Clay Morrison Turns into President of the Nationwide Affiliation of Public Insurance coverage Adjusters | Property Insurance coverage Protection Regulation Weblog

Clay and Ruth Morrison are great individuals. Clay turned president of the Nationwide Affiliation of Public Insurance coverage Adjusters (NAPIA) final night time at NAPIA’s Texan-themed annual assembly.

I first wrote about Clay and Ruth Morrison in a 2010 publish, Membership in Skilled Organizations Helps a Small Public Adjusting Agency Obtain a Large Outcome.

Clay Morrison is a public insurance coverage adjuster who, in a former life, owned a restoration firm. His largest buyer was State Farm. Clay is now the president of Morrison & Morrison, Inc. His public adjusting workplace is predicated out of League Metropolis, Texas and related, to many public adjusters, the enterprise contains household—the “different” Morrison is Clay’s spouse, Ruth, a Texas legal professional and company counsel for the agency.

Morrison determined to grow to be a public insurance coverage adjuster when he was ‘urged’ by one giant insurance coverage firm to go in opposition to his moral requirements and alter the way in which enterprise was executed. Morrison’s article, printed within the NAPIA Summer time Bulletin, particulars the closed-door assembly he was invited into with an upper-level claims supervisor who made a request for Morrison to assist State Farm.

The request:

‘We refer quite a lot of restoration enterprise to you, and we'd like your assist in rectifying the patron’s entitlement mentality.’

Morrison declined State Farm’s request, however his very profitable restoration enterprise was rapidly out of enterprise.

Now, Morrison is a public insurance coverage adjuster, member of the NAPIA board, Secretary of the Texas Affiliation of Public Insurance coverage Adjusters (TAPIA), FAPIA member, and a Windstorm Community licensed umpire.

Morrison explains that whilst a small operator of his personal public adjusting agency, he discovered it crucial and helpful to be a member {of professional} instructional packages. Morrison acknowledges the expense of being energetic in a number of associations, however explains his two causes for going the additional mile and spending the additional greenback.

Throughout his acceptance speech, Morrison famous that 97% of public adjusting companies have one to 3 members. He wouldn't be there with out his legal professional spouse, Ruth Morrison. Following 2008’s Hurricane Ike, Ruth made sure to introduce me to Galveston Choose Susan Criss, who was appointed to preside over the Hurricane Ike lawsuits in Galveston and the Boliviar Peninsula. I imagine that introduction helped result in the group of Hurricane Ike litigation, as famous in a 2009 publish, Hurricane Ike Insurance coverage Litigation Will get Organized in Galveston.

Ruth famous in her speech that Clay is a “born chief” largely as a result of he throws his ardour into no matter he decides to perform. For instance, he isn't just a licensed umpire and appraiser, he's a previous president of the Insurance coverage Appraisal and Umpire Affiliation (IAUA.) Clay leads by instance, holding The Institutes Designation as a Senior Skilled Public Adjuster (CPPA.)

Scott DeLuise, Chip Merlin, & Tim Woodard

Clay Morrison has performed an element with the Texas theme on the NAPIA annual conference. It was quite a lot of enjoyable. The above {photograph} with Previous President Scott DeLuise, me, and Secretary Tim Woodard, reveals three examples of Texas formal apparel. Morrison is a really proud Texan and much more pleased with his Texas A&M Aggie educated kids.

NAPIA’s management is in good arms with an individual filled with ardour for doing the suitable factor and serving to individuals of their time of want.

Thought For The Day

In plain Texas speak, it’s do the suitable factor.
—Ross Perot

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