete satisfaction. Most companies need some help balancing their pile of customer cases. That’s why it’s important to partner with an insurance company adjuster who understands the importance of prompt, efficient adjustments. All these issues and more are discussed here at Adjuster Talk's Podcast with industry leaders.
Rank #1: What's It Like For a First Time Adjuster with Jimmy Sizemore .
Jimmy Sizemore’s career as an independent insurance adjuster initially began during the destruction that followed Hurricane Harvey in the Fall of 2017. Using the skills and experience he gained from his previous career in the veterinary industry as well as connecting with other claim adjusters; he answered our “call to arms” to help assist the hundreds of thousands of homeowners that were devastated by the impact of the massive CAT-4 storm. His previous experience helped him develop the people skills he needed to communicate well with customers as well as the technical skills necessary to use various software programs and tools to close claims effectively and efficiently. Jimmy joins me today to share his story on what it’s like to be a first-time insurance adjuster during a catastrophic weather event. He shares the challenges he faced while working in the field for the first time and the decisions he made when transitioning from a steady career environment to becoming an insurance adjuster. He also explains the importance of staying committed to becoming successful as an insurance adjuster, why being resourceful and developing solutions to overcome various obstacles is critical to your success, and the lessons he learned from the Help Room that impacted his performance while working in the field. “It was an amazing decision - probably the best one I’ve made in my life.” Jimmy Sizemore Enroll Today for the Royal Adjusting Services Academy! Are you ready to take your independent adjusting career to the next level? Royal Adjusting Services and Adjuster Talk Podcast are excited to announce our new insurance claim adjusting school - Royal Adjusting Services Academy. At Royal Adjusting Services Academy, you will learn everything you need to know to take your career to the next level, including a curriculum in dynamic, custom, and mock-up rooms and roofs as well as other cutting-edge techniques to help you become successful in the claim environment. Visit our Royal Adjusting Services Academy website or email hknox@RoyalAdjustingService.com to apply for your curriculum scholarship today! Connect. Share. Inspire. Thanks for tuning in to the Adjuster Talk podcast with your host, Jason Heenan! If you enjoyed today’s episode, please head over to iTunes to subscribe to the show and leave an honest review. You can also connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. If you’re interested in working with us, please feel free to email Jason at email@example.com or Mindy at firstname.lastname@example.org with your resume to apply to be on our approved adjuster roster today!
Rank #2: How to Become an Independent Insurance Adjuster with Chris Howell.
Chris Howell is an independent insurance adjuster with over a decade of experience. His career initially began in 2004 during the destruction that followed Hurricanes Charlie and Frances that impacted most of southwest Florida. Prior to becoming an insurance adjuster, he was the co-owner of a real estate company as well as a contractor working on home remodeling projects and building custom homes. Chris joins me today to share how he started his career as an independent insurance adjuster. He shares what motivates him to continue his career as an adjuster, what it was like to work during Hurricanes Charlie and Frances, and tips on how to become a successful insurance adjuster. “Treat this as a business from day one.” - Chris Howell In This Episode of Adjuster Talks: How his career as an independent insurance adjuster started. How treating your insurance adjusting career as a business can lead to success. Lessons he has learned throughout his experience in the field. The importance of closely monitoring your numbers. The importance of asking tough questions while working insurance claims. Chris Howell’s Words of Wisdom for New Insurance Adjusters: Take the job - your career - seriously. Have a plan in place to achieve success. Join Us & Meet Your CE Requirements! Come join Jason Heenan from 8A.M to 4P.M. at the Haag Engineering facility Irvine, TX on June 22 for our full-day Continuing Education Program for licensed adjusters. This program meets your CE requirements, is free to attend, and breakfast and lunch will be provided. Come take care of your CE requirements and take part in a live show of Adjuster Talk! See you there! Where: Haag Engineering Facility 4949 West Royal Lane, Irvine TX When: June 22, 8A.M. to 4P.M. Cost: Free Credits: Continuing Education credits Connect. Share. Inspire. Thanks for tuning in to the Adjuster Talk podcast with your host, Jason Heenan! If you enjoyed today’s episode, please head over to iTunes to subscribe to the show and leave an honest review. You can also connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. If you’re interested in working with us, please feel free to email Jason at email@example.com or Mindy at firstname.lastname@example.org with your resume to apply to be on our approved adjuster roster today!
Insurance Claims and Restoration focused program. The Claim Clinic aims to educate the property damage restorers of the world through interviews with legendary Disaster Recovery experts.
Rank #1: Xactimate Training with Alena Wilson and XM8 Mastery.
