I’m sharing this post in the Orlando Claim Associations Linkedin group posted today:
Orlando, FL 2nd Annual Claims Seminar with 5 CE’s April 2013
This was posted in the Orlando Claims Assn forum on Linkedin and many of our Florida claims folks may be interested in attending:
Announcement from Orlando Claims Association, Inc. 2nd Annual OCA CE Seminar and Cook-Off Event – REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!!
Ladies and Gentlemen,
Registration for this event is now open! Please visit the OCA website to register for this event. It is one-of-a-kind, and the most fun CE seminar you can attend in the State of Florida. This years’ event will host the new state mandated 5-Hour UPDATE Course for ALL Adjusters and will incorporate topics in both the casualty and property arenas. The CE Seminar will conclude at approximately 2:00pm and open up into a Rib Cook-Off where cook-off teams will be ready and waiting for you! They are fighting for number 1, and you will be a judge! The afternoon will include networking, feasting, socializing, games, prizes and live music from Orlando’s own…JILLS CASHBOX! You don’t want to miss it! Registration fees are minimal for a 5-Hour CE class. Please register early.
Sponsorship opportunities are also available for this event. It is without fail that sponsors really make these events possibly. Sponsorship opportunities are limited, so please sponsor early. And let’s not forget the cook-off teams!! Last year we sold out of space for cook-off teams and had to turn some away. Please if you are interested, download the information packet, fill out the appropriate paperwork and submit it with your entry fee.
We are looking forward to another great event. We will see you there!!
April 18, 2013
Sheraton Orlando North Hotel
600 North Lake Destiny Drive
Maitland, Florida 32751
CE Seminar & Cook-Off orlandoclaimsassoc.com
Orlando Claims Association (OCA) is a professional association of claims adjusters in Orlando, Florida. We have monthly dinner meetings with speakers.
We have now updated our Claims Classes link here on the blog with some important information on NFIP 2013 training dates, sponsor workshops, and other important industry conferences you may wish to view here:
Join us for a FREE Webinar – 3 Times to Choose From
ClaimSmentor sponsor University of Central FL Insurance Dept advises Connecticut announces no hurricane deductibles will apply to state Sandy lossesOctober 31, 2012
Thanks to long time sponsor Dr Michael Birzon of the University of Central Florida Insurance department for notifying me for distribution to our members that Connecticut has now mandated that the hurricane deductible cannot be applied to Connecticut Hurricane Sandy losses per the following:
From: Florida Insurance University
Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 2:45 PM
Subject: Hurricane Deductibles Not Applicable to Sandy-Related Connecticut Claims
The Connecticut insurance department issued a notice
alerting the insurance industry that companies may not impose a hurricane
deductible on Connecticut claims related to superstorm Sandy.
advised based on information received from the National Hurricane Center and the
National Weather Service, a ‘Hurricane Warning’ was not issued for the State of
Connecticut nor did Connecticut sustain hurricane force winds as a result of
Storm Sandy,” according to the department’s notice.
to Public Act 12-162 Section 1. (b) and the Department’s Filing Review
Guidelines Related to Underwriting Coastal Homeowners Insurance Policies
re-issued on December 9, 2011 (the “Coastal Guidelines”) as it relates to the
use of hurricane deductibles, companies may not impose a hurricane deductible on
Based on National Weather Service data, the max gust
wind recorded in the state was 86mph in Madison, Conn., and the max sustained
winds recorder were 59mph in Bridgeport, Conn., according to
Dr. Michael R. Birzon
PO Box 952379
Lake Mary, FL
ClaimSmentor Sponsor Xeneros can assist with all your claim licensing needs for Sandy storm duty assignmentsOctober 30, 2012
ClaimSmentor welcomes our newest sponsor Xeneros who can handle all of your claims adjuster licensing needs nationwide to assist you with your licensing needs for Hurricane Sandy duty.
Here is their latest blog addressing emergency adjuster licensing for Hurricane Sandy duty:
We have added a dedicated ClaimSmentor blog page for all your Hurricane Sandy Claim Deployment needsOctober 30, 2012
Due to the extensive damage from Hurricane Sandy and the massive need for insurance claims adjusters, we have added a new page on our ClaimSmentor information blog dedicated to claim job opportunties for adjusters wishing to work storm duty here: