Resources & Links

State Departments of Insurance contacts and links
Use this map, hosted by the NAIC for contact information and links to the State's Department of Insurance. 
The mission of the Insurance Information Institute (I.I.I.) is to improve public understanding of insurance -- what it does and how it works.
 

Senior Professional Public Adjuster Designation Program

The Institutes - American Institute for CPCU (AICPCU) and Insurance Institutes of America (IIA).
The Institutes knowledge solutions include the CPCU designation program; associate designation programs in areas such as claims, risk management, underwriting, and reinsurance; introductory and foundation programs; online courses; research; custom solutions; assessment tools; and continuing education (CE) courses.

United Policyholders
UP is a non-profit organization that works for the insured and doesn't take money from insurance companies. They can help guide policyholders through the claims process.
 

State Associations 

California Association of Public Insurance Adjusters
 
 

View related sites for the interests of public adjusters and insureds.

www.disasterassistance.gov provides information on how to get help from the U.S. Government before, during and after a disaster

www.fema.gov FEMA has more than 3,700 full time employees. They work at FEMA headquarters in Washington D.C., at regional and area offices across the country, the Mount Weather Emergency Operations Center, and the National Emergency Training Center in Emmitsburg, Maryland. FEMA also has nearly 4,000 standby disaster assistance employees who are available for deployment after disasters

www.contractors-license.org (Contractor's license reference site, all 50 states)

www.ultimateinsurancelinks.com (links to a variety of Insurance Organizations, State Insurance Departments and various other Insurance Related Websites.)

www.emory.edu (Legal reference library available through Emory Univ. Site)

www.aiha.org American Industrial Hygiene Association * (useful in locating environmental firms).