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When empowered as an Insurance Umpire in an Appraisal Case, said Umpire accepts the mantel of a Private Judge, in order to settle the differences as between the Policyholders and the Insurance Company. The purpose of NAIUĀ©...

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 Qualifications for Chartered Property Insurance Umpire: CPIU
 
A combination of any three following items will meet the NAIU Qualifications.
  • Required State Licensing as an Insurance Adjuster or Public Adjuster, in any State in which you practice. Proof of current licensing is required.

  • Required State Licensing as a Practicing Attorney, in any State in which you practice. Proof of current licensing is required.

  • Required State 40 Hour Mediation Course, in any State in which you practice. Proof of current certification is required.

  • Required State Licensing as a Professional Engineer in the Building Industry, in any State in which you practice. Proof of current licensing is required.

 

  • Required State Licensing as a General Contractor or Specialized Contractor, in any State in which you operate. Proof of current licensing is required.

  • A Degree from an Accredited University and/or verifiable practical experience in Construction Technology.

 

  • Umpire Certification Document from the Windstorm Insurance Network or verifiable training from another Umpire source.

  • Active Haag Certified Inspector designation in Residential Roofs, Commercial Roofs or Wind Damage. Proof of "Active Certification" must be updated every year.

 

  • Prior verifiable experience as a Property Insurance Umpire.

 

Also Required:

 

  • Umpires must remain competent, independent and un-biased.

     

  • Knowledge of States property claim laws and jurisdictional issues in any State in which you practice. 

 

  • Physical ability to inspect damaged properties, which includes the climbing and inspection of claimed roof damage.

 

  • An Umpire must produce a written report or estimate for any property damages and be able to distinguish between Replacement Cost Value and Actual Cash Value.


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