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Who Appoints Whom?

Who Appoints Whom?

Florida’s requirements relating to appointments can be confusing.  Here’s a quick summary of the individuals or entities who can make appointments under the insurance code: Insurance companies can appoint agents and insurance company employee adjusters. Licensed and appointed general lines agents can appoint customer representatives, crop hail and multi-peril crop agents. Adjusting firms can appoint […]

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DFS Reminds Adjusting Firms to Designate Primary Adjuster

DFS Reminds Adjusting Firms to Designate Primary Adjuster

The Florida Department of Financial Services reminds adjusting firms that the primary adjuster law requires each person operating an adjusting firm, and each location of a multiple location adjusting firm, to designate a primary adjuster for each such firm or location.  The law defines a primary adjuster as the licensed adjuster who is responsible for the hiring […]

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