Florida: Adjusters Ethics And Responsibilities

Ethics & Responsibilities for Florida Adjusters

This course is a study of ethical conduct for adjusters in Florida, examining some of the ethical dilemmas they face and presenting the topics of deceptive trade practices and fair claims handling.

Objectives

  • Learn the general concepts of adjuster ethics
  • Gain an understanding of ethical decision making
  • Compare ethical obligations and legal requirements
  • Identify the duties resulting from the law of agency
  • Guidelines and Law for Florida Adjusters to follow
  • Learn about Adjuster Liability

Major Subjects Covered

  • Introduction to Adjuster Ethics
  • The Common Law of Agency
  • Perspective on the Unauthorized Practice of Law
  • Ethics for the Insurance Industry
  • Complex Ethical Dilemmas that Challenge Adjusters
  • Legal Vs. Ethical Requirements
  • Adjuster Liability (Unethical Conduct may lead to Bad Faith Claims)
  • Fair Claims Handling Guidelines and Law for FL Adjusters
  • Deceptive Trade Practices in General
  • Regulating Fair Claims Practices and Unfair Claim Settlement Practices
  • Property and Casualty Claims Practices
  • Adjusters and the Florida Insurance Code
  • The Insurance Adjusters Law
  • Adjuster Code of Ethics
  • The Unfair Insurance Trade Practices Act
  • Authority and Enforcement
  • Disciplinary Guidelines for Public Adjusters

starting at

$49.00

Hours: 4 CE0324B Adjuster Ethics