So, you’ve decided to hire a public adjuster but you don’t know how to choose the best one. Before you make a decision, here are a few things to keep in mind when searching for a public adjuster in Los Angeles:
An Active Public Adjuster’s License
Public adjusters must have an active license with the Department of Insurance. Additionally, they should have an $10,000 Public Insurance Adjuster’s bond.
Membership with Public Adjusters’ Associations
Professional adjusters will have active membership with industry associations like the National Association of Public Insurance Adjusters, United Policyholders of America and the Windstorm Insurance Network.
No Preemptive Promises
A public adjuster should not make any preemptive promises regarding their potential services before reviewing your policy and potential losses.
Fee Written into the Contract
A public adjust must tell you his fee through a written contract
Be sure to ask for references from public adjusters, a good one should be happy to provide references