The California Association of Public Insurance Adjusters (CAPIA) was founded in 1978. Association members are public insurance adjusters and those who support them who have joined together to promote, protect, and aid the public adjusting profession. They are committed to working in the best interest of their clients and to conducting business with integrity.
To be considered for public adjuster membership, individuals must be licensed by the California Department of Insurance and adhere to the CAPIA Code of Ethics. Association supporter membership is open to individuals, firms, and organizations that provide a service or product utilized by the property insurance claims community.
CAPIA is headquartered in Los Angeles and has representation in Sacramento to advocate for California’s public adjusters and insureds.
The California Association of Public Insurance Adjusters held elections at its November 10, 2022 Annual Meeting at the Le Meridien Delfina in Santa Monica, CA. Rolf Eidbo (above left) of Concordia Claims Managers in Modesto, CA was elected president. He succeeds Harold Dickens (above right) of HWD Adjusting Company in Culver City, CA.
For the first time since 2009, the California Geological Survey has released new tsunami hazard area maps for Ventura, San Diego, Marin, Napa, Santa Cruz, Solano and Sonoma counties to help residents better understand the risks from a tsunami and how to best plan for a potential evacuation.
If you own a home that suffered smoke damage from a wildfire, don't be surprised if your insurance coverage falls short, or is denied. A new report from Consumer Watchdog alleges that insurers have inserted provisions into the fine print of their home, condominium and renters policies that allow them to limit or deny coverage after a wildfire.