Adjusting Suspicious or Fraudulent Fire Claims


Course Description
Built around a number of short stories describing suspicious property claims, this course provides tools and insights to enable the diligent and ethical adjuster to recognize suspicious claims and identify those that are fraudulent. It examines the nature of insurance fraud, reviews the process of handling property claims, presents some of the basic principles involved in investigating property claims and describes the red flags that may be raised when following the claims process and investigating property claims and those that may point to arson and arson fires. The course reviews disaster fraud—fraudulent claims that could ensue from a natural or man-made disaster. Also covered are ethical issues involved in handling questionable or suspicious claims.

The course includes these chapters:

  • Insurance Fraud
  • Handling Property Claims
  • Ethics in Handling Property Claims
  • Investigating Property Claims
  • Red Flags
  • Arson Investigation
  • Disaster Fraud

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