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It can be challenging to please customers who have recently faced the loss or damage of their property, but fast action and precision is key to making sure they iron out the issues all together, resulting in complete satisfaction. Most companies need some help balancing their pile of customer cases. That’s why it’s important to partner with an insurance company adjuster who understands the importance of prompt, efficient adjustments. All these issues and more are discussed here at Adjuster Talk's Podcast with industry leaders.

Jul 12, 2018

AT035 Working with Unbiased Consultants with Kurt Richardson of Praetorian Consultants


Kurt Richardson is the President of Praetorian Consultants, LLC., a construction consultancy firm offering unbiased property assessment services to commercial contractors and insurance companies. Prior to founding the company, Kurt worked as an insurance adjuster with Royal Adjusting Services.


Kurt joins me today to discuss how his company helps contractors and insurance companies receive unbiased property assessments on various insurance claims. He explains the role that construction consultants play while working with insurance adjusters in the field, the programs he has helped establish - such as the Shelter At Home Program - and what it’s like working with federal and government agencies. He also explains the challenges often associated with identifying insurance fraud and the importance of understanding insurance policies and coverage as a consumer.


In This Episode of Adjuster Talks:


  • How his company helps commercial contractors and insurance companies receive unbiased property damage assessments.
  • The benefits of using third-party construction consultants.
  • How insurance adjusters can work with construction consultants to assess property damage.
  • Working with federal and government agencies.
  • How the Shelter At Home Program began.
  • Qualities and requirements needed to become a successful construction consultant.
  • Challenges associated with working under tight deadlines.
  • How insurance carriers can benefit by working with smaller independent adjusting firms.
  • Using technology to your advantage as an independent business owner.
  • Working with the millennial generation in the insurance industry.
  • Identifying insurance fraud.
  • How educating insurers can help reduce or eliminate insurance fraud.


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