Xactimate plays an integral part in everything we do as Insurance Claims Professionals. Alena Wilson teaches this old dog some new tricks. I'm having problems uploading to my podcast host, so I'll come back to fill in the show notes.
Rank #2: Restoration Rebel Roundtable for 8/7/18 - How Rebels Get Paid.
Restoration Rebel Roundtable 8-7-18: How Rebels Get Paid Restoration Rebels don't mess around when it comes to getting paid for the work they do. So why should you? Another RRR brought to you by The Claim Clinic YouTube Version: https://youtu.be/c8_qqcRoT0s ~ Andy McCabe runs an Xactimate estimating and property claims consultancy called Claims Delegates. He is currently accepting new client applications from contractors needing help with Xactimate: http://www.claimsdelegates.com/ClientIntake www.ClaimsDelegates.com Claims Delegates writes Xactimate estimates for contractors across the country. They also consult on Large Loss and CAT events. http://www.claimsdelegates.com/xactimateestimates/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/ClaimsDelegates Twitter - https://twitter.com/claimsdelegates The 24HR TECH mitigation documentation system: www.waterdamageprofit.com This training system and documentation package will help you train techs faster and get paid more for mitigation projects. The 24HR TECH on Amazon: https://amzn.to/2NVpZ9Y The Claim Clinic Podcast: www.theclaim.clinic iTunes Link https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/the-claim-clinic/id982839824?mt=2 #RestorationRebels http://restorationrebels.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/RestorationRebel Rebel Country Store: https://restoration-rebel.myshopify.com www.AIRestore.org What is Restoration 2.0 https://youtu.be/VlocUcn-L6g
Adjusters International’s Property Insurance Roundtable features property insurance experts discussing current issues affecting first party claims. Each podcast focuses on a critical topic that is currently trending within the property insurance industry and includes real life examples intended to improve disaster preparedness.
Rank #1: Common Exposures and Losses Faced by Multi-Family Complexes (Apartments and Condos).
This discussion will take an in-depth look at insuring the many exposures and losses that result from disastrous catastrophes. While multi-family buildings offer many amenities to residents such as maintenance and lawn care, which allow for a simplistic and flexible lifestyle, the insurance policy to cover them are anything but. Apartments and condos are often inadequately insured, and the risk posed for those who own or reside in them is high. For further insight on this topic, please see the corresponding Adjusting Today article: “Multi-Family Complexes (Apartment and Condo): An In-Depth Look at Insuring the Many Exposures and Losses.” Key Takeaways: [1:57] Defining what constitutes a multi-family property. [2:19] How do multi-family exposures differ from typical residential or commercial exposures? [3:13] Why, by law, must multi-family property owners purchase adequate insurance coverage? [4:45] Does preparing a multi-family policy take more foresight and planning than a conventional homeowners policy? [6:54] A 2014 study by the National Multi-Family Council, found approximately 43,267,432 Americans live in rental properties, and a survey by the Insurance Information Institute reported 94,000 fires recorded in apartment buildings the same year; do these figures surprise you? [8:09] Are rental apartments, condo, and cooperative apartments insured in the same way? [9:29] How are condominium and paired homeowner associations insured? Does it differ from apartment complexes? What two kinds of ownership are available for condos? [13:54] What is the building's management responsible for insuring? [14:57] What is a unit owner or renter responsible for? [16:35] What will standard building coverages, provided by the Insurance Services Office (ISO) include for a multi-family complex? [17:26] What additional coverages are available for apartments and condos? [21:25] What types of coverage are available to protect owners and residents from disasters? [22:19] What exclusion may arise from the type of coverages previously discussed, and are there additional coverages policyholders can purchase to counteract these exclusions? [25:53] What role does a deductible play in these claims, and how should one select a deductible amount when purchasing a policy? [32:31] What are unique insurance issues for apartments in comparison to condominiums? [36:00] What are lease provisions, and why are they important when processing property insurance claims? [38:45] What types of crime exposures face apartment owners, and is there coverage for this? [42:30] What types of non-residential exposures do apartment building owners face, and are there additional insurances they can purchase to protect themselves from these risks? [44:31] What types of loss control and safety measures can be taken to reduce property insurance and remediation costs? [46:48] What are common problems that come up when adjusting multi-family complex losses? [50:55] Are there any changes on the horizon for this type of coverage? [53:55] One piece of advice on multi-family complex coverages. Panelists: ● Bill Sharpe – Regional Director - Jansen/Adjusters International ● Josh Scott – Professional Public Insurance Adjuster - The Greenspan Co./Adjusters International ● Todd Thomas – Executive Director of Consulting Services and member of the Society of Risk Management Consultants - Adjusters International Moderator: ● Brianna Moyer – Digital Marketing Manager – Adjusters International Mentioned in This Episode: Adjusters International Adjusting Today National Multi-Family Housing Council Insurance Information Institution
Rank #2: Adjusting Today Issue #3037 – Builder’s Risk Insurance.
