Monthly Archives: December 2015

Insurance 101 – Chapter 7 – Volume 17 – Write the Captioned Report – 2

Write the Captioned Report – 2 The captioned report should be written immediately after the adjuster’s first meeting with the insured on every file, no matter how small. The length and detail of the report should only be limited by … Continue reading

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Insurance 101 – Chapter 7 – Volume 16 – Write the Captioned Report

Write the Captioned Report Insurers are large organizations with varying levels of authority. The  adjuster is the representative at the loss scene. He or she must report, in writing, to superiors with the authority to pay the indemnity required. Writing … Continue reading

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Insurance 101 – Chapter 7 – Volume 15 – Other Considerations

Other Considerations The adjuster must confirm that the co-insurance, average, or reporting  provisions have not been violated. He or she obtains authority to agree with the insured as to the amount of the loss and obtains from the insured a … Continue reading

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Insurance 101 – Chapter 7 – Volume 14 – Contact Authorities

Contact Authorities Contact must be made with the official investigating officers, either police or fire arson investigators, in person. Personal contact is necessary to gain more than cursory information from a report. The prudent adjuster cultivates a relationship with official … Continue reading

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