Tag Archives: FAPIA

Boo! FAPIA’s 2018 Fall Conference Is Almost Here! October 27-29

Being that FAPIA falls on the cusp of Halloween this year, there will be lots of fun themed events to look forward to. On Saturday night, October 27, Venture Construction Group will be hosting a Scary Insurance Claims Cocktail Party. Venture will also be sponsoring brunch on Sunday October 28. Be sure to throw some … Continue Reading

Florida First Party Case Law Update at FAPIA Conference, June 2018

This past week, I had the pleasure of attending the Florida Association of Public Adjusters (“FAPIA”) conference in Ft. Myers, Florida. FAPIA President, Jimmy Farach did a wonderful job spearheading the event, along with the help of Nancy Dominguez and many others. They also did a great job selecting the venue; the Sanibel Harbour Marriott … Continue Reading

FAPIA Conference Coming Soon, November 5-8

  Let’s face it, the weather in Florida is fantastic, but November is one of my favorite months because the humidity drops a notch and we still see nearly 80 as a high temp and lows dip down to the 60’s most days. This is perfect weather to enjoy Orlando and have a great day … Continue Reading

Notes from a Successful FAPIA Conference

FAPIA held its annual conference last week at Reunion Resort and Spa in Davenport, Florida. As usual, it was a first class event. The seminars and speakers were incredibly educational and entertaining. Specifically, it was especially interesting to hear from Florida’s Insurance Consumer Advocate (Sha’Ron James). As set out in my prior blog, Great News … Continue Reading

Public Adjusters: Register for Spring Training

Heyyyyy Batter, Batter, Swing! Calling all public insurance adjusters. The Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters will host the 2015 Spring Training Conference and now is the time to sign up. Educational courses will be held on Monday, May 18 and Tuesday May 19, but come early for Sunday Funday. FAPIA hosts its golf tournament … Continue Reading

FAPIA Fall Golf Event: A Little Fun Competition

Players wanted! FAPIA will hold its First Fall Tournament at Falcon’s Fire Golf Club on Friday, November 7, 2015. Want a chance for some friendly competition while enjoying a top course in Orlando? Come on out and take on Chip Merlin, Professional Tour Superstar Shane Smith, Long Driver Will Midtbo and Precision Putter Nicole Vinson. … Continue Reading

Public Adjusters – Plan to be in Orlando on Tuesday

The Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (FAPIA) will convene in Orlando for a special meeting on Tuesday, July 8, 2014, from 5:00-7:00pm. Paul Handerhan will present to the association from the Embassy Suites North. FAPIA will bring you a comprehensive presentation addressing the issues that have a direct impact on the public adjuster industry, … Continue Reading

A New President for FAPIA

It has been announced that Paul Handerhan will begin his term as President of the Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters. George Keys, who served as President for the past 13 months after the unfortunate passing of Harvey Wolfman, will now hand over the reigns to Paul Handerhan.… Continue Reading

Florida Public Adjusters Make Progress Fighting Code Changes

This spring, a hot topic for Florida public adjusters has been proposed changes to sections of the administrative code that govern public adjusters. Listen to the complete 25-minute audio recording from the recent DFS hearing here. Two of the proposed changes have the Florida Association of Public Adjusters taking action and explaining ramifications that may … Continue Reading

Public Adjusters Challenge Validity of Proposed Language Regarding Direct Supervision and More

The Florida Department of Financial Services proposed changes to very important sections of the administrative rules that govern public adjusters and, in part, other adjusters in Florida. I posted about the proposed changes in Take Action Florida Public Adjusters: The Florida Department Seeks to Change the Rules Again.… Continue Reading

Take Action Florida Public Adjusters: The Florida Department Seeks to Change the Rules Again, Part II

The Department of Insurance is looking to change the way adjusting is done in Florida. Two weeks ago, I posted about the how problematic some of these proposed changes could be to the industry. On Thursday, May 9, 2013, the Department will have a hearing about the proposed changes. One of the changes our readers … Continue Reading

Celebrating the Life of Harvey Wolfman

Last week, Harvey Wolfman, the President of the Florida Association of Public Insurance Adjusters, passed away. Many FAPIA members, family, friends and colleagues came together to say goodbye to Harvey at his service on Tuesday.… Continue Reading