This podcast and the corresponding Adjusting Today article titled, "Builder’s Risk Insurance: Specialized Coverage for Construction Projects" focus on a policyholder and which steps they should take to ensure there is adequate insurance coverage on their upcoming or existing new construction project. Important points of this roundtable include identifying exposures, increased costs due to the shelf-life of previously acquired bids and basing your Builder’s Risk Insurance policy on the anticipation of a total loss. Key Takeaways: [1:14] How to define Builder’s Risk Insurance. [2:31] Who purchases Builder’s Risk Insurance? [3:51] When a building is being constructed what kinds of risks is it exposed to? [5:54] Who and what can be covered under a Builder’s Risk policy? [10:31] How do you define the term builder? [13:22] Does this policy cover materials in transit to the job site as well as when materials are in storage awaiting transit? [18:03] What is the best way for a buyer to get adequate coverage? [21:06] What are common errors on the Completed Value Form? [27:43] What is the difference between a Completed Value Form and a Reporting Form? [31:07] What role does a deductible play when calculating penalties relating to Builder’s Risk Insurance? [32:40] What are examples of covered causes of loss and exclusions under a Builder’s Risk policy. [45:38] What options are available if a Builder’s Risk policy is terminated but there is still work to be completed on the building? [51:41] What beneficial optional coverages are available for a policyholder to add in a Builder’s Risk policy? [57:32] What is Contingent Coverage with regards to Builder’s Risk Insurance? [1:02:04] Who should a person seek out when investing in an insurance policy or after sustaining a loss? Panel of Insurance Experts: Tony D’Amico, Senior Vice President at Goodman-Gable-Gould /Adjusters International Jim Mahurin, Risk Management Consultant and member of the Society of Risk Management Consultants C. Todd Thomas, Executive Director of Consulting and Services and member of the Society of Risk Management Consultants - Adjusters International Mentioned in This Episode: Adjusters International Adjusting Today - Builder’s Risk Article #3037
If you’re a Roofing Contractor looking to grow your business, make more money, and have more free time, this is the podcast for you.Your host Dave Sullivan has been a successful roofing contractor for over 30 years and he shares the good, bad, and the ugly of his experience in contracting. Each week Dave interviews the industry’s top experts to pull out their best business tips and strategies that you can use to take your business to the next level. Get the answers to the questions you have to the day to day problems you face in the “real world of construction” from those that have been there anddone it. Whether you have a shop of 1 or 100 there’ssomething here for you.
Rank #1: 19: 6 Keys To Getting More Leads And Sales with Tim Musch.
The #1 listener requested topic for the podcast is always how to get more leads and sales. That is what we talk about today in my interview with Tim Musch. We aren’t talking about just any leads, but quality leads and how to convert them into profitable sales. Tim’s company MarketSharp is a leader in CRM software designed for contractors. Tim has a system that can grow your business by over 60% while only getting 10% better at what you do. You’ve got to check this out! What you’ll hear in this episode: Why 70-75% of contractors say getting a consistent lead flow is their biggest challenge How small improvements can grow your business CRM: What is it and why does it matter to you as a roofing contractor? Why you need to know and track your numbers Six Keys to More Leads, More Sales, and More Thrilled Customers: Generating inquiries: do “micro-marketing” in the same neighborhood, get professional web strategy help, and how to use shows/events The call: setting up appointments, training, and scripting Lead warming: how to warm up your prospect and help closing rates Sales presentation: gear it to today’s consumer, use technology tools, and price-condition your clients Proactive follow-up: for buyers AND future buyers—how to keep in touch with email, calls, and direct mail Proactive repeat and referral activities: survey past customers, find out what they want, collect online reviews, and use newsletters Resources: Free downloads including the USP worksheet: https://www.marketsharp.com/resources/ Cost vs Value article mentioned: http://www.remodeling.hw.net/cost-vs-value/2017/ Visit Tim’s website, email: www.marketsharp.com, email@example.com
Rank #2: 117: How To Improve Your Sales Process (Part1).
