Tag Archives: Unauthorized Practice of Law

Contractors Need to Use Carefully Drafted Contracts and Not Practice Public Adjusting

I discussed the Lon Smith Roofing class action case against a contractor accused of practicing public adjusting in, Unauthorized Practice of Public Adjusting and the Lon Smith Roofing Case Should Scare Contractors and Roofers with Contingent Contracts. An appellate court reaffirmed the dangers contractors face when negotiating claims and benefits with insurance companies and contracting … Continue Reading

NAPIA Annual Meeting in San Antonio Will Discuss Water Damage Claim and Unauthorized Practice of Public Adjusting

Joey Childress and yours truly will present a seminar of water damage claims at the National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters Convention in San Antonio next week. I discussed how public adjusters can register and even get a discount for attending in Are You a Public Adjuster Who Wants to Be Better at Helping Policyholders … Continue Reading

Public Adjusters Should Not Adjust Third Party Liability Claims Because That is the Unauthorized Practice of Law

Public adjusters should adjust first party claims and not third party liability claims. To do otherwise is the practice of law. I am warning public adjusters about this topic because of an email I received: Chip, good morning. we need your input on Public Adjusters doing 3rd party claims. In several of your presentations I … Continue Reading