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Independent Adjusters are self-employed insurance experts who determine the cost an insurance company should pay to the owner by inspecting properties, vehicles, and businesses. Typical work activities seen on an Independent Adjuster resume sample are collecting information, reading police reports, interviewing witnesses, collaborating with experts, and obtaining the best outcome for the insurance company. Based on our collection of resumes in the field, essential skills are attention to details, negotiation, networking, and knowledge of insurance issues. College education is preferred by most clients.

1

Independent Adjuster

Researched documentation including statements, police reports, statutes, and policy language to accurately determine liability in modest auto accidents and complex auto claims

  • Obtained recorded statements for arbitration and subrogation purposes
  • Reviewed maintenance/repair receipts along with photos of vehicles and made adjustments accordingly
  • Evaluated, negotiated and settled total loss and property damage claims with insureds, attorneys, and lien holders
  • Complied with state specific requirements by preparing paperwork and settling total losses in a timely manner
  • Successfully managed a high volume of claims, phone calls, and paperwork
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Biology
BA
Microbiology
2

Independent Adjuster

  • Investigated and determined liability and coverage.
  • Successfully settled 1st and 3rd party claims.
  • Reviewed and analyzed suspicious and potentially fraudulent insurance claims.
  • Reviewed field inspections and coordinated all insurance claim payments.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Economics
3

Independent Adjuster

  • Worked with insureds, claimants, agents, attorneys, witnesses, repair shops and service providers to settle claims
  • Investigated, evaluated, negotiated and settled bodily injury claims
  • Worked in a collaborative team environment to handle a large volume of claims, primarily over the telephone
  • Provided assignments and direction to Claim Processors and Claim
  • Communicated with customers and associates via telephone, email, and written correspondence
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Business Administration
4

Independent Adjuster - State Farm

  • Investigated complex property damage and accidents to determine liability, communicated with customers, obtained necessary reports, and negotiated damage settlements.
  • Documented claim activity on State Farm's ECS (Enterprise Claim System), and efficiently prepared and distributed correspondence to insureds, claimants, lien holders and legal representatives.
  • Demonstrated exceptional critical thinking abilities as estimator on hail claims.
  • Meticulously examined coverage, cause, nature and extent of damage to assess loss value and negotiated prompt, fair and equitable auto total loss settlements.
  • Analyzed statistical data (i.e. mortality, accident, sickness, disability, retirement rates) and generated probability tables to forecast risk and liability for payment of future benefits.
  • Discussed repair cost estimates with automobile repair shop and assessed practicality of repair as opposed to payment of market value of vehicle prior to accident.
  • Examined damaged vehicle to determine extent of structural, body, mechanical, electrical, or interior damage, and determined salvage value on total-loss vehicle.
Candidate Info
13
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Criminal Justice
National Flood Insurance Program
5

Independent Adjuster

  • Worked from home answering incoming and initiating outbound calls to provide a positive customer experience.
  • Reconciled estimates for homeowner claims from Hurricane Matthew.
  • Interviewed claimants, inspectors, adjusters, reviewed professional reports and made logical analyses.
  • Reviewed and determined the accuracy of estimates and issued settlement payments to customers.
  • Worked in a fast-paced call center environment answering incoming and initiating outbound calls to provide a positive customer experience.
  • Determined liability for automotive accidents by interviewing claimants and witnesses, reviewing police reports and making logical analysis.
  • Reviewed and determined the accuracy of automotive estimates.
  • Issued settlement payments to customers.
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
6

Independent Adjuster

  • Assisted a general adjuster while inspecting homes and scoping damage to prepare reports for the carrier
  • Worked with Engineers and Architects to determine cause and origin
  • Wrote estimates using Xactimate
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BBA
Human Resource Management
7

Independent Adjuster

Property Damage and Bodily Injury Adjuster (State Farm Assignment)

  • Conduct claim investigations including but not limited to recorded statements, securing public records, and analyzing report findings.
  • Examining claim forms and other records to confirm coverage for loss or damage.
  • Reviewing and auditing estimates received and settling claims within prescribed limits of authority.
  • Issuing payments or denying claim in a timely manner in accordance with policy conditions.
  • Effectively negotiating settlements with contractors, adjusters, or any insured representative.
  • Recognizing and documenting subrogation and salvage opportunities and refer accordingly.
  • Verifying claimant injuries and negotiating payouts
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
8

Independent Adjuster

Claims Adjuster

  • ECS proficient
  • Handle 1st and 3rd party auto liability claims and total loss claims
  • Negotiate settlements for policy holders and claimants
  • Provide customers with claim information and updates
Candidate Info
30
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
9

Claims Adjuster (independent Adjuster/consultant)

  • Manage auto claims: property, bodily injury and total loss
  • Interview claimants/insured and determine pertinent claim information
  • Negotiate and settle BI claims with attorneys
  • Recommend settlement offers and negotiated payments
  • Obtain relevant evidence and information regarding suspicious claims
Candidate Info
26
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Biology
10

Independent Adjuster

  • Speaking with Named Insured or Claimant.
  • Establishing liability.
  • Creating file notes in a timely and professional matter.
  • Setting up appointments for vehicle inspections, towing, rental car, etc.
  • Handling multiple claims.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job

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