The Regulation of Public Adjusters – 2
To ensure accountability and compliance with professional standards already in place for adjusters employed by the insurers, the statutes included the licensure requirement as a part of the statutory scheme. In light of the consumer protection goals of the statute as a whole, courts must infer that the licensure requirement was aimed at any firm that might potentially exploit insureds in a vulnerable position by offering to help them through the insurance claim ordeal. It is not important that the services are characterized as litigation support and assistance rather than claims services.
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