Adjuster Bond

Public and Independent Adjuster Bonds

Posted by BFBOND on December 08, 2016
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New York adjuster bonds are required by law for insurance claim adjusters that operate as either public adjusters or independent adjusters. Due to the nature of the two positions, independent and public adjusters are often placed in adversarial positions at the negotiating table.  A “public adjuster” acts on behalf of the person insured, in settling claims that take place under insurance contracts issued by the insurer. An “independent adjuster” acts on behalf of an insurer in adjusting claims that take place under insurance contracts issued by the insurer.

Bernard Fleischer & Sons/BF Bond, issues adjuster bonds for applicants with no credit check required and we bond in every state where bonding is required for independent adjusters and public adjusters.  New York adjuster bonds are in the amount of $1,000 for either insurance adjuster classification (public or independent), the bond form is also the same for both and they must also become licensed (if not already licensed and only renewing the bond) through the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS) which is extremely picky about notating the specific license type on the bond form. If the license type isn’t clearly noted, the surety bond may be rejected!

In the required States, any individual or business entity who aids in negotiating the settlement of claims for loss or damage under an insurance policy or who advertises and/or solicits business as an insurance adjuster is required to be licensed as such and obtain a surety bond to be in compliance with the state statutes. The New York adjuster bond guarantees that the adjuster and all sub-licensees named in the adjuster’s license shall, during said term, faithfully perform their duties under the license.

For further information visit us at bfbond.com, call us at 800.921.1008 or fill out an application here.

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Adjuster Bond Public and Independent

Posted by BFBOND on July 28, 2016
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Adjuster Bond

Adjuster bonds is required by law if you operate as either a public adjuster or independent adjuster. The adjuster Bond penalty vary based on the required state.

List of States requiring a Public Adjuster Bond or Independent Adjuster Bond

California Insurance Adjuster Bond – $2,000

California Public Adjuster Bond – $20,000

Colorado Public Adjuster Bond – $20,000

Delaware Public Adjuster Surety Bond – $20,000

Florida Public Adjuster Bond – $50,000

Georgia Public Adjuster Bond – $5,000

Hawaii Public Adjusters Bond – $10,000

Idaho Public Adjuster Bond – $20,000

Illinois Public Adjuster Surety Bond – $20,000 (2 Years)

Indiana Nonresident Public Adjuster Bond – $10,000

Indiana Public Adjuster Bond – $10,000

Iowa Insurance Adjuster Bond – $20,000

Iowa Public Adjuster Bond – $20,000

Kentucky Independent Insurance Adjuster Bond – $1,000 (2 years)

Kentucky Insurance Public Adjuster Bond – $20,000

Kentucky Public Adjuster Bond – $20,000

Louisiana Public Adjuster Bond – $50,000

Minnesota Public Adjuster Surety Bond – $10,000

Mississippi Public Adjuster Bond – $50,000

Missouri Public Adjuster Bond – $10,000

Missouri Public Adjuster Solicitor Bond – $1,000

Montana Public Adjuster Bond – $5,000

Nevada Debt Adjuster Bond – $10,000

New Hampshire Public Adjuster Bond – $20,000

New Jersey Public Adjuster License Bond – $10,000

New Mexico Insurance Adjuster Bond – $10,000

  New York Independent Adjuster Surety Bond – $1,000

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  New York Public Adjuster Surety Bond – $1,000 for 2 years   

North Carolina Public Adjuster Surety Bond – $20,000

Ohio Public Adjuster Surety Bond – $1,000

Ohio Public Adjuster Surety Bond – $1,000

Ohio Public Adjuster Surety Bond – $1,000

Oklahoma Public Adjuster Bond – $25,000

Pennsylvania Public Adjuster Bond – $20,000 (1 year)

Pennsylvania Public Adjuster Bond – $20,000 (2 years)

Pennsylvania Public Adjuster Solicitor Bond

Public Adjuster Bond

Tennessee Public Adjuster Bond – $50,000

Tennessee Public Adjuster Bond (2 years) – $50,000

Texas Public Adjuster Surety Bond – $10,000

Virginia Public Adjuster Bond – $50,000

Washington DC Insurance Adjuster Bond – $20,000

Washington DC Public Adjuster Bond – $20,000

Washington Public Adjuster Bond – $5,000 only $100California Adjuster bond requires either $2,000 or $20,000

 

Public adjuster bond

The Public Adjuster Bond guarantees that you will comply with State laws and statutes and conduct business in accordance with all rules and regulations.

The Public Adjuster Bond is a license and permit surety bond that protects the policyholder for whom the adjuster rendered services from fraud, dishonesty, misstatement, misrepresentation, deceit and or any unlawful acts as they investigate the claim and issue their settlement recommendations.

 

You are required to obtain a surety bond to protect your clients. If you do not follow state regulations, a claim can be filed on your bond.

 

Why do you need a Public Adjuster Bond?

In the required States, any individual or business entity who aids an insured in negotiating the settlement of claims for loss or damage under an insurance policy or who advertises or solicits business as a public insurance adjuster is required to be licensed as a public insurance adjuster and obtain a surety bond to be in compliance with the state Statutes.

 

How long does the Public Adjuster Surety Bond last?

Each state has different year terms, 1 or 2 years, which means the bond will remain in effect until expiration date.

 

Call Jose: 800-921-1008 or email: JW@BFBOND.com

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