The easiest way to generate more revenue is to increase your close rate. In today’s interview with contractor business coach Kyle Hunt we discuss tips in each area of your sales process: The Initial Phone Call: What you must do to make a great first impression, 5 Powerful Words When Talking With A Roofing Prospect, The In-Person Meeting: How to prepare, what to bring, and the approach you should take, and No Project Left Behind: Your lead tracking, sales pipeline, and follow-up system. Get ready for this fast-paced and informative conversation to help you close more sales! Show Highlights: Business coach & consultant for business contractors Passion for helping business owners with proven, practical, simple, effective marketing and sales help You can’t be all things to all people Niching down to what’s more profitable Why contracting is such a hard business Seeing the forest in spite of the trees People are willing to mentor If you’re feeling stuck, reach out and ask for help Initial phone call with a new prospect - what to do before, during, and after “This Is How We Work” Giving full, undivided attention It’s the little things Why you should take a few minutes to research before you call Getting in the right mindset What a project discovery sheet is What’s the goal of this call? Making sure they’re doing most of the talking Taking a minute after the call to consider what worked and what didn’t work Every meeting should have an agenda and a specific time Appointment confirmation email and what it should contain Be willing to try new things! Resources: Tips, Strategies, and Download Free 1- Page Business Plan The Roofer Show Remodel your Marketing Remodelers Community Remodelers On The Rise Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Text: (517) 902-8450 - Text him your takeaway! Call Ruby Use promo code “Roofer 50” for $50 off your first month’s service! Need Help Answering the Phone? Use Ruby Receptionists! Click here and use the code Roofer50 for a special discount! Or Call Ruby at (844) 326-7829
Join insurance nerds Carly, Nick and Tony as they discuss insurance careers, insurtech startups and current events in the insurance industry in their fresh and unique style. This is not your grandpa's insurance industry!
Rank #1: E62 - Cooper Cohen: International Underwriter at CNA Financial.
We finish Insurance Careers Month by speaking with an up and coming insurance professional. Cooper Cohen is an International Underwriter at CNA in Chicago. We discussed how he got into insurance, blockchain, insurtech and near the end of the recording Cooper describes the real challenge we as an industry face in trying to recruit college grads into insurance.
Rank #2: E137: Building An Insurance Company On Technology with Guest Werner Kruck, COO of Security First.
Back in late 2018, Wesley Todd of CaseGlide and I were discussing the state of the insurtech world. We decided how interesting it would be to discuss building a tech-centric insurance organization with people who have decades of experience actually doing this. So, in the first of a many part series in 2019, Wes and I co-hosted an interview with Werner Kruck of Security First. Werner is a veteran of Florida insurance, perhaps the toughest insurance market in the world. He is part of a team that has built Security First. We discuss technology (the good, bad and ugly) and the Florida insurance markets.CONNECT WITH WERNER KRUCK: LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/in/wernerkruck/ Security First - http://www.securityfirstflorida.com/ SUBSCRIBE AT:Buzzsprout RSS: http://www.buzzsprout.com/87086Google Play: https://goo.gl/WMAvW4iTunes: https://goo.gl/7SqwvP Overcast: https://goo.gl/8b4cbD Spotify: https://goo.gl/niAbGNStitcher: https://goo.gl/DmE7MiYouTube: https://goo.gl/1Turar
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Rank #1: Larger Agencies, Commercial Lines Will Dominate.
In five to 10 years, the primary insurance sales channel will be direct to consumer, predicts Ed Majkowski, Ernst & Young’s insurance advisory leader for the Americas. In this provocative discussion, Ed walks through five key issues facing carriers and agencies. “We’ll always have agents, but there will be far fewer, they’ll be larger, and they’ll invest in technology and their brands,” he says. Meanwhile, no carrier eventually will be able to avoid the direct-to-consumer channel. Personal lines will decline, Ed says, so carriers might need to pivot to commercial lines, to a direct channel, or to a specialty line of business where returns traditionally are much higher. Meanwhile, “insurtechs are gaining traction across all parts of the value chain,” he says. “They’re pushing carriers to provide a better customer experience. Across all types of carriers, they’re nervous about how much investment it’s going to take to move faster. They all see the writing on the wall.” The post Larger Agencies, Commercial Lines Will Dominate appeared first on Insurance Journal TV.
Rank #2: CFC’s Cyber Product Leader Discusses Importance of Cyber Insurance for Small Businesses.
James Burns, cyber product leader for CFC Underwriting, spoke with Insurance Journal’s Elizabeth Blosfield about the importance of cyber insurance for small businesses, as well as unique challenges small companies face in this space. During this audio interview, he discusses how small businesses can better understand what to look for in a cyber insurance policy, learn about the increasing sophistication and frequency of cyber breaches, as well as assess their own risk. The post CFC’s Cyber Product Leader Discusses Importance of Cyber Insurance for Small Businesses appeared first on Insurance Journal